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Calgary is a destination like no other: a mix of dynamic big-city energy, cheerful western hospitality and wondrous natural beauty. An urban centre surrounded on all sides by scenic Canadian vistas, Calgary’s diversity as a travel destination is its greatest strength.
Make it Your Own
Wine, dine and take in the ballet, or rough it at a guest ranch in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Or do all of that and more…in the same weekend. Let’s go!
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Calgary, Alberta stretches across 745 sq. kms of Southern Canadian Prairie land at an elevation of 1,048 metres above sea level. Where the Bow and Elbow rivers intersect, the city lies at another vital intersection between two major road systems – the TransCanada Highway and the CANAMEX Corridor – making it Western Canada’s pivotal distribution hub. Alberta’s spectacular Rocky Mountains are a relaxing one-hour drive west of the city.
Calgary is located in the province of Alberta, in Western Canada. Alberta’s spectacular Rocky Mountains are a relaxing one-hour drive west of the city. From the US, Calgary is three hours by car from the Coutts-Sweetgrass, Montana border crossing.