Attractions to Experience Near our Top Calgary Hotel in Alberta, Canada

We have many surrounding attractions to keep you busy when staying with us. The University of Calgary and the McMahon Stadium are conveniently located only a few minutes away from us. The Calgary Stampede, Calgary Zoo, Banff National Park, and the Aero Space Museum, are only a few of the world-renown attractions you will want to visit.

University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is a comprehensive research university, ranked one of Canada’s top eight research universities and a member of the 15 most research intensive universities in Canada (the U15), combining the best of long-established university traditions with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity. Founded in 1966, the University of Calgary operates under the authority of Alberta's Post-secondary Learning Act (Mandate Statement). 

The University of Calgary campus occupies a beautiful, park-like setting covering more than 200 hectares, an area larger than Calgary’s entire downtown. The university is home to scholars in 14 faculties (offering more than 100 academic programs) and more than 85 research institutes and centres.

 
Web Address: http://www.ucalgary.ca

McMahon Stadium

McMahon Stadium is a Canadian footballstadium located in Calgary, Alberta. The stadium is owned by the University of Calgary and operated by the McMahon Stadium Society.

McMahon Stadium is located between the downtown core and the University of Calgary, north of 16 Avenue NW between Crowchild Trail and University Drive. It is within walking distance of the Banff Trail C-Train station.

The stadium currently serves as the home venue for the University of Calgary Dinos, Calgary Colts of the Canadian Junior Football League, Calgary Gators and Calgary Wolfpack of the Alberta Football League, and the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL, who formerly played at Mewata Stadium from 1935 to 1959. McMahon Stadium also served as the open-air venue (as an ice rink) for the 2011 National Hockey League Heritage Classic match between the Calgary Flames and the Montreal Canadiens.

The Stadium was also the location used for the 1988 Winter Olympics for the opening and closing ceremonies.

Calaway Park

It's About Family Fun

Fabulous rides. Exhilarating entertainment. Tempting treats. What’s not to love about Calaway Park?

As Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park, Calaway Park has been offering affordable, family- friendly fun and entertainment for over three decades.

Ever since our award-winning theme park first opened its doors in 1982, Calaway Park has built on our well-deserved reputation for excellence by offering the best attractions, no less than 32 rides designed for thrill-seekers of all ages and beautifully choreographed, high-energy entertainment. 

 

Canada Olympic Park

 
 Situated 15 minutes from downtown Calgary, Canada Olympic Park (COP) is distinct from most Olympic venues in that it continues to function as a multi-purpose competition, training and recreation area designed for year-round use by both high performance athletes and the general public.