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Calgary is a city located in Alberta, Canada. Calgary experiences winter (temperatures go as low as -20 °C (-4 °F) and warm summers with temperatures that exceed 30 °C (54 °F). Places to visit in Calgary include Calgary zoo, Calgary tower, Prince's Island Park, Telus Park, Heritage Park Historical Village, and the famous Baff National Park. Calgary has magnificent market centers ideal for holiday shopping. Notable shopping areas in Calgary include Eau Claire market and The Core Shopping Centre. Calgary has more than 8000 hectares of parklands and about 800 kilometers of pathways for you to enjoy.
Calgary Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What are the popular attractions in Calgary?
Calgary is a unique city with two rivers, rocky mountains suitable for winter sports, historical attractions, parks, galleries, and museums. From the Calgary Tower, you will have the best view of Calgary town. The Heritage Park Historical Village is the largest historical park in Canada that showcases a typical village in the 18th and 19th century. Calgary Olympic Park is great for winter as it has facilities for downhill skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing. The Devonian Garden is a must visit for botanical lovers. It is an indoor park with thousands of plant species and is decorated with water fountains, waterfalls, turtle pools, and bridges.
Q. What is the weather like in Calgary?
Temperatures in Calgary ranges from 16.5 °C (61.7 °F) in July to −6.8 °C (19.8 °F) in December. Summer time is from June to August and is Calgary's season of festivals such as the Calgary Stampede Festival. Temperatures in summer go as high as 30°C, and it is important to note that at times it rains during summer time. Spring runs from April to May and Autumn from September to October. Winter is from November to March and is a great time for winter sports enthusiasts to visit Calgary. Temperatures in winter range from -30°C to 10°C.
Q. How long in advance should I book a ticket?
A. We recommend that you book a ticket as soon as you make plans to travel. The ticket fare may be lower by then, or you may enjoy advance ticket payment discount. Paying for your ticket then, will help us to reserve a seat well in advance. However, if you get last minute plans, call us. We are here to serve you. We will do our best to get you a ticket with the best price.
Q. I would like to travel with my baby, what is required of me?
A. All babies below two years who sit on an adult's lap are allowed to travel on the adult's ticket. If the baby needs a seat, you will purchase a ticket for the child. For international flights, you will buy an infant ticket which is only a certain percentage of an adult's ticket. To purchase an infant's ticket, please contact us as you cannot purchase an infant ticket online. Formula, breast milk, juice, water or any other baby food is allowed onboard.