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Summer Activities in Calgary, Alberta

Summer Activities, Maps, Newspaper and Weather in Calgary, Alberta

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Chuck Wagon Races at the Calgary Stampede

Chuck Wagon Races at the Calgary Stampede

Courtesy of Travel Alberta

To help city lovers make Canadian travel plans, here are summer activities in Calgary, Alberta and links to local directories, city maps, the local daily newspaper and the Calgary weather forecast.

  • Canada Olympic Park, site of the 1988 Olympics, has lots of summer activities scheduled, including summer luge, mountain biking, volleyball and camps.

  • Take advantage of the many shopping districts in Calgary.

  • For western art and history, take a tour of the Glenbow Museum.

  • Visit the Calgary Zoo for a safe, close-up look at Canadian wildlife. Don't miss the Prehistoric Park, and then wind down in the Botanical Gardens.

  • In July, there's the Calgary Stampede, with rodeo, chuck wagon races, parades, a midway, great food and wonderful western Canadian hospitality.

  • Get some exercise and explore the Trans Canada Trail.

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