Toronto to Calgary Cheap Flights
With gorgeous Banff and Jasper quietly looming in the distance, the oil-rich foothill city of Calgary wears many hats. Known for years as not much more than the gateway to the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, it hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics, is home to 'the greatest outdoor show on earth' and is striving to thrive, still getting to know itself but very worthy of your time. Read more about Calgary
Return: April 16, 2019
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While the Stetsons, steakhouses and the 'bigger is better' disposition of Calgary can be reminiscent of Texas, there is a cultural side to the city that is quickly emerging and creating viable neighbourhoods that showcase entrepreneurship alongside the more typical chain stores, cafes and restaurants of the city's suburbs.
Eclectic Inglewood is the city's original downtown core and a perfect example of a revitalized neighbourhood with unique boutiques, galleries, bars and restaurants creating an overall bohemian feel. A little north, the Bow River fronts the cool shopping hood of Kensington, and not far from that, the popular Calgary Zoo.
There's perhaps no better time to saddle-up for a trip to Calgary than July, when the city is overrun by cowboys, ranchers and anyone up for a serious ho-down and throw-down, otherwise known as the Calgary Stampede. The annual party is more than a storied rodeo competition as it joyfully engulfs the entire city in a giant bash that includes a midway, indoor and outdoor music, an Indian Village and countless bars and restaurants, all participating in the frenzy . The rodeo itself is an invite-only attraction, featuring the best of the best from across North America, offering one of the richest purses in the business. From bull-riding to chuck wagon races, the 10-day event is your invitation, and the perfect excuse to throw on a (almost mandatory) cowboy hat and shout your best 'Yahoooooo!'