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Calgary: 3-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

1. Calgary: 3-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

Explore Calgary and its landmarks, from the Calgary Tower and Heritage Park to the famous WinSport's Canada Olympic Park. Travel through the city while discovering how the Calgary Stampede, the 1988 Winter Olympics, and the railway helped to create this cosmopolitan city. Discover city sights such as Calgary City Hall, Olympic Plaza, Telus Spark, Calgary Zoo, East Village, Studio Bell, Stampede Park, Lougheed House Shopping Areas, Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada Olympic Park, Crescent Hill Peace Bridge, Downtown Calgary, Chinatown and Calgary Tower. This tour includes 3 brief stops, allowing for photo opportunities and additional commodity of the sights. At the end of the tour, you will be retuned to the base of the Calgary Tower.

Calgary Downtown: 2-Hour Introductory Walking Tour

2. Calgary Downtown: 2-Hour Introductory Walking Tour

Calgary is a blend of a brash frontier town and a lively metropolis. Explore the downtown with a tour guide who will introduce you to this dynamic city. Enjoy the public art and historical buildings along the route. Begin at Municipal Plaza and learn about the origins of Calgary. Continue on to see the newly-revitalized East Village buildings. Pass by more public art and many historic buildings. Travel along the most extensive pathway system in North America and into Chinatown. Work your way back towards the historic Stephen Avenue where your tour will end.

Calgary: City Tour by Vintage-Style Sidecar Motorcycle

3. Calgary: City Tour by Vintage-Style Sidecar Motorcycle

Discover Calgary, in a unique and engaging way as you tour through the city in a vintage-styled sidecar motorcycle. Enjoy 360-degree views and perfect photo angles during this stylish and comfortable ride. Meet your expert driver-guide at the downtown hotel or at the base of the Calgary Tower to begin your tour. Your first stop will be at the Fort Calgary - the birthplace of Calgary at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, where you will discover the heritage connection between the northwest Mounted Police and the Indigenous Peoples. Then, head to Scotsman’s Hill, from where you will be able to see the Stampede Grounds, the Saddledome, the National Music Centre, and the Calgary Tower. From there, enjoy the ride through the rejuvenated East Village to highlight the art and community engagement strategies of this progressive city. Next, make a stop on Crescent Road for views of Downtown and the Rocky Mountains that anchor our horizon. Drive down Centre Street to experience the diversity of the city, and glimpse the iconic Wonderland art installation, while you wave up at the visitors on the glass floor of the Calgary Tower. Finally, return to your pick-up location where your tour will end.

Calgary: 3.5-Hour Bus City Tour with Gasoline Alley Museum

4. Calgary: 3.5-Hour Bus City Tour with Gasoline Alley Museum

Begin at the base of the Calgary Tower and travel through downtown on your way to the Calgary Zoo and Telus Spark Science Center. Travel in a comfortable bus through the East Village to historic Inglewood. Listen to your guide as they share stories and facts about this cosmopolitan city. The first stop will be at Scotsman's Hill, where you'll get a panoramic view of the skyline. Proceed through the Beltline to the Lougheed House and then to Heritage Park. Take time to explore Gasoline Alley, a museum dedicated to historical gravitational gas pumps and antique vehicles. Continue to Canada Olympic Park to watch some sporting activities. Following your time there, head back toward Calgary Downtown. On the way, stop for one more amazing view of the city. Travel through Downtown Calgary where the tour will conclude at the base of the Calgary Tower, where it began.

Calgary: Scenic Cochrane and Canmore Sidecar Motorcycle Tour

5. Calgary: Scenic Cochrane and Canmore Sidecar Motorcycle Tour

This 6-hour adventure leads to the Rockies by way of a less-traveled, more scenic roadway. From your pickup location in Calgary, head to Cochrane and its quaint, old western downtown streets. The drive along the Cochrane Hill highway offers views into the mountains and over the ranch landscape that lies before. From Cochrane, glide along the picturesque Highway 1A. The speed of travel is such that you’ll have a chance to enjoy the scenery and snap photos of wildlife as you pass by. Enjoy the ride past lakes and rock faces, as well as sweeping highway corners that reveal portions of the Bow River Valley. Arriving in Canmore, tour the townsite and visit the Alpine Centre, home of the 1988 Olympic biathlon and cross-country skiing events. A lunch stop at one of the local eateries, depending on your food preferences, is included. The return to Calgary can be along the 1A or along the Trans-Canada Highway as per your choice.

Calgary: 2 Hour Stampede Park Art & Wild West Tour

6. Calgary: 2 Hour Stampede Park Art & Wild West Tour

View the public art located in Stampede Park as your tour guide weaves the story of Western Canada, the First Nations, and the origins of the Calgary Stampede. Art pieces include bronze monuments, murals, and other mediums. Hear the struggle and persistence of Guy Weadick, the founder of the Calgary Stampede and what has made it the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Learn why rodeos were started and how the First Nations became involved in the Calgary Stampede. Gain an understanding of what the future holds for Stampede Park. Begin under the Tipi art instillation; listen to the history of the First Nations and origins of the tipi. Walk the Park and discover why the Northwest Mounted Police arrived in Calgary and what their role was in acquiring land to build a railway in the area. View the settlers bronze monument and hear how they opened up Western Canada for all settlers. Stand immersed in rodeo history as you view where the excitement of the outdoor rodeo takes place. Learn how building a railway affected the First Nations and their culture. View the murals and hear the story of how the Calgary Stampede began…. and almost didn’t. Immerse yourself in the Western Culture as you interact with a life-size monument of 15 horses (pictures are a must). End the tour with an understanding of the future vision of Stampede Park.

Calgary: Heritage Culinary Indulgence Bus Tour

7. Calgary: Heritage Culinary Indulgence Bus Tour

Take a culinary adventure that spans 3 fine dining restaurants in Calgary. Enjoy each course at a different restaurant and learn about the significance of each location on the way. As always, begin with the appetizer: hear a short history of the building before the appetizer is served, followed by a history of appetizers. Whet your appetite with the first course designed to tease your palate and provide anticipation of the rest of the meal.   After the appetizer, board the van and travel to the second location for your entrée. Along the way, you’ll be given a history of the next location where a special entrée has been prepared for you. Always a surprise, the entrées are carefully prepared, accommodating any dietary restrictions.   Following the entrée, board the van again and head to the final course of your meal—the desert. Learn about the history of the location while you anticipate a final topper to a delightful culinary evening. Follow your dessert with a coffee or tea to round out the evening.

Calgary: Sidecar Motorcycle Tour of Rocky Mountain Foothills

8. Calgary: Sidecar Motorcycle Tour of Rocky Mountain Foothills

Experience the wonderful landscapes and stunning vistas that are found in the Foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This fully guided adventure takes you around Calgary and into the region to the southwest of the city. Escape from the hustle of the city and enjoy a ranch country experience during this unique tour. Discover the landscapes around Calgary and tour on the less-traveled roads that allow you to enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of Alberta. Enjoy many opportunities for photos with the mountain ranges as the backdrop and the city of Calgary from a distance. This tour often includes a stop at Granary Road, a farmers’ market and bistro while driving past ranches with cattle, elk, and sometimes bison.

From Calgary: High Spirits Adventure in a Sidecar Motorcycle

9. From Calgary: High Spirits Adventure in a Sidecar Motorcycle

This adventure showcases the spectacular scenery of the Blue Rock Wilderness and Sheep River Provincial parks. The trip begins with a short trip through the foothills southwest of Calgary.  Travel in the sidecar of a vintage-styled motorcycle through rolling hills, ranch lands and along mountain meadows to the headwaters of a glacial stream in the heart of Kananaskis country. There will be stops along the way for photos. Then, wind your way down the Sheep River Valley to the Eau Claire Distillery and the Chinook Arch Meadery where you can sample the local products. There may also be a stop at the world’s largest glacial erratic, the Big Rock. This tour is fabulous in the morning, as the light is exceptional for photography, or in the late afternoon with the sunset changing the landscape.

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What people are saying about Calgary

The tour director was very knowledgeable and the driver excellent and courteous. We really saw quite a bit of Calgary, including different neighborhoods and learned both historical and current City improvements.

Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. The walk was a nice easy pace. I would recommend this tour.

This was a well organized tour and took us to all of the major features in Calgary.

Always enjoy learning about history and architecture of each city I visit.

judy our guide was knowledgable and pleasant. knows the city well