your legs outside the city. Just a short drive away you'll find a host of
hamlets, towns, small cities and get-away destinations
south of Calgary to Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump near Fort McLeod. The
largest and best preserved Buffalo Jump in North America is a World
to explore history and visit the Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology in
Drumheller, north-east of Calgary. Journey through time from the beginning
of life on earth, to the rise and fall of the dinosaurs, to the living
world of today. Home to the museum is the Alberta Badlands, an area of
unique land features weathered by time and eroded by ancient rivers.
out for a game of golf in Airdrie, Bragg Creek, Okotoks or DeWinton.
Saddle up with an outfitting company or at a guest ranch in Black Diamond,
Bragg Creek, Seebee, Cremona or Aldersyde. Art enthusiasts will love the
small studios and craft stores in Bragg Creek, Priddis, Turner
Valley Okotoks and High River.
Also have a
look at Pincher Creek.
the night before heading to your nest destination. Hotel, motel and bed
and breakfast staff are sure to serve you up a home-made meal with
minutes west of the city is the suburban community of Cochrane. Quaint
shops and stores filled with unique gifts line its main street.
the Gate way to the Rockies
with its delightful alpine shops, eateries and art galleries that offer a
kaleidoscope of collectibles. Canmore marks the center of a large
recreational area including Kananaskis Country and Banff National Park.