Hotel in Calgary a Short Drive from Popular Sights
Stay in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies at the Country Inn & Suites hotel in Calgary and enjoy easy access to downtown attractions, in addition to a complimentary shuttle to Calgary International Airport (YYC). Spend a gorgeous morning zip-lining, skiing and mountain biking at Canada Olympic Park, or take a day trip to Banff National Park for more skiing, hiking and ice walking. Then set your sights on a city excursion, with stops at Sunridge Mall, CrossIron Mills Mall, the Calgary Zoo and the Calgary Tower. In July, the famous Calgary Stampede brings rodeos and festivals to Calgary, so book your rooms early to attend this year's event.
Don't miss these attractions during your stay:
- Aero Space Museum of Calgary (Less than 1 km)
With aircraft collections including rare WWII planes and helicopters, intricate scale models and the Lancaster Project, this museum is a treasure trove of Canadian aviation history.
Phone: +1 (403) 250-3752
- Sunridge Mall (2.2 km)
Visit the largest shopping centre in Northeast Calgary to browse through over 160 specialty shops.
Phone: +1 (403) 280-2525
- Centre Street Church (5.2 km)
The Centre Street Church holds an array of events every day and extends its charity work to the international community.
Phone: +1 (403) 293-3900
- Max Bell Centre (5.5 km)
Max Bell Centre is a nearby venue for large hockey games and other sporting events, as well as trade shows, meetings and conventions.
Phone +1 (403) 204-9013
- Don Hartman North East Sportsplex (6.8 km)
There's something here for everyone, including two ice rinks, a full-size gymnasium and a large dining lounge and sports bar. This centre hosts tournaments and camps throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (403) 590-2444
- The Genesis Centre (7.1 km)
The Genesis Centre offers facility rentals for sports events and conferences and runs programs, camps and classes from its premises.
Phone: +1 (403) 590-2833
- Calgary Zoo (7.4 km)
Have you ever seen the grace of a hippo underwater? Now you can. Take your whole family to go back in time at the prehistoric park, visit the savannah at the African Exhibit and go Arctic in the Penguin Plunge.
Phone: +1 (800) 588-9993
- TELUS Spark Science Centre (8 km)
At TELUS Spark, science is presented in interesting, relevant displays that shed light on what it means to be human, allow you to bottle the colour of the sky and teach you how to generate electricity.
Phone: +1 (403) 817-6800
- Calgary Tower (10.8 km)
The Calgary Tower is the highest 360-degree observation desk in Calgary. If you can muster the courage to look down, you'll have a view of Calgary unlike any other.
Phone: +1 (403) 266-7171
- Canada Olympic Park (18 km)
Canada Olympic Park was the home of the 15th Olympic Winter Games and now features an Olympic Hall of Fame, a museum, a summer chairlift, a bobsleigh and zip line rides. Mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, miniature golf and a weekly Sunday brunch are also popular.
Phone: +1 (403) 247-5452
- CrossIron Mills Mall (20 km)
Calgary's top outlet mall, CrossIron Mills features a variety of stores organised into Fashion, Ranch, Resources, Fossils and Sports & Entertainment "neighbourhoods."
Phone: +1 (403) 984-6800
- Heritage Park Historical Village (21 km)
While the majority of the Heritage Park Historical Village is a circa-1910 Old West town, a section is devoted to life before the railroad came to town. Throughout the park, character interpreters are strategically placed to help you discover what life was like in the 1800s.
Phone: +1 (403) 268-8500
- Banff National Park (132 km)
A 90-minute drive away, this national park is the perfect place to admire the clear waters of Lake Minnewanka, stand in the spray in Johnston Canyon from daring catwalks and stand in awe of the sweeping vastness of Crowfoot Glacier. Participate in sleigh rides, heli-skiing, hiking, ice walks, snowshoeing and tours over this pristine wilderness.
- Calgary Ghost Tours (Various locations)
Calgary Ghost Tours are spine-tingling tours that tell of Calgary's most famous spirits and hauntings. Children are welcome.
Phone: +1 (403) 472-1989