Stay Close to the Top Things to Do in Calgary
Situated near Calgary International Airport (YYC) and the Canadian Rockies, the Country Inn & Suites, Calgary-Airport places you in the centre of Alberta’s natural splendour and Calgary’s thriving commercial zone. For a full day of retail excitement, make your way to the Sunridge Mall and CrossIron Mills. You can experience the thrills of mountain biking and ziplining at Canada Olympic Park with Winsport, or you can hit the slopes nearby at Banff National Park. Looking for family fun? Head to the Calgary Zoo, or try Calaway Park during the summer months. If you’re travelling with a sports team, our hotel is just minutes from the Max Bell Centre and the Genesis Centre.
- Calgary Zoo (7.4 km)
Animal lovers of all ages can enjoy up-close encounters with hippos, penguins, red pandas and Amur tigers, all housed at the Calgary Zoo. During your visit, be sure to tour the prehistoric park and the educational African Exhibit.
Phone: +1 (800) 588-9993
- TELUS Spark (8 km)
Expand your mind at TELUS Spark, where you can engage with interactive displays that provide enjoyable education on topics ranging from the human body to physical sciences.
Phone: +1 (403) 817-6800
- Calaway Park (29.6 km)
Let your hands float to the sky as you enjoy thrill rides like Ocean Motion and The Vortex at this seasonal amusement park.
Phone: +1 (403) 240-3822
- Calgary & Banff Ghost Tours (various locations)
Experience Calgary’s storied history with a supernatural twist. Calgary ghost tours are an exciting—sometimes heart-stopping—experience the entire family can enjoy.
Phone: +1 (403) 472-1989
Community Organizations and Event Centres
- Centre Street Church (5.2 km)
As a hub for charitable work in Calgary, the Centre Street Church is always bustling with activities for the entire community.
Phone: +1 (403) 293-3900
- Max Bell Centre (5.5 km)
From professional events like trade shows and conventions to the fast-paced excitement of hockey games, the Max Bell Centre offers a packed schedule all year long.
Phone +1 (403) 204-9013
- Don Hartman North East Sportsplex (6.6 km)
This massive sportsplex includes two ice rinks, a full-size gymnasium and a high-energy sports bar.
Phone: +1 (403) 590-2444
- Genesis Centre (7 km)
The Genesis Centre is home to a seemingly endless array of activities, ranging from athletic events and day camps to community meetings and business events.
Phone: +1 (403) 590-2833
- WinSport Canada Olympic Park (18.3 km)
Once the site of the 15th Olympic Winter Games, this Calgary attraction is now home to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and exciting activities like skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking and ziplining.
Phone: +1 (403) 247-5452
- Banff National Park (122 km)
Located about 90 minutes from the Country Inn & Suites, Banff National Park offers breathtaking views during summer and phenomenal outdoor activities every winter. Don’t miss the catwalk that traverses Johnston Canyon.
- Sunridge (2.5 km)
One of Calgary’s largest shopping centres, Sunridge mall is home to more than 170 stores and services, including retailers like Hudson’s Bay and Old Navy.
Phone: +1 (403) 280-2525
- CrossIron Mills (16.2 km)
This impressive collection of outlet stores is conveniently arranged in “neighbourhoods” that organise shops into categories like fashion, resources, sports and entertainment.
Phone: +1 (403) 984-6800
Sightseeing and Historic Attractions
- The Hangar Flight Museum (less than 1 km)
Immerse yourself in Canada’s aviation history with a visit to this fascinating museum, which includes rare collections of WWII planes and helicopters.
Phone: +1 (403) 250-3752
- Calgary Tower (10.2 km)
At a height of 191 metres, the Calgary Tower provides a one-of-a-kind vantage point for visitors looking for a new perspective of the city and the surrounding Alberta landscapes.
Phone: +1 (403) 266-7171
- Heritage Park Historical Village (21.7 km)
This family-friendly destination features interactive presentations and shows that demonstrate the ups and downs of life in a circa-1800 Western town setting.
Phone: +1 (403) 268-8500