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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo
“Calgary Zoo is one of the most visited places in Calgary. It's amazing place to see no matter which season of the year you decided to travel. Christmas Zoo Lights is highly recommended!!!”
  • 198 locals recommend
Museum
“Visit Glenbow Museum and you'll dive into Canadian heritage and traditions. Although it's a relatively young country, it has its own story to tell!! Free Admission from 5pm - 9pm on the first Thursday of every month.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Park
“Great little oasis right next to Calgary Down Town Core. Beautiful place to visit. Must have on your wish list to visit during your stay.”
  • 161 locals recommend
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Monument / Landmark
“You can live 3 different experiences with Calgary tower it would depend how much money you want to expend. My favourite is doing a reservation to dine at the Sky View restaurant you get free entrance to the observation deck and get ti dine at the top of the tower a rotating restaurant not to worry you will not be dizzy. Another option is to purchase the ticket to access the observatory deck and the last one is to take awsome pictures from centre street with 8th ave. ”
  • 90 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“"Great location and amazing place with variety of stores and food options! High end stores and within walking distance from our stays. Also accessible from city C-train transit. Do not miss out on experiencing the Devonian Garden's which are located on the top floor of the CORE shopping center."”
  • 97 locals recommend
Office
“The slogan "The Greatest outdoor show on earth" says it all, kinda. Lots of cowboys, cowgirls, rodeos, midway rides, carnivals, people, animals, food, mini-donuts, alcohol, rain and hail. If you're in Calgary early July, you should really spend a day at the Stampede ground and let it soak in. It's one of those that you need to experience to see what all the fuss is about.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Great large shopping mall, enjoy Calgary's low tax rate and Canada's low Canadian dollar. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the most popular malls in Calgary, ideal for faIlya and friends. Crossiron mills highlight: Ralph Lauren Official Store, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Footlocker, Old Navy and much more to explore!”
  • 79 locals recommend
History Museum
“Calgary history in one place. Has an old tram that takes you from lower parking lots to entrance. Once inside the park there are rides and restaurants and exhibits from the last century.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Science Museum
“I can do science me !!!! Visit Telus Spark and get engaged with great combination of inventions, modern design and technology. Great place to visit when the weather is not accommodating your outdoor events.”
  • 106 locals recommend
Stadium
“Visit Saddledome Arena in Calgary for your favourite hockey game during winter NHL season. Enjoy it during exciting stamped period in July. Get inspired visiting yearly auto shows. All of it is just within short 5 min drive from your favourite AirbnbByChinook place!”
  • 97 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Want an indoor mall that that is still relatively close with lots of variety? This is an alternative to the massive indoor Chinook Mall.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Book a table on the tower skyview restaurant, order yourself an entrée and you'll get a free lift pass to the top of the tower”
  • 107 locals recommend
Park
“"Nose Hill Park is the fourth largest urban park in Canada, and one of the largest urban parks in North America. It is great for biking, walking or running. Provides a great escape if you are looking to get out of the downtown core."”
  • 74 locals recommend
Park
“The park features 80 kilometres (50 mi) of trails, of which 30 kilometres (19 mi) are paved,[2] and is home to a large variety of natural wildlife, including deer, coyotes, owls, and beavers. Over 200 bird species have been seen in the park include great blue herons.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Museum
“"Exhibits on Canadian music history, hands-on instrument areas & concerts in a contemporary setting. The architecture of this building alone is stunning and worth a tour!"”
  • 60 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“They have a bourbon room on the 2nd level and bowling on their lower-level pretty cool right?! If you are not into those things their main level is alward pretty busy great beer, ambience and food.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Famous local restaurant located in central downtown that specializes in local and Canadian food/game/wines. Indoor cozy charismatic venue complemented by outdoor patio that is set in the middle of Prince's Island park (must walk final 5 blocks to access).”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pub
“Our favorite pub downtown. Amazing food but no patio. Next door to the National Bar as well if you want to hit both pubs. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“This is my favourite place! I love the kale salad and the margherita pizza!”
  • 54 locals recommend
Music Venue
“One of our favorite places on 17th Ave. Communal seating and very social pub. Amazing Patio.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“A hip go-to Mexican place... try the chilly coconut margarita. It will blow your socks off. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is an old favourite with some nice creative food. Check the menu online as its been awhile... Hopefully its still awesome.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
“OEB offers a wide variety of breakfast options that are all super tasty and hardy.”
  • 40 locals recommend

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