From sports venues to historical sites, discover a variety of things to do in Calgary

From the iconic Calgary Stampede Rodeo to Calgary Flames hockey games at the Saddledome, our cosmopolitan city has an almost endless array of things to do near the Park Inn. Calgary offers a host of beautiful natural attractions thanks to its location at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Head to the parks to explore lakes, go hiking, or simply take a quiet stroll. Visit the Glenbow Museum and The Hangar Flight Museum, preserving the legacies of art, flight, and sports. You and your family can walk in the footsteps of the past at Heritage Park or indulge in thrills and chills with amusement park rides at Calaway Park. No matter what you choose to do while you’re a guest of our hotel, you can expect a welcoming room or suite to recharge in before more adventuring.

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Calaway Park

14.78 mi / 23.79 km from the hotel
Put your hands in the air as you enjoy thrill rides like Ocean Motion and The Vortex at this seasonal amusement park.

Calgary Tower

6.84 mi / 11.01 km from the hotel
For a panoramic view of the city and the Rocky Mountains, make your way to the top of the Calgary Tower, standing 191 meters (626 feet) in the air. Hungry after your ascent? The tower features two restaurants, one of which rotates.

Calgary Zoo

6.54 mi / 10.53 km from the hotel
Walk from the African savanna to the rainforests of Asia in a single afternoon at the Calgary Zoo. You'll love the antics of the penguins at Penguin Plunge and the life-size dinosaur replicas at Prehistoric Park.

Don Hartman North East Sportsplex

4.85 mi / 7.81 km from the hotel
This massive sportsplex includes two ice rinks, a full-size gymnasium, and a high-energy sports bar.

Fort Calgary

6.68 mi / 10.75 km from the hotel
This National Historic Site is considered the birthplace of the city, housing artifacts, artwork, and period-style gardens that commemorate Calgary's heritage.

Genesis Centre

3.69 mi / 5.95 km from the hotel
The Genesis Centre is home to a wide array of activities, ranging from athletic events and day camps to community meetings and business events.

Heritage Park Historical Village

11.38 mi / 18.32 km from the hotel
This family-friendly destination features interactive presentations and shows that demonstrate the ups and downs of life in a circa-1800 Western town setting.

Spruce Meadows

17.74 mi / 28.54 km from the hotel
Home to more than 400 acres of equestrian grounds, Spruce Meadows invites you to tour the stables or watch the horses get their exercise with trainers. Call ahead for seasonal shows and tour options.

Sunridge Mall

4.95 mi / 7.96 km from the hotel
One of Calgary's largest shopping centers, Sunridge Mall is home to more than 150 stores and services, including retailers like Hudson's Bay and Old Navy.


6.01 mi / 9.67 km from the hotel
Spark your kids' creativity with a visit to TELUS Spark, a hands-on science center where you can witness cool demonstrations, paint with light, or fire a cloud cannon.

The Hangar Flight Museum

3.3 mi / 5.32 km from the hotel
From turn-of-the-century wooden aircraft to World War II bombers, this fascinating museum houses a diverse collection of planes and helicopters chronicling Canada's history of flight.

WinSport Canada Olympic Park

9.08 mi / 14.62 km from the hotel
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 zip-lining.