Lifestyle & Recreation

Family Fun

When it comes to attractions and activities for families, Calgary has a number of engaging and educational places to visit. But don’t think you need kids to enjoy all of the following sites, adults will have fun too.

Here are some of the more popular family-friendly attractions:

  • Calaway Park is an amusement park just to the west of Calgary
  • Calgary Corn Maze is great for kids, with a puzzling maze, petting zoo and pumpkin patch  
  • The Calgary Tower is the city’s most recognizable landmark
  • The Calgary Zoo is one of Canada’s finest
  • Canada Olympic Park is a year-round sports and tourist attraction with ski runs, biking trails, a zip line and more 
  • Fort Calgary Historic Park is where Calgary got its start, and today offers visitors the chance to explore the city’s history
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is a UNESCO World Heritage Site south of Calgary with a museum of Blackfoot First Nation culture
  • Heritage Park is Canada’s largest living historical village
  • Spruce Meadows is a world-class showjumping venue in southwest Calgary
  • TELUS Spark, Calgary's new science centre, has exhibits and programs to ignite a sense of wonder and excitement

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