Top 35 Things to do in Calgary, Alberta

All eyes were on Calgary, Canada during the winter Olympics. Why not start making plans to make it your next destination? With so many things to do in Calgary, you'll likely be making return trips to include all of the best attractions in Calgary on the map. Expedia is like having a free travel agent, helping you to choose all the must see Calgary activities as you make your travel itinerary. From tourist favorites to local top spots, Calgary is packed to the brim with a long list of Calgary excursions. Get a jump start on making the trip of a lifetime happen now!

1-Day Photo Adventure at Banff National Park
Discover the wonder of Banff National Park from behind the lens of your camera. Bring the scenery to life as your award-winning photographer tour guide helps you find the right angle and settings to capture the best photos of sights... Read More

$210
per Traveler

17-Day Gold Rush Adventure
Follow in the footsteps of the great Klondike Gold Rush on a tour that shows you the wildlife, glaciers, and cultures of the Yukon. The journey takes you camping across the vast expanse of northwestern Canada and all the way... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

17 days

Free cancellation

$2,390
per Traveler

2-Day Canadian Rockies Tour to Vancouver
Travel from Alberta to Vancouver over the course of 2 days, admiring rugged mountain landscapes and pristine wilderness in the Canadian Rockies. Stop for an overnight stay in Sun Peaks, take the air tram over the rushing waters of Hell's... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

$514
per Adult

6 Glaciers Helicopter Flight & Twin Falls Hike
Take off for an outdoor adventure filled with stunning natural scenery, ancient glaciers, and the Columbia Icefield, all seen from a high-flying helicopter. Touch down in an alpine meadow and take a leisurely trek through the woods for sweeping views... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$161
per Traveler

Admission to Heritage Park Historical Village
Experience how the West once was at Canada's largest living history museum. Featuring authentically dressed vendors and more than 180 interactive exhibits, this 127 acre (51 ha) village captivates you with Western Canada's historic challenges, triumphs, and personal stories. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

$16
per Adult

Banff Gondola & Lake Minnewanka Cruise
See the very best of Banff in a day. Take a cruise on Lake Minnewanka, ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, and enjoy free time to explore the city. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$147
per Adult

Brewster's Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls Tour
Stunning vistas and picturesque lookout points in the Canadian Rockies await you on this breathtaking excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks. Both parks are known for abundant wildlife—keep your eyes peeled for mountain goats, elk, big horn sheep, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

15 hours

Free cancellation

$130
per Adult

Calgary Tower Observation Deck
Get an unsurpassed 360-degree view of Calgary and the surrounding region from the Calgary Tower's observation deck. Standing 626 feet (191m) above ground, take in panoramic views of the city, the majestic Canadian Rockies, and rolling plains as far as... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

$14
per Adult

Columbia Icefield Discovery Sightseeing Tour
Travel into the Canadian Rockies and along one of the world's most spectacular routes to the Columbia Icefield. At the glacier, board a massive Ice Explorer for an adventure atop this ancient ice block. Explore this moving mass as you... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

Free cancellation

$212
per Adult

Complete Columbia Icefields Helicopter Tour
Take in all the rugged, wild, and majestic splendor of Banff National Park and the Columbia Icefield on this helicopter tour of the best of the Canadian Rockies. Fly from Alberta to British Columbia, across the Great Divide, and over... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

55 minutes

Free cancellation

$512
per Traveler

Craft Beer Tour of Calgary
Discover the best craft brews in Calgary while enjoying the friendly social scene this vibrant city on the edge of the Canadian Rockies is known for. Take part in an immersive tasting tour that stops at local favorite spots like... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$103
per Adult

Drumheller & the Badlands Tour
Departing from Calgary, head to the endless prairies and watch the fertile land suddenly change to a strange and stark moonscape of striped hills and otherworldly rock formations—The Badlands. During your trip see impressive dinosaur fossils in Drumheller and cross... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$103
per Adult

Epic Summit & Icefields Helicopter Tour
Marvel at the breathtaking majesty of Banff National Park from above on this unforgettable helicopter flight over the Wilson Icefield’s massive glaciers, soaring peaks, and pristine alpine lakes. Fly over wooded ridges and though high-elevation passes, and marvel at the... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$267
per Traveler

Explore Banff with Banff Gondola
Take an unforgettable journey in the picturesque city of Banff. Ride along the famous Tunnel Mountain Drive, head to the top of Sulphur Mountain via the Banff Gondola, and stand in awe of beautiful Lake Minnewanka. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$120
per Adult

Explore The Rockies Helicopter Tour
Embark on an adventure of a lifetime with a 20-minute helicopter ride over the stunningly beautiful Rocky Mountains. Take off from the Kananaskis Base, located between Calgary and Canmore, and soar over craggy peaks, alpine lakes, and even a manmade... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$161
per Traveler

Full-Day Columbia Icefield Tour
Explore the frozen expanses of the Columbia Icefield, snap photos of the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, and learn about the erosive legacy of the Crowfoot Glacier on this day trip around Banff and Jasper's national parks. Along the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$68
per Adult

Full-Day Dinosaur Provincial Park & Horseshoe Canyon Tour
Uncover your inner archaeologist as you look for fossils and learn about the prehistoric creatures that roamed the hills and grasslands outside of Alberta's capital. Visit Dinosaur Provincial Park on this full-day excursion, explore rugged canyonlands, and get-up close looks... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$55
per Adult

Full-Day Tour to Waterton Lakes National Park
Wind along lakeside roads that weave around craggy peaks, see the saturated strata in colorful canyons, and get up-close looks at herds of bison in open grasslands. Dive into the rugged landscapes around Waterton Lakes National Park on this full-day... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

$72
per Adult

Full-Day Trip to Yoho National Park & Moraine Lake
Skirt the slopes of the Continental Divide as you explore Yoho National Park and beyond with an experienced local guide. Spend time meandering along the shores of Moraine Lake's opalescent waters and examine the natural span of a river-carved bridge... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$55
per Adult

Grand Rocky Mountain Helicopter Tour
Take in all the dramatic splendor and majestic beauty of the Canadian Rockies on this scenic helicopter flight over breathtaking Banff National Park. Circle mountain peaks, hover over alpine lakes, and gaze down at pristine forestlands and wilderness from your... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$267
per Traveler

Icefields Parkway Discovery to Jasper with Glacier Skywalk
Discover the best of the Canadian Rockies on this one-way tour to Jasper. Ride along the Icefields Parkway, see the beautiful Athabasca Falls, and feel like you're floating above the ice-capped peaks on the Glacier Skywalk. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

$212
per Adult

Mild Whitewater Adventure & Lunch
Learn to raft on class II and III rapids at a leisurely pace while surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. After rafting, play volleyball and enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch and other lodge amenities at the private Hydra River site. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 hour

Free cancellation

$62
per Adult

Private Limousine: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of a limousine. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$137
per Vehicle

Private Minibus: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of a minibus. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$172
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Calgary Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport (YYC), the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$115
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$92
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Calgary Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport (YYC), the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$57
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of an SUV. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$97
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport to your hotel, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$80
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and your hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Calgary International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$73
per Vehicle

Shared Coach: Calgary - Banff/Lake Louise
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Calgary City Center or Calgary International Airport and select Banff and Lake Louise locations via coach bus. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

2 hours

Free cancellation

$52
per Adult

SpaFinder Gift Card
Pamper yourself with a facial, sweat it out in hot yoga, or ease into a state of calm with a soothing massage—however you find your bliss, the Spafinder gift card can get you there. With more than 20,000 participating wellness... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

1 hour

$38
per Traveler

Spirits of Alberta Tasting Tour
Savor the spirits and alcoholic favorites of Alberta on this fun-filled tasting tour along the Cowboy Trail. Embark on a journey that allows you to sample the region's fine craft beers, the rich hearty flavors of mead, and the distilled... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$87
per Adult

Ultimate Alpine Glacier Helicopter Tour
Soar through the skies over Banff National Park in a state-of-the-art helicopter, gazing down at unencumbered views of sparkling alpine lakes, ancient glaciers, and snow-dusted peaks. See breathtaking Mount Assiniboine as you fly over the Great Divide. Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

55 minutes

Free cancellation

$512
per Traveler

Ultimate Whitewater Adventure
If you're looking for an adrenaline-filled whitewater challenge, take on the entire 17 miles (27 km) of the Kicking Horse River. Raft both the upper and lower canyons and enjoy a barbecue lunch, complete with dessert and cool drinks. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours

Free cancellation

$135
per Traveler

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