Discover Calgary: A guide to the city’s top tourist attractions

by Daniel Reid
June 2024


Calgary, nestled in the Canadian Rockies, is a city of cultural treasures, natural wonders, and active experiences, catering to nature enthusiasts, history buffs, and thrill-seekers alike. Here are some of the top tourist attractions to explore next time you’re in Calgary:


Calgary Tower

For unparalleled views of the city skyline and surrounding mountains, head to the Calgary Tower. Ride the glass elevator to the observation deck, where you'll be treated to breathtaking views and learn more about Calgary’s history and famous landmarks.


Glenbow Museum

Delve into Alberta's rich cultural heritage at the Glenbow Museum, located in downtown Calgary. The museum offers insight into the region's Indigenous history, pioneer settlement, and contemporary art scene. Explore galleries dedicated to Western Canadian art, Indigenous cultures, and world history, providing a fascinating journey through time and culture.


Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park

For a dose of adrenaline-fueled fun, make a pitstop at Flying Squirrel in south Calgary — the world’s biggest indoor trampoline fun park and one of Calgary’s top tourist attractions. This indoor adventure park offers an array of exhilarating activities, including wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, dodgeball courts, and a ninja warrior course. Whether you're a seasoned jumper or a first-time visitor, Flying Squirrel promises to burn your kiddos’ pent up energy from hours of patiently exploring museums and art galleries. 


The Hangar Flight Museum

Aviation enthusiasts should not miss The Hangar Flight Museum, where you can explore a collection of historic aircraft and hear fascinating stories from knowledgeable volunteers. It’s a hands-on experience (and top Calgary tourist attraction) that brings aviation history to life. 


Peace Bridge

Peace Bridge has become an iconic Calgary landmark, thanks to its appealing design and stunning views. It's designed exclusively for pedestrians and cyclists, offering scenic views perfect for a leisurely walk or a bike ride.


Heritage Park

You can’t go to Calgary and not visit Heritage Park. This truly unique destination is like stepping back in time. You choose which exhibits to visit, from heritage square to the antique midway. If anyone in your family loves trains, visiting Heritage Park is a must. The grown ups will stay engaged too, with more than 180 exhibits showcasing the history of Western Canada from the 1860s to the 1950s.

Each of these tourist attractions offers a unique way to experience Calgary, whether you’re soaking in scenic views, diving into cultural history, or seeking out fun and adventure.


Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park is a Family Fun Center in South Calgary Alberta with plenty of activities and attractions for all ages! We have child friendly areas, and safety is our top priority!