From sporting events to museum visits, you'll find plenty of things to do in Calgary

During your stay at the Park Inn Calgary Airport North, AB, you can explore Calgary’s wide array of things to do and see, from the Hangar Flight Museum to the amusement park rides at Calaway Park. Kids love meeting the animals at the Calgary Zoo and exploring the interactive exhibits at Telus Spark Science Centre, and sports fans appreciate sitting front row at Calgary Flames hockey games in the Scotiabank Saddledome. If you’re interested in local history, you can walk through the past at Heritage Park Historical Village or tour the reconstructed Fort Calgary. In search of outdoor adventure? The area offers beautiful lakes and forests to explore. If you’re looking for thrills, check out Speeders Calgary, an indoor karting and entertainment center. When you’re done, recharge in your welcoming suite before heading out to enjoy some of the city’s vivid nightlife.

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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 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.

Telus Spark

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.


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.