While many people come to Calgary to take in the action and fun of the Calgary Stampede, if you're staying in town for a while, there are a host of fun attractions in and around the city.
Heritage Park (1900 Heritage Drive SW)
Heritage Park is a 127-acre western-themed park that is one of Calgary's major tourist attractions. There is 100 years of history there and those who go can shop, eat and explore the more than 180 historical exhibits and service structures. Kids will enjoy the carousel and other small rides.
Fort Calgary (750 - 9 Avenue SE)
Founded where the Elbow and Bow Rivers join, Fort Calgary was built in 1875 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. This fort became the foundation for what is now modern day Calgary. The site is set on 40…