If you’ve recently moved into a quick possession home in Calgary or Airdrie and are looking for entertainment and fun without having to go very far out of your way, you’ll be happy to know that there is plenty to do and see here. From parks and events to scenic journeys and historical spaces, these hot areas will not disappoint.
Calgary Does Not Disappoint
Alberta’s beautiful capital city and its surrounding area certainly have a lot to offer new residents. The Calgary Stampede, a famous rodeo, is held each July and holds a wealth of attractions. From chuckwagon races and rodeo competitions to pancake breakfasts and other culinary delights, the Stampede represents the highlight of summer in the city.
Located on the Bow River on St. George’s Island, the Calgary Zoo and Prehistoric Park house several species of animals that are threatened and rare. The zoo is also home to lush botanical gardens, and, if you visit in spring, you are likely to catch the arrival of newborn animals.
If you want to discover the beautiful City of Calgary and its accompanying views of the mountains from above, there’s no better place than Calgary Tower. Standing 191 metres high, Calgary Tower is one of the city’s landmarks. The best times to visit continue to be at dusk, when the view is at its most breathtaking.
Calgary’s Aerospace Museum is a must-see. Focusing on the history of Canadian aviation, this museum was founded by Canadian pilots who fought in WWII. Visitors enjoy simulators, aircraft, radio equipment and more. It is a great location for learning about Western Canada’s aviation history.
The best thing about living in Calgary is that there are so many amenities located nearby. The same is true of Airdrie, which is located just north of Calgary.
Small Town Life with Big City Options
This beautiful and fast-growing community of Airdrie is located under an hour’s drive north of Calgary. If you live here, you have many options for recreation and entertainment, both inside and outside of the city.
If you’re looking to learn about how the earliest settlers in Airdrie lived, there’s no better place to visit than the Nose Creek Valley Museum. Located in Airdrie’s centre, Nose Creek Valley Museum has several display items used in the daily life of First Nations peoples.
If you’re a shopper, the Airdrie Farmer’s Market has something for everyone. Local crafters, farmers, and various businesses attend each session in Jensen Park, and the selection of vendors changes each week.
Still Looking for a Home in Calgary?
Both Calgary and Airdrie are ideal for homes and business. Those wishing to build here will find communities that are inspired, filled with people who love living here. Both Calgary and Airdrie continue to be places where diverse communities of residents from all backgrounds can not only put roots down but flourish.
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