Calgary's has a small-town heart and big-city diversions. Between street festivals, nightlife and all the things to do outside, the work-hard, play-hard approach is in this city's veins. With over twenty-five kilometres of groomed cross-country ski trails in the town and Instagram worthy trails in the Canadian Rockies, it's easy to see why Calgary is a cross-country skiing hotspot.
There are incredible downtown views from the Shaganappi Golf Course. You can ski the East Village Cross-country Ski Loop right along the icy Bow River or trek out to the Canmore Nordic Centre and the beautiful lake Louise trails in Banff National Park. Discover the best cross-country ski trails and learn how to cross-country ski in and around Calgary this winter.
Every July, this city comes alive with the Calgary Stampede transforming the town into a Wild West-inspired playground and Its ten days of unlimited free pancakes.