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November 2020

Found 5 blog entries for November 2020.

What to Know About Downtown Driving Times

Calgary, Alberta, is a wonderful city to spend time in, ranked in the top five of the most liveable cities in the world for 10 years in a row, and named the most liveable city in North America for two consecutive years by The Economist. Those who do not live right in the city but are close by in a suburb may still want or need to drive into Calgary, Alberta, from time to time. Perhaps someone works in Calgary or is thinking of taking a job there, or maybe they want to visit for one of the many events this city hosts.

Regardless of why people will drive into downtown Calgary, they'll want to know driving and commute times into the city from the different surrounding suburbs. If you want to know how long it will take to get downtown to explore Calgary

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Most Popular Attractions in Calgary

Calgary is well-known for its abundance of outdoor recreation and winter sports, as well as its proximity to the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Located in the Western Canada province of Alberta, it's true that Calgary is close to numerous national parks (most notably, iconic Banff and Jasper), and winter sports are a big deal throughout the city. However, there are plenty of other activities to do in Calgary, and people don't even need to head out of town to enjoy most of them. Here's a list of Calgary's most popular attractions.

Calgary Stampede

Often called the "greatest outdoor show on Earth," the Calgary Stampede began as a small agricultural fair in 1886. Today, it's evolved into an annual 10-day rodeo–one of the largest in the world, in

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What to Know About Driving in Calgary

Driving on busy roads in Calgary—or anywhere else in the Alberta province—can be challenging if someone is not prepared for the traffic or doesn't know the major highways in the area and where they go. Ultimately, getting around effectively in Calgary requires a bit of advanced knowledge. The following information provides what people should know about Calgary's most-used roads, what people should expect when they're stuck in rush-hour traffic, and how they should handle inclement weather when they first move to Calgary. If you're new to commuting in Calgary or you're visiting Calgary and need driving tips, read on.

Get to Know Calgary's Major Roads


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Learning how to get around in Calgary isn't difficult, but it's

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Best Water Activities in Calgary

Calgary continues to grow rapidly as the center of Canada's oil industry. While it is lovingly nicknamed Cowtown due to its deep-rooted western culture, Calgary is a top destination for numerous water sports. Residents and visitors alike are hanging up their cowboy boots and grabbing their water shoes. From surfing and canoeing to fishing, diving, and yoga on the water, there's a way to wade in that can suit everyone. Whether you want a calm day on the lakeshore near your new Calgary home or an adrenaline-pumping river adventure, there's no shortage of things to do in Calgary. Here's a list of top picks of water activities in Calgary to start getting your feet wet.

Go River Surfing

Address: Outlier Surf Shop 756 Parkridge Dr SE, Calgary, AB T2J

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Best Lakes in Calgary

Whether you are planning a trip to Calgary, relocating to the area, or you are a new resident, there are many lakes in and around the city providing hours of fun and outdoor things to do. With an abundance of pristine lakes to choose from, each offers a refreshing respite in natural and man-made settings year-round. The following list of the best lakes in Calgary provides a sampling of what you can expect on your next outing. If you want to get out of the heart of the city and your Calgary condo or townhome, here are the best lakes near Calgary for your next outing.

Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka Amenities

  • Scuba diving
  • Lake Minnewanka Landing
  • Kayak and canoe rentals
  • Fishing
  • Banff National Park
  • Camping

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