Destination guide

The vibrant city of Calgary awaits you

Come and experience Calgary and its theatre scene, architecture and entertainment. Revered for its skyscrapers, riverfront and parks, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Calgary Tower and Scotiabank Saddledome are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Calgary

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Calgary a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Canada Olympic Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Stampede Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Calgary Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Shaganappi Point Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Richmond Green Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Calgary

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Calgary is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Canada Olympic Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Devonian Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • McDougall Centre (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Central Memorial Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Prince's Island Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Riley Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Calgary

The nearest airport is in Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Calgary University Station or Calgary Heritage Station to see more of the city. You can get around Calgary by jumping on the metro at 3rd Street SW Station, 4th Street SW Station or 6th Street SW Station.

Where to stay near Calgary?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 664 holiday rentals near Calgary. From 362 Houses to 206 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Calgary for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Calgary?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Calgary:

  • Victoria Park: 109 holiday homes
  • Northeast Calgary: 160 holiday homes
  • Southwest Calgary: 527 holiday homes
  • Inglewood: 54 holiday homes
  • Crescent Heights: 107 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Calgary?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Calgary. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology: 639 holiday rentals
  • CORE Shopping Centre: 637 holiday rentals
  • Stampede Park: 634 holiday rentals
  • Vertigo Theatre: 635 holiday rentals
  • University of Calgary: 645 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Calgary listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Calgary?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 362 Houses in Calgary. Our other popular types of Calgary holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 206 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 22 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 22 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Calgary?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 72 holiday homes with pool available in Calgary. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.