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Discover a world of things to do in the Stampede City

Blending world-class city attractions with its colourful ranching past, Calgary is fast becoming a global destination for business travellers and vacationers alike. The Radisson places you close to the action, less than 10 minutes from Calgary International Airport (YYC) and less than 20 minutes from downtown. While you’re here, get a bird’s-eye view of the city from the top of Calgary Tower, and expand your imagination with the interactive exhibits at TELUS Spark. At the end of your visit, hop aboard our free airport shuttle to catch your flight.

History and culture

  • Fort Calgary (8.7 km)
    This National Historic Site is considered the birthplace of the city, housing artefacts, artwork and period-style gardens that commemorate Calgary’s heritage. 
    Phone: +1 (403) 290-1875
  • Heritage Park Historical Village (17 km)
    Tour more than 180 exhibits and attractions at this cultural jewel, which lets you experience Western Canada’s history through costumed re-enactors, carriage rides, and early 20th-century carnival rides and games.
    Phone: +1 (403) 268-8500


  • The Hangar Flight Museum (3 km)
    From turn-of-the-century wooden aircraft to World War II bombers, this fascinating museum houses a diverse collection of planes and helicopters chronicling Canada’s history of flight.
    Phone: +1 (403) 250-3752
  • Glenbow Museum (9.3 km)
    Dive into the history of Western Canada through the eyes of the region’s artists. Glenbow is one of the country’s largest museums, home to artefacts, paintings and sculptures, archived material and historical documents.
    Phone: +1 (403) 268-4100


  • TELUS Spark (7.1 km)
    Spark your kids’ creativity with a visit to TELUS Spark, a hands-on science centre where you can witness cool demonstrations, paint with light or fire a cloud cannon.
    Phone: +1 (403) 817-6800
  • Calgary Zoo (7.9 km)
    Walk from the African savanna to the rainforests of Asia in a single afternoon at Calgary Zoo. You’ll love the antics of the penguins at Penguin Plunge and the life-size dinosaur replicas at Prehistoric Park.
    Phone: +1 (403) 232-9300
  • Calgary Tower (9.4 km)
    For a panoramic view of the city and the Rocky Mountains, make your way to the top of the Calgary Tower, standing 191 metres (626 feet) in the air. Hungry after your ascent? The tower features two restaurants, one of which rotates.
    Phone: +1 (403) 266-7171
  • CrossIron Mills (10 km)
    You’re sure to find what you’re looking for at the largest one-level shopping mall in Alberta, which features hundreds of stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.
    Phone: +1 (403) 984-6800
  • Spruce Meadows (26 km)
    Home to 360 acres of equestrian grounds, Spruce Meadows invites you to tour the stables or watch the horses get their exercise with trainers. Call ahead for seasonal shows and options.
    Phone: +1 (403) 974-4200

Directions from Calgary International Airport
Head west on Airport Road NE. Keep left to stay on Airport Road NE, and then continue onto Barlow Trail NE N. Turn right onto 96 Avenue NE/Airport Trail NE E, and then turn right onto 36 Street NE to reach the Radisson at 6620 36 Street NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4C8.

Directions from Deerfoot Trail (driving toward the north)
Head northeast on AB-2 toward exit 251. Take exit 261A for McKnight Boulevard E, merge onto McKnight Boulevard NE E, and then turn left onto Barlow Trail NE N. Take the first right onto 48 Avenue NE, and continue driving until you see the hotel on the right at 6620 36 Street NE, Calgary, AB T3J 4C8.