Calgary is the largest city in the Province of Alberta. A cosmopolitan city of over one million with breathtaking outdoor adventure and pristine wilderness close at hand.
Calgary is located in southern Alberta, in an area of foothills and high plains, approximately 80 km (50 mi) east of the Canadian Rockies. There are two major rivers that run through the city. The Bow River is the largest and flows from the west to the south. The Elbow River flows northwards from the south until it converges with the Bow River near downtown.
The city offers more than 11,000 rooms in a variety of accommodation types and boasts world-class, state-of-the-art conference and meeting facilities, business hotels and a variety of four season options for visitors. Calgary's downtown features an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars, cultural venues, shopping, and public squares. With a wealth of cultural attractions, award-winning cuisine, parks and pathways, specialty shops and hip night spots, plus outdoor activities such as golfing and hiking, fishing and mountain biking, skiing and dog-sledding - there's something for everyone in Calgary, Alberta.