Alberta Heritage & the Calgary Stampede
Experience Alberta’s cowboy roots, First Nations culture, and Mountie traditions with this six day getaway. From the famous Calgary Stampede festival to historic gems, history enthusiasts will love this unique glimpse into Alberta’s multicultural past.
Cowboy tradition comes alive at the annual Calgary Stampede, a lively festival dedicated to the world’s top rodeo performers. Witness tough as nails cowboys and cowgirls compete in bull riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and more! Watch as teams of horses and carts thunder by at the chuck wagon races, followed by a lineup of talented musicians, singers and dancers at the Grandstand Show. You’ll see why this festival is known as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.
Get acquainted with the ancient culture of Alberta’s First Nations people and the beginnings of the North West Mounted Police with visits to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Fort Calgary, and Bar U Ranch. Explore a living outdoor museum dedicated to Alberta’s rich past at Heritage Park. The old west comes alive within this fully operational town complete with costumed interpreters. Visit the working bakery, blacksmith shop, Hudson’s Bay Company fur trading shop, and the still operational Wainwright Hotel.
This six day journey into the Alberta’s past is sure to leave you with lasting memories of the fascinating and diverse cultures of Western Canada. Combine this package with a trip through the Rocky Mountains
, or book alone as a unique getaway.
6 days/5 Nights
per person based on double occupancy