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Family trip to Calgary with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Calgary Calgary is a big city with a wide choice of entertainment. Travelers with children do not have to be bored here. There are several wonderful amusement parks available for visitor, the most popular among them being the Calaway Park. The park has exciting roller coasters for lovers of extreme sports, colorful carousels for the youngest visitors, and children’s locomotive on which they can ride around the park. Among the dozens of attractions, there are suitable ones for everyone. Also, there are many interesting souvenir shops, cafes and other places for recreation in the park.
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Those who prefer water sports should visit the Village Square Leisure Center. It is very large and is indoors; therefore it is available for vacationers at any time of the year. A huge pool with artificial waves, as well as special pools for kids, can be seen in the park. In addition to the traditional colorful slides in the water park, there are many other intriguing attractions, a cozy cafe and souvenir shop. The water park is aimed at visitors with young children in many ways. Special playgrounds are prepared here for them.
One of the most popular holiday destinations for family travelers is the Calgary Zoo, which is not accidentally considered one of the best in the country. It is notable not only for the diversity of its inhabitants, among which there are rare predators and inhabitants of the rainforest, but also for its original design. The zoo literally drowns in the abundance of greenery, among which many interesting sights are hidden. Visitors can be photographed against the backdrop of realistic figures of dinosaurs and original sculptures carved from wood. Young visitors are sure to be pleased with the presence of playgrounds in the zoo. Copyright
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The city has a wonderful children’s museum - Creative Kids Museum. All the exhibits in it can and should be touched. In addition to traditional excursions during which young visitors can learn a lot of new and interesting things about the surrounding world, this museum holds very interesting workshops for children. The program of the museum is regularly updated, so it will be interesting to visit even for those who are already familiar with the main children’s museum of Calgary.
Calgary - Olympic Plaza & Calgary Tower The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is an equally attractive place for family holidays. It is not just an ordinary planetarium like thousands of others, but a real educational center which will be equally interesting for both children and adults. Here visitors can see a lot of observation platforms with fixed telescopes. Every day, fascinating lectures are conducted for them, and films broadcasted in a modern cinema. Special cultural programs are compiled in the planetarium for children.
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With older children, one can also look into the TELUS Spark scientific museum, whose exposition and excursions are entirely devoted to the development of science and technology. Here visitors are invited to take part in interesting experiments. They will be able to learn about the most amazing optical and gravitational laws, as well as study maps of the starry sky, and learn how to build solid wooden towers several meters high, from wooden plates. In this museum, suitable entertainment will be found not only for kids, but also for adults. After the tour, it will be pleasant to relax on the adjacent territory of the museum, where a beautiful playground is equipped for children. Travelers with children can successfully combine active entertainment with cultural activities in Calgary.
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♥   Amusement park 'Heritage Park' Calgary, 11.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Calaway Park' Calgary, 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Calgary
♥   Water park 'Wild Rapids Waterslides' Sylvan Lake, 136.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in Canada

All tourists traveling to Ottawa are offered to purchase a family museum ticket, allowing unhindered visits to the 9 major museums in the capital of Canada. The Canadian Museum of Civilization, included in this number, presents a unique exhibition that will be incredibly interesting for children. On the basis of the museum there is a special Children's Museum. Also it will be interesting for children to visit the museum "Ancient Wings of Canada", where historical planes are collected, which flew in the early 20th century. The Canadian Museum of Aviation and Space hosts festive parades and performances using various aircraft. … Open
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Calgary - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Calgary, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Calgary for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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