Package Feature: Cultural Experiences in Southern Alberta
Calgary Peace Bridge, Calgary, AB.
Learn more about the vast diversity of Indigenous experience within Canada by exploring the cultural centres of two different Nations; step back in time to walk with dinosaurs; soak up panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains at Calgary’s newest entertainment destination. This package is available May till October and includes two nights’ deluxe accommodation, admittance to the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park and a visit to The Royal Tyrell Museum.
Explore traditional and contemporary culture, and travel between prehistoric and modern times on this three-day getaway to Southern Alberta. Take a trip back in time to learn about the fascinating history of the Siksika Nation at the Blackfoot Interpretative centre at the crossing of the Bow River. A traditional gathering place, bison hunting site, and home to the signing of Treaty 7, explore this National Historic Site on a self-guided tour.
See modern and traditional Tsuut’ina First Nations culture come together at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino, just beyond the city limits with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. Relax in the outdoor pool, take one of the free-to-guests fleet of mountain bikes for a spin on the scenic trails around the Glenmore Reservoir, discover authentic Tsuut’ina arts and crafts around the hotel, enjoy the fun of the casino and concerts in the event centre.
Journey back to prehistoric times and the age of the dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, Canada’s only museum dedicated to the science of paleontology. Walk beside huge reconstructed skeletons of some of the largest and most fierce creatures to roam the earth, experience the thrill of excavation on a simulated dig site where you’ll touch real fossils, learn about the seven wonders of the Badlands discovering over 365 million years of evolution on land and sea.
Find out more about this cultural getaway here. Travel packages start from $530 per person based on a double occupancy and does not include taxes or flights.