Did You Know, Calgary was a Top Travel Spot in 2014?
The New York Times has deemed Calgary and Alberta as one of the worlds top areas to visit. It has been noted to be, “The heart of the new West.” The area has always been popular for its vicinity, of the Rocky Mountain Region, as well as the Calgary Stampede. However, this esteemed city is known for culture, diversity and culinary excellence.
Currently, Calgary has been placed at the #17 spot on The New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2014 list. It happens to be the only Canadian city on the list. Calgary is noted for being a central location for cultural offerings. This included stunning architecture, cultural institutions and public art. One public art piece that is well known in the area is Wonderland by Jasume Plensa.
The Guardian’s Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2014 list includes Alberta on the #9 spot. This well known U.K. newspaper stated that Calgary has made a change from being a primarily cowboy town to being a diverse city.
At the #11 spot on the Vacay. ca list 20 Best Places to Travel in Canada: 2014, Calgary is the most known culinary spot in Canada. The Kensignton Riverside Inn can also be found on this list for their festival Beakerhead.
Calgary has also been recognized by the 2014 Ultimate Sports City shortlist. This list includes a variety of cities all over the world, and is the de facto benchmark for them. Decisions are made by numerous sports federations, tour organizers and multi-sport event rights holders. Vancouver and Calgary happen to be the only cities in Canada that made it on the Ultimate Sports City list. This is quite an honour that sports fans all over Canada are proud of.Posted by Justin Havre on