Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Downtown Calgary

Take a vacation to Downtown Calgary and enjoy the area's theater scene, art galleries and entertainment. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront, this city is both cosmopolitan and walkable. Calgary Tower and Scotiabank Saddledome are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Calgary

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Downtown Calgary has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada Olympic Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Stampede Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Calgary Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Shaganappi Point Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Richmond Green Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Calgary

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Downtown Calgary. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada Olympic Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Devonian Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • McDougall Centre (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Central Memorial Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Prince's Island Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Riley Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Calgary

The nearest airport is in Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center.

You can get around Downtown Calgary by catching a ride on the metro at 3rd Street SW Station, 4th Street SW Station or 6th Street SW Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Downtown Calgary?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 149 vacation rentals near Downtown Calgary. From 117 condo and apartment rentals to 25 house rentals, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Downtown Calgary area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown Calgary?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown Calgary:

  • Northwest Calgary: 310 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Calgary: 372 vacation rentals
  • Beltline: 143 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Calgary: 146 vacation rentals
  • Crescent Heights: 69 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown Calgary?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown Calgary. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Calgary Telus Convention Centre: 464 vacation rentals
  • Calgary Tower: 463 vacation rentals
  • EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts: 465 vacation rentals
  • Olympic Plaza: 467 vacation rentals
  • TD Square: 466 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Calgary listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown Calgary?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 117 Condos/Apartments in Downtown Calgary. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Calgary include:

  • Houses: 25 rentals available
  • Studios: 49 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown Calgary?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown Calgary. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.