Calgary RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is a bustling city with a lot of activities to take part in and attractions to see. 

The Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs are one of Calgary's most extensive developments of floral gardens and forest path garden beds wholly created and maintained by community volunteers with a passion for urban beautification.  Photo courtesy of Brenda Forsey.

Trip planner: Everything you need to know before RVing or camping in Calgary

Information on camping in Calgary, Alberta, including tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV campgrounds and more.
Calaway Park Campground with RVs parked under shady trees

Top 5 campgrounds and RV resorts near Calgary

RVing in the Calgary area? Check out our list of must-see campgrounds and RV resorts.

by Danielle Brost
Calgary’s new Central Library is a spectacle.

Calgary Central Library: the City’s homegrown honeycomb of art and architecture

Mary Kapusta, communications director for Calgary Central Library, recommends visiting the stunningly beautiful new complex

“There are so many sceneries and activities to discover in and around Calgary that you generally need more than one trip to experience them all,” said Lindsay Gallant, manager at Earned Media in Calgary.

5 of the best things to do in Calgary, Alberta

Lindsay Gallant, manager at Earned Media in Calgary, has five recommendations for your next RVing adventure in Calgary, Alberta

A photo of the Confederation Park Golf Course in Calgary, showing the driving range.

Embrace the Calgary golf experience

With courses galore, this city is a golfer's dream.

The BMO Centre in Calgary's Stampede Park was full to overflowing with RVs and RVers during the 2018 Expo & Sale.
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Calgary RV Expo 2018: A recap

Full-time, part-time and occasional RVers found inspirations galore at the 2018 Calgary RV Expo & Sale. 

mineral samples on a display table

Rockin’ out in Calgary

Attention rock hounds: Calgary hosts a number of rock, gem and mineral shows throughout the year.

People at an RV show, looking at motorhomes
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Ten reasons why you should attend the Edmonton RV Expo

Make sure you don't miss this Alberta RV show and sale

A man is filling a glass of beer from a beer tap at the Village Brewery.

The Calgary brewery guide

Village, one of Calgary’s must-try breweries, gives us micro-brewery recommendations in the city.

More than double the population of Calgary attended the first Stampede Parade in 1912.

How the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth shaped Canada’s Wild West

Stampede founder Guy Weadick and the Big Four contributed to the booming Wild West with something Canada wasn’t expecting: The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

Fort Calgary is located on the same land on which the Northwest Mounted Police built the original fort in 1875.

Travel through Calgary’s past at Fort Calgary

Calgary’s history is neatly summarized in Fort Calgary’s museum and celebrated on their grounds.

This year's RV shows offer more RV accessory retailers, and lighter products that fit within all types of budgets.
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RVDA RV Shows in Calgary and Edmonton: 5 Reasons to Attend

Campers get excited for spring and summer at the annual RVDA of Alberta RV shows.

Michelle Carr's daughters standing next to Boulton Creek.
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Kananaskis Country-Calgary’s backyard

As a lifelong Calgarian, I consider Kananaskis Country to be part of my backyard.

The back end of Dave Barton and Anne Bovan's vintage airstream.  Just beyond their trailer is a green coloured lake and mountains in the background.
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Happy Canadian campers

This couple loves to get away from the rush of daily life with their vintage Airstream trailer.

A young man riding a bright yellow Strida bike
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Win a Strida bike at the Calgary RV Expo

Head off to the RV Expo in Calgary from January 28 to 31 for your opportunity to win a Strida bike. 

by Kimberley Shellborn
Staff of ArrKann Trailer & RV Centre pose on top of an RV at one of their two Edmonton locations (from left to right: Rob Minarchi, Sarah Baptiste, Ken Friedenberg, Paul Hopkins and Dave Hill).
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ArrKann RV celebrates 40 years

 Ken Friedenberg, owner of ArrKann RV,  has spent the last four decades helping people take to the highway and live the dream. RVwest sat down with him to discuss life, work and future roads. 

by Louis Bockner
Yum Bakery is one of the vendors at the Calgary Farmers' Market.

Experience the Calgary Farmers’ Market

This booming market is one of the biggest attractions for RVers camping in the Calgary vicinity.

RV-friendly businesses near Calgary