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

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.
The Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs are among Calgary's most beautiful attractions. — Photo courtesy Brenda Forsey

RVing in Calgary, Alberta this year? Take a moment to look at our Calgary trip planner page. There are a number of camping areas just outside of the main city, so you can park your RV, take a short drive into town to do some shopping, and then come back to relax in one of the stunning natural areas. 

Population:1.097 million

Climate: Calgary has an arid climate and offers its best RVing weather from late spring to summer.

Tourist information for Calgary

Campgrounds and RV resorts in/near Calgary

Sanidumps in Calgary

Top attractions in Calgary

Fort Calgary

Learn about Alberta's past at Fort Calgary - a heritage attraction that has an extensively rich history.

If you want to learn more, check out this article about Fort Calgary.

Chinook Honey Company

Taste some of the best honey in Canada, shop for honey products and take informative tours at Chinook Honey Company's welcoming facility.

The Calgary Tower

The Calgary Tower is home to  the highest 360° observation deck in the world (1,228 metres above sea level), and offers excellent nightlife, dining and events.

Calaway Park

Bring the kids, and take in the rides, games, food and entertainment at this classic amusement park.

Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs

This impressive botanical garden is a photographer's dream, and admission is by donation. Keep an eye out for one of the regular events hosted here.

Top events and festivals in Calgary

The Calgary Stampede

The Stampede is Calgary's iconic event, and it takes place every year in July. The events are plentiful as the whole city celebrates.

Inglewood Sunfest

This free event takes place in August, and features a show and shine, live entertainment and vendors.

Annual YYComedy Festival

Have a good laugh and relax at this famous annual comedy festival.

The Calgary International Film Festival

Every year, a crowd gathers to see up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from all over the world.

RV-Friendly Businesses Near Calgary