Around Calgary with Rental Car: Interesting Places and Best Cars


Calgary is the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta. In fact, this is the eastern exit to the Rocky Mountains, as well as an important center for trade and tourism. From here, it is most easy to get to the tourist city of Banff and Jasper, which is located in the Jasper National Park. Let’s discus the most popular places you must see and use of car rental in Calgary to get there.

Being there, it is worth visiting the main attraction of the city – Calgary Tower. The height of this building is almost 191 meters and the tower looks very extravagant – a kind of hat that is put on a slender leg. A specific feature of the tower is that when the wind is strong the tower swings, but do not worry – it is very stable!

One more important sight you cannot miss is Calaway Park. It is an amusement park, such a local Disneyland. You know that in each adult the child is hiding, so it is not a problem for anybody to take a ride on the attractions with the greatest contentment, participate in the game shows and watch the funny performances. A lot of unforgettable emotions are waiting for you!

Pay also a visit to the village Heritage Park. In fact, this is a huge historical museum, located in the open air, occupying 27 hectares. There everything was preserved in its original form – the streets, buildings, gates, fences – everything, as it was in the times corresponding to the end of the 19th – beginning of the 20th century.

The Calgary Zoo is place you should go for sure, while it is a world-class zoo with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Also, it includes a botanical garden and a prehistoric park for dinosaur lovers. The cost of visiting for adults is $18, for children $10.

Don’t forget about the Inglewood Bird Nature Reserve and the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary & Nature Center. The Natural Center is open from Tuesday to Sunday and closed on Mondays, public holidays, as well as on the 24th of December. The reserve offers more than two kilometers of walking paths in the forest. The reserve includes more than 250 species of birds and more than 300 plant species and several species of mammals. The visit is free.

Now, about hiring a car. To do this, you can apply to YYC car rental under 21 (if you are young) or any car rental service in Calgary if you are more. With international driving license, a passport and a credit card you can rent the following cars:

Kia Rio: the vehicle is quite impressive with its dimensions and has a luxurious comfortable interior, alongside with 5 seats.

Toyota Corolla: combines such qualities as economy, excellent feeling both in the city and outside and easily overcomes small off-road sections. The machine is full-drive, the rear seats are expanded, which increases the luggage compartment. Excellent dynamics for racing.

Toyota Camry: far from a sports car, but it is reliable enough with good handling, fast enough and responsive on the road.

Hyundai Accent: I the best combination of price and quality to date in the automotive world. The machine is a reliable and quite comfortable.

Dodge Charger: neatly re-molded Chrysler 300. The interior is decorated at a “premium” level and first-class finishing materials are used inside. The safety technology is quite modern. Generally, this car is very comfortable and fast.

Car rental in Calgary offer only the best cars, so travel with comfort!