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Calgary’s best fall bike rides

Joyful, contented, absorbed, satisfied, accomplished, alert, calm and peaceful, confident, powerful, excited – happy. Cycling in and around Calgary is enjoyable for so many reasons – big nature, awe-inspiring vistas, peaceful river pedals, fresh air, the physical challenge, and so many destinations to discover along the way. Here are a few of my favorite fall rides to celebrate the change of seasons.

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Calgary’s best sweet treats

If you have a sweet tooth, Calgary is the perfect spot to satisfy it! From cool creamy confections to piping hot pastries to Instagrammable creations, our city has many choices for decadent desserts. Whether you’re looking for a nostalgic favorite or a new over-the-top experience, check out this list of some of our favorite sweet spots in and around town for whatever you’re craving! 

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U-pick-it farms near Calgary

Looking for a fun adventure to take with your kids? What if we told you there was a way to get them outside, teach them the value of hard work and bring home some tasty treats?

Local u-pick farms are the answer!

Grab your bucket, sunscreen and bug repellent and check out these five fruit fields that you can frolic in this fall.

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Five places to paddle in and around Calgary

On a calm, clear day there’s no better place to be than on the water! As your canoe glides through the water, away from busy beaches, all your worries are forgotten. Whether you paddle to a secret fishing hole, watch wildlife, or simply enjoy the scenery, it’s easy to relax on the water – as long as the weather cooperates. Fortunately for us, there are several lovely places to paddle in and around Calgary that are perfect for families!

Don’t have a boat? Many lakes have onsite canoe/kayak/stand-up paddleboard (SUP) rentals that include life jackets and safety gear, so all you need to bring is sunscreen, water, and snacks!

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