5 Popular Calgary Neighborhoods

Calgary is a fascinating, multifaceted city with nine distinct neighborhoods, each with its own unique vibe. No matter which neighborhood you choose, there are plenty of great Calgary hotels to stay at. Great lodging is just the beginning. Read on to find out what’s on and what to do in each of Calgary’s most popular neighborhoods.

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Kensington
Described as funky, fun and upbeat bohemian, this neighborhood has plenty to offer. Kensington’s hub is located at the intersection of Kensington Road and 10th Street NW. This neighborhood is the city’s premier coffee district and a stop at Higher Ground or at The Roasterie is well worth it. And because any great coffee needs great literature to go with it, be sure to stop in at Pages Books, an independent bookstore featuring author readings and hard-to-find titles. If cinema is more your thing, catch a film at the art house, Plaza. There are also plenty of places to get a bite to eat or a sweet treat. Try Vero Bistro Moderne and Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut. You can walk or bike it off on the north shore of the Bow River. Continue reading “5 Popular Calgary Neighborhoods”