The city of Calgary is located near the region’s mountains, here. Its climate is hot, dry, and unpredictable as it temperatures soar and suddenly drop far into the night. Because it’s located near the mountains, Calgary is famous for its Chinooks – a warm, dry wind that causes the temperature to rise above freezing point. Even in the cold of winter, however, Calgary continues to be sunny. In fact, Calgary has the sunniest winter with an average of 2,300 hours of sunshine.
The citizens of Calgary enjoy a mix between the metropolitan and the relaxed countryside lifestyle. The citizens are mostly well-educated, skilled, talented, innovative, family-oriented, community-minded, and lovers of art, culture, entertainment, and recreational activities. They are also enthusiastic in supporting and sustaining the quality of life that’s envied by all. Calgary has the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway in North America and has approximately 3,000 sites with green space and parks.
They also enjoy cultural events and attractions that draw people from all over the world. Some of these events and attractions include the Calgary Stampede, the Calgary Zoo, the WinSport Canada’s Canada Olympic Park, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, Heritage Park, the historical Fort Calgary, and TELUS Spark Science Center.