Thrifty Car Rental –Calgary (YYC)
2000 Airport Road Northeast
Calgary, AB T2E 6Z8
Alberta's largest bustling metropolis, Calgary, sits along the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Nestled in a scenic locale, Calgary has a little something to offer anyone. You can drive your Calgary rental car to Cowboy Country or throughout the vibrant city streets to find some of The Great White North's most beloved attractions. As the country's fourth largest city, Calgary sprawls into many unique neighborhoods where visitors can find historic blocks, chic dining and vast greenspaces. Whether you're looking for an exciting getaway or a relaxing stay, hop in your Calgary car rental and enjoy this burgeoning city.
Tour the icons
Calgary may be a young city, but it boasts a rich history with many unique attractions. Drive your Calgary rental car to Canada Olympic Park where you can relive the excitement of the 1988 Winter Olympics. WinSport's park is now an adventure destination for skiers, snowboarders, skaters, hikers and cyclists. However, those traveling to this attraction seeking a laid-back visit can tour the iconic 90-meter Ski Jump Tower or Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. A visit to Calgary isn't complete without a panoramic view of the city and the Rockies at Calgary Tower.
Plan for a festival
No matter your interests and background - there's a festival for you in Calgary! Music and culture festivals take place throughout the year indoors and out. The Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary Folk Music Festival and Calgary International Blues Festival are just a few of the events that are popular among the locals. The most exciting event of the year is the Calgary Stampede, coined at the “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.” Experience a real-life rodeo over a 10-day span in July at North America's largest mobile midway. This event has been taking place for nearly 100 years - you don't want to miss this historic festivity!
Visit a museum
Drive your Calgary car rental to one of the many museums or galleries across the city where visitors can learn about its western roots. Any car enthusiast must head to the Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park Historical Village where vintage automobiles and oil and gas-related artifacts offer a unique look at the world of cars. The Glenbow Museum is the leading art gallery in Calgary, and is the ideal spot to visit for any art history buff.