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Calgary, Canada, info

Calgary, Canada, info
Downtown's skyscrapers rise beyond the grounds where the Calvary Stampede is held. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

If you go

THE BEST WAY TO CALGARY, CANADA

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From LAX, Air Canada and WestJet offer nonstop service to Calgary, and United, Air Canada, Delta and American offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares from $383, including taxes and fees.

This year's Calgary Stampede takes place through July 13; 2015 dates are July 3-12; (800) 661-1767, www.cs.calgarystampede.com. Tickets to the park and midway are $16 for adults, $8 for children ages 7 to 12, and free for ages 6 and younger. Seats for the afternoon rodeo begin at $40. Rodeo tickets are also good for admission to the park. Tickets for the Keith Urban, Reba McEntire and Shania Twain concerts are an additional charge and should be bought in advance.

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