Calgary named one of this summer's top travel destinations

Jun 23 2016, 10:34 pm

Calgary has been named one of the 10 best cities to visit this summer, according to research published by the American Automobile Association (AAA) this month.

The city is the ninth most popular destination for US tourists who are travelling this summer, landing just in front of Amsterdam in the top 10.

No doubt prompted by the low Loonie, Calgary is now on the list from 2015 where it didn’t event make the cut on the annual Summer Destination’s List, which is compiled based on bookings made by AAA members.

Vancouver also features on the list in the ninth spot where it’s sandwiched between Cancun in Mexico and Paris, France.

Take a look below for the full top 10.

AAA Top Summer Travel Destinations

  1. Rome, Italy
  2. London, England
  3. Cancun, Mexico
  4. Vancouver, Canada
  5. Paris, France
  6. Dublin, Ireland
  7. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  8. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  9. Calgary, Canada
  10. Amsterdam, Netherlands