Medicine Hat Vacation - Deals & Packages!A city in southeast Alberta in Canada, Medicine Hat is located at a distance of around 105 miles east of Lethbridge and around 183 miles from Calgary. The city is surrounded by Cyprus County. Medicine Hat is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway. Historically, this city has been famed for its large natural gas fields. Due to these natural gas reserves, Medicine Hat is known as 'The Gas City'. The city is often described as an oasis amidst the prairies. Boasting a lot of parks and walking trails, Medicine Hat is one of the sunniest cities in Canada.Places of Interest in Medicine Hat Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park An interprovincial park straddling the southern Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park is located southeast of Medicine Hat. It is the first and only interprovincial park in the country. The park features two protected areas incorporating around 700 species of animals and plants, including 14 species of orchids.Medicine Hat Public Library An excellent place to visit for avid readers, Medicine Hat Public Library is a member of the Alberta Library and the Shortgrass Library System. The library backs into the picturesque South Saskatchewan River and is located across the street from the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Center. Visitors can have access to a plethora of books, eBooks, audio-books, music, movies, newspapers, magazines, and online resources.Medicine Hat Arena A 4,006 seat multi-purpose arena, Medicine Hat Arena is home to the Medicine Hat Tigers Hockey Team. Visitors can enjoy a match in this high-end arena with heating system, sound system, lighting system, and comfortable seats.