Sandy beaches, boardwalks and boreal forests are hot draws for cottagers and campers at the Interlake's vast inland oceans, Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba. 

Naturalists, history buffs and artists - not to mention Vikings - find their own havens at marshes teeming with waterfowl, lakeside resorts and Icelandic settlements. 

Swing by a scenic golf course, trip back in time to Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site to explore the fur-trading culture of Aboriginal and Metis adventurers. Visit unique sites like the Narcisse Snake Dens and keep an eye out for Manipogo - the local version of the Loch Ness Monster - on Lake Manitoba at St. Laurent.