What's Hot http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/ Tag - history Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:46:26 GMT Spend a summer day in Lower Fort Garry http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/26/Spend-a-summer-day-in-Lower-Fort-Garry/10227/ Step back in time to the 19th century fur trade at the oldest stone fur trading post still intact in North America at Lower Fort Garry. Costumed interpreters will take you back to the ... Continue Reading » Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/26/Spend-a-summer-day-in-Lower-Fort-Garry/10227/ Explore all the treasures at the Manitoba Museum http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/26/Explore-all-the-treasures-at-the-Manitoba-Museum/11113/ When the summer heat becomes too much, cool off with a day exploring and learning at the Manitoba Museum! Behind the Scenes tours Take a behind-the-scenes tour (FREE with Museum admission) and ... Continue Reading » Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/26/Explore-all-the-treasures-at-the-Manitoba-Museum/11113/ From ox carts to automobiles at Lower Fort Garry http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/12/From-ox-carts-to-automobiles-at-Lower-Fort-Garry/11772/ Celebrate the Motor Country Club's centennial on Fab Forts Weekend at Lower Fort Garry! In 1913 the Winnipeg Automobile Club, an avant-garde group of motoring enthusiasts, leased Lower Fort Garry ... Continue Reading » Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/12/From-ox-carts-to-automobiles-at-Lower-Fort-Garry/11772/ Race York boats in Norway House http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/1/Race-York-boats-in-Norway-House/11714/ Relive Manitoba’s rich fur trade history and celebrate the York Boat, an icon of the fur trade era, at the 40th annual Treaty and York Boat Days! This year's highlights include the world ... Continue Reading » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/1/Race-York-boats-in-Norway-House/11714/ Hitch your wagons for Pioneer Days http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/29/Hitch-your-wagons-for-Pioneer-Days/4540/ It's definitely worth the trip to Steinbach this weekend to enjoy Pioneer Days! Let the  Mennonite Heritage Village exceed your expectations with their signature festival that highlights the ... Continue Reading » Mon, 29 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/29/Hitch-your-wagons-for-Pioneer-Days/4540/ Rustle up the Old West at Threshermen's Reunion http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/22/Rustle-up-the-Old-West-at-Threshermen-s-Reunion/11167/ Take a trip back in time at the 59th annual Threshermen's Reunion and Stampede at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum! “It’s sort of like an old fashioned country fair" says Brad Froggatt, Chief ... Continue Reading » Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/22/Rustle-up-the-Old-West-at-Threshermen-s-Reunion/11167/ It's time to explore a park http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/15/It-s-time-to-explore-a-park/11203/ On July 10, Lindsay visited BT Winnipeg to talk about the beautiful and historic parks we have in our province! Watch the clip here. Watch more episodes. ... Continue Reading » Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/15/It-s-time-to-explore-a-park/11203/ Cast a spell at Fort la Reine http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/8/Cast-a-spell-at-Fort-la-Reine/10522/ Potter fans unite! Get touched by a little magic in Harry Potter's World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine at the Fort la Reine Museum! Although a fantasy story, the magic in the Harry ... Continue Reading » Mon, 08 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/8/Cast-a-spell-at-Fort-la-Reine/10522/ It's time to check out a Signature Museum http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/26/It-s-time-to-check-out-a-Signature-Museum/10905/ On June 26, Lindsay visited BT Winnipeg to share tips for enjoying the unique and specialized collections at Manitoba's Signature Museums! Watch the clip here. Watch more episodes. ... Continue Reading » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/26/It-s-time-to-check-out-a-Signature-Museum/10905/ Head out to a Highland Gathering http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/18/Head-out-to-a-Highland-Gathering/10669/ Hitch up yer kilts for a day of good ol' Scottish fun at the 47th annual Manitoba Highland Gathering! This is a great day for the whole family to experience the colour, pageantry and ... Continue Reading » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2013/18/Head-out-to-a-Highland-Gathering/10669/