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10 things to do in Manitoba this week

Here are ten ways you can explore Manitoba May 16 to 22.

How to escape at South Beach Casino

Feeling the need to escape to warmer climates? A weekend away at South Beach Casino, just 30 minutes north of Winnipeg, allows you to travel to exotic locales without even leaving the province. Here's where you'll feel transported to when booking a stay...

10 things to do in Manitoba this week

Here are ten ways you can explore Manitoba May 2 to 8.

10 things to do in Manitoba this week

Here are ten ways you can explore Manitoba April 25 to May 1.

10 Manitoba 'field trips' to take this spring and summer

Do you remember the excitement you felt on field trip day? It was all about spending the entire day with your schoolmates, away from the usual classroom setting.

TRIP rebate: Hotel stay ideas for friends, families, couples and adventurers

Between May 6 and 16, stay at participating hotels, lodges and resorts in Manitoba and you could receive up to $100 in rebates! Plus, visit nearby participating attractions for 50% off admission.

10 thought-provoking art galleries and museums that share Indigenous stories

Art installations that make you stop in your steps. Interactive displays that cause moments of deep reflection. Joyous discoveries of histories you thought you knew.

10 Indigenous experiences you must have this summer in Manitoba

As the summer solstice dawns, make a plan to connect with the first peoples of the place we all call home.

9 stunning stays to experience this summer in Manitoba

When it’s time to get away from it all, Manitoba makes it easy with these stunning summer stays.

10 amazing hotels with pools and spas for your next trip to Manitoba

What is it about a pool or a spa that just screams, “vacation”?

Chasing the Northern Lights in Churchill

Chasing the northern lights is a lot like going on a fishing trip; there are no guarantees that you’re going catch the 'big one.' Predicting when this natural phenomenon that depends on super-heated gasses travelling millions of kilometers across the...

5 Winnipeg neighbourhoods you want to explore

Whether you're visiting Manitoba's capital city from out of town or you're a local eager to plan a staycation, here are the neighbourhoods you should explore to have a top Winnipeg experience.

10 must-see Winnipeg attractions to experience in summer 2022

Planning a trip to Winnipeg this summer? Our capital city is home to a number of lively festivals and events all summer long. But no matter what brings you to Winnipeg, these are 10 attractions that can't miss during your stay.

10 charming B&Bs you must stay at this summer in Manitoba

Imagine waking up to the sound of birds chirping, in a room filled with sunlight and the smell of fresh baking. Such are mornings at a bed and breakfast. Experience it yourself at one (or more) of these ten charming B&Bs in Manitoba!

10 icons of Manitoba's North

North of the 53rd parallel is a region of Manitoba that is as vast as it is diverse. It is where wilderness and culture collide. When planning your visit to northern Manitoba this summer, be sure to visit a few of these icons that help define this remote...

10 winter date ideas for romance in Manitoba

February may be the month of love, but it's important to keep romance alive all winter long. Warm the heart of your special someone with these 10 date ideas for the coldest months of the year.

10 restaurants you need to try this winter in Manitoba

Stay warm and well-fed this winter by dining in or out from some of Manitoba's best restaurants. Here are 10 we think you should add to your list before the season is through, along with some fun activities to do near each restaurant.

7 ways to cruise the Nestaweya River Trail in Winnipeg

Winnipeg earns its nickname 'Winterpeg' each January when The Forks officially opens its river trail, a spectacular winter attraction found nowhere else in Canada. This year welcomes a new name for the trail - Nestaweya (Ness-ta-way-ah) is the original...

Finding your winter "peace" in Manitoba

It feels like we keep saying this, but it's been a long year. I know, it's only January, but you know what I'm talking about. As a result, 2022 will be the year to ground yourself, find your peace, and take care of your mind, body, and spirit. With winter...

10 fun things to do in Manitoba this winter that are NOT in Winnipeg

Don't let winter skate by without a little adventure throughout the province. From picturesque trails to thrilling downhill ski hills, it's time to add these destinations to your list -- all of which are outside of Winnipeg.

9 travel packages to see the northern lights in Manitoba this winter

Discover the northern lights; an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon that has inspired myth, poetry and art. Located directly beneath the Auroral Oval, Churchill, Manitoba is one of the best places on Earth to see the vivid beauty of the aurora borealis....

Buy the Manitoba Craft Brew Pass

This mobile pass offers you the chance to try Manitoba's best breweries all at a discount to you!

How to take a mountain getaway this winter without leaving Manitoba

No need to head west to the Rockies for that family winter holiday. Head to Manitoba's mountain - Riding Mountain, that is - to find tons of fun in the snow, as well as cozy hygge vibes.

10 fun winter adventures to have in Manitoba in 2022

Winter is here and with it comes the opportunity to get outside and make the most of the season. Whether you choose ice fishing, skiing, snowboarding or tubing, we have 10 exciting adventures you must experience in Manitoba this winter.

Manitoba Winter Explorer Guide: 10 ways to go ice fishing

Combine Manitoba’s numerous lakes with our cold winters and you’ve got ideal conditions for an incredible ice fishing destination! From close-to-Winnipeg day trips with angling outfitters to more remote all-inclusive lodge experiences, there’s a way for...

Manitoba Winter Explorer Guide: 10 places to strap on your skis

Manitoba’s landscape is ideal for dipping through forested areas on cross-country skis but that doesn’t mean we don’t also have some mean downhill slopes as well. From bunny hills and black diamonds to dips, dives, and straightaways, Manitoba’s winter...

Manitoba Winter Explorer Guide: 10 places for family fun this season

Families who play together, stay together. Embrace winter in Manitoba by planning some family activities - both indoors and outdoors - that will have you enjoying the snowy season with some extra laughs.

Manitoba Winter Explorer Guide: 10 spots for enjoying arts & culture

Manitoba is Canada’s cultural cradle with world-class museums, stellar performing arts groups and a tight-knit creative community - be it musicians, chefs or filmmakers - that call it home. During winter, plan a visit to one of these cultural cornerstones.

Manitoba Winter Explorer Guide: 10 places to hike and skate

Strap on your snowshoes or ice skates and stay active this winter by venturing out onto some of the province’s top winter hiking trails and skating rinks.

Manitoba Winter Explorer Guide: 10 ways to snowmobile the province

There are many reasons why snowmobilers love Manitoba — the dense forest, the wide open lakes and the abundance of snow are just a few.

Through a child's eye: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights' temporary exhibit ARTiculate Our Rights is the perfect reason for parents to bring curious minds on a visit to learn how art is a vision for human rights and a voice for change.

Seeking the beauty of fall? Spend the weekend in Riding Mountain National Park

Fall comes but once a year, and one of the best places to experience it is in Riding Mountain National Park.

Hands-on history at the St. Pierre Museum

Being able to participate in an experience goes a long way in learning, understanding and enjoying a tour. That’s exactly what these two tours at the St. Pierre Museum provide—a hands-on approach to history and food.

Manitoba fall road trips: Call of the North

Northern Manitoba is a vast area that is mostly still wild, which is what makes this trip so interesting.

Manitoba fall road trips: A Day in the Peg

Here are some Winnipeg fall favourites to get you started if you only have a day in the Peg.

Manitoba fall road trips: Winnipeg Family Vacation

What is the secret to the perfect family vacation in Winnipeg? Loads of kid-approved activities, a handful of ways to spend time outdoors, a splash of hotel fun and a dash of adults-only options when you’re ready to leave the kids with the grandparents...

Manitoba fall road trips: Whispers of the Whiteshell

Breathe in the outdoors in Whiteshell Provincial Park. This slice of the Canadian shield is rich in sunsets, boreal forest and ancient granite rock.

Manitoba fall road trips: Wild west wanderings

Explore Manitoba's second largest city, Brandon, where you instantly feel at home and are welcomed like an old friend. Then soak in the splendour of the land with a series of day trips to museums, attractions and parks throughout the rolling hills and...

Manitoba fall road trips: Vive les prairies!

Travel through southeast Manitoba to discover communities, trails and attractions rich in cultural diversity including Métis, Francophone and Mennonite heritage.

Manitoba fall road trips: Perfectly Parkland

See iconic prairie giants and make your way into the wilds of the Parkland on this outdoor adventure.

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