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50 Things to Do This Spring in Manitoba

From fun festivals to beautiful hikes to patio dining, this is a great season for exploring the best of what Manitoba has to offer. Read List

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10 Things to Do in Manitoba: April 15 to 21

This week it's all about enhancing our knowledge and celebrating our passion for things we love here in Manitoba. Commemorating Earth Day, learning outdoor first aid, celebrating tourism, trying new flavours and food favourites, taking a step back in time...

Manitoba road trips: Big skies, big blooms

Get to know Manitoba's southwestern corner with this exciting road trip centred on Turtle Mountain Provincial Park.

Manitoba Road Trips: Venture to Churchill

Take Highway 6 north and explore the shores of Lake Manitoba as you head toward the coast of the Hudson Bay.

Manitoba 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...

10 Things to Do in Manitoba: April 8 to 14

Birds chirping in the trees, signs of green grass and lines at local ice cream stops begining to grow. Surely these must be signs of spring! With warmer weather around the corner it's time to do all things 'feel good' this week. Go biking with a friend,...

Manitoba Road Trips: Bridging the west

This summer fun itinerary is jam-packed with quirky roadside attractions, unforgettable hikes and cute small towns.

Manitoba Road Trips: Beachy Keen

Lake Winnipeg is massive. At 425 km long and up to 109 km wide, it is, in fact, the fifth largest lake in Canada.

Manitoba Road Trips: Perfectly Parkland

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

10 Things to Do in Manitoba: April 1 to 7

This week is all about the sweeter things in life. We're talking music, laughter, time spent together with loved ones and the sugary delight of rolled maple syrup. Indulge a little and get out to explore the spring season with our list of 10 things to do...

Manitoba Road Trips: Whispers of the Whiteshell

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

15 Hidden Gem Burger Adventures to Take in Manitoba (Not in Winnipeg)

Pack your appetite and hit the road. It's burger season in Manitoba.

10 Things to Do in Manitoba: Mar 25 to 31

Spring Break is officially here, and we are ready for it! But that's not all that's happening in Manitoba this week. Discover the nearby landscape with adventurous hiking trails, sign up for a cozy getaway with good company, and treat yourself to a road...

Manitoba Road Trips: Under the Prairie Sun

From pretty valley views and cool prehistoric finds to modern eateries and contemporary gardens, this road trip through the Pembina Valley and gateway communities showcases all sorts of sun and fun waiting to be explored.

50 Things to Do This Spring in Manitoba

With longer days and warmer weather, our province comes alive with things to do in spring.

Where To Find Pie on Pi Day in Manitoba

Today is PI day, and we’re here for the tasty celebration. March 14th, better known as 3.14 PI DAY. We’re talking sweet pies, savoury pies, meat pies, fruit pies, and the most roundest and proudest of the baking bunch. Which pie reigns supreme? We've...

The Power of Pedalling in the Parkland: Mountain Biking the Northgate Trails

Power. It's what makes things go! Whether it be electricity, passion, motivation, and even, people. You're venturing to Northgate Trails in Dauphin for the first time. You've packed up a mountain bike and are on the road. You arrive to a microcabin...

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 Amazing Hotels with Pools and Spas for Your Next Trip to Manitoba

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

Manitoba Road Trips: 48 Hours in Winnipeg

From luxury to joie de vivre, Winnipeg offers up culture, history and relaxation. Perfect for creating your ultimate 48-hour getaway.

Beyond the Beat: Finding A New Protest Song

Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights showcases how music has played a crucial role in shaping and reflecting social and political movements throughout history.

10 Must-See Winnipeg Attractions to Experience in Summer 2024

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 be missed during your stay.

10 Storytellers of Turtle Island: Indigenous Experiences You Can Learn From

From quiet moments around the beading table to heart-racing adventures on the sub-Arctic landscape, Indigenous storytellers bring history and culture to life for the most transformative kind of travel experiences.

Manitoba Road Trips: Call of the North

Embark on a summer odyssey through the enchanting landscapes of Northern Manitoba, where every twist of the road reveals hidden treasures waiting to be explored. From the historic town of The Pas to the breathtaking Clearwater Lake Provincial Park and...

10 Dog-Friendly Accommodations in Manitoba

Looking for a paw-some getaway in Manitoba? Don't leave your pup behind! Check out our list of 10 dog-friendly accommodations in the province, with plenty of adventure nearby. Be sure to follow all local rules and regulations. Please note that this list...

Life Is Grand! Here's How to Make the Most of Summer with a Trip to Grand Marais

How can you make your summer in Manitoba even more glorious? With a trip to Grand Marais, of course. This small beach town is situated next to Grand Beach Provincial Park, a haven of fine white sand that extends as far as the eye can see. If we haven't...

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!

Day Trip: Fur Trade Meets the 1950s in Lockport, Manitoba

Where in Manitoba can you get both fur trade history and the golden (chrome?) era of the 1950s all in one day? This quick day trip will take you north of Winnipeg to the area surrounding Lockport and St. Andrews - where you will find an eclectic mix of...

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.

4 Fun and Historical Stops to Make Along Manitoba's Crow Wing Trail

The Trans Canada Trail is the world’s longest network of recreational multi-use trails, connecting active Canadians, preserving green space and promoting conservation. It is so expansive, that 4 out of 5 Canadians live within 30 minutes of the Trail.

Cinnamon Buns, Sculptures, and Village Scenes in Southern Manitoba

What drives you to explore more of your home province? Lured by giant cinnamon buns, a tranquil outdoor art gallery and a one-of-a-kind accommodation, I headed out on the road to Rosenort, Altona and Neubergthal.

5 Winnipeg Museums That You've Probably Never Heard of (But Need to See ASAP)

You've heard and been to perennial favourites like the Manitoba Museum and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights - but what about the smaller museums that tell the lesser-known stories of our province's history? We have 5 museums that you've (probably)...

8 Things to Do in Manitoba When You're Overly Excited for Spring

As winter winds down and the melt begins, you may find yourself itching for the season to actually arrive (look, all we're saying is that we may or may not still see some snowfall even after the first "official" day of spring).

10 Kid-Friendly Ideas for Spring Break in Manitoba

Looking for a spring break that combines adventure, exploration and a touch of the unexpected? Manitoba has you covered.

6 Pit Stops on Your Way to a Wonderful Whytewold Weekend Day Trip

When it comes to my favourite TV shows, I’m a firm believer of the cliche that what makes a good series isn’t just a good ending, but it’s about the friends you make along the way. Like a great TV show, a solid day trip isn’t just about where you end up,...

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...

Forest, Fortune & Flying Feathered Fisherman: A Day Trip from Lockport, to Brokenhead, to South Beach

I always love a good road trip, but I also love sleeping in my own bed. Thankfully in Manitoba, there are so many amazing and diverse places to visit - all just outside the perimeter - so people like me can have the best of both worlds. This trip’s got a...

5 Trendy Spots in the Exchange for Your Next Friday Night Tipple

Every now and then, it’s nice to grab a few friends for a good old after-work “pub crawl”. With so many places around Winnipeg to choose from, we thought it best to narrow the list down to the Exchange District.

5 Ways to Have an Adorable Day Trip with Your Bestie to the Town of Carman

Looking for the next great small town to explore in Manitoba? Carman, Manitoba is a gem of a community, known for its Country Fair and serene, dreamy streets.

Manitoba Road Trips: Hot Dogs and Channel Cats

From fur trade history and retro eats to art deco casinos and beautiful boardwalks, this road trip is perfect for those looking for a balance of adventure, history and nature.

Embrace the Wonders of Flin Flon: 9 Things to do This Winter

Dive into the captivating charm of Flin Flon, Manitoba, where a blend of history and nature awaits. This city offers an array of attractions just waiting to be discovered. Here is a list of 9 things to do in Flin Flon in the winter!

Klar Sø Nordic Spa: Manitoba’s Newest Winter Destination

I’ve always adored the colder months – it’s a great time to slow down and give yourself permission to rest and relax.

Rally the Kids! Family Time in Portage la Prairie

Loaded with state-of-the-art facilities, Portage la Prairie shines when it comes to parks and recreation. From Manitoba’s largest indoor wave pool to a towering rock-climbing wall, the prairie city promises to delight every adventurer in your group.

In Your Self Care Era? Go to The Fort Garry Hotel

I'm in my self care era. And what says 'treat yourself' more than checking into a luxurious hotel and enjoying a weekend away from it all?

Make the Most of Winter: Family Fun at Lakeview Hecla Resort

Break away from the routine with an escape to Lakeview Hecla Resort. This Icelandic-themed resort along the rocky shoreline of Lake Winnipeg offers a full menu of winter fun from sledding, snowshoeing and ice skating, to the cherry on top: pool time.