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10 things to do in Manitoba this week

Autumn colours and fall suppers. September, where has it gone? There is still so much to see and do and often in ways that we may not naturally think of. Challenge, reflect, attend, experience, and learn. These are words to describe this weeks 10 things...

Travelling to Churchill: How to reach northern Manitoba on a budget

When people hear about travelling to Churchill, their first reaction is “I would love to go one day but it’s so expensive to fly there”. And that’s true. Flights are not cheap. But there is a far more reasonable way to get to the polar bear capital of the...

10 Indigenous experiences you must have this fall and winter in Manitoba

As the color of the leaves begin to change, make a plan to connect with the first peoples of the place we all call home through art, history, discussion, and exploration.

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.

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...

How to weekend in the Wheat City

I thought I knew the Wheat City. With family roots in the fields of southwest Manitoba, I spent a fair amount of time in Brandon growing up: holiday breaks visiting cousins, an annual outing to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, and a handful of high school...

Where, when and how to see northern lights in Churchill, Manitoba

What does it feel like to see the northern lights dance above you in the remote subarctic? Many have described the experience as a humbling one; an awe-inspiring event that leaves one feeling so, so small in the grand scheme of our magnificent universe....

8 thought-provoking Indigenous art galleries and museums to visit this fall and winter

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.

5 Winnipeg neighbourhoods you want to explore during the cool seasons

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.

Manitoba fall road trip: Under the prairie sun

From pretty valley views to cool prehistoric finds and modern eateries, this road trip through the Pembina Valley and gateway communities showcases all sorts of fun waiting to be explored. Spend a weekend exploring the whole route or opt for just a...

10 things to do in Manitoba this week

Curb your craving for activities, shopping, festivals, food, exploring, and fun! Try something minty, sweet, fun, exciting, crisp, or salty with this weeks list of 10 Things to do in Manitoba!

Fall suppers: a food scene cooler than you think

Harvest time on the prairies means Manitoba’s oldest culinary tradition comes alive: the fall supper. From mid-September to mid-November, rural churches and community halls open their doors and offer buffets of down-home cooking, served with a side of...

2022 guide to craft sales and markets in Manitoba

Craft show season is just around the corner which means you can shop handcrafted goods from hundreds of local vendors in anticipation of the holiday season. Did we miss your sale? Send an email to bsewards@travelmanitoba.com to get added to the list.

10 Manitoba cabins, B&Bs and unique stays that are open year-round

Stunning getaways are a year-round thing in Manitoba. Whether you're looking for the perfect fall getaway or a cozy wintertime hibernation stay, check out these 10 cabins, B&Bs and unique stays that are open for bookings for every season.

10 things to do in Manitoba this week

Just like snowflakes, no two sunsets are the same, and there's something quite magical about watching "the perfect" sunset. The colors, the sights, the sounds, or even the silence... everything coming together for that personalized, magical moment. Here...

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.

Your next vacation is at a research station in the wilds of Manitoba's subarctic

If your idea of a vacation tends to deviate from the norm of beach-lazing days, it’s time to clue into a total gem right here in Manitoba.

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”?

Choose your own water-based vacay in Portage La Prairie

Escaping to the middle of the prairie is not typically where Manitobans go for a summer holiday by the water. Yet, a detour off the beaten track to Portage La Prairie proves to have lots of ways for families to cool off and have one splash of a time.

10 must-see attractions you need to experience in Winnipeg

Planning a trip to Winnipeg this year? No matter when you visit the city, you need to experience these 10 must-see attractions.

The windows, walkways, and walls of the Riel District

If windows, walkways, and walls could speak, what would they say? Imagine the words they have heard, the things they have seen, and the people they have met. Step back in time to the heart of humble and hard working history that is the Riel District....

Western wonders in Virden: art, history and the great outdoors in the Prairie Gateway region

There’s a gentle roll in the landscape that welcomes visitors to the western reaches of Manitoba.

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.

Around the kitchen table with Borealis Beading

So much connection happens around the kitchen table. Sharing stories, music, art and of course food brings people together in incredible ways. That’s how it feels with Borealis Beading’s Perlage: a Métis voyage. You show up without connection, even...

Tours, characters and workshops highlight Parks Canada’s summer programs

How much does a blacksmith earn in 1852? Is that wild bergamot or prairie sage? What do I need to made candles from rendered beef tallow?

A flight of flavour in Brandon

You may have heard the term flight being used to describe a trendy type of tasty sampling. A flight of beer, a flight of wine, or even a flight of burgers! A flight is a term more newly coined in the food and beverage industry, referring to "small...

Rainbow Stage is a quintessential Manitoba summer experience

Did you know that Canada's largest and longest-running outdoor theatre is right here in Winnipeg? Rainbow Stage is opening its doors once again for an exciting season of open-air theatre.

Ripe for the picking: Manitoba’s berry boon

Manitoba’s annual crop of berries, saskatoons, raspberries and strawberries, come of age by late June. That’s also when legions of berry lovers hit fields across the province and harvest the sweet, luscious fruit for jams, pies and tarts. Enjoy a...

Let's go have a picnic: top spots for dining al fresco

Grab your picnic basket and blanket and hit the road on a day trip to one of these recommended picnic spots.

6 wonders of Manitoba's north

In all its incredible vastness, northern Manitoba is home to some of the most remarkable landmarks and landscapes in the province.

Ultimate dinosaurs! Meet new fossilized friends at Manitoba Museum

Is there a dinosaur fan in your family? The one who asks for yet another dinosaur book, doesn’t mind watching dino documentaries over and over and wants a dinosaur on their birthday cake?

11 golf courses just outside Winnipeg sure to boost your handicap (or at least your farmer's tan)

It's not uncommon for golfers to get into a bit of a funk. Whether the swing's slicing, or your putts just aren't dropping, or you're tired of the same old holes on the same old course – a change of scenery is crucial to a golfer's morale (or at least...

10 must-dos to add to your summer explorer checklist

Here in Manitoba, every summer weekend is dedicated to the pursuit of adventure and fun.

Go north on your next adventure! 10 things to do in beautiful Flin Flon & Cranberry Portage

Summer in Manitoba is notoriously short, and while there's much to explore, why not take the road less travelled and set your sights on the pristine northern part of the province?

Prepare for takeoff! 3 day trips to take with your Manitoba Flight Pass

Soar to new heights with the Manitoba Flight Pass. The mobile savings pass bundles admissions at a discount to three aviation museums throughout Manitoba.

Festivals are back! 10 amazing Manitoba festivals + events to check out this summer

Festival-goers can celebrate once again as a number of exciting events get ready to make their return this summer in Manitoba.

5 Manitoba camping tips that will make your stay under the stars even better

When you live for the summer, yearn to spend time in the outdoors and want to explore as many new places as possible, camping might just be the best way to go.

Your ultimate guide to a family summer getaway in Brandon, Manitoba

Everyone's doing it. The staycation. It's more economical, it's easier to get there and who couldn't use some time exploring the place they live? If you don't live in Brandon itself, I guess this isn't technically a staycation (does one need to remain in...

Out for a weekend in Winnipeg

Road trips in the family minivan were a staple of my childhood. While we might not have the minivan, my girlfriend and I figured it was about time we made some family memories of our own—so we packed up her four-year-old daughter Lily and an alarming...

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 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 ways Brandon brings you back for more

There's a lot to explore beneath the Wheat City's quiet, agrarian facade. Brandon is Manitoba's second largest city, and thus, very worthy of a weekend getaway for under-the-radar gems that'll leave you wanting more. Here are 10 reasons why you need to...

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