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

Posted November 08, 2023 | Author Breanne Sewards

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.

1. Thomas Bunn House

Red River

Quiet country living is within reach year-round at the Thomas Bunn House near Selkirk. Designated as a Red River Heritage Home, the cottage was built by Thomas Bunn, a member of Louis Riel's council. It features thick stone walls and a charming interior that will immerse you in the 19th century. Stroll the grounds to meet the resident llamas and alpacas or sip a warm beverage around the camp fire. Explore hiking and biking trails nearby in all seasons with mountain bikes and snowshoe rentals. Well-behaved pets are welcome!

2. Wekusko Falls Lodge

Wekusko Falls Provincial Park

Ice fishing and snowmobile enthusiasts know to head north for an extended winter season. Wekusko Falls Lodge is a popular, year-round destination for anglers and those wishing to explore the beauty of northern Manitoba. Stay up late to catch the northern lights show, trek down nearby trails or taking a special boat tour to Herb Town, and abandoned mining town that's slowly being reclaimed by the forest.

3. Glamping InStead


Located just 45 minutes northeast of Winnipeg, this eco-friendly glamping experience will have you taking in nature from the comfort of a dome. Available year-round, Glamping InStead offers a unique experience in every season. Explore the eastern side of Lake Winnipeg during the fall time or get active with cross-country skiing in the winter months. No matter when you visit, a soak in the wood-fire hot tub is a must!

4. Arbutus Cabins

A cozy living room with a roaring fire.
Arbutus Cabins

Riding Mountain National Park

Get hygge vibes at all times of the year at the luxurious Arbutus Cabins in Riding Mountain National Park. This four-season playground is the ideal backdrop for your getaway. Fall brings unparalleled colour to the park while winter offers the opportunity to experience an array of activities including fat biking, kick sleds, cross-country skiing and more.

5. Lakefront Shipping Container

Lake of the Prairies

Looking for a truly unique and stylish accommodation in Manitoba? Bowerbird Stay's Lakefront Shipping Container Cabin was designed by renowned Canadian architect David Penner and overlooks the Lake of the Prairies. Just 10 minutes from Asessippi, this is the ideal home base for exploring the Parkland in every season - including the Asessippi Ski Resort in winter!

6. Barrier Bay Resort

Whiteshell Provincial Park

Explore more of Whiteshell Provincial Park while staying at the adults-only Barrier Bay Resort. By day, venture down numerous hiking trails including the Bannock Point Petroforms by foot or by snowshoe. By night, go star-gazing and marvel at the northern lights. Other ways to relax here include roasting marshmallow on the campfire, watching the sunset or soaking in the jacuzzi tub.

7. Hook & Tassel


Change up your routine and head to the oh-so-charming Hook & Tassel. Although the home is centrally located in the city of Selkirk, it's well hidden on an acre designated as a historic site - meaning you get the rest and relaxation you are craving! Spend your time ice fishing, hiking, bird watching or exploring nearby attractions like the Marine Museum of Manitoba.

8. Northgate Micro Cabins


For the true outdoor enthusiasts, these all-season micro cabins are the best way to make the most of the 25 km NORTHGATE trail system. Each cabin is equipped with all the basics of a great stay as well as a private deck. Spend your time here cycling, hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Modern washrooms and showers are also available on the grounds.

9. Inn on Centre


Watch the seasons change in the area known as New Iceland with a stay at Inn on Centre. Located in the town of Gimli, this charming two-room boutique hotel is steps away from the beach and harbour, with plenty of amenities nearby like restaurants, shopping and a coffee shop. In winter, the lake comes alive with ice fishing and the annual Ice Festival in March. Don't forget to snap a photo with the famous Viking statue.

10. oTENTik

Riding Mountain National Park

Get closer to the wilds of Riding Mountain National Park by staying in a year-round oTENTik. These Parks Canada canvas, A-frame structures provide comfort and coziness complete with electric heat, a wood burning stove, USB chargers, nearby heated bathrooms and a fire-warmed cook shack. There is plenty to do in the area known as Clear Lake Country year-round!

About The Author

Hey! I'm Breanne, Editorial Content Specialist for Travel Manitoba. First to jump in the lake and last to make it down the River Trail. Lover of croissants, cats, and croissant-shaped cats. Got a story idea? Email me at bsewards@travelmanitoba.com.

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