10 Things to do in Manitoba: Sept 4 to 10

Posted September 01, 2023 | Author Desiree Rantala

The heart wants what the heart wants. Sometimes, the hearts also needs a little something extra. This week, tend to that tender touchstone that thrives inside us all. Is your heart longing to explore? How about to escape? Maybe, it needs a road trip or to visit a drive-in! Here are 10 things this week that your heart could need.

1. when your heart needs to explore

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It's summertime, and that can only mean one thing: it's time to hit the road and explore Manitoba! And this summer promises to be even more exciting because the Manitoba Explorer App is at your fingertips. In this video, local vloggers He Goes She Goes check out (and check in at!) The Leaf at Assiniboine Park, Pineridge Hollow's The Village, and Bird's Hill Provincial Park. They also share their top three features of the Manitoba Explorer App that make it a cool tool for anyone exploring Manitoba.

2. when your heart needs hunting and fishing

Lake Winnipeg

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Discover the best spots, regulations, seasons, tips, techniques, and gear recommendations from our team of expert hunters and anglers for all things fishing and hunting in Manitoba! We offer everything you need to plan your dream adventure, whether you're a seasoned pro or a first-time explorer. From thrilling hunting expeditions to peaceful fishing retreats, we got you covered. So dive in and explore the natural wonders of Manitoba.

3. when your heart needs to reflect

Bannock Point Petroforms

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Whether it’s the cultural stories that draw you in or the desire to discover how we’re all connected. Discover Indigenous Experiences that bring together the stories of the people and the land in Manitoba. Taste authentic cuisine from Indigenous-owned restaurants, discover new perspectives through Indigenous-led workshops and tours, attend a powwow and explore Qaumajuq–the world’s only Inuit art centre.

4. when your heart needs to strut some style

Lake Life Bucket Hat

Manitoba Merchandise

Sometimes it feels good to put a little pep in our step and what better way they with style! Show the world that you found what your heart needs in Manitoba with our fun merchandise line. Whether it's to remember your visit, show off your local pride or just keep warm on your next adventure, visit our online shop to browse a range of toques, mitts, shirts, sweaters and more!

5. when your heart needs a challenge

Kwasitchewan Falls | Photo Credit: Kyle Schappert

Kwasitchewan Falls

Have you been longing to witness the majestic beauty of Kwasitchewan Falls, Manitoba’s tallest waterfall? If so, read on. This blog post breaks down the trek through Pisew Falls Provincial Park, a haven of natural wonders, and explores the breathtaking landscapes along the Kwasitchewan Falls backcountry trail. As an added bonus, valuable backcountry camping tips help you prepare for an experience that is both safe and unforgettable.

6. when your heart needs a drive-in

Skinner's, Lockport

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Living in Manitoba means adventure, and sometimes that adventure is as simple as heading out on the highway in search of some amazing drive in food. How many of these drive in (and drive-in-esque) establishments can you visit this year?

7. when your heart needs a rush

Gangler's Sub-Arctic

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Whether it’s the call of adventure that draws you in or the vast untouched wilderness waiting to be discovered, you’ll feel a rush of excitement when you explore northern Manitoba. Along the way, you’ll find rich Indigenous culture and vibrant cities and towns like Flin Flon, The Pas, Snow Lake and Thompson.For those who seek a deeper connection, you’ll find the land holds the stories of its original and ongoing caretakers, and the communities here shine with the legends of the past and the potential of the future.

8. when your heart needs fall

Wasagaming, Riding Mountain National Park

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The air is crisp, the leaves are crunchy and you're all bundled up in a cozy sweater. You know what time it is. It's fall. Live your best autumnal life by booking a stay at one of these incredible Manitoba stays that get you closer to the beauty of the season.

9. When your heart needs to roam


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Step outside the expected, take a new path and discover the people, places and perspectives that make a trip worth taking. Because at the end of the road, your next big adventure is waiting. Whether you prefer to visit a museum to learn about culture and history or to hike across the serene landscapes of Manitoba’s wilderness, there’s a road trip to get you there. You may even discover a new destination you never expected to find. Plan your perfect road trip today.

10. When your heart needs to escape


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Whether it’s a change of scenery, a change of pace or a change in your perspective, we all need to get away from time to time. Because there’s nothing like finding new places that make you feel alive. Discover something new when you visit Manitoba’s urban centres.

About The Author

Hey there, I'm Desiree! I've lived in Manitoba my whole life. I love a great slice of pizza, photography and exploring our beautiful province. I'm passionate about storytelling. Have an idea for adventure? Let me know! drantala@travelmanitoba.com

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