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7 ways to spend a weekend in Winnipeg

This summer, choose to explore Manitoba's capital city in way you've never done before. Here's a weekend itinerary full of all those experiences that any solid mini-vacay needs - a little retail therapy, a dose of nature, a sprinkle of history, and, of...

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”?

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 be missed 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.

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.

Winnipeg is a shopper’s paradise

For some, a great weekend away from it all includes one thing and one thing only: shopping. Sound familiar? If so, it’s time to take a drive to a little hidden gem you may or may not already be familiar with: Winnipeg. From specialty boutique shops to big...

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 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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

Water is life: Finding Indigenous perspective at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

A visit to Winnipeg wouldn't be complete without some time spent at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Finding art and outdoor adventure in Boissevain

Manitoba can be unpredictable, you’re never sure what you might come across. The weather, the wildlife and the people may surprise and delight you. This is especially true in Boissevain.

8 unique finds in the museums you love to visit

When you step foot into a museum, each visit is its own journey as you discover a new artifact or gain more knowledge. Next time you visit one of these beloved, venerable museums throughout the province, make a point to seek out a unique find that allows...

A treat for the senses: Why a visit to the Assiniboine Park is a must before summer ends

I know I am not alone in saying that during challenging times, nature has been a true friend. Whether taking a simple hike or swimming in a lake, I feel renewed after spending quality time with Mother Nature.

Reconnecting and rejoicing at Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum

Embarking on a walking tour at Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum will have you feeling connected and proud of your Métis and Franco-Manitoban heritage. Maybe it will even inspire you to start your own journey of discovery and healing in this time of...

Go north with these incredible Flin Flon travel packages

Meaning “rock all around” in Cree, Flin Flon is a wilderness escape unlike any other.

Manitoba 150: Build it and they will come to these 8 architectural and engineering gems

Get rewarded for exploring Manitoba with the Explore 150 app - where no two destinations are the same, and you earn more entries for visiting harder-to-reach locations!

History, culture and food: a day in the Riel Region

From start to finish, morning to night, the Riel Region delivers on history, culture, delicious eats and friendly faces. A day trip through the Riel Region will take you from the birthplace of Manitoba through its fur trade era to experiencing today’s...

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