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46 drive ins you must visit this summer that are not in Winnipeg

Summer is meant for 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? Get the list
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Have your cake and eat it too at these six Manitoba attractions with restaurants

I’ve never understood the semantics of the old saying “you can’t have your cake and eat it too”. Why not?! After all, what is the point of having a scrumptious piece of cake if I can’t very well eat it? I do, however, adore the old adage of killing two...

6 ways to have fun at the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

From vintage passenger planes to shiny propeller planes, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is the place to go for the plane lover in your life. Even if you're not a plane aficionado, you won't be able to help but marvel at the sheer size, scale...

10 amazing things to do on your summer road trip to Winnipeg

Ready to start exploring more of Canada? Look no further than Winnipeg, Manitoba for your next GREAT summer road trip. Here are 10 amazing things you MUST do on your trip to our capital city...

Why your next family vacation should be at Elkhorn Resort in Riding Mountain National Park

Do you love spending the day vegging out on the couch, binging on a Netflix series while every member of the family is in their separate living quarters? Yeah, well, we all do.

8 things you should do at the Gimli Ice Festival

When I think about Gimli, I immediately conjure up an image of the Viking warrior statue standing tall at Viking Park. Next, I think of pickerel served with heaping portions of fries and long strolls along Lake Winnipeg after said heaping portions of...

Wintery weekend in The Pas

I’m just gonna say it. I think winter gets a tough rap. So many haters out there trying to escape the snow and crisp, fresh air.

5 cute and quaint towns in Manitoba that will inspire your next road trip

We listed 5 outrageously charming towns in Manitoba, knowing full well that our selections were just the tip of the iceberg when it came to cute communities in the province. To inspire you to get out and explore our province even further this spring and...

How Minnedosa charmed the ski pants off me this winter

Minnedosa is one of those pretty prairie towns that I thought I knew. Another historic Manitoba town rooted in railway and agriculture? Maybe.

Origin stories of Manitoba's North

You may know northern Manitoba for its wild beauty and endless opportunities for adventure, but do you know the stories behind the cities and towns that mark its landscape? Let’s do a little digging to find out how Flin Flon, Lynn Lake and Leaf Rapids...

7 obscure winter sports in Manitoba that you need to try

With all eyes on PyeongChang, South Korea and the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, it got us thinking about all of the offbeat sports Manitobans do to keep themselves entertained during the snowy season.

10 unique date ideas in Manitoba that will totally impress your special someone

While Winnipeg has been named one of Canada's most romantic cities, we'd argue that the province as a whole is a great place to fall in love.

8 amazing winter adventures to have in Riding Mountain National Park

Winter is transformative. A blanket of snow can make a place you think you know look completely new and different. While summer thinks it's got things covered as the season for national parks and outdoor adventure, winter is right there making a very good...

Sure bet ways to win in Winnipeg

Make your next cross-border adventure to Winnipeg even more memorable with game of chance at one of the city's top gaming destinations. What's there to risk? Mostly a whole lot of fun.

Four steps to the perfect girls getaway weekend at Elkhorn Resort Spa

When life gets busy, it can be hard to keep up with friendships. Texts that proclaim, "Let's hang out soon!" get old and tired when months have passed between quality time, which is why I was ecstatic to head to Elkhorn Resort Spa & Conference Centre...

Your guide to all things sports in Winnipeg

He shoots, he scores! A trip up to Winnipeg is a haven for sports lovers of all types whether your passion is pucks or pigskins (or both), we've got the hottest in sports action to keep you cheering in the stands.

A nightlife guide to Winnipeg

For those driving across the border for a weekend away, Winnipeg's nightlife is the cherry on top of daytime activities like shopping, spas, sporting events and the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

7 Manitoba indoor water parks you want to be at right now

A family winter vacation not in the budget this year? Get a little water therapy and a much needed boost with a staycation centered around one of these noteworthy indoor pools.

Ready, set, camp! Your camping cheat sheet for Riding Mountain National Park

It’s never too early to start thinking about your summer camping plans.

Punkinhead the Sad Little Bear, Meat-Hook the Icelandic Elf and 7 other festive facts on Christmas in Manitoba

It might come as a surprise to learn that Christmas is indeed a topic of historical interest and depth. And why shouldn’t it be?

See over 150 nativity scenes at Festival des Crèches in St-Georges, Manitoba

Nestled into a quiet library in the town of St-Georges is one of Manitoba’s best kept secrets. You don’t have to be religious to appreciate the collection of crèches, or nativity scenes, that this little town holds near and dear to its heart.

5 downtowns cute enough to shoot a movie in

Manitoba’s film industry is booming at the moment, boasting the highest volume of productions that the province has seen in ten years. Along with these projects come Hollywood A-listers to whom we get to show off the hospitality, charm and beauty of our...

10 amazing places to visit in Riding Mountain only the locals know about

Many people know Riding Mountain Park for it’s great camping, gorgeous hikes, stunning lakes, watchable wildlife and breathtaking views. But today, we’re going to dig a little deeper and share some of those gems only most locals know about. And the best...

9 wildlife wonders that will make your trip to Churchill 100% worth it

As far as once-in-a-lifetime wildlife viewing goes, Churchill tends to appear at the top of the list. This remote area of northern Manitoba draws in avid wildlife photographers and enthusiasts like moths to a flame – and it keeps them coming back time and...

10 Bakeries Outside the Breadbox

Fresh baking…the aroma alone can waft away any worry and warm the chilliest fall day.

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...

Getting a taste of the prairies at Farmery Estate Brewery

Late in September, my partner and I found out the best way to spend a rainy fall day in Manitoba. Not only do autumn roadtrips offer a spectacular glimpse at the colours of the season, but they also have the potential to bring you to new (and tasty)...

An eco adventure in Manitoba’s north

Manitoba’s north is almost overwhelming in its vastness. Millions of acres that lie untouched, unfettered, unconstrained.

A city girl’s introduction to wilderness camping in Manitoba

There’s never really a good way to introduce someone to a serious case of culture shock. Head first, while it may not seem prudent, is probably best and it’s usually the way things are done where I’m originally from. We don’t “babystep” you into anything....

The Gimli Glider Exhibit: Manitoba’s most unique aviation story

On a fateful Saturday in the early summer of 1983, the little town of Gimli, Manitoba made big headlines as an Air Canada pilot pulled off one of the greatest emergency landings in aviation history. The Gimli Glider is surely one of Manitoba’s (and the...