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...

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.

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!

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 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...

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

6 must-do day drives before the snow flies

It's deep into autumn, and the daytripping we're doing now around Manitoba officially looks different. Sure, there may be less hiking, golfing and beach time, but we can still explore by making a museum, shop or restaurant our main reason for hitting the...

Beyond central St. Boniface: exploring Norwood and Old St. Vital

How long has it been since you explored a neighbourhood other than your own? Add some adventure into your weekend as we guide you through some of Winnipeg's best neighbourhoods. This blog post features businesses in the Norwood and Old St. Vital areas.

6 heritage villages to learn about Manitoba's pioneer past

As you stay close to home this summer, show Manitoba some love by diving into some prairie history. There is no better place to learn and understand our province's bygone pioneer era than at a rural heritage village, which are the heart of many...

6 fantastic roadside attractions within an hour from Winnipeg

Take this year as a chance to explore your own backyard and province. This family friendly, mini day trip takes you just an hour from Winnipeg to a collection of fun roadside attractions - see if you can find them all!

Through the Narrows: 7 of Manitoba's best roadside attractions

To see even more roadside attractions in Manitoba, take the route up highway 6 and through the Lake Manitoba Narrows to the Parkland region. There, you will encounter beautiful scenery AND a great collection of landmarks that your kids will love.

6 giant roadside gems of the Interlake

How do you make an already amazing road trip ever better? Add in some roadside attractions! On your next trip up to the beaches of the Interlake, make a few stops along the way at these giant Interlake gems!

From Elm Creek to Glenboro: 6 of Manitoba's coolest roadside attractions

Looking for something fun and easy to do with the family this summer? Get to know an intriguing stretch of rural Manitoba on this journey to six of the province's coolest roadside attractions.

Get to know Manitoba's "unofficial" capitals (and a few that we definitely just made up)

Whether it be roadside attractions, an abundance of a certain species, or a feature flower: Manitoba's towns and cities each have their own distinctive flair. So what are some of Manitoba's towns and cities known for? Read on for Manitoba's known but...

Binge watch these tv shows and movies starring Manitoba

As we continue to #stayhome, we find ourselves quarantined with our friends Netflix, Amazon Prime, Crave, iTunes and You Tube. Since you've binged watched all your favourites by now, the next time you catch yourself scrolling mindlessly through the table...

The Ultimate Manitoba Stay-at-Home Poll: what's the "most Manitoban"?

Amid the isolating and stressful times of COVID-19, we've seen so many Manitobans support each other and come together, via the internet. Now we want you to come together (in a virtual way) over something a little silly (and we hope, fun!) – a poll to...

Manitoba 150: 'Ruin' your day at these 6 old landmarks

Ready for a redo of the Manitoba 150 celebrations? Manitoba 150 has relaunched their epic contest that rewards you for visiting amazing places around Manitoba.

In Louis Riel's footsteps: discovering the history of Manitoba's founding father

Every third Monday in February, we celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. The story of the Métis leader can be found across the province, with many statues, museums and tours exploring his legacy. So if you've ever wanted to know more about this important...

Grab your garbage mitts, farmer's sausage, and frisnok!? Manitoba lingo guide 2.0

Last winter, we published our first Manitoba lingo guide titled 'A fat boy and a jambuster play spongee at a social.' It struck a funny bone with many of our readers and they commented with loads of other regional colloquialisms they wanted added to the...

Manitoba 150: 7 of the strangest, oddest and most unexpected places you need to see

While we couldn't celebrate Manitoba 150 in 2020 as we would have liked to, it's time for a redo -- starting with the relaunch of an epic contest that rewards you for visiting amazing places around Manitoba.