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I'm Alexis, Communications Manager for Travel Manitoba. I get to write about all kinds of awesome things that happen in Manitoba. And when I'm not writing about those awesome things, I do my best to get out and experience them with my husband and two young sons.

4 Winnipeg museums you’ll want to make your home sweet home

Summer is the height of the real estate season, with new homes arriving on the market each day. So if you love visiting open houses, then we suggest visiting these four Winnipeg museums. While they are not for sale, they represent some of the city’s best preserved historic homes, complete with period features that will make you want to move right in. So take a look at these real estate listings to figure out which museum to visit first – the price of admission is way less than a down payment.

Kids explain why they're obsessed with the Children's Museum

If you’ve ever taken your kids to the Children’s Museum located at The Forks in Winnipeg, then you will have been asked multiple times when you will be returning. I wanted to know why kids love the Children’s Museum, so I went straight to the source – my own kids, ages 6 and 4. In their own words (as well as some of my own), here is an explanation of child’s obsession with the Children’s Museum.

7 amazing camping spots in Manitoba that you may have never heard of

We all know that May long weekend is the official launch to the summer camping season. Haven’t booked a site in one of Manitoba’s amazing provincial parks? No problem! Manitoba is home to plenty of fabulous family owned as well as municipal campgrounds and RV parks, perfect for that special summer getaway. Here’s a list of just seven options to choose from throughout the province.

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 came to be.

Go on a walk through time at the Manitoba Museum

Travel back in time and across the regions of Manitoba at the Manitoba Museum . Journey through nine interpretive galleries that take you from Manitoba’s ancient past to potential future, then check out the world of science and finally into space. See what your journey has in store for you:

Where in Manitoba will you find Santa’s reindeer?

While we know Santa’s reindeer have a very important job to do on Christmas Eve, we’ve discovered where in Manitoba they like to spend their down time. Dasher – Fire on Ice Car Racing at Gimli Ice Festival As his name implies, Dasher is fast, which is why he’s game for the speed of the Fire on Ice

Goose flight date night at FortWhyte Alive

There is something about watching thousands of Canada Geese converge at the same place at the same time that is simply magical. Which is why you should take my suggestion and share that magic with someone special in your life. Here’s why my date night during a Sunset Goose Flight at FortWhyte Alive

Stories for Hope at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Along the way through your visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights , there are inspiring stories of courage, heroism and hope that brighten your journey. Here are a few of those stories — visit the Museum to see how they end and to find even more stories for hope. Visit the Canadian Museum for