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.
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.
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:
It’s never too early to start thinking about your summer camping plans. Especially since reservations for summer camping in Riding Mountain National Park can be made starting January 15 at 8 a.m. by visiting reservation.pc.gc.ca or by calling 1-877-737-3783 (and FYI – winter oTENTiks are available
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
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
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
Between the lakes – the region’s name says it all. Covering the area between the 6th and 13th largest freshwater lakes in Canada, Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba, if there’s one thing you can find a lot of in the Interlake, it’s shoreline. Here are just a handful of the beaches of the Interlake –
“I wish the oTENTik was our house.” That statement from my 4-year-old sums up how much my kids enjoyed our stay in this hybrid tent/cabin in Riding Mountain National Park . We’ve dabbled in camping over the last couple of years – both in a tent and a tent trailer. But our first family visit to Riding
80 million years ago, Manitoba was a little different than it is today. As you can imagine, it was somewhat of an eat-or-get-eaten type of situation. We’re talking ferocious dinosaurs, dreadful predators of the deep and massive woolly mammoths. It was a harsh environment, covered by a giant
The arrival of spring signals the height of the social scene at Narcisse High, where tens of thousands of red-sided garter snakes emerge from their dens — their winter hideout, where I’m sure they’ve spent the whole time Snapping their friends and sleeping until all hours of the day. But now these