Less than half an hour north of The Pas is Rocky Lake – one of those quintessentially northern Manitoba lakes, ringed by towering trees and rough rocks. Little did I know that my visit here was about to get even more quintessentially northern Manitoba (is that even possible?!?) thanks to a backcountry fishing expedition with Rocky Lake Resort .
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.
When you're thinking about Manitoba waterfalls, the Insta-worthy Pisew Falls may be what comes to mind. Or maybe it's the falls in the Whiteshell, like Rainbow or McGillivray Falls. A real Manitoba waterfall expert might even know that Kwasitchewan Falls is Manitoba’s highest. However, if Wekusko Falls isn’t on your waterfall radar, we highly suggest adding it right now.
I have very fond childhood memories of summer vacations spent in Duck Mountain Provincial Park in Manitoba’s Parkland region. A cozy cabin, days spent splashing in the lake and evening walks through the forest. I didn’t know at the time what made “the Ducks” so special. But after returning many years later, this time with my own family, I truly got a sense of why this park lives on in so many of my old – and now new – memories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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