When you visit Camp Morton, a tiny provincial park tucked away 8 km north of Gimli, it’s easy to understand why Monsignor Thomas W. Morton choose the spot in 1920 to develop a Roman Catholic summer camp for children. Crashing waves, verdant lawns, and fresh air abound - it’s pure solitude along the
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The one upside of being a Manitoban who does not own a cabin is that my family’s summer weekends are spent exploring the province. We often go on daytrips - a quick adventure past the perimeter around Winnipeg’s greater metropolitan region – to get a quick and easy change of perspective. I love that
"You can't." "Please don't". "I said no". These are too common of phrases that I mutter as a mom. I work hard to set boundaries for my kids, but then a recent visit to the Manitoba's Children Museum eschewed all my rules. Gasp! It allowed my kids just to be kids. Here are five fun ways the Manitoba
I love being a tourist at home. Since a tropical winter vacation wasn't in the budget this year, I'm taking full advantage of my kids being out of school for spring break to take them on a learning vacation...around their hometown of Winnipeg. Check out our 48-hours itinerary, which combines
Header photo by Sarah McCulloch To an outsider, a “Goog” “meat shouldering” or “booter” sound like the punchline of a bad joke. But to a Manitoban, these words actually have meaning. English and French are widely spoken across Canada, but every region has a unique vocabulary only understood by those
Let's face it: some of us have no desire to strap on cross country skis, snowshoes or skates and spend a few frosty hours outdoors in winter getting our sweat on. We'd rather keep the feeling in your fingers and toes, and expand our mind while staying indoors. But we are huge advocates of getting
Header photo of Huron Woodwork ornament by Ivy Delos Santos Are you on the hunt for a gift for the ultimate Manitoban in your life? We checked in with Third + Bird, the province's largest artisan market (and 2018 winner of Travel Manitoba's tourism innovation award), and asked them to recommend
I thought I knew the Wheat City. With family roots in the fields of southwest Manitoba , I spent a fair amount of time in Brandon growing up: holiday breaks visiting cousins, an annual outing to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair , and a handful of high school sporting events all framed my experience of
Fall + harvest = the perfect time to head to the farm. Manitoba's agrarian roots are something special. Our connection to the land makes us unique as a people, and spending time among an idyllic prairie farm setting is good for the soul. Here are some ways to plan a family day trip or weekend
Header photo by ChrisD.ca We’re half way through summer, and considering the hotter-than-normal temps, we reckon you’ve already logged a few days at your favourite beach. Now it’s time to consider straying from your usual path, and planning a trip to these less explored towns in Manitoba that you didn’t realize have a beach vibe.