Category - Outdoor Experiences

Winnipeg, le paradis des plaisirs d'hiver

Bien plus qu’une saison, l’hiver à Winnipeg est un incontournable, un mode de vie et vous aurez de la difficulté à trouver un endroit qui célèbre ce temps froid de l’année avec autant d’enthousiasme et de créativité. La capitale hivernale manitobaine vous propose d’innombrables activités et attraits touristiques uniques qui sauront vous divertir. Voici un guide qui vous donnera le goût de sortir. Attachez vos tuques, enfilez vos mitaines, sirotez votre chocolat chaud et amusez-vous bien! À...

Four steps to the perfect girls getaway weekend at Elkhorn Resort Spa

When life gets busy, it can be hard to keep up with friendships. Texts that proclaim, "Let's hang out soon!" get old and tired when months have passed between quality time, which is why I was ecstatic to head to Elkhorn Resort Spa & Conference Centre with my close friend Alix this past weekend. The trip combined everything that an amazing girls getaway should have: a road trip, a sweet hotel, great food, and plenty of time for fun and relaxation. Here's how YOU can get away with your friends too and have the best girls weekend ever... Step 1: Get outside The usual...

Hot this week – January 15 to 21

Whether you like cooking or simply like enjoying the fruits of someone else’s labour, it’s a great time to be a foodie in Manitoba, with FUSION, the Downtown Farmers’ Market and RAW:almond topping off our list. But that’s not the only sense that will be engaged this week. You can enjoy your pint of beer from Little Brown Jug with a side of opera, or you can head to the Centennial Concert Hall for a behind-the-scenes look at the world of music and figure skating. Here’s what’s hot in Manitoba… Learn to cook traditional Filipino and Japanese cuisine...

Hot this week – January 8 to 14

With a promising forecast ahead, it looks like it’s going to be a fantastic week to get outside for a flurry of fun. Winter just wouldn’t be complete without skating, tobogganing, dog sled racing and hockey – so don’t miss out! Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Watch the dog races at a winter festival January 13 to 14 Vita & Area Vita & Area’s town-wide winter festival is kicking off for its second year , featuring dog sled races, skijoring races, skating, maple taffy making, sleigh rides, a toboggan hill and more. Discover a...

Everything you need to know about Winnipeg’s magical Ice Castles ✨

There’s snow place like home, especially when you’re spending the winter months in Winnipeg. And our cool city just got cooler with the addition of the Ice Castles at The Forks ! For us, it was love at frost sight (okay, we promise, no more puns). If you want to experience a true winter wonderland fit for Elsa herself, be sure to visit this spectacular show at least once this winter… What: A magical show of light and ice …And some fire too! The Ice Castles will be a visual delight for the young and old alike. Wander through towering structures of icicles and frost and...

Ready, set, camp! Your camping cheat sheet for Riding Mountain National Park

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 to book now by calling 204-848-7275!). And with so many options available, we’ve put together a handy cheat sheet to help you choose from some of the most popular camping spots and structures in the park.

Hot this week – January 2 to 7

Header photo by Viraj Nagar New year, new adventures! 2018 is off to a particularly magical start as the mesmerizing Ice Castles gets ready to open its luminescent doors later this week. And the winter fun doesn’t stop there, with curling, skating, snowshoeing and skiing happening all over the province. Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Discover a magical world of ice Photo by Viraj Nagar Opens January 5 The Forks It’s here, it’s finally here! Ice Castles is an awe-inspiring outdoor experience that brings fairytales to life through interactive ice...

Hot this week – December 18 to January 1 – Winter break edition

It’s the hap happiest season of all in Manitoba, and the holiday spirit has fully taken over the province. May your holiday break be filled with plenty of time spent with loved ones and an abundance of good food. See you in 2018 as we begin a whole new year of What’s Hot in Manitoba! Watch an oldie but goodie at The Met Dec 19 The Met Get prepared for a journey to Christmas past by gathering at The MET for a jolly good screening of It’s a Wonderful Life . No need to eat before you go as The Met will be serving dinner with the film. Feel the spirit of Christmas to the ballet The...

Hot this week – December 11 to 17

Ready for another week of festive celebrations? Good, because they are comin’ in hot and with plenty of seasonal spirit. The notorious JP Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday party is rolling into town as a polar party kicks off at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. And that’s just a taste of what this week has to offer! Here’s what’s hot in Manitoba… Attend a polar party at the Zoo December 17 and 18 Assiniboine Park Zoo There’s a snow flurry of fun to be had at Assiniboine Park in winter! Visit all your favourite furry friends at The Zoo , skate like graceful swans on the duck pond, fly...

10 amazing places to visit in Riding Mountain only the locals know about

Many people know Riding Mountain Park for it’s great camping, gorgeous hikes, stunning lakes, watchable wildlife and breathtaking views. But today, we’re going to dig a little deeper and share some of those gems only most locals know about. And the best part, a lot of what you’ll find is within walking distance of the Wasagaming townsite. 1. Deep Bay Deep Bay is one of the coolest spots to see just a short distance from downtown Wasagaming. In the height of summer, locals swarm to this hot spot on Clear Lake. As the name suggests, the water goes from a depth of 2 feet to 20 feet deep in just a...