Photo credit: @ddaatt Since most people still think of Manitoba as having only flat, prairie landscape, it may come as a surprise that our province actually has three diverse ecosystems: prairie, boreal and tundra. And within these three unique landscapes comes a variety of gorgeous and scenic
Summer in Manitoba is notoriously short, and while there's much to explore, why not take the road less travelled and set your sights on the pristine northern part of the province? Flin Flon, Manitoba is a MUST-SEE spot for adventurers of all kinds: families, couples, even groups of friends looking for outdoor adventure within reach of a city slicker's creature comforts. And, it's only 8 hours drive from Winnipeg - a reasonable distance for a long weekend adventure or summer getaway.
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.
Last year, we listed 10 can’t-miss festivals in Manitoba, but that was only a small slice of our summer festival pie! And boy oh boy does our festival pie have flavour – from BBQ and blues to music and film. If you want to earn your (unofficial) badge of festival honour from yours truly, try to
Header photo by The Forks Red and white are all the rage this weekend in Manitoba, with Canada 150 events happening EVERYWHERE in the province – and we do mean everywhere (if we missed your town’s event, leave us a comment and we’ll add it in)! There’s no shortage of opportunities to show off your
Header photo by Gage Fletcher Thinking about a once-in-a-lifetime vacation that takes you off the beaten path? Point your compass north to explore some of Manitoba’s greatest northern destinations. A flight with Calm Air means you can spend less time travelling and more time exploring these gems.
Header Image: Kal Barteski If you’re the type that likes making your list and checking it twice (and experiencing the satisfaction of completing every item), allow our little checklist to give you the motivation to make this winter the best winter ever. And while this isn’t a complete list of all
A trip to the north offers more than just wild outdoor adventures and culinary delights. The people and the land are intrinsically linked, and the region provides numerous opportunities to get a glimpse into the Indigenous cultures that call Manitoba’s north home. Art Jasyn Lucas Art
Who knows winter better than Manitoba’s northern communities? The answer is no one – so it’s not a surprise that these towns and cities have some of the best outdoor activities winter has to offer: from ice fishing, to snowmobile trips to kicking back and watching the northern lights show.
Flin Flon has been a a mining centre since Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company (now Hudbay Minerals) started in 1927. But this town, which is buried in the Boreal forest on the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border, is a gem for many more reasons. Here are our top reasons why Flin Flon is unlike any