Tag - Gimli Beach

Wish you were here! Postcards from the beaches of the Interlake

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 – which one will you visit this summer? Matlock Beach Matlock Beach is one in a series of beaches along Lake Winnipeg’s southwestern shore that offers access to the lake for swimming, windsurfing, and other water activities along with those iconic piers. Located in the...

A midsummer dip? Gettin’ beachy on Lake Winnipeg

In 35 minutes, you could be at the beach. That’s right. From the northern edge of Winnipeg, it takes just over half an hour before you’re dipping your toes in the refreshing waters of the vast Lake Winnipeg. In case you haven’t heard, Lake Winnipeg is BIG as in 24,514-square-kilometres. It’s the largest lake within in the borders of southern Canada (because many of the Great Lakes share water with the United States). Still, it’s Canada’s sixth largest freshwater lake. It’s the eleventh largest freshwater lake on the planet. Take your pick from these...

What’s the buzz about Manitoba’s beaches?

With over 100,000 lakes, it only seems right that Manitoba’s diverse beaches get the spotlight they deserve – and Buzzfeed has done just that. Dig your toes in the soft sand of Grand Beach, walk the harbor of Gimli Beach and cast a line into Pelican Lake. Your summer itinerary just wouldn’t be complete without visiting these 14 Manitoba beaches. Read the full article on Buzzfeed!