While Travel Manitoba strongly recommends that all tourism businesses adhere to the operating protocols and capacity restrictions allowed by the Manitoba government, we cannot guarantee the compliance of any business featured in the content below. Please contact the business directly for operating hours and policies. Throughout the province, please continue to practice safe physical distancing and adhere to all recommended guidelines. #staysafe Thompson is a city defined by the untouched boreal wilderness that surrounds it. For locals, it's known as the hub of the north - a industrious mining town with proud Indigenous identity and deep roots in the fur trade. For visitors, it's where the highway ends - a city that evokes images of waterfalls, clear-to-the-bottom lakes, pine-scented forests and mystical howling wolves. Whether you are visiting for the first time, proudly call it home, or have family connections there - Thompson calls you north. Here are 10 reasons why Thompson is such an alluring destination for your next road trip.
Header photo: Kyle Schappert If you love long drives and equally adore dining out, we suggest combining your two loves and make an outing of it. Whether you live in the north, south, east or west, there’s some good grub just a drive away. Here are 14 dinner destinations we think are worth the drive.
It seems like a world away, far removed from the bright lights of Winnipeg and Manitoba’s populated south. Thompson is one of those places you hear about in conversation with others who have lived there, or travelled for work, but it’s not one of those places in Manitoba many think about exploring for a vacation. That’s an unfortunate oversight and in all honesty, it’s an oversight that I too would have personally made had it been left up to me. But this city has such a rich history and an untouched landscape that rivals Whiteshell and Nopiming provincial parks in its natural beauty, yet still remains largely obscure to most Manitobans.
Oubliez l’idée que l’endroit où l’on séjourne durant les vacances n’a pas d’importance. C’est totalement faux, surtout si vous voulez vraiment vous reposer après une journée bien remplie. Le Nord du Manitoba est particulièrement impressionnant en ce qui concerne les hôtels cinq étoiles qui reçoivent
Forget the idea that where you stay on a vacation doesn’t matter – it totally does, especially if you want to be able to truly relax after a full day of adventure. Northern Manitoba is particularly impressive when it comes to
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.
Culinary revelations abound in the province of Manitoba and our northern communities are no exception. From authentic Thai to retro drive-throughs, you’ll find something to tickle your taste buds along the Northern Flavour Trail. Some of these restaurants have seasonal hours and closures, so we