Westman Region
Prairie hills and leisurely thrills

Western Region

Climb into the stories of the past and present.

Heroism, peace and the power of art

The western region was where Manitoba’s first inhabitants arrived about 10,000 years ago. The stories of people who have shaped this region continue to draw in visitors. Celebrate the peace between two nations at the International Peace Garden. Honour the contributions of Canadians who dedicated their lives for our freedom at museums like the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum. Admire the talent of artists and writers who bring our stories to life.

Visit the Westman Regional Tourism Association for more information on local activities and events.

A person running up the dunes at Spirit Sands on a sunny day.

Rolling hills and towering dunes

The retreat of the last glacier shaped the western region’s landscape. Rolling hills reach high above the prairie -- visit Turtle Mountain Provincial Park to admire the views. The towering sand dunes known as the Spirit Sands at Spruce Woods Provincial Park are a rare sight surrounded by forests and fields. Discover the remarkable features of the parks in this region.

This area of the province is located on Treaty 1 and 2 territory >>

The western region is home to Manitoba’s second largest city, Brandon. Explore the riverbank, experience the city’s historic downtown and see why Brandon brings you back. Learn More >>

A taste of Neepawa

Did you know one of Manitoba’s largest beer brands is based in Neepawa? Or that Canadian literary legend Margaret Laurence once resided in the town? These are just a few surprising discoveries to be made in the quaint town of Neepawa.

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Lake Metigoshe is gaining a reputation as a summer retreat for prairie folk who need an escape from the toils of the land.