Westman Region
Prairie hills and leisurely thrills

Spruce Woods | Treaty 1

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 Gardens. 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 >>

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Brandon Tourism

Plan your excursion to Brandon

Interpretations of what "brings you back" to Brandon differs for anyone who has been here before. It's the uniqueness that Brandon provides — that sense of belonging — that has people returning to the city time and time again.

Clear Lake Country

Wide Open Skies

Dreaming of some of the best views in Riding Mountain National Park? Check out Bald Hill via Reeves's Ravine. Day or night, you won't be disappointed!

Nellie's Home

The Power Of Nellie McClung

Digest, is McClung House in Manitou. Explore Nellie’s family home where so much of what she achieved, as a women’s rights champion, began. Come discover the small town that inspired a legend.

International Peace Gardens

Where Vacations Bloom

Nestled in the Turtle Mountains on the U.S.-Canadian border, the International Peace Garden is home to over 100,000 flowers and plants along with wildlife, hiking, cafe, and camping. Celebrate our 90th in 2022 and opening of Children's Nature Play Area.

Prairie View Municipality

Enjoy the outdoors in our scenic area

Situated amongst the Birdtail and Assiniboine Valley, the scenic Birtle - Miniota area has hiking, skiing, quad, and ski doo trails, skating and curling rinks, golf courses, parks, and historic sites that offer endless opportunities for everyone.


Take a turn in Neepawa!

Neepawa is not like you remember! Experience the HyLife Back Forty Multi-Use Trail Park, Farmery Estate Brewery and two Filipino bakeries. And we still have one of the best golf courses in western Manitoba!

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 >>
Filling cans with fresh Farmery Pink Lemonade beer

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.