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Things To Do
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Find your next adventure in Manitoba.

Manitoba boasts a mix of landscapes, in-depth history, diverse communities and four distinct seasons. Add those all together and Canada’s central province promises a range of exciting experiences, activities and things to do.

What is there to do on your next visit to Manitoba?

  • Outdoor adventures – think world-class fishing, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing and so much more.
  • Family vacations – top attractions where the focus is on family fun.
  • Arts, culture and history – stories of Manitoba’s past and our creativity come to life.
  • Shopping, gaming and sports – top reasons to make Winnipeg your next destination.
  • Itineraries – get inspired with these amazing road trips and start exploring.
  • And so much more – discover why Manitoba is where Canada’s heart…beats!

Bison can weigh up to 2,000 pounds and run up to 60 km per hour. Find them in Riding Mountain National Park.

Fall & Winter

Heat things up this season with these cold weather activities.

Spring & Summer

Make the most of Manitoba's sunny spring and summer.

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Take The Road Less Travelled
Every destination has a story to tell. Local museums, restaurants, parks, can’t-miss experiences (and people!) all come together to create a story worth sharing. If you’re looking for ways to explore more Manitoba, these itineraries will get you started.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Find your winter thrills on Manitoba’s trails and hills.

Canadian Museum For Human Rights

Take a journey from darkness to light.

Dog Sledding

Harness canine power on a dog sledding adventure.

Northern Lights

See the northern lights up to 300 nights a year.

Explore Churchill

Take another look and you’ll see Churchill is a one-of-a-kind destination. Lying along the migration path of polar bears and beluga whales, Churchill draws wildlife enthusiasts from all over the globe.

Known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World, the northern port of Churchill is perfectly placed to view polar bears in the wild as they congregate and wait for the ice to freeze on Hudson Bay.

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Go Cross Country

The province’s changing landscape offers exciting downhill skiing and snowboarding runs, while hundreds of kilometres of groomed trails keep cross country enthusiasts busy all winter long.

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We know winter and we do it well, especially when it comes to ice fishing on our many frozen lakes.

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