Winnipeg, in Manitoba, is a place that approximately 650,000 people call home.
It’s located 330 miles (531 kilometers) away from Regina and 390 miles (628 kilometers) from Deer Lake - Corner Brook.
For adventures of a cultural kind, grab the family and head to the cultural attractions in Winnipeg. Among the best cultural centers in Winnipeg are the Manitoba Museum and the fascinating Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The Western Canada Aviation Museum and the Winnipeg Railway Museum are the other museums worth adding to your itinerary.
Take advantage of Winnipeg’s reputation as a great place to shop. Add to your wardrobe, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at the wide range of shops. At Polo Park and St. Vital Centre there is a huge selection of fashion and lunch treats. There is more shopping fun to be found at Portage Place and Forks Market.
Head to some of the most scenic golf courses in Winnipeg. Glendale Golf and Country Club and John Blumberg Golf Course are two of the area’s premier golf links. True golf fanatics will also want to check out the fairways at Selkirk Golf and Country Club and Assiniboine Golf Club.
For fresh air and relaxation, visit the various scenic nature retreats in Winnipeg. Assiniboine Park and the Fort Gibraltar are perfect green escapes for families. Winnipeg is also home to Kildonan Park and the lovely St. Vital Park.
Lovers of the arts will find plenty to cheer about at these three much-loved performance venues in the Winnipeg area. For a fun night out, take that someone special to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Centennial Concert Hall or the Rainbow Stage in Kildonan Park, each of which runs a unique blend of shows.
While in the Winnipeg area, set aside a day or two to enjoy at least one of its attractions for children. Let the children’s imaginations fly free at Prairie Dog Central Railway and the popular Fun Mountain Water Slide Park. Of course, at the top of every family’s list should be Tinkertown, number one in Winnipeg when it comes to family fun.
No visit to the city is complete without some time spent at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Pavilion Gallery Museum. Take a guided tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful displays in these cultural hubs.