Dip Your Paddle

Manitoba’s Parkland is a region of great natural beauty, big skies, and lakes both large and small. Try your hand at fishing, fly-fishing, waterskiing, boating, canoeing or kayaking.

Stay the Night

Whether your idea of a great vacation involves well-appointed accommodations, communing with nature, or taking in all the local sights and sounds, the Parkland has plenty of lodging choices­—ranging from guest houses to full-service resorts—to make your stay enjoyable.

Soak it All In

Dip your toes in the water at over 25 beaches and swimming areas, or relax and rejuvenate in the soothing waters of the Equinox Mineral Pool at Solstice Spa.

Touch the Stars

Camp under the stars and witness dark skies full of celestial wonders. The Parkland has nearly 50 campgrounds where you can pitch a tent and rough it, or camp in style in an RV.

Travel Back in Time

The Parkland has left a rich historical legacy as seen in the many community museums, heritage buildings, heritage trails, rural schoolhouses and beautiful churches.

Treat Yourself Right

Cool off with a tasty ice cream treat, linger over a delicious meal, or discover some incredible baked goodies. Travel the Cinnamon Bun Trail.

Experience All the Seasons

Fun in the Parkland does not end with the first frost of fall. The region is the ideal setting for all the popular cold-weather activities, from downhill skiing and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing, to snowmobiling and ice fishing.

Shop the Shops

One-of-a-kind shops and quaint boutiques are a shopper’s delight. Discover antiques and works of art, find that book you’ve always been meaning to read, or pick up a special souvenir of your time in the Parkland.

Feel the Music

Music plays an important part in many Parkland festivities, whether you’re attending a community coffee house or one of the many festivals. You won’t want to miss the Little Valley Jamboree (June 2015, Erickson); Dauphin’s Countryfest (June 25-28, 2015, Dauphin);  Blue Berry Jam Days (August 2015, Kettle Hills); Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival (July 31 – August 2, 2015, Dauphin); Dukefest – Manitoba Talent Music Festival (August 14-15, 2015, Rossburn); and The Harvest Sun Music Festival (August 2015, Kelwood).

Learn the Ropes

Experience the Parkland on horseback. New to riding? There are a number of places to learn the ropes. Or dive in with both boots for a riding vacation on a working ranch.