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Winnipeg is the capital city in Manitoba. Its heart is The Forks, a historic site at the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, with warehouses converted to shops and restaurants, plus ample green space dedicated to festivals, concerts and exhibits. Nearby, the Exchange District is known for its well-preserved, early 20th-century architecture and numerous art galleries.

Discover one of Canada’s largest urban nature parks. The looped, one km paved Sagimay Nature Trail takes you through forest and meadow to the Eve Werier Memorial Pond. A six-km system of wood-chip trails radiate from the Sagimay Trail.

If you love nice patios and al fresco dining, gelato, and an all round jovial atmosphere, then Corydon Avenue is for you. Once known as Winnipeg’s “Little Italy,” Corydon Ave is a destination district, one which is popular with visitors and locals alike for people watching, shopping and dining.

St. Boniface is truly reflective of its French heritage. While here, you can stroll along le boulevard Provencher and peek in at boutiques and quaint cafés along the way. You can enjoy walking tours and view more than 35 designated historical sites in this culturally rich area, while ending the day with some scrumptious French pastries.

The newest jewel in Winnipeg’s luxuriant-spa crown, Thermëa brings a bit of Scandinavia to the heart of Canada. Let the stress soak out of you in thermal pools. 

Manitoba has many destinations for everyone to enjoy, some of which include; Grand Beach, Minaki and ample fishing in the city of Lock Port.

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