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The capital of Manitoba is Winnipeg.
Manitoba Background Information
The easternmost of Canada's three Prairie Provinces, Manitoba became
officially separated from the Northwest Territories in 1870.
on Hudson Bay, is Canada's only Arctic deep water sea port and provides the shortest
shipping route between Canada and Asia.
Manitoba borders Saskatchewan
to the west, Ontario to the east, Nunavut to the north, and the American states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
Home to caring communities, spirited citizens and a vibrant multicultural milieu, Manitoba
is a wonderful place to live, work and play.
Manitoba City Guides
Where to Stay in Manitoba
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Accommodation in Manitoba
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Hotels in Winnipeg.
What to See in Manitoba
The International Peace Garden,
a 2,339 acre Botanical Garden, is located on the border between Manitoba and North Dakota.
The entire park is accessible to both Canadians and Americans, without going through
Customs, as a symbol of peaceful international relations.
The Manitoba Museum is the province's largest heritage centre, renowned for its combined
human and natural heritage themes.
Discover the Manitoba Magic. This online guide features popular parks from every region of
Oak Hammock Marsh:
20 minutes north of Winnipeg, Oak Hammock Marsh is one of North Americas birding
hotspots. This 36 square km Wildlife Management Area features a restored Prairie marsh,
Aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba's last remaining
patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometres of trails for you to explore.
National Historic Site:
A traditional aboriginal stopping place, The Forks was the site of Fort Rouge, Fort
Gibraltar and the two Forts Garry.
Less than an hour away from Winnipeg, you can visit the Lower Fort Garry National
Historic Site and Manitoba Marine Museum.
Selkirk is also a short drive from the spectacular sandy beaches on the
shores of Lake Winnipeg.
Official Manitoba Tourist Information
The largest cities in Manitoba are Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson, Portage la Prairie, Steinbach, Selkirk, Winkler, Dauphin,
Morden and The
Free time is a precious commodity, which is why Manitoba offers an endless array of
suggestions for making the most of your vacation - from fascinating museums, interactive
tours and unique shopping experiences inside Winnipeg to premium golf courses, soft sand
beaches and spectacular parks located just a short but scenic drive away.
Whether youre expanding or relocating your business, planning a meeting, convention,
visit or a move to the city or even if youre a resident already, this site has all
the information you're looking for. You might even discover some things about Winnipeg
that you may not have known.
Guided tours of the Winnipeg manufacturing facility at 520 Lagimodiere Blvd.
Tourist Office Website
What to Do in Manitoba
A number of companies offer Polar
Bear Tours in Churchill.
Rail Travel Tours:
Winnipeg-based tour operator primarily using rail transportation to view the different
regions of Canada and learn about the country's unique culture and heritage.
Getting To and Around Manitoba
Manitoba by Air
Winnipeg International Airport (YWG)
offers online check-in for Air Canada, Northwest and WestJet.
The are also a number of regional airports in the north of Manitoba;
the Northern Airports.
Calm Air: (MO)
From Winnipeg in the south to Repulse Bay, Nunavut on
the Arctic Circle, Calm Air operates frequent, daily scheduled flights throughout Manitoba
and the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. Major Calm Air bases and connection hubs are located
at Winnipeg, Thompson and Churchill in Manitoba, and Rankin Inlet in Nunavut.
Manitba by Boat
Check out the Manitoba
Ferry Schedules for access into remote settlements.
Manitoba by Road
If you intend to drive around Manitoba, you can download an official Manitoba Highway Map from the Manitoba
Beaver Bus Lines:
Manitoba owned, family-run business working hard to be the leading charter bus company in
Winnipeg and rural Manitoba. As well as charters and tours, Beaver Bus also do the
55-minute run from Winnipeg to Selkirk; known locally as the 'catfish capital of North
Manitoba by Train
For a total change of scene, head off aboard ViaRail's Hudson Bay for a 1,700
kilometre journey into Northern Manitoba.
Leaving Winnipeg, in the heart of the southern prairies, you can
travel by train to Churchill, a city in the vast subarctic region, on the shores of Hudson
Bay - via The Pas and Wabowden.
The Hudson Bay leaves Winnipeg on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
evenings. If you go as far as Churchill, you'll be spending two nights aboard the train.
On its route from Toronto to Vancouver, the Canadian also stops in Winnipeg
and Portage la Prairie.
The Canadian leaves Toronto on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and
Vancouver on Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays.
View a graphical weather forecast for the week ahead in Manitoba.
7-Day Weather Forecasts For Manitoba
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Weather in Neighbouring Provinces
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