Winnipeg holidays - Cultural, arty and picturesque
The capital of Manitoba is a lively hub of festivals, shops, restaurants and art, providing a vast contrast to the province’s rugged landscapes. Perfect for city lovers, the impressive architecture and wide range of attractions will be sure to thrill. Winnipeg is a popular stop off on a USA and Canada tour, bringing together two fantastic countries.
A vibrant city with a booming arts scene
Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba, is a vibrant city offering a fantastic contrast to the outstanding natural beauty that fills the province.
As the geographical centre of Canada, many escorted tours come through Winnipeg at some point. Sitting close to the North Dakota and Minnesota borders, Winnipeg holidays enjoy good links to the US as well as being a destination in its own right.
Things to do in Winnipeg
The Exchange District is a colourful and cosmopolitan neighbourhood that boasts an extensive collection of turn-of-the-century architecture and is home to the city’s arts community. The Forks National Historic site is a bustling market that dates back to the turn of the century and includes the Plaza, where there are a constantly-changing array of shops and attractions. The Winnipeg Art Gallery (W.A.G) is a unique building constructed from Manitoba Tyndall stone and is home to the largest collection of contemporary Inuit art.
When to go to Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Canada sees average summer high temperatures of 25.8°C in July and winter lows of around -22.8°C.
- Manitoba Marathon
- Lake Manitoba
- Whiteshell Provincial Park
- Lake Winnipeg
- Inside Forks Market
- Assiniboine Park Pavilion
- Manitoba Museum
- The Forks National Historic Site
- Winnipeg Art Gallery
- The Exchange District