Journey past some of the most beautiful scenery, of picture-postcard frozen lakes and snow-dusted forests in winter, marvel at the vast open plains in summer and the amazing acres of rich natural colour of golden wheat fields, lavender flax and yellow canola in the prairie and the sun-dappled forests. Manitoba is a unique and vibrant blend of many heritages that is celebrated in a myriad of ethnic festivals and events and a premier wildlife-watching destination with among the highest densities of elk, moose and black bear. Play in its majestic winding rivers, its stunning arctic coastline, lush forests and sand dunes. When choosing bed and breakfast in Manitoba Canada for a fabulous destination, it would be hard to imagines a better array of mother-nature splendour!
The beautiful cosmopolitan city of Winnipeg, located at the junction of two great prairie rivers the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, boasts world famous restaurants, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Orchestra, museums, art galleries, shops, as well as the unusual roadside attraction Whispering Giant. Don’t miss the famous Historic Site located in the center of the city, The Forks National Historic Site of Canada/Lieu Historique National du Canada de La Fourche, a 6,000-year old traditional meeting place, "the Forks" representing the aboriginal peoples where the two rivers meet. It later became a base for fur traders then a fort, now a scenic green oasis. Other attractions are the Naval Museum full of naval ships and photographs, thoroughbred racing at Assiniboia Downs, which kicks off 75-days of live racing for the 2005 season and the Manitoba Lotteries Derby Day for more action packed thoroughbred racing excitement.
Travel a few miles north and you’ll find Winnipeg Beach located on the shores of Lake Winnipeg where you can sunbathe, swim, fish or sail. Nearby is the largest Icelandic population outside of Iceland. See the wonderful art displays along the pier, or take a stroll down the beach, perhaps play a round of golf at one of the local courses or take a cruise. It is a paradise for sports enthusiasts and if you are feeling a little more adventurous, then why not try skydiving or a water-sport like kayaking or windsurfing. Visit the Beaudry Provincial Park in Winnipeg for the enchanting woods that are home to some of the largest basswood, cottonwood and maple trees in the area. Stroll the Wild Grape, or Elm Trail and wander along the twisting south bank of the Assiniboine River among the inhabitants of white-tailed deer, beaver, fox, owls, raccoons and muskrat. Or for birdwatchers, St. Ambroise Beach Provincial Park is a paradise. See warblers, geese and pelicans or just enjoy the shallow waters ideal for small families.
Discover Canada's wilderness and wildlife in this stunning environment where moose and caribou hunts take place in pristine wilderness accessible only by floatplane! Venture into the Northern region and explore the "Hub of the North" the beautiful Paint Lake Provincial Park extending over 56,000 acres of Precambrian Boreal Forest and renowned for its incredible fishing and endless small islands, or marvel at Pisew Falls, the second largest cascading waterfall in Manitoba. Wish to go on a dogsled journey where dogs and people have travelled together on Manitoba's windswept snow trails? The earliest known trek was in the 1850s from Winnipeg, Manitoba to St. Paul, Minnesota on a 835-kilometre route and went on to become one of the most famous annual dogsled races in the world. For something a little different check out the impressive pristine lakes and Spruce Woods Provincial Park in Western Manitoba with its fascinating sand dunes. You’ll find marvellous bed and breakfast in Manitoba Canada to be spacious, elegant and comfortable and situated in ideal locations for exploring the surrounding regions.
In the Eastern area you’ll find the pretty town of Richer and Kleefeld the honey capital of Manitoba known as the "Land of Milk and Honey". Browse the museums and gift shops, or soak up the atmosphere of the excellent golf courses and parks. For an undisturbed wilderness adventure, visit Atikaki Provincial Wilderness Park where guides are available. This amazing wild and undeveloped park gives a true taste of Manitoba's great outdoors and give you the opportunity to wonder at ancient rock paintings along the way, their meanings unsolved to this day. Another interesting park is Nopiming Provincial Park known as the "Entrance to the wilderness" and is absolutely marvellous for anglers where they can fish for pike, walleye, smallmouth and bass. Or if its lakes you adore, then this part of Manitoba is scattered with hundreds of crystal clear lakes that are rimmed by granite rock and sheltered by stands of black spruce, birch and poplar and where you can meet the local permanent residents, moose, bear, woodland caribou and bald eagles.
The Parkland area provides stunning scenery and Duck Mountain Provincial Park is an excellent choice for fishing. Stay in the picturesque town of Inglis and you’ll be spoilt for choice at the activities it offers, there are some breathtaking panoramas for those venturing along the park's trail system or in the winter months, the town becomes a magical winter village where you can enjoy some cross-country skiing, night skiing and more. The summer brings lovely hot sunny days, a good location for exploring the surrounding countryside of meadows with a mixed-grass prairie, dotted with crocuses and wild roses and aspen forests. Visit Riding Mountain National Park to see its bison herds or just simply relax in the friendly community and enjoy a good variety of shops and other attractions.
Discover the colourful history and the rich cultural heritage of the Interlake area, a natural beauty and a haven for several species of wildlife, particularly of the feather kind making it a bird watcher’s paradise! Why not stop over in St Andrews in the Interlake area offering a myriad of possibilities for recreation. The outdoor activities are excellent because of the vast woodland, the many lakes and rivers that are
known as one of the top staging areas in the world for hundreds of thousands of waterfowl during the fall waterfowl migration. Explore the Elk Island Provincial Park, located just north of Grand Beach, only accessible by boat. The island is virtually free of development and offers the visitor an attractive wilderness setting with beautiful white sandy beaches. A world of wonders and exciting sightseeing can be found where you can explore its vast marshlands, lush forests, rugged shorelines and glorious beaches, kiddies will love the thrills and spills of the fun-filled waterslide parks. The bed and breakfast in Manitoba Canada is unbeatable for quality and caters for all tastes and budgets.