This cosmopolitan city brings arts and culture to the forefront as well as offering tours of the great outdoors. Take a bison safari in FortWhyte Alive and explore the lakes and trails on the prairie. Or visit Assiniboine Park for its child friendly atmosphere. It contains a playground, zoo, and a chance to relax in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden. And complete your Winnipeg travel experience with a trip to Lake Winnipeg for its sandy beaches.
Historic sites and museums
You'll find The Forks National Historic Site at the confluence of the Assiniboine and Red rivers. Use this as a base to start your tour of the city and take advantage of the shopping and dining options available. Take a look around The Manitoba Museum or the Winnipeg Art Gallery, which displays contemporary Inuit art. Visit the Royal Canadian Mint where Canadian coins are produced or work on your code-breaking skills on a guided tour of the Manitoba Legislative Building.
Walk around the cosmopolitan Exchange District and bring home a unique gift from a craft market. Or visit the Ukrainian Cultural Centre to explore Winnipeg's Ukrainian heritage. To sample some French architecture take a stroll around St Boniface, otherwise known as the French Quarter. And enjoy the arts and music scene in Winnipeg by heading to the ballet, theatre or opera.