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Things to do in Winnipeg
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city in Canada’s Manitoba province. The city, which most people call “the Peg”, is a destination with diverse culture and landscapes. From architecture, natural wonders, a great retail market, and friendly locals, Winnipeg is a win.
Add to your collection of landmark travel photos. Take your camera to Esplanade Riel, The Forks National Historic Site, Saint Boniface Cathedral, and the beautiful building of the Royal Canadian Mint.
If you love art with all your heart, the Peg has great galleries for you too. Check out the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, and PLATFORM Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts.
Are you fascinated by different cultures? Take the bus to the striking Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Manitoba Museum, the Air Force Heritage Museum and Air Park, and many more. They’re a great way to let the time pass and to learn more about Winnipeg.
If nature is your thing and you want to have a relaxing day, spend a few hours in the city’s parks. The best one is Assiniboine Park, which has more places for you to go to like the vibrant Assiniboine Park Conservatory, Assiniboine Park Zoo, Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, Lyric Theatre, and the Pavilion Gallery Museum.
Have a go at winter sports and go skiing in Springhill Winter Sports Park. Take your kids to Tinkertown Family Fun Park and feel like a kid yourself. Or try something new and jump for joy at Sky Zone’s indoor trampoline park. The sky is the limit when it comes to having fun here.
Pamper yourself next at Winnipeg’s newest spa, Thermea. Experience a bit of Scandinavia in the heart of Canada and de-stress in the thermal pools, Finnish saunas, and with other luxurious body treatments.
Join the city’s best events too and see Winnipeg like a local when you celebrate Festival du Voyageur, Folklorama, ManyFest, and so much more. Take a little piece of Winnipeg home with you and don’t forget to shop. There’s Johnston Terminal Antique Mall, The Forks Market, and WildWoodRose Vintage Market.
Get more travel ideas to add to your trip and check out these 10 family friendly things to do in the Peg. But whether you’re travelling solo, with someone special, your friends or family, Winnipeg definitely has something for you.
What you should know
The best time to visit Winnipeg is late spring (mid-April to May) and early autumn (September to early October). You’ll enjoy the right amount of warmth in the day and cool at night, which are perfect for exploring the city.
Travelling to and around Winnipeg
Your plane will be landing in Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. From there, you can reach the city centre by taxi, bus, hotel shuttle, or by hiring a limo or shuttle. Then start wandering the city next by bus, taxi, or on foot.
So what are you waiting for? It’s time to pack for the Peg! Grab your passport and book your Winnipeg flights now with Skiddoo.
Temperature average in November
-5.5 - 1.9°C
Rainfall average in November