With town life and country life as part of its appeal, this is the place for canoeing and kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, and geocaching
. Geocaching is a fresh-air eco-friendly treasure hunt. With your GPS device in hand, you program the coordinates and hunt for hidden containers. Take time to browse in the shops and dine at one of the many restaurants in Brandon
- the second-largest city in the Province of Manitoba
. Stop in at the Regional Tourism Centre and find out more about this area and Canada
, as well as the United States. There is a picnic area where you can read your visitor information
and eat a snack at the same time. The mulch-cultural prairie city
of Brandon hosts a winter-time festival. Here you can taste, see and experience 14 different cultures, and be entertained
. Cross-country skiing in Spruce Woods Provincial Park is just one of the wintertime activities. Strap on a pair of skates and enjoy the outdoor rink. Be a child again and slide down the toboggan hill.
Snowmobile trails lead you through the park. What are your travelling plans? Instead of staying in a hotel for your holiday lodging accommodations, read about the experiences other travellers have had while staying in privately-owned vacation rental accommodations and book your stay in a privately-owned vacation rental.
A combination of prairie and wooded parklands
defines Western Manitoba. This region is located against the Province of Saskatchewan
and it touches the US border
. Hike along trails and walk on the beaches, or stop and relax after a swim in one of the lakes
: Salt Lake, Thomas Lake, Lake Metigoshe and Hooper's Lake. Minnedosa Lake is a tranquil place for canoeing or kayaking. Take along a picnic lunch – easily prepared in the full-equipped kitchen of your vacation rental accommodations. Play a game of golf
at Lakeview Park at Shoal Lake, or go fishing
. The beautiful Pelican Lake is 22 kilometres long and 1.5 kilometres wide. Hike in Srathcona Park. Fishing here just might land you a Northern pike, walleye or perch and Lake Wahtopanah Lake is also ideal for fishing. At the west-end of the town of Birtie, lifeguards watch over the swimming area. After a swim, play a game of tennis
or walk along the river. Since fire wood is free here, all you need to take along is what you plan to cook on one of the barbecue pits
. Sea-dooing and sailing
is popular on Oak Lake.
For your holiday accommodations, choose from vacation rentals: villas, chalet rentals, apartments, a condo rental in town or ocean-side condo rentals, cabins or cottages. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
has vacation rental accommodations suitable for one or two, or large enough for a group of friends or a family reunion.