The capital of Manitoba, Canada, Winnipeg is named after a nearby lake that shares the same name. Easily accessible from the finest Winnipeg hotels in the city, included in its top destinations are the Assiniboine Park Zoo, the Forks National Historic Site, the Manitoba Museum, the Fort Whyte Alive prairie, and the Royal Canadian Mint--which is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the city.
Additional great places to visit are the Winnipeg Public Library that has 20 branches all over the city, the Esplanade Riel Bridge, and the historical "The Forks" which used to be an important meeting place for the Aborigines. For 6,000 years, the Forks served as the epicenter of culture and trade, wherein immigrants, riverboat workers, European traders, and railway pioneers have come to visit. It was also named as a National Historical Site of Canada.
For a taste of the local gastronomic experience, be sure to try Winnipeg’s homegrown desserts, namely the schmoo torte and the wafer pie. Those who prefer a different concoction can enjoy a unique experience at the Half Pints Brewing Company, that offers behind-the-scene tours on beer brewing and creation. Tourists who want to relax and indulge can also drop by the THERMËA by Nordik Spa-Nature, for a taste of Scandinavian beauty. Featuring a picturesque landscape and thermal pools, a visit at this magical destination is definitely a must before heading back to your Winnipeg accommodations.
After soaking up on Winnipeg's beauty, you can explore its lively culture by visiting some of its entertainment centers such as the Centennial Concert Hall and the Pantages Playhouse Theatre, all conveniently located near our hotels in Winnipeg.