What to Do in Winnipeg
Collected by Jake Green
Winnipeg, the "Gateway to the West" and capital of Manitoba province, is often overlooked by travelers who focus on better-known cities like Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary. That's a shame! The Peg is multicultural and forward-looking, with history and culture in spades and some excellent dining. Plus, of course, all that water!
300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1, Canada
This iconic landmark graces the Winnipeg skyline. Welcome to Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) (http://wag.ca/), celebrating a century of arts and high culture. WAG is one of the oldest gallery and 6th largest in Canada and internationally respected,...
Broadway - Assiniboine, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Every winter, the junction of Red and Assiniboine rivers, known as The Forks, transforms into a magic winterland called the River Trail. In January 2008, The Fork's River Trail captured the Guinness World Record for the longest skating surface in...
180 Avenue de la Cathedrale, Winnipeg, MB R2H 0H7, Canada
Saint Boniface Cathedral resides regally across the Red River from downtown Winnipeg, despite the fact that it's literally a shell of its former self. An iron gate protects a walkway lined with gravestones leading up to the facade of the old...
Exchange District, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Art lovers will delight in this one-of-a-kind experience. You always dreamed of having a nice art work for your living room or some inspiring collection that will surely be a conversation piece when friends gather around your living room. First...
Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, MB R3C, Canada
The Forks area of Winnipeg gets its name from the union of two rivers, the Red River and the Assiniboine, and for 6,000 years has been a meeting place among people- first, among early Aboriginal peoples, followed by European fur traders. So it’s...
166 Osborne St, Winnipeg, MB R3L 1Y8, Canada
Hungry? Power up with Breakfast of Champions at Stella's Cafe and Bakery at the heart of Osborne Village in Winnipeg. Try the Waffle, a "traditional Norwegian heart-shaped waffle topped with berry sauce served with either whipped cream or ice...
161 Osborne St, Winnipeg, MB R3L 1Y7, Canada
A favorite hang-out for young urbanites and yuppies. Let your heart melt away with the mouth-watering pavlova, deadly chocolate mousse, shmoo and cherry royale, among others. This unique 50's-inspired diner truly lives up to its reputation.This...
64 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B3, Canada
This place is a hipster-styled coffee shop. Be warned that there are no regular 'coffee tables' except a slab-wood table attached to the two big glass windows. Another slab-wood, makes for another make-shift table, located at the far-end of this...
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