Canada & USA Destination Planner 2019-20 Canada Destination Planner - Page 139

Saskatchewan & Manitoba / INTRODUCTION Saskatchewan Saskatoon – the gorgeous campus of the University of Saskatchewan is the centrepiece of this picturesque city, surrounded by great shopping areas, galleries and attractions. Wanuskewin Heritage Park – this unique site interprets over 6,000 years of Northern Plains Indian culture, with 21 pre-contract sites, four walking trails and a visitor centre. Batoche National Historic Site – the last battlefield in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, this site displays the remains of the village of Batoche, located on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. The Western Development Museum – a network of four museums in Saskatchewan, preserving and recording the social and economic development of the province. The museum has branches in Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Saskatoon and Yorkton. Tunnels of Moose Jaw – this year-round tourist attraction entertains guests with unique productions of Canadian history. Head beneath the streets of downtown Moose Jaw and experience two guided theatrical tours. Cypress Hills – there is plenty to see and do in the Cypress Hills area, located in southwest Saskatchewan, besides just spending a day zipping through the trees! Experience the award-winning vineyards and wineries, resort hotels, fine dining, horseback trails and heritage sites. Manitoba Folklorama – this festival runs for two weeks each August in Winnipeg and celebrates the cultural and ethnic heritage of people from all over the world. Sample exotic cuisine and experience dynamic performances featuring world-class artists while learning about cultures and countries from across the globe. This is the world’s largest and longest running multicultural festival. Winnipeg – known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. All the main attractions are an easy walk in downtown including the Manitoba Museum, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Exchange District and the delightful suburb of St. Boniface. Assiniboine Park – nestled in the heart of Winnipeg, Assiniboine Park is the perfect place to relax and play year-round with attractions that blend the best of physical activity, sightseeing, dining and wildlife into one unforgettable experience. Churchill, Belugas and Polar Bears – during the summer months of July and August, the Churchill River north of Winnipeg is home to over 3,000 beluga whales that migrate into the river to give birth and feed. At the end of the summer as the ice melts, the polar bears come, with the best viewing times in October and November. 3 Day Manitou Hot Springs You will find a surprise around every corner in Saskatchewan’s East Central Region. View the vast number of birds that migrate through the area, experience the unique communities and cultural diversity and relax in the natural healing spa. Highlights (included): • Manitou Hot Springs Resort Day 1: Arrive Manitou Hot Springs Day 2: Manitou Hot Springs Day 3: Depart Manitou Hot Springs Package includes: 2 nights of accommodation, sightseeing and attractions as listed above. Please refer to pricing insert for dates and prices. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Greg Huszar Churchill, Manitoba 137