7. Step back in Time at the Lac du Bonnet & District Museum – Lac du Bonnet
The Lac du Bonnet District Museum collects and preserves artifacts integral to the area’s history from prehistoric and early pioneer times to the industries which contributed to the region’s development through to the present. Enjoy exhibits and photo displays focusing on the local industries and people, including over twenty-seven nationalities who came together to establish the area known today, while exploring the museum building itself, which is a fully restored, hand-crafted, stacked log cabin.
8. Stop and smell the Lilies at the Beausejour Daylily Gardens – Beausejour
This unique site is a two-acre park with various stunning plant life like peonies, iris, and, of course, daylilies. The newest addition to the gardens is shrubs and fruit trees like haskaps, grapes, cherry, apricot, pear, and apple trees. The Daylily Gardens is the only official American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) display garden on the Canadian prairies, making the experience of visiting the gardens even more special as there is nothing else like it in the prairies!
9. Pick your tasty treat at Grunthal Berries – Grunthal
Spend an afternoon picking fresh strawberries and raspberries by the bucket at Grunthal Berries. Please don’t wait too long though, the crops are ready in July, and they get picked quickly.
10. Cook’s Creek Heritage Museum – Cook’s Creek
Situated in the oldest settlement of Galician people in Western Canada, Cook’s Creek Heritage Museum is housed in the old Roman Catholic Rectory of St. Michael’s Parish in Cooks Creek and was built in 1937. The early pioneers who settled in Cook’s Creek were from Eastern Poland, Western Ukraine and other Eastern European Slavic countries. This Manitoba Star Attraction features folk art, pioneer aged homes, a church, blacksmith shop, costumes, a barn, and a candle house. The museum offers an opportunity to bring back memories of the past and a chance for visitors to increase their love and knowledge of our Canadian history.
11. Cool off at Eastman’s newest attraction, Hoopla Island – Pinawa July and August
Unleash your inner child on the many jumps, slides, climbing walls, swimming, trampoline and more with your social bubble at Hoopla Island, new to Pinawa this year!
12. Add a little altitude to your summer with Adventure at Altitude – Beausejour April to September
Are you searching for a thrilling, heart-pounding adventure? Well, look no further. In the community of Beausejour, you will find Adventure at Altitude, a business that wants to give you an ultralight, hang glide, or flying boat adventure!