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Winnipeg Tour Connection Messenger Winter 2017

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driving distanCe to Winnipeg Distance (km) Distance (mi) Brandon, MB 200 Grand Forks, ND 143 Regina, SK 574 Fargo, ND 217 Saskatoon, SK 777 Bismarck, ND 405 Edmonton, AB 1,302 Sioux Falls, SD 457 Calgary, AB 1,329 Pierre, SD 597 Vancouver, BC 2,372 Minneapolis, MN 460 Thunder Bay, ON 702 Sioux City, IA 543 Toronto, ON 2,079 Omaha, NE 641 Ottawa, ON 2,171 Kansas City, MO 813 Montréal, QC 2,291 Billings, MT 815 Québec City, QC 2,535 Chicago, IL 858 conversion 1 km = 0.62 mile Winnipeg | everything you Want Located in the geographical centre of Canada and North America, Winnipeg is a culturally diverse, creative and thriving prairie city. Home to more than 778,000 residents, it is known for its warm and welcoming spirit. day 1: Start your day off with an exhilarating snowshoe adventure at FortWhyte alive – Winnipeg's award-winning nature centre – where you'll get close to North America's largest urban bison herd. Chances are, you may also spy deer, snowshoe hares, woodchucks and more! After, warm up with a delicious lunch at the Buffalo Stone Café – where many of the ingredients come right from FortWhyte's farm. From there, it's on to an afternoon of ultimate relaxation at thermëa spa. Thermëa uses Nordic relaxation techniques for an experience like no other. Multiple saunas, steam baths, thermal relaxation rooms, a massive whirlpool, and other pools of varying temperatures entice you to take part in a ritual that dates back 2000 years. day 2: Your day begins with a tour of The Forks National Historic Site, Winnipeg's historical "meeting place." The Forks is Winnipeg's most-visited destination, a place where locals and tourists alike can be found in The Market hitting up local and worldly shops, excellent food kiosks, and a beer and wine bar (called The Common) that is always bustling. Experience a Winnipeg tradition and skate or walk along the red river Mutual trail. The 5 km river trail features internationally designed Warming Huts while providing a unique view of Winnipeg from the frozen Red and Assiniboine rivers. Then, head to prairie 360, Winnipeg's revolving restaurant located 30 floors above the city where you'll get a birds'-eye view of Winnipeg landmarks while enjoying lunch. Afterwards, head to the Winnipeg art gallery where you can see the world's largest collection of contemporary Inuit art. After the tour, make your way to the Manitoba Legislative Building and take a hermetic Code tour, part of Destination Canada's Signature Experience Collection. Uncover the hidden meanings behind the architecture of the turn-of-the-last-century building including Sphinxes, hieroglyphics, numerological codes, and Masonic symbols. experienCe the Best oF Winnipeg's Winter With heartLand internationaL traveL & tours price: $298.00 + gst per person based on a minimum of 25 people Price based upon using own transportation, step-on guide, entrance fees, activities, and meals included. – 204.989.9630

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