Winnipeg
Canada
By Jessica Howell

With an array of talented artists, award-winning museums and galleries, legendary festivals, and a tantalizing culinary scene, it is no wonder that Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is nick-named the “Culture Capital of Canada.”  Located in South-central Canada, Winnipeg lies directly in the center of Canada just 2 hours north of the United States Border.  If you seek a get-a-way from the humdrum of everyday life, then this vibrant city is the perfect place for your next vacation.  WhatsCheaper.com invites you to enjoy world class museums and galleries, delicious restaurants, and an exciting nightlife in Winnipeg, Canada.        

To get to the culture capital of Canada, visitors can fly into Canada’s longest serving airport, Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG).  Only 4.5 miles from the city’s downtown, getting to and from the Airport is a breeze.  Click on the following link to book your flight today:  (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php).  Winnipeg International Airport offers a wide range of transportation options to get you safely to and from your hotel.  The most convenient mode of transportation is the Unicity Taxi service.  Depending on where your hotel is located, you can hire a taxi from anywhere between $10 and $35.  A number of hotels and companies also offer shuttle services, so check with your hotel before you arrive in Winnipeg to schedule a pick up.  Looking for the perfect place to stay during your trip to Winnipeg?  WhatsCheaper.com offers a wide range of hotel options to meet your accommodation needs.  Just click the following link to browse our selection of hotels:  (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

Designated a National Historic Site, The Exchange District comprises nearly 30 city blocks and showcases the finest culture and cuisine found in all of Canada.  WhatsCheaper.com urges you to spend several days becoming acquainted with this colorful, cosmopolitan neighborhood.  Stroll up and down the streets perusing the many shops, boutiques, and cafes located in The Exchange District.  There are also many extraordinary art galleries scattered throughout the district.  WhatsCheaper.com recommends visiting the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), which is considered to be the best public gallery in the city.  The WAG boasts the world’s largest collection of Inuit art and prides itself on showcasing the work of local Manitoba artists.  Visitors can purchase jewelry, ceramics, and glassware handcrafted by Canadian artists in the galleries gift shop. 

The Exchange District is also home to some of the hottest entertainment venues in Winnipeg.  The Centennial Concert Hall is Winnipeg’s premier entertainment venue featuring over 170 annual performances and seating for 2,300.   The Centennial Concert Hall features performances by the Manitoba Opera, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.  WhatsCheaper.com highly recommends that you check the venues schedule to see what amazing shows are playing during your stay in Winnipeg.

Right next to The Centennial Concert Hall is The Manitoba Museum; an award-winning heritage and edutainment center, combining education and entertainment for the ultimate museum experience.  Here you can travel back in time to the roaring 20’s, explore a 17th century ship, and peruse a treasure trove of collections and artifacts from around the world.  Embark on an intergalactic voyage in the museums’ planetarium or make scientific discoveries in the interactive science gallery. 

In addition to being the “culture cradle of Canada,” Winnipeg is a great place to get back in touch with nature.  WhatsCheaper.com recommends visiting the Oak Hammock March Interpretive Centre.  The Oak Hammock March Interpretive Centre is an award-wining nature interpretation centre located about 20 miles outside the city.  Visitors can choose from a variety of fun outdoor activities including canoe excursions, guided birding walk, snowshoe walks, and much more! The centre is also home to a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba’s last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie, and nearly 20 miles of hiking trails. 

If you are visiting Winnipeg during the warmer months, you have to spend a day lounging on the white sandy beaches of Lake Winnipeg.  Soak up the sun and gaze across the rolling waves of the fifth largest lake in Canada.  Grand Beach is a popular place to swim, wind surf, or hike on any of its three self-guided trials.

With a top-notch food scene and vibrant night life, in Winnipeg the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down.  It only gets better!  Savor dishes from every corner of the globe and dance the night away in one of the cities many exciting nightclubs.

WhatsCheaper.com invites you to book your next vacation to Winnipeg today and set out on a cultural expedition that will enrich your life and delight your senses.  Book your vacation with WhatsCheaper.com today!  

MUST SEE IN Winnipeg LIST:

  • 1. The Exchange District
  • 2. The Forks National Historic Site
  • 3. Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • 4. The Manitoba Museum
  • 5. The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
  • 6. Assiniboine Park
  • 7. Assiniboine Forest
  • 8. Grand Beach, Lake Winnipeg
  • 9. Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet
  • 10. Western Canadian Aviation Museum

Winnipeg EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival - January/February
  • 2. Winnipeg Comedy Festival - April
  • 3. Kidstock - June
  • 4. The Red River Sumer Exhibition - June
  • 5. Aboriginal Day Live & Festival - June
  • 6. Canada Day - July
  • 7. Jazz Winnipeg Festival - July
  • 8. Folklorama - August
  • 9. The Manitoba Lotteries Barge Festival - August
  • 10. Manito Ahbee Festival - November

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Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites
1800 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
By Lacey Buck

The Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites hotel provides guests with easy access to all of the exciting opportunities Winnipeg has to offer, making it the perfect place to stay whether you are traveling for business or pleasure. Once you arrive in Winnipeg, there is a complimentary hotel shuttle to and from the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richard International Airport, which is located only three minutes away. Check-in begins at 3 p.m. and if you are traveling by car, there is overnight parking available for a fee.

At the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites you can choose from a variety of rooms to suit your needs. Rooms are available with either two double beds or a single king bed, and every bed in the hotel is outfitted with a Hilton Serenity Collection Pillow top mattress. Every room in the hotel features free wireless internet access, high-definition television, mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and individual climate control to let you relax in comfort. Pets under 75 pounds are allowed to stay in your room in case you’ve brought along a furry companion on your trip.

Take advantage of the indoor pool and whirlpool spa, as well as a fitness center that is available for guest use 24 hours a day. The Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites hotel goes above and beyond to assist guests visiting on business, with twelve meeting rooms and a 24-hour business center equipped with everything you might need to do your work. When all that work has you famished, the onsite Bistro 1800 features a fresh and seasonal “urban prairie” dining experience for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can also enjoy themselves in the Bistro 1800 Lounge, which offers a comprehensive beverage menu and a vast array of delicious appetizers.

If you’re looking to explore the local scene, the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites is located just a few minutes from the vibrant downtown area.  You can peruse over 200 shops at the nearby Polo Park Mall, or enjoy the shows at the Manitoba Theatre Centre and Royal Ballet. For the more adventurous guests, the gorgeous Winnipeg terrain offers a chance to partake in local fishing, hunting, and sailing.

There is an endless supply of entertainment in Winnipeg, but be sure to be back to check out by noon. Click this link with WhatsCheaper.com (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to book your getaway to the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites today!

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Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South
2935 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Canada
By Jaclyn Bealer

WhatsCheaper.com invites you to stay at the brand new Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South. Whether you’re traveling for business or for pleasure, this hotel’s prime location makes it an ideal getaway. Positioned adjacent to the South Perimeter Highway/Trans Canada Bypass and the leading highway between the United States and Canada (Interstate 29/Highway 75 in Canada), getting to and from the hotel is a breeze. Check-in is at 3 p.m.

This newly constructed hotel features 76 guest rooms, all fully-equipped to make you feel right at home. Each beautifully furnished room comes standard with complimentary wireless high speed Internet access, an LCD TV, and a spacious work area with an ergonomic desk chair. To make your stay that much more comfortable, all rooms are 100% smoke-free and come with a daily newspaper as well as free bottled water which is replenished daily. Looking for an upgrade? The hotel also offers two presidential suites perfect for that special occasion.

In addition to the sophisticated guest rooms, take advantage of the Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South hotel’s many amenities. You can maintain your workout schedule with the 24-hour fitness facility or take a few laps in the heated indoor saltwater pool. If you’re looking for a golf outing, courses are located nearby. When you’re not exploring the hotel or the local area, dine at one of the three restaurants and lounges on premises: the Astoria Casino Lounge as well as the Park Avenue Restaurant both offer American cuisine in a casual and contemporary atmosphere whereas the Broadway Lounge provides a more intimate setting.

WhatsCheaper.com knows that when you book a room at the Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South hotel, you’ll experience Canada as it was meant to be seen. Let us help you start planning your trip. Click the link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today! 

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