Places to go

Not sure what you want to do?  Pick a place you’ve never been before, and everything else will fall in place. Whether you're visiting for the day, making us your destination or being a tourist in your own province, Eastern Manitoba can deliver the experiences you can expect.

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Sagkeeng Museum

Sagkeeng, means 'the Meeting Place'. The original fort, Fort Alexander was built in 1739 and was the trading place for French explorers and the First Nations. The Sagkeeng Cultural Centre Museum contains native contemporary art and handicrafts, and many artifacts that date back hundreds of years.  There is a model of the fort on site;call for directions and hours.

Sandilands Forest Discovery Centre

Over a quarter million visitors...Over half a century…Acres of natural forests, nature trails, and educational facilities…The Sandilands Forest Discovery Centre has all this to its credit, and more. Above all, it offers visitors of all ages to experience first-hand the richness of this fragile resource, and to better understand our natural heritage.

Seddon's Corner

Located on Hwy 44, a known meeting place in summer or winter for local explorers.  Seddon's Corner offers visitors services such as ice cream, food, fuel and specialty shops.  Pick up your Route 44 Wear at the Esso Station.

Seven Sisters Falls

The beautiful community of Seven Sisters Falls is located approximately 90 kms east of Winnipeg, and is home to the Whitemouth Falls Provincial Park and the Seven Sisters Falls Manitoba Hydro Dam. There are approximately 180 residents who call Sevens Sisters Falls their home, which borders the Whiteshell Provincial Park. Whitemouth Falls Provincial Park plays host to the Whitemouth River National Canoe Day held annually at the end of June.  They also celebrate with a Harvest Festival and Wildlife Shooting Skills day.

Silver Springs Heritage Park

This area was created through the conservation of a gravel pit which had seen 190 years of aggregate removal. Volunteers along with the RM of East St. Paul forged two pathways along with ponds, native grasses and plants.  

Take a guided hike through Silver Springs Heritage Park and practice yoga at scenic stops along the way. Yoga Hikes take place year-round as your teacher shares interesting tidbits of information and facts along the way as well as lead you through a variety of poses. Practice Eagle before a big Manitoba sky!

Sophie's Restaurant & Deli

Authentic Ukrainian cuisine and updated, unique versions of Ukrainian foods with on-site bakery and home-made desserts and pastries. Children’s playground and outdoor eating area with pet friendly outdoor area. Come experience our weekend theme nights (sometimes with entertainment) and enjoy pizza from scratch.

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South Beach Casino & Resort

Enjoy gaming excitement at South Beach Casino and Resort, offering 600 slot machines, 12 table games, live poker room, gift shop.  The 95 room hotel features lavish suites, tropical pool, meeting/banquet space for up to 350 persons.  Live entertainment Friday and Saturday nights.  Daily international buffet, Thursday seafood feast and Sunday prime rib feast buffets.  Like it.  Love it.

South Junction

South Junction gets its name from the railroad due to a former junction in the tracks.  The J.L. Sturk Park waits for your visit and the town is located directly on the Can-Am Snowmobile trail.  Annual community events include slowpitch tournament in July and the  South East Farmers' Market in August and September.  South Junction is a Canada Customs Port of Entry and offers visitor services such as food, fuel and lodging and specialty shops. 

Sprague

Named after Dan Sprague, an Englishman who came to the area to make use of the lumber reserves, Sprague is a gateway to the Northwest Angle and is home to a historic Catholic Church which is now host to the Sprague & District Historical Museum.  A 24 Hour Point of Entry for Canada Customs, other visitor services include Duty Free shop, food, General Store, and specialty shops. 

Sprague & District Historical Museum

This museum highlights the history of the Sprague area. Some points of interest include a mock-up of a CN telegraph station from the 1940’s, a pioneer kitchen and bedroom displays, displays featuring the early logging days and businesses of Sprague, as well as churches and military history.

Spur Woods Heritage Site And Wildlife Management Area

Spur Woods Heritage Site and Wildlife Management area contains over 130 species of plants, 27 mammals and 29 different bird species. It was established to protect the old growth red pine and eastern white cedar stands. It is within the major breeding and migration corridor for northern forest owls including, the Great Gray Owl, Northern Saw- When and boreal owls.

Spurgrave School No. 1496

The Spurgrave School District was organized formally in June 1908, taking its name from a nearby railway station which, in turn, referred to the grave marker of a deceased railway worker at this site, in what would later become the Rural Municipality of Piney. The railway stop was subsequently renamed Carrick, in honour of the Mayor of Port Arthur, Ontario when the line became part of the Canadian Northern line between Winnipeg and Port Arthur. A log school building was constructed. In 1936, it became part of the Piney Municipal School No. 1360 and operated until closing permanently in 1966. The former school building and its attached t [...]

St Adolphe

Rich in Metis history,  it is the flight path of migratory birds, home to the chimney swift threatened bird species - the area boasts the adventures of Amaze in Corn and Ziplines and an annual family fun festival, Mudfest: A Family Messtival and Winter Carnival, and located just south of the community is the Bruce D. Campbell Farm & Food Discovery Centre.  

St Joachim Museum

Located in the village of La Broquerie, the museum contains historic artifacts pertaining to the history of the French and Belgian settlers to the area.  Also in La Broquerie is St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church, built in 1898 and dedicated in 1901, is a dominant feature in the village.

St Malo

St Malo is a popular tourist destination known for it's history, scenic beauty, beaches, campgrounds, cottages and friendly people. A place where visitors, cottagers, campers and residents all adore.  St. Malo hosts both a summer and winter festival and outdoor pilgrimage at it's famous St. Malo Shrine and Grotto.  Another attraction is the re-creation of St. Malo's first church - the "Maison-Chapelle".  Many snow and ice activities take place in St. Malo, whether it be ice fishing, hockey, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice skating and auto ice racing on the lake.  The Friends of the Park Festival on the Lake is held at the St. Ma [...]

St-Malo Provincial Park

Located on Highway 59 South and next to the town of St-Malo is where you will find St Malo Provincial Park.  A brisk swim on a hot day is refreshing and invigorating. The absence of powerboats gives canoeists and boardsailers opportunities for calm waters and peaceful quiet that might not be found on other, more popular lakes. If water sports aren’t on your agenda, bathe in the sun and watch the clouds roll by as you lie on the warm sand. Two beaches offer ample space, and the beach volleyball courts will encourage people to get on their feet and show off their skills.

St-Malo Shrine and Grotto

Visitors may visit this reproduction of the Grotto in Lourdes, France, anytime during the year. St Malo Grotto hosts an annual public pilgrimage mid-August. Celebration of the Eucharist, confessions and an afternoon of prayer and meditation. If your group or parish would like to use the Grotto for a pilgrimage, you many contact them more information.

St. Georges

This little slice of paradise can be found on the Winnipeg River. St-Georges, with its gracious hospitality and spectacular landscape, gives special prominence to its natural resources.  Recreational opportunities are many including fishing, boating, beaches, swimming, hunting, ice fishing, snowmobiling, the, kayaking, canoeing, poker derbies, snow shoeing, toboganning, snow boarding, festivals, geo-caching, hiking, and two Hydro dams where tours can be arranged.  Festivals held in this gem of the north includes Crèche Festival (nativity scenes) and Muck Jam. 

St. Georges Museum

This gem of a museum succumbed to a fire in 2014 that destroyed part of the building and artifacts.  Many have been restored and preserved and will be on display at a temporary building until a new museum is constructed.  This museum displays history from French-Canadian houses and early settler antiques.

Ste Agathe

Home to the Red River Flood Interpretive Centre in Cartier Park tells the story of the 1997 flood of the century.  Ste Agathe celebrates with Festival d'Ete Cheyenne Summerfest in July and offers a local Farmer's Market, the Crow Wing Trail, fishing on the Red and Rat River, Actif Epica Winter Bike Race, Skating, Christmas Craft Shows, fall suppers, curling in St. Adolphe, tobogganing, cross country skiing, ice fishing snowmobiling on Snow Motion Groomed Trails, cycling at LaBarriere Park Trail and Cyclocross, camping, golf, fishing, Frisbee golf. 

Ste Anne

Located south of the Trans Canada Highway, the historic Dawson Trail runs through the town as does the picturesque Seine River.  A beautiful park near the river offers great scenery and a place for families and friends to gather. Host to a local farmers' market, and annual festival, golfing, camping, resorts, hunting, quadding, Corn Maze, Salmon Lake, skating, cross-country skiing, shooting range, and fishing.   

Email:  steannecdc@gmail.com

Ste. Anne Roman Catholic Church

A Romanesque Revival-style complex in one of the oldest parishes in southeastern Manitoba, is an ambitious example of the type of churches built in Franco-Manitoban communities at the turn of the twentieth century. Erected in 1895-98, the substantial brick edifice, symbolically cruciform in plan and designed by Joseph-Azarie Senecal, then the architect of choice for local Roman Catholic facilities, presents a stately visage from its spacious site in the centre of Ste. Anne. Equally impressive is the church’s interior, including its elegantly appointed nave and sanctuary paintings by internationally renowned artist Leo Mol. Also valued f [...]

Steinbach

The city of Steinbach is located Southeast of Winnipeg and offers a host of recreation activities for visitors. Known for the Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach also boasts an Aquatic Centre and splash park that will entertain visitors of all ages, world-class golf destination and cultural cuisine.  Home to annual events such as a Winter Carnival, Pioneer days and Summer in the City Festival (June), Canada Day Celebrations, Pioneer Days (August long), Movie in the Park (all summer).  Watch a Pistons game at the TG Smith Centre, experience history in a unique way at the Mennonite Heritage Village, shopping, experience local talent in [...]

Steinbach Parks

L.A. Barkman Park has “Abe’s Hill” which is perfect for tobogganing and K.R. Barkman Park has the perfect space for a picnic in the beautiful garden and gazebos.

Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church

With its distinctive cruciform plan, twin towers and central dome opening to the interior, is a significant example of a mid-twentieth-century church associated with the waves of Ukrainian immigrants who came to Manitoba in the early 1900s. Built by parishioners on a tranquil site that also includes a separate bell tower, the church is an attractive, modest-sized interpretation of traditional ecclesiastical architecture found in the villages of Western Ukraine. Most notable is the facility’s intact and richly decorated interior, complete with an ornate iconostas, iconography and wall surfaces with folk motifs hand-painted by John Pushka [...]

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