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Unique Staycation Destinations

By Eastman Tourism

July 23, 2021
Read time: 25 min

Unique Staycation Destinations in Eastern Manitoba that You Cannot Miss!

Eastern Manitoba is home to many unique staycation destinations, including Falcon Lake, St. Pierre Jolys, Whitemouth, Seven Sisters Falls, Pointe du Bois, and River Hills.

Are you planning a staycation? If you’re not, you definitely will be after this article. Find your little piece of paradise at any of these B&Bs, resorts, campgrounds, or outfitters for a memorable getaway and discover your new favorite unique staycation destinations.


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Falcon Beach Ranch (Falcon Lake)

Falcon Beach Ranch is the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure! Enjoy some R&R in one of their three authentic log cabins surround by forest galore and overlooks Ranch. Get the ultimate state of bliss by using the cedar log sauna or outdoor hot tub and feel your stress melt away.

When you’re feeling more adventurous, put on those cowboy boots and experience Falcon Lake trails while riding horseback! Falcon Beach Ranch is home to 49 horses and ponies who would love to be part of your journey, no matter how experienced or inexperienced you are. Offering a variety of horse-related activities (trail rides, wagon rides, you-lead pony rides, and much more), you can spend hours, or even days, being in the company of beautiful animals.

The House That Love Built B&B (St. Pierre Jolys)

Discover a place to unwind, relax, and enjoy some peace and quiet at this Eastern Manitoba gem, also known as The House That Love Built B&B.

During your visit to The House That Love Built, you can experience cozy bedrooms with a fresh yet wholly country environment throughout the whole house. When requested, you can experience breakfasts or full and light meals in al-fresco dining fashion, which is the perfect mix of relaxation, food, and breathtaking nature. You’ll find that many of their meals feature local fresh produce and goods, and, of course, the secret ingredient is love! They are also happy to accommodate most dietary restrictions and are celiac cooks!

Moon Gate Guest House (Whitemouth)

Moon Gate Guest House may be the definition of “relaxation” and “connection.” During your stay here, you’ll find a hideaway spot from daily stress and recharge your batteries. With the absence of Wi-Fi, you’ll have no distractions, making it the perfect place to connect with nature, family, friends, and yourself.

Situated along the bank of the Whitemouth River and thriving with nature, merely sitting in the gazebo can melt your stress and worry away. The 90-degree Finnish-style sauna is another popular way of relaxing. Let the steam work its magic as you enjoy the peaceful quiet or socialize with others. After, you will have the blissful feeling of a cleansed body and mind.

The Staff House B&B (Seven Sisters Falls)

Another wonderfully comfortable bed and breakfast in Eastern Manitoba is The Staff House B&B. This beautiful B&B is where your rest and rejuvenation is the top priority and, being located in Seven Sisters Falls, has tons of opportunities for adventure and nature outings.

Your unique stay will be a memorable one. The Staff House was built in the 1920s and used to house men working on the construction of the Seven Sisters Dam until the late 1990s. While there have been some remodelling and repairs, many of the original features and styling remains.

The Staff House is also home to Moai Yoga Studio. Instructor Fran will guide you along through yoga, meditation, and other physical activities to give you not only a healthy body but also a healthy mind.


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Trail End Camp & Outfitters (Pointe du Bois)

If you are looking for a fantastic fishing or hunting destination and an outstanding accommodation experience, then Trail End Camp & Outfitters is just the place for you! When you visit this gorgeous camp and outfitters, you get the whole package!

Trail End is located in Pointe du Bois along the Winnipeg River, where Walleye and Smallmouth Bass won’t be hard to catch – especially with an experienced guide by your side! Spend your days out on the water with their boat rental, or if you need some help finding the best spot to fish, try out their guides and charters, including a boat, guide, bait, any required tackle, and a shore lunch.

Hunters that are guests stay in their fully modern waterfront cabins with all the amenities of home. The comfort level is first class. Meals are prepared and served in the main lodge and dining area, and as past customers will attest, Maureen’s meals are second to none. When in season, you can try your hand at bagging black bears, whitetail deer, and waterfowl.

When your adventures are over and you need some R&R, it’s time to head back to your full-service cabin. Enjoy Lakefront views and private docks to take in those magnificent sunsets. Cook up a storm on your propane barbeque and enjoy a meal together on the deck or the screened-in porch.


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Wild Skies Resort (River Hills)

Camping is great and everything, but sometimes, you just need a good mix of nature and comfort. Enter Wild Skies Resort! The newest addition to Eastern Manitoba’s unique staycation destinations, Wild Skies Resort, is a glamping resort and wedding facility that opened its doors this year in May 2021.

Their two couple’s domes, Aurora and Eclipse, are ideal for couples looking for a romantic escape, while their Solstice Dome is perfect for a family staycation and can sleep five people. Need something bigger or a little more luxurious? Then the Milky Way cabin is just the place. This year-round cabin and retreat space can sleep up to eight people, while on the flip side, their Cosmos or Nebula canvas tents sleep two to four people and adds a little bit more of a rustic feel to your stay.

At Wild Skies, they want to be part of your special day and help make it as beautiful, memorable, and special as it can be. Whether you want a BYOT (Bring Your Own Tent) wedding or want the ever-so-romantic elopement with their Cooler than Vegas Elopement package, your day will be magical with Wild Skies.


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