As you plan your trip to Winnipeg, Manitoba, you may want to consider adding a few more days and experience all that the area has to offer. Whether that includes participating in one of our Pre & Post FAM Trips that head north to Churchill, head south to visit the bordering states of North or South Dakota or day trips throughout Manitoba.  Below you will find some resources to help you plan!

Trip ideas

Don’t want to plan your own trip itinerary? No worries, check out these day trip itineraries aimed to entice all travelers.

While you’ll experience some of Winnipeg’s top attractions, you may want to spend more time or visit all of them. The Winnipeg Attraction Pass is a great way to see five attractions at one low price!

While in Winnipeg, attendees can travel the world without a passport during Foklorama, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world. While the festival is taking place August 6 – 19, 2023, Tourism Winnipeg has secured a unique package on Saturday August 19th. Over the course of a few hours, travel across the globe as you explore the arts, enjoy tasty food, and share knowledge from 2 different Pavilions!

Each tour includes the following:

  • 2 Pavilion visit
  • Luxury motorcoach transportation to all venues
  • No waiting in line – VIP Entrance
  • Reserved seating for the group at each Pavilion
  • A tour of the cultural display at the first Pavilion
  • Progressive meal through the evening with table service
  • Volunteer Folklorama Tour Guide that travels with you to ensure the perfect night

To book your adventure, click here and enter your discount code SYTA23 when you click the “Book Tour” button.

There is so much to see and do in Winnipeg, we hope you enjoy your experience. Don’t hesitate to take a few minutes to view the full Winnipeg Visitor’s Guide here.

If you are interested in taking a “road trip” to check off visiting your 49th or 50th state, be sure to drive through North Dakota or South Dakota.

North Dakota has 18 land border crossings along the 310 miles it shares with Saskatchewan and Manitoba.The most popular of these crossings are Portal North Portal, Peace Garden, Neche Gretna, and Pembina Emerson.

South Dakota has several itineraries to explore as you drive through. From visiting Badlands National park to seeing Mount Rushmore National Memorial, your drive to Winnipeg will surely be memorable!


Drive Times (you may want to rent a car on the way or your return trip)

Minneapolis Airport to Winnipeg, Manitoba
7 hr 12 min (467.1 mi) via I-94 W and I-29 N

Hector International Airport,  Fargo, North Dakota
4 hr 9 min (217.9 mi) via I-29 N and Lord Selkirk Hwy/MB-75 N

Rapid City, South Dakota to Winnipeg, Manitoba
10 hr 54 min (667.7 mi) via MB-2 E