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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 27, 2016
things to do  (4 Answers)

Hi Fellow VTers,
was hoping you could give me a few pointers. My family of 7(age from 2 to 90) will be visiting winnipeg for a couple of days in oct(around 12th or 14th). Can you recommend a few places to visit ? especially any advice on scenic drives to see the fall colours etc. or even nice tourism sites.

unfortuantely only there for 3 days(we are doing an 8 day tour of saskatoon, regina and winnipeg in that order).

thank you for your help in advance.



Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 03, 2015
NYE in Winnipeg?  (14 Answers)

Hey there!

My two sisters and I are planning a trip to Winnipeg over our winter break. We are considering being there over New Year's Eve, but we are trying to decide if going for the NYE festivities would outweigh the possibility that some of the attractions we want to go to (mostly museums) may not be open. What kind of stuff goes on over New Year's Eve? What are your opinions?

Thanks in advance!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 26, 2014
Visiting in May for two weeks  (5 Answers)

I'll be visiting in May for two weeks and being from a really hot and humid place (Singapore), I just wonder if anyone knows how the weather is and how should i dress? I have two weeks to plan a fab wardrobe lol. Appreciate any help, thanks! :)


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 03, 2014
Aussie moving to Winnepeg  (3 Answers)

An Aussie female hoping to move to the south east of Canada for work. Have been in Vancouver for a while now and ready to move on. What r the drawing cards I could be told about Winnepeg being a top choice to settle in for a while?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 04, 2013
does winnipeg really have a significant crime problem?  (3 Answers)

I am interested in travelling to winnipeg for school,specifically u of m, and have never been there before. I would also be travelling alone. I would like to know from other travellers their perspective on the crime problem in winnipeg? how bad is it?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 01, 2013
september holiday 2013  (5 Answers)

good morning.
We are celebrating a dear friends 70th birthday. Is the night life active during the week and are there botanical gardens for the day?
Thank you


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 12, 2013
Need a hostel, can somone guide me?  (1 Answer)

Is there any cheap and good hostel near downtown ?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 01, 2012
Hotels / HSC  (2 Answers)

I have to come to Winnipeg for some training at the HSC - physio - big gym and wondering which hotel is closer - the Canad Inn at polo park or the Inn at the forks? I have to be there for 0900 hours - how much time should I give myself?

thanks!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 16, 2011
From Dickinson, ND, USA to Winnipeg  (4 Answers)

Hi, I am Chee Hui from Malaysia, I am now having my working holiday at Dickinson, Nd, USA from October to December. I am planning to have a tour at Winnipeg, do you have any idea? How can i getting Winnipeg from Dickinson?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 10, 2011
Shopping in Winnipeg  (4 Answers)

Does anyone know a shop where I can buy silk sleepwear in Winnipeg?
I'm looking for men's silk pajamas and women's silk kimonos.
I know...maybe Japan would be a better destination to buy silk sleepwear but I will be in Winnipeg for a couple of days and I am hoping that I can find bigger sizes here than in Europe. I have a chubby hubby and here everything goes until XL only. Any ideas ? Thanks.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 01, 2010
Desperately looking for a good hair stylist!  (2 Answers)

Hello,

I recently moved to Winnipeg so I'm in the process of finding new doctors, dentists, etc. So far so good... until today. I went to a new hairdresser and it was a total disaster. She was an "award winning" hairstylist who proceeded to give me a terrible cut (not even close to what I asked for) and the worst highlights I've ever had! I desperately need a recommendation for a good colourist and stylist who can fix my hair. I'm embarrassed to leave the house!!!

Thank you in advance,
KisJutka :(


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 08, 2010
Australian moving to winnipeg  (21 Answers)

Hello everyone

I'm a 27 year old Australian man who is thinking about moving to winnipeg around late december or jan

I have my visa and have booked my flight to Vancouver and was thinking about trying to set up there but I have heard the competition for work is something to dread, Ive heard and researched that winnipeg has the lowest unemployment rate in Canada? can someone tell me what I should expect, if im not a lazy person which Im not will I be able to find work?

any help would be great

thanks


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 01, 2010
places to know in Winnipeg  (1 Answer)

Hi there
My 16 y.o. som just moved to Winnipeg and is staying the the Burrows Avenue region. Can you help us help him to know the best winnipeg has to offer. Many thanks
CR


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 24, 2010
Road Trip- Hotel Age Question  (4 Answers)

My boyfriend and I are hoping to travel to Winnipeg for a couple nights because we've never been to Canada and Winnipeg is the closest big city to where we are right now (central Minnesota). Of course, we will need to rent a hotel room. I'm 19 years old, however, he's 17. Is it possible for us to rent a hotel room together, even though he is under 18? I know around where I live, or in my home town actually, if there's someone under 18 in the room we can both be thrown out. Is it the same in Winnipeg? I really hope not...


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 15, 2010
Question about the Mint  (4 Answers)

Me and my husband are going to Manitoba for 2 nights in April for a family event.

We have a little bit of time to spare, so we're going to check out the Mint. We've booked a tour at 11:30am, which is pretty much the only time we can do it.
I was looking at some reviews online, just for fun, and I came across one that said that the production staff all go on lunch right around 11:30am, so the machines aren't/might not be running at that time. It's weird, the person specifically said not to take the 11:30am tour.

I was just wondering if this is true or not?? Would everyone go at the same time? I really want to be able to see the machines in action!

Thanks.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 15, 2010
Winnipeg in December  (4 Answers)

Hello All
I plan to visit Winnipeg next December as part of my round the world trip so I do have some questions which I hope you can answer

1)Is there any public transportation from the airport to downtown?
2)How is the weather in December usually? is there much snow? this year I heard the winter was not very good and it was much warmer than usual
3)Where can I go to get some amazing views and take some nice photos of winnipeg skyline?
4)What can i do while i am there? what can i visit? any winter activities available?
5) How is the crime lately in Winnipeg?

I hope you can answer all of my questions. thanks


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 22, 2009
Smoking a cigarette in Winnipeg in the winter  (39 Answers)

Hi people. If one was lucky enough to be in Winnipeg from Sep-Dec how would one go about indulging in a cigarette?

Are there any indoor smoker's zones?

What do smokers do?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 13, 2009
Best Long-Term Parking  (2 Answers)

My husband and I are gong to Churchill in October. We live in Minnesota, so we're just planning to drive to Winnipeg and take the flight to Churchill from there. Can anyone suggest a good, cheap and safe place to leave our car? We will be staying a couple of nights in Winnipeg, so our hotel may be an option, but we're not sure where we'll be staying yet. The airport is also probably an option, but I'm guessing that's expensive. If there are any better ideas we'd love to hear them.

We're also looking for suggestions on the best way to spend a few hours on a Sunday morning. That's the only time we'll actually be free to do things in Winnipeg, but I imagine a lot of things will be closed...

Thanks!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 07, 2009
Malborough Hotel  (2 Answers)

Can anyone advise me whether it is safe to stay at the Malborough Hotel in downtown Winnipeg. We don't have a car as we are flying into Winnipeg. Is it a safe part of town? Most of the reviews say downtown Winnipeg is crime ridden. Which part of Winnipeg is safe? Please advise.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 01, 2008
Hotel & Bar Q's  (1 Answer)

I've got a trip up there in a few weeks and wanted to know where a good area to stay is in? Also, can anyone recommend some good bars/lounges/clubs ect...that are a little nicer. Somewhere the young professionals go.
Thanks


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 22, 2008
Location - Crescent Pk  (1 Answer)

Can you inform me as to the exact location of Crescent Pk. off Pembina Highway in Ft. Garry , MB ? Thanking you in advance ,
Len Penner
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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 17, 2008
Best parking spots for concert at MTS Centre  (3 Answers)

I am coming to Winnipeg, from North Dakota for a concert in July at the MTS Centre.
I know there are some safety concerns in downtown Winnipeg.

Where would be the best/safest parking spots for a concert at the MTS Centre to best avoid car theft, panhandlers, etc?

Thanks


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 20, 2008
Transportation  (2 Answers)

I will be flying into Winnipeg this July and need to get to Winnipeg Beach. Does anyone know of any sort of transportation to get me from the airport to the beach? Unfortunately, I won't be quite old enough to rent a car.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 06, 2007
VT Meet  (2 Answers)

Hello all,
I've posted a tentative vt meet for winnipeg in April 2008. Let me know if you're interested.
Cheers :)


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 06, 2007
moving to winnipeg  (3 Answers)

I'm thinking of moving from Calgary to Winnipeg . Recently visited and had some concerns about the city, ie; employment, crime, etc... I can handle the cold, but what is the quality of life really like. Is there a lot of rational tension between the native and non-native population. Downtown did seem a bit bleak with a disenfranchised, drunks hanging around. Although Calgary has its share of the same problem (maybe less visible). As well, can anyone give me an idea of what Winnipeg is like for artists?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 05, 2007
Texas Hold'em in Winnipeg  (1 Answer)

Is there any web-site which can tell me all the different locations, dates, times of Texas Hold'em tournaments in Winnipeg. And is there a amateur poker league in Manitoba?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 23, 2007
Canadian Mint  (3 Answers)

We are going through Winnipeg in May and would like to tour the Royal Canadian Mint. We only have one day there, is there anything else we can fit in, or something more fun than the Mint? Thanks.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 10, 2007
Paddle Wheel boats!  (1 Answer)

How much does it cost to rent or buy a paddle wheel boat???


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 11, 2006
Family New Years Eve  (2 Answers)

We will be in Winnipeg with a 10 and 14 year old on New Years Eve. Any recommendations?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 02, 2006
FOLK FESTIVAL  (3 Answers)

I am looking for a camping pass--anyone looking to sell one for some reason? Thank-you



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