With a landscape boasting scenic mountains, dense forests and glistening lakes, Manitoba's countryside delivers unparalleled beauty. Over 80 provincial parks protect much of this untouched wilderness, where you can participate in all kinds of outdoor pursuits such as canoeing, hiking, fishing, and biking. You’ll also find quaint luxury hotels dotted through this region offering first-class facilities. From the sub-Arctic coastline at Churchill on the west shores of Hudson Bay to vast farmland and flowering prairies, Manitoba's diverse topography is home to an abundance of incredible wildlife. While a lot depends on the season, there's ample opportunity to spot beluga whales, polar bears, elk, wolves, muskox, moose and various migratory birds. Even though there's little chance of growing tired of Manitoba's wide open spaces, its metropolitan areas promise just as much adventure and enjoyment. Winnipeg is bursting at the seams with historical attractions including some of Canada’s oldest museums and galleries as well as excellent art and culture scene.