Stay Close to the YWG Airport and Downtown Winnipeg
At the Country Inn & Suites, you can enjoy convenient, five-minute commutes to the YWG airport while still staying within 15 minutes of the vibrant shopping and dining of downtown Winnipeg. Take the kids to FortWhyte Alive to experience the area’s incredible natural beauty and Manitoba’s largest indoor aquarium. Afterward, shop the streets of Chinatown or the high-end retailers at CF Polo Park. If you’re travelling with someone special, be sure to see a performance by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in South Portage or attend an exciting annual event at The Forks.
- Chinatown (6.7 km)
Home to Szechuan restaurants and authentic Cantonese cuisine, Chinatown also houses a replica of the Imperial Nine Dragons mural as well as shops and gardens specialising in Chinese styles.
- The Exchange District (6.7 km)
See a live show, sip coffee in a bistro or explore art studios in this cosmopolitan neighbourhood, a National Historic Site featuring the largest collection of preserved historic buildings in North America.
Phone: +1 (204) 942-6716
- The Forks (7.9 km)
Visit Winnipeg’s number-one tourist destination for captivating live entertainment, boutique shopping and eclectic dining. The Forks is also home to 200-plus special events each year.
Phone: +1 (204) 942-6302
- Assiniboine Golf Club (3.4 km)
Opened in 1917 as an 18-hole course, the Assiniboine Golf Club was reduced to nine holes during the war in the '40s. Later, it was re-engineered to include additional tee boxes, restoring the club to the 18-hole, par-72 course you see today.
Phone: +1 (204) 988-9313
- Assiniboine Park Zoo (6.2 km)
Home to animals ranging from toucans to Asiatic lions, this zoo is best known for its Journey to Churchill exhibit, one of the world’s most comprehensive polar bear enclosures.
Phone: +1 (204) 927-6000
- FortWhyte Alive (13.7 km)
Sure to captivate the imagination of kids and adults alike, this 243-hectare reserve is home to outdoor options like boating, bird-watching and hiking as well as the largest indoor aquarium in Manitoba.
Phone: +1 (204) 989-8355
Shopping and Entertainment:
- CF Polo Park (2.3 km)
Drive five minutes south on Route 90 to find more than 200 retailers and restaurants at CF Polo Park. This massive mall is home to all your favourite stores, from Aldo to Zumiez.
Phone: +1 (204) 784-2501
- Manitoba Museum (7.2 km)
Explore the night skies at the planetarium and marvel at the 90-million-year-old fossils of pliosaurs at this hands-on educational institution.
Phone: +1 (204) 956-2830
- Royal Winnipeg Ballet (7.6 km)
Settle back as the beautifully costumed, talented dancers of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet bring to life shows like Dracula and The Nutcracker.
Phone: +1 (204) 956-0183
- Club Regent Casino & Event Centre (14.1 km)
Listen to live music by stars such as Big & Rich and Salt-N-Pepa as you play the slots or roll the dice. Unwind while you count your winnings in Toukie’s Lounge or the Ice Cream Shoppe.
Phone: +1 (204) 957-2500