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2016 Travel Guide to Canada

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TRAVEL GUIDE TO CANADA DIVERSE ACTIVITIES The 650,000 sq. km (250,000 sq. mi.) province has more attractions than you'll have time to experience. Kids are drawn to places such as Apex Trampoline Park in Saskatoon and Foam Lake Water Park, sporting its Olympic-sized pool, 39-m (128-ft.) waterslide and splash park with beach entry (; Saskatchewan's 250-plus museums appeal to all ages, with topics as varied as a pioneer home and 1913 school in the Hudson Bay Museum, and a CN steam engine and old-style caboose in the Melville Railway Museum (www.townofhudson; ). Art galleries are as diverse as the unique and storied Humboldt Historic Murals—a series of paintings decorating downtown build- ings—and the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery which features a First Nations beadwork collection (; ). Nature-lovers also have no shortage of places to visit. Hikers and cross-country skiers can look for many species of mammals along the trails in the Turtle Lake Nature Sanctuary (www.nature ). On the Leader loop of the Saskatchewan Birding Trail, birdwatchers can look for more than 210 avian species (www. ). INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT Whether it's spring, summer, fall or winter, Saskatchewan offers many options for fun. Shopping, for example, encompasses malls and boutiques, as well as places such as the Country Farms Marketplace in Saskatoon and Martensville, and the Regina Antique Mall (; www. Theatres span the spectrum from Regina's 2,031-seat concert theatre in the Conexus Arts Centre, home of the Regina Symphony Orchestra, to the Station Arts Centre in Rosthern's renovated CN Railway station ( ). Here, audiences can experience summer theatre and a fall, winter and spring concert series. In Kyle, you can even enjoy a drive-in theatre with modern screens and digital projection (www. ). You'll fi nd a marina and 18 holes of golf at Candle Lake Golf Resort (www. ) and hiking, cycling and ATV trails at many other vacation resorts. For fi shing, swimming, snowmobiling and other outdoor activi- ties, check out places such as Carlton Trail Guest Ranch at Shell Lake and Little Pine Lodge at Chitek Lake ( www.carltontrail; ). Every trip to Saskatchewan will undoubtedly bring new discoveries that will inspire you to return for more. WHAT'S NEW Elk Ridge Eco-Adventures, near Prince Albert National Park, has a new zip-line ( The craft beer scene is growing in Saskatchewan with breweries such as Black Bridge Brewery in Swift Current (, Nokomis Craft Ales located midway between Saskatoon and Regina (www.nokomis, Rebellion Brewing Co in Regina ( and Prairie Sun Brewery in Saskatoon ( Taste-It Food Tours has added a new Saskatoon tour to supplement their tours in Regina, Moose Jaw and Cypress Hills/ Maple Creek ( The Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre completed its room renovations in February 2015. It also has a new fi tness centre ( POPULATION: ,, CAPITAL CITY: regina PROVINCIAL WEBSITE: INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS: regina international airport, 8 km (5 mi.) from downtown Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker international airport, 6 km (4 mi.) from downtown DoWntoWn reGina • toUriSM SK/J.f. BerGeron/enViro foto

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