Explore exciting things to do in Winnipeg near the YWG airport and downtown

When you choose the Country Inn & Suites, Winnipeg, MB, you’ll enjoy a convenient commute to the YWG airport while staying near the city’s best attractions. No stranger to the arts, this bustling capital is home to the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Exchange District, and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, all within five kilometers of the hotel. Avid shoppers love exploring top retail destinations like CF Polo Park, Outlet Collection Winnipeg, IKEA, and Cabela's while thrill-seekers enjoy the horse races at Assiniboia Downs, also known for hosting trade shows and the annual Manitoba Night Market & Festival. Looking for kid-friendly things to do? Plan a guided hike through FortWhyte Alive or take everyone to IG Field to cheer on the Blue Bombers. Of course, you won’t want to leave without sampling dim sum, chow mein, and steamed pork buns in Chinatown.

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Assiniboine Park and Zoo

2.89 mi / 4.64 km from the hotel
Covering more than 1,100 acres, this park is home to a zoo, an outdoor theater, a vibrant English Garden, and plenty of year-round recreation.

Exchange District

3.14 mi / 5.06 km from the hotel
See a live show, sip coffee in a bistro, or explore art studios in this cosmopolitan neighborhood, a National Historic Site featuring the largest collection of preserved historic buildings in North America.

IG Field

7.02 mi / 11.31 km from the hotel
Enjoy a Blue Bombers football game or a concert under the stars at IG Field, located on the University of Manitoba campus. This fully accessible stadium can hold more than 33,500 fans.

The Forks Market

3.51 mi / 5.65 km from the hotel
This historic market offers shops with specialty items and souvenirs, a food emporium, and artwork from local and national artists.

Winnipeg Art Gallery

2.64 mi / 4.26 km from the hotel
Visit one of Canada's oldest civic public art galleries and be inspired by some of the more than 27,000 Canadian and international works on display, including the largest collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world.

FortWhyte Alive

5.93 mi / 9.54 km from the hotel
Sure to captivate the imagination of kids and adults alike, this 600-acre reserve is home to outdoor options like boating, bird-watching, and hiking as well as the largest indoor aquarium in Manitoba.

Manitoba Museum

3.14 mi / 5.06 km from the hotel
Explore the night skies at the planetarium and marvel at the 90-million-year-old fossils of pliosaurs at this hands-on educational institution.

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

2.81 mi / 4.52 km from the hotel
Settle back as the beautifully costumed, talented dancers of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet bring to life shows like Dracula and The Nutcracker.

Assiniboine Golf Club

1.49 mi / 2.39 km from the hotel
Opened in 1917 as an 18-hole course, 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.

CF Polo Park

1.17 mi / 1.88 km from the hotel
You’ll find more than 200 retailers and restaurants at this massive mall, home to all your favorite brands from Aldo to Zumiez.

Club Regent Casino & Event Centre

7.26 mi / 11.68 km from the hotel
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.


3.09 mi / 4.97 km from the hotel
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 specializing in Chinese styles.