Day trips from Winnipeg

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Follow in the footsteps of the First Nations, Métis, trappers and traders who once lived and worked along the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Visit four national historic sites all within 30 minutes of downtown Winnipeg.

Look no further; let these must-see places inspire your next outing!

The Forks National Historic Site
A 6,000-year-old meeting place in the heart of the city.
  • Walk: It's right downtown!
Youth playing croquet on the grounds of St. Andrew's Rectory
St Andrew’s Rectory National Historic Site
A vital hub of missionary activity for the lower Red River Settlement in the 1800s.
  • Drive: 25 minutes
Visitors at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site
Historic fur trading post and original highway to the west.
  • Drive: 30 minutes
Mother and daughter exploring the main area of Riel House National Historic Site
Riel House National Historic Site
The family home of Louis Riel, Métis founder of Manitoba.
  • Drive: 15 minutes
  • Transit: 40 minutes

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