Lake Winnipeg, CA

Lake Winnipeg, CA

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Where to stay around Lake Winnipeg?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 53 vacation rentals near Lake Winnipeg. From 29 cottages to 15 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Winnipeg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Winnipeg?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Winnipeg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Winnipeg: 53 vacation rentals
  • Lake Manitoba: 17 vacation rentals
  • Grand Beach Provincial Park: 27 vacation rentals
  • Turtle Tide Water Slides: 27 vacation rentals
  • Pelican Beach Golf and Country Club: 21 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Winnipeg! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lake Winnipeg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Lake Winnipeg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grand Beach Provincial Park: 27 rentals
  • Turtle Tide Water Slides: 27 rentals
  • Pelican Beach Golf and Country Club: 21 rentals
  • Stony Mountain Ski Area: 51 rentals
  • Patricia Beach: 20 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Winnipeg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Living like a local in Lake Winnipeg

With over 1500 kilometers of sandy shoreline to explore, Lake Winnipeg is one of Manitoba's most-coveted summer destinations. In fact, it has been luring sunseekers since the 1920s. Just 1 hour from Winnipeg, the lake is dotted with laid-back waterfront communities. From vibrant beach towns like Grand Marais to historic enclaves like Gimli, Lake Winnipeg vacation rentals promise a local experience in one of Canada's favorite outdoor playgrounds. Spend your days soaking up the sun on the beach, hiking in lush boreal forests and discovering the lake's Viking past.

Beach hopping in Lake Winnipeg

For most vacationers, sun and sand are top priorities. The good news is Lake Winnipeg delivers plenty of both. You'll find some of the best beaches around Gimli, one of the lake's bustling communities. It's brimming with character and filled with cafes, bakeries and one of Canada's most-characterful general stores. Backed by rolling dunes, Grand Beach Provincial Park is another signature stretch of sand. While sleeping under the stars at the park's campground is a treat, nothing beats the creature comforts of Lake Winnipeg vacation rentals.

Discover Lake Winnipeg's Viking roots

Back in the 1800s, many of Lake Winnipeg's towns were settled by Icelandic immigrants. For a glimpse of Manitoba's Viking roots, don't miss Gimli's New Iceland Heritage Museum. It's filled with local artefacts, from ancient farming tools to folk costumes. Don't forget to snap a selfie with the towering lakeside Viking statue that pays tribute to the town's Nordic heritage. The postcard-perfect Hecla Heritage Historic Village is another cultural gem. The self-guided walking trail will take you past traditional Icelandic homes, lakefront fishing stations and plenty of squawking pelicans.

Festivals and fireworks in sun-drenched Lake Winnipeg

Lake Winnipeg enjoys one of Canada's warmest summers. Crowds peak from June to August, when temperatures often creep into the 80s. With rustic decor, outdoor firepits and plenty of Adirondack chairs, Lake Winnipeg vacation rentals make it easy to live the cottage life. The season culminates with the annual Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. Held since 1890, it sees over 50,000 visitors descend on Gimli. From fireworks to folk-music shows, it's packed full of family-friendly events. While Lake Winnipeg quietens down in the winter, it still lures its fair share of visitors. Wrap up and you can enjoy Nordic skiing, sledding and even snow-kiting on the lake.

Explore the great outdoors in Lake Winnipeg

Stretching for over 400 kilometers, Lake Winnipeg is laced with sandy beaches, rugged limestone cliffs and lush boreal forests. It's one of Canada's largest freshwater lakes and is a haven for local wildlife. To the north is Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park, home to native species like wolves, moose and the magnificent great gray owl. Grand Beach Provincial Park is laced with scenic hiking trails that wind past sandy beaches, pine forests, spruce groves, lagoons and marshland. Birdwatchers will jump at the chance to spot rare piping plovers nesting on the shoreline.