Discover your Eastman Adventure: Incredible Staycation Destinations

Sometimes, you just need to relax and treat yourself to a staycation. In Eastern Manitoba, there are tons of resorts, lodges, and B&Bs where you can have a relaxing, rejuvenating experience, a thrilling adventure, or a mix of the two. However you want to relax, you can at these destinations.

*Disclaimer*

  • Stay home if you have been travelling or do not feel well. Here is an excellent resource if you are quarantined. This will help you find people in Manitoba who are willing and able to help you while quarantined. Help Next Door Manitoba
  • Go out with people within your household, but practice social distancing (2 metres away) with other groups.
  • Please call ahead before visiting a business and inquire about their regulations to enter the building, such as capacity, sanitation, etc. Also, consider using curbside pickup where possible.
  • Please practice Leave No Trace. Clean up after yourself and leave nothing behind, such as trash and waste.

 

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Barrier Bay Resort (Seven Sisters Falls)

Barrier Bay Resort should be your next stop from celebrating an anniversary to just wanting to sneak away with your love! This adults-only resort is the perfect getaway for couples who need some downtime or adventures in nature.

With lakeside cabins fit for two, plenty of outdoor activities with complimentary gear, and a peaceful, intimate environment, you’ll never want to leave. Cuddle-up by the fireplace for a romantic evening, trek the trails hand in hand or experience an adventure together.

Included with your stay are rentals for snowshoes (complimentary), kick sleds (complimentary), and x-country skis(rental fees), so you two can enjoy your favourite activities or try something new.

Barrier Bay Resort offers various packages like the Romance Package, Honeymoon Package, Rest & Relax Package, and Birthday Surprise. But their Ice Fishing Package offers a unique experience! Ice Fishing in the Whiteshell is simply a must, but if you’ve never tried this experience before, this package makes it possible without committing to the cost of equipment.

This experience includes a tent, rods, chairs, heater with propane, set up, take down, and holes drilled.

Falcon Trails Resort (Falcon Lake)

Falcon Lake is encased by forest and lake, giving you the perfect environment for rest and relaxation. Take a break from the daily distractions and frustration and visit Falcon Trails Resort to reconnect with nature, your family, and yourself.

The resort’s fantastic natural landscape is breathtaking and offers many outdoor activities to keep you busy for your stay. Whether you hit the trails for hiking, snowshoeing, or fat biking!

And of course, if you are staying at Falcon Trails Resort, going cross country or downhill skiing is a must! With Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes just a few steps away, you can’t miss out on this adventure!

Even the cabins themselves offer the maximum relaxation! With wood fireplaces, private hot tubs, and much more, you’ll never want to leave your cabin. Don’t forget to bring your furry friend! Falcon Trails Resort offers five cabins that are pet friendly, so even your dog can join in on the fun.

With an eco-friendly mindset, Falcon Trails Resort only uses solar power generated electricity for all cabins. It also has many environmental policies that they maintain, so the resort’s natural beauty will be forever in pristine condition for all to enjoy!

 

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Inverness Falls Resort (Rennie)

Whether you need to get away from daily life, celebrating love with a weekend getaway, or just need a family adventure, Inverness Falls Resort is ready for any occasion. Positioned by Brereton Lake, their lakeside cabins and suites offer unforgettable views and sights that even their forest cottages can enjoy!

Visiting Inverness Falls Resort is the perfect way to experience winter magic! With opportunities to experience cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, winter hiking, and snowmobiling over 200 miles of groomed snowmobiling trails, your stay won’t be a boring one.

You’ll feel right at home in their cozy accommodations, whether it’s a lakeview suite, lakeview cabin, cottage, or secluded chalet. Find the perfect pick for you and your family, and fall in love with your home away from home!

The Staff House B&B (Seven Sisters Falls)

At The Staff House B&B, your rest and rejuvenation is their top priority. As soon as you walk through the B&B’s doors, you feel the peaceful energy wash over you.

Your unique stay will be a memorable one. The Staff House was built in the 1920s and used to house men working on the construction of the Seven Sisters Dam until the late 1990s. While there have been some remodelling and repairs, many of the original features and styling remains.

The Staff House is also home to Moai Yoga Studio. Instructor Fran will guide you along through yoga, meditation, and other physical activities to give you not only a healthy body but also a healthy mind.

Nearby awaits many outdoor adventures; whether you want to hike the trails, snowmobile, or ice fish, you can do all your favourite winter activities here!

Seven Sisters Falls is also a great place to get some skiing in. Their ski trail has three loops; a short (3K), a medium, and a long (7K) option, but each one is fairly easy to navigate, with various terrain, including hills that allow for a long, fast glide. The trail passes the Seven Sisters Generating Station, where the Whitemouth River meets the Winnipeg River. This is the perfect spot for a break!

Only eight minutes away is the Whiteshell Provincial Park, providing you with the ultimate way to experience nature!

 

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Tolstoi Country Cottage (Tolstoi)

Experience the small-town buzz at Tolstoi Country Cottage! Sometimes, you just need a break from the busy city life and enjoy the quiet, peaceful ways of country living. Tolstoi Country Cottage is a fully outfitted cottage nestled by trees in the center of Tolstoi, making it the perfect spot to view wildlife. You’ll even find that deer and wild turkeys will wander about the grounds.

Built in the 1920s, any vintage lover will appreciate and admire the collections of authentic vintage décor throughout the house. But don’t worry. The kitchen, bathroom, and appliances are all modern!

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