Make 2021 Great with these Activities

Most people are probably pretty happy that 2020 is ending and are making way for new beginnings for 2021. Make the upcoming year a memorable one with adventures, new hobbies, trying new experiences, and happy memories.

While it may be a few days early, we at Eastman Tourism would like to wish everyone a very happy new year!


  • 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.

There are tons of things to do in Eastern Manitoba during the winter months! From fat biking, ice fishing, skiing to much, much more, you can discover Manitoba’s natural beauty while having a thrilling adventure!

Hit the trails to explore the winter wonderland that surrounds us. From breathtaking views, beautiful wildlife, and the tranquil atmosphere, you’ll never want your adventure to end! Check out our blog, Discover your Heart in Eastern Manitoba’s Trails, for awesome, wintery trails you should visit.

You can partake in many activities while exploring the trails; winter hiking is a great way to stay active without needing equipment. Plus, it’s the perfect activity for when you’re in the mood to get moving but want a relaxing, easy venture. Check out our blog, Discover your Eastman Adventure: Winter Hiking 101, to learn the must-knows when hiking during the winter months


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If you’re looking for an adventure that has a little more thrill in it, then fat biking is just the thing! Fat biking is quickly growing in popularity, and we can see why! Check out our blog, Discover your Eastman Adventure: Fat Biking 101, to learn how to start your new favourite activity.

Are you looking for the best trails to ski? Well, your search is finally over! Check out our blog, 5 Awesome Eastman Skiing Locations, to learn about Eastman’s hottest skiing destinations!


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Are you ready to get your fishing on? The correct answer is: of course! Our blog, Discover your Eastman Adventure: Ice Fishing 101, goes through the ins and outs of ice fishing. In the blog are videos from the ten-part YouTube series, The Complete Guide to Ice Fishing, produced by Jay Siemens and Travel Manitoba. In this series, Jay, a professional photographer, ex-fishing guide, and outdoor guru, gives fantastic tips and ice fishing information.

For information on where the best fishing spots are in Eastern Manitoba, check out our blogs, 5 Eastman Ice Fishing Destinations and 5 Hardwater Hot Spots to Discover in Eastern Manitoba.


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Don’t forget to capture not only Eastman’s beauty but also your family’s! In our blog, 5 Gorgeous Eastman Places to Take Wintery Family Photos, you can discover some of the best locations for some family pics! Just remember, you should only be interacting with people within your household.


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Spring and Summer are when the adventure opportunities are endless! Whether you want to try something new, or maybe you’re already a pro, paddling is one of the best summer activities! Check out our blog, Hot This Week: Paddling, for some of Eastman’s best paddling destinations.

If you need some tips to start your paddling adventure or even just a refresher, check out our blog, Discover your Eastman Adventure: Paddling 101.

Another fan-favourite activity is camping! From getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, cooking some smores, and just being out in nature, camping is sure to make your summer and year memorable. Check out our blog, 5 Eastman Campgrounds you Don’t Want to Miss this Season.

Check out our blog, Hot This Week: Camping Tips, to get the ultimate experience you deserve!

Whether you’re heading out on the boat or doing it bankside, fishing should definitely be on your summer bucket list! Our blog, Discover your Eastman Adventure: Fishing 101, gives you some great tips on summer fishing, so you can get the most out of your adventure.

A great way to unwind is walking and hiking. Whether you’re hitting the trails, parks, or just your neighbourhood, you can feel refreshed and energetic. For walking tips, visit Hot This Week: Walking in Your Eastman Community.


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If you want to make your Fall as magical and colourful as it looks, you’re in luck! In Eastern Manitoba, our already vibrant forests, bustling communities, and wonderful waterways truly come alive. In our blogs, Discover your Eastman Adventure: Fall Fun in the Eastman and Immerse yourself in Fall Colours, you can discover some ways to make your fall adventures even more special!

Eastern Manitoba also has some fantastic resorts, lodges, and other accommodations! Whether you want a fishing excursion, a hunter’s dream vacation, or even just a relaxing stay, you can have an incredible stay at our lodges. Check out our blogs before for information on some of our stunning accommodations!

Discover your Eastman Adventure: Hunting Lodges and Outposts

Getaway to Barrier Bay Resort in Eastern Manitoba

5 Unique Eastman Accommodations

5 Relaxing Eastman Resorts

5 Eastman Resorts to Visit this Summer

5 Winter Getaway Destinations

Eastern Manitoba is rich with art, culture, and history! There are endless opportunities to immerse yourself in intriguing facts, breathtaking artwork, and experience and partake in culture. Visiting any one of the places mentioned in our blogs, 5 ways to Experience Art & Culture in Eastern Manitoba or 5 Eastman Museums to Visit, will be fun and aspiring and educational.

We’ve been talking a lot about exciting adventures you will love, but after all that fun, you’ll definitely need to fill up your belly! In the Eastman, you can discover cozy diners, yummy treats, and fine dining experiences, perfect to satisfy your grumbling stomach. Our blogs, 5 Fabulous Restaurants in the Eastman, 5 ways to Celebrate Pizza Month, and 5 Food Adventures can help navigate what you’re craving!


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