Relax at These Eastman Getaways

Are you planning for your next staycation destination? Any one of these fantastic accommodations listed below will provide a relaxing yet wild experience! And with spring quickly coming up, that means all your favourite warm-weather activities and adventures are close behind!

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  • 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.

Nopiming Lodge (Nopiming Provincial Park)

When visiting Nopiming Lodge, the sky is the limit for peace, nature, and quality time. If you’re an outdoor person, then Nopiming is the place for you!

With the snow quickly melting, that means that your favourite spring and summer activities are just around the corner! Fish for trophy-worthy catches, canoe along the Bird Lake, explore the abundance of wilderness surrounding the resort, or even relax on the beach and work on your tan. The options are plentiful, and the stay is unforgettable, leaving you wanting more!

Maybe you didn’t have room to bring your canoe or kayak, or perhaps you want to try something new. Either way, you can still explore the beautiful Bird Lake with Nopiming Lodge’s complimentary canoe, kayak, paddleboats and mountain bike! They even offer boat rentals.

In the winter months, you can expect to indulge yourself in activities like ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. If you need a destination while taking out your snowmobile, there are groomed trails that lead to the small towns of Pine Falls and Lac du Bonnet, where you can warm up and grab some tasty grub before heading back to your lodge. Nopiming Lodge even offers snowmobile rentals and guides for your convenience.

The cabins and chalets are perfect for families or couples, and they offer pet-friendly accommodations.

 

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Big Whiteshell Lodge (Whiteshell Provincial Park)

Imagine yourself unwinding out on the deck, a cold one in hand, and the lake in view. You don’t have to travel far to experience it, just head over the Big Whiteshell Lodge!

Big Whiteshell Lodge welcomes you to their “little piece of paradise,” where their cottages are deluxe, lakefront buildings of heaven, all your favourite outdoor activities just around the corner, and gives you the rest and relaxation you need.

Fishing in the Whiteshell is excellent, and the chances of catching Northern Pike, Walleye, and Smallmouth Bass are high. They offer an on-site fish filleting facility with running water, so you and your family can enjoy a fish fry. Rent a motorboat so you can get the most out of your fishing experience.

Do you still want to hit the water, but fishing isn’t your thing? No problem. Big Whiteshell Lodge offers complimentary peddle boats and canoes to guests. Exploring the Whiteshell Provincial Park waterways is like stepping into a magical world of beauty!

Not far from the lodge are fantastic activities that the whole family can enjoy! Whether it’s reconnecting with nature on the trails by hiking, biking, or horseback riding, visiting the golf courses, tennis courts, or just good ol’ mini golf, you’ll find yourself feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Country Relax’n B&B (Roseau River)

Experience relaxation like never before! Country Relax’n B&B is where your stress will melt away. Situated in the beautiful Roseau River, you’ll never want to leave this rural, peaceful B&B.

Take full advantage of solitude with your hosts Peter and Lind Elias, whose goal is to ensure your stay gives you the ultimate restful and refreshing getaway. With three guest rooms, a large lounging area, kitchenette, and, best of all, a hot tub. Take in the great outdoors around a warm fire, or simply sit back and relax in the screened sun-room. Go all out and treat yourself to a full-body relaxation massage.

Don’t forget the breakfast and dinner options!

Breakfast:

  • Eggs, with Bacon, or Ham, Toast, Fruit
  • Waffles with fruit and whipped cream
  • Pancakes with bacon & fruit
  • Omelets with cheese, ham peppers, onions with toast & fruit
  • Caramel baked French toast with strawberries & whipped cream
  • Breakfast comes with regular, decaf or flavoured coffee. Regular or flavoured tea, milk or juice

Continental Breakfast:

  • Muffins, cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit, homemade jams
  • coffee, tea, milk & juice always available

Dinner:

  • Chicken breast, baked potato, vegetables, dessert & beverage
  • Roast beef, mashed potato, vegetables, dessert & beverage
  • Sweet & sour spareribs or farmer sausage, rice/potatoes, vegetables, dessert & beverage
  • Mennonite farmer sausage & noodles (kielke) with cream gravy, vegetables, dessert
  • most options available if notified ahead of time

Falcon Beach Ranch (Falcon Lake)

At Falcon Beach Ranch, you’ll have time for some R&R and adventures. Recharge your mental batteries in one of three authentic log cabins that overlook the ranch site. Surrounded by boreal forest, merely sitting out in the screened deck will leave you feeling fresh and rejuvenated. Get the ultimate state of bliss by using the cedar log sauna or outdoor hot tub and feel your stress melt away.

Relaxation is great, but getting out and trying new activities can add excitement to any staycation needs. Falcon Beach Ranch is more than just a place to rest; but also has incredible experiences waiting for you.

Bring your cowboy boots and hit the trails by horseback! Falcon Beach Ranch is home to 45 horses and ponies who would love to be part of your journey, no matter how experienced or inexperienced you are. Offering a variety of horse-related activities (trail rides, wagon rides, you-lead pony rides, and much more), you can spend hours, or even days, being in the company of the beautiful animals.

In May, the Ranch starts up their UFO Ride experience. During this 1.5 hours ride, you will visit the actual site of the “Falcon Lake Encounter,” one of North America’s most well-documented UFO sightings. When you reach the site, you will dismount your horse and explore the site on foot while your guide tells you the story of that fateful day in May 1967.

White Lake Resort (Whiteshell Provincial Park)

White Lake Resort is situated in the finest part of the Canadian Shield. Rugged, vast, and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures.

Enjoyed by all with an outdoor enthusiast’s heart, it is the perfect location for photography, canoeing, hiking, biking, bird watching, and fishing all year round. Create new memories, funny stories, and recharge your batteries, all-the-while setting out on an adventure.

Mixed with modern and rustic cabins, you can pick your style and atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. It is nearly impossible to be bored here. With on-site fun like a playground, beach, and trails, you and your family can relax and play at the same time.

Or go off-site to visit Rainbow Falls, Whiteshell Provincial Park, Nutimik Lake Museum, McGillivary Falls, Bannock Point Petroforms, Pine Point Self-guiding Hiking Trail, Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary, or Forester’s Footsteps Self-guiding Trail.

 

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