An inspiring guide to the best nature getaways in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
110 Nature Hot Spots in Manitoba and Saskatchewan is a beautifully illustrated guidebook that explores the natural splendor and remarkable recreation of these diverse provinces. Each entry includes a descriptive destination profile, beautiful photographs and at-a-glance information about special features, locations and available activities and amenities. Both provinces are divided into three chapters -- south, central and north -- and feature Special Interest sections to help readers craft their adventures based on their interests and discover even more hot spots.
Manitoba is home to some of the best wildlife-watching opportunities in Canada and unparalleled wild spaces and recreation. This section of the book covers the best nature hot spots in Manitoba, as well as a handful in Northwestern Ontario (also known as Manitoba's playground), including:
- Little Limestone Lake
- Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Riding Mountain National Park.
Saskatchewan, or the "Land of the Living Skies," constantly surprises visitors with the diversity of its landscapes and the scope of its recreational opportunities. This section of the book showcases the many gems Saskatchewan has waiting, such as:
- Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park
- Big Muddy Badlands
- Grasslands National Park
- Wanuskewin Heritage Park.
This is an essential selection for all bookstores, libraries and especially travel stores, travel offices, tour organizers and tourism centers.
About the Author
Jenn Smith Nelson (Saskatchewan) is an award-winning freelance travel writer. She has contributed to a number of media outlets, including the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, Canadian Geographic, CBC, Global TV and more. Smith Nelson is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association, North American Travel Journalists Association and Travel Media Association of Canada. She is also the editor/owner of travelandhappiness.com. She is based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Doug O'Neill (Manitoba) is an established travel writer who is passionate about nature and the outdoors. He has written for various travel publications, including Canadian Geographic, Explore magazine and Canadian Traveller. O'Neill is currently a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association of Canada as well as a certified Hike Leader for Hike Ontario and an ambassador for the Trans-Canada Trail. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.