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Less than an hour west of Winnipeg hotel discounts on Canada Hwy 1, Portage la Prairie sits on the Assiniboine River close to the southern end of Lake Manitoba. Portage La Prairie is noted to have the most sunny days and warmest temperatures in the province of Manitoba, and also has top-rated hotels with cheaply priced rooms, making it the ideal place to spend your next vacation any time of the year.
Due to municipality efforts, this city is an urban forest of cottonwood and other shade trees, many of which line the main street downtown, Saskatchewan Avenue, and are peppered through the city parks and greenscapes. Island Park on Crescent Lake is where many of the annual festivals and events are held at the Industrial Exhibition arena. During the Christmas seasons, it is doused in lighted displays. The rest of the year, there is an 18 hole golf course and huge arboretum, duck ponds, deer, peacocks, nature trails, a water park and playground, and tennis courts. Birdwatchers enjoy the lake during migration season when thousands of Canadian Geese invade. Another popular park is Sprucewoods Provincial Park on the banks of the Assiniboine. See the Spirit Sands, a natural phenomenon left by glaciers eons ago. Hear the tales of the first nations about the haunted nature of this fascinating place. St Ambrosia Beach on Lake Manitoba just a few kilometers north of quality, affordable motel rooms, is a favorite for hiking, camping, boating and fishing.
Few can miss the world's largest Coca-Cola Can, which is actually a painted water tower. Allow time to visit the historic Fort La Reine Museum, and learn about the original 1738 French fort, first nations and early settlers. There are twenty-five buildings to tour, just minutes from top-notch, low-cost hotels with greatly discounted rates. See an 1800 s school house, 19th century caboose, and replica of the fort.
Stay an extra day in your comfortable inexpensive hotel and get tickets for the events or ice hockey games at the PCU Centre. Visit the Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame. Come for the summer Potato Festival in August and visit strawberry farms where you can pick your own fruit. The French fries for many top name fast food chains are made here in Portage La Prairie.
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