You don’t have to go far to see and experience amazing places, attractions and events this summer. Saskatchewan’s diversity and natural beauty make it an ideal destination to explore during the summer—you might be surprised what you find close to home this summer:
Grasslands National Park Experience the vastness and pristine beauty of the prairie at Grasslands National Park. Explore the rolling grasslands, hike the trails, spot wildlife, and witness breathtaking sunsets in this tranquil and untouched natural oasis. Stay up late to experience the night sky at the park’s Dark Sky Preserve—it’s a wonder like no other.
Great Sandhills Marvel at the breathtaking expanse of the Great Sandhills, located in southwestern Saskatchewan. This surreal landscape features rolling sand dunes that create an otherworldly environment. Explore the area on foot or take a guided tour to appreciate the beauty and tranquility of this natural wonder.
Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Discover the unique landscape of Cypress Hills, which straddles the Saskatchewan and Alberta border. This park offers hiking trails, picturesque lakes, and stunning views from the highest point between the Rockies and Labrador. With camping, cabins and hotel accommodations available, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss Fort Walsh, the national historic site that can take you back in time to experience some incredible prairie history.
Athabasca Sand Dunes Venture to the remote and awe-inspiring Athabasca Sand Dunes, located in the northwest region of the province. This unique ecological treasure features massive dunes, rare flora, and abundant wildlife, offering a remarkable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.
Saskatoon Go Saskatooning this summer and enjoy the charming riverfront, visit the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, explore the trendy Broadway District, and experience the local food and arts scene. Be sure to check out the Remai Modern Museum, and if you’re traveling with little ones—the Nutrien Wonderhub will keep them busy for hours.
Prince Albert National Park Immerse yourself in the wilderness of Prince Albert National Park. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, and wildlife viewing. Don't miss a visit to the stunning Waskesiu Lake, where you can swim, fish, or simply relax on the sandy beaches. We also recommend the local cinnamon buns!
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Learn about the rich Indigenous history and culture of the Plains Cree and other First Nations at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, just outside of Saskatoon. Explore the archaeological sites, participate in traditional activities, and enjoy the scenic trails. Wanuskewin is working toward becoming the province’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Moose Jaw Just 40 minutes west on Highway 1 is Notorious Moose Jaw. Experience the historic charm and great shopping downtown, discover the city's underground tunnels on a guided tour, visit the elegant Temple Gardens Hotel & Spa, and learn prairie history at the Western Development Museum.
Manitou Beach Relax and rejuvenate at Manitou Beach, located on the shores of Little Manitou Lake. Known for its mineral-rich waters and buoyancy, the lake offers a unique swimming experience. Unwind at the Manitou Springs Resort & Mineral Spa and enjoy the healing properties of the natural mineral waters.
Don’t forget Regina! Explore the Queen City this summer. Visit the Legislative Building, stroll through the gem that is Wascana Park, and learn about the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the RCMP Heritage Centre. Don't miss the opportunity to attend events and exhibitions at the renowned MacKenzie Art Gallery. There’s also the Regina Farmers Market, the Regina Folk Festival, plenty of football and so much more to do this summer. Whether you want to spend an afternoon exploring or a whole vacation, these ten destinations offer a wide range of experiences, from stunning natural landscapes to cultural and historical attractions. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, Saskatchewan has something to offer you this summer..