4 Winterlake Adventures you won’t want to miss!

(Photo courtesy of Explore Gimli – The Heart of New Iceland)

Discover the heart of Manitoba’s Interlake Region, where breathtaking landscapes, delicious culinary experiences, and soul-stirring music festivals await. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through 3 Interlake Adventures that will keep you entertained this winter – highlighting two unique places to stay, a must-try dining spot, and a lively music festival that will have you dancing the night away.


  1. A Quaint Destination: Romantic Nights and Culinary Delights 

    • Embark on an enchanting escape to the picturesque Village of Dunnottar, where romance intertwines with the scenic wonders of winter. Nestled in this idyllic setting is Aaron’s on the Lake Bed and Breakfast, offering intimate moments beneath the starlit sky. Enjoy an array of winter activities, from skating on the frozen lake and ice-fishing to soaking in a snowy hot tub. Indulge in delectable meals and romantic packages that elevate your stay.
    • Just a stroll away lies Whytewold Emporium, a culinary haven with crepes, pizza, and fudge to tantalize your taste buds. Explore antique treasures, revel in live entertainment, and bask in wintertime specials.
    • The village’s charm extends to the mesmerizing natural ice sculptures on the lake and nearby cross-country ski trails, creating a magical backdrop for a truly unforgettable retreat.

  1. A Frosty Paradise in Gimli’s Charming Embrace


    • Immerse yourself in the winter wonder of Gimli, Manitoba, with a cozy retreat at the Inn on Centre. Begin your day by exploring the charming town adorned with snow-covered streets and lakeside views. Engage in invigorating outdoor activities such as ice-fishing on Lake Winnipeg or taking a brisk stroll along the frozen shoreline.
    • Embrace the serene beauty of Gimli’s winter landscape, creating memories to cherish at the Gimli Harbour’s skating trails! Head to the South side at the end of 1st Avenue for an unforgettable experience on the rink and winding trail adorned with art installations. Don’t miss out on the winter charm of Gimli—grab your skates and enjoy some icy fun.
    • Warm up with a visit to local cafes offering steaming hot beverages. As the sun sets, unwind in your modern guest room which opens off to a central sitting area, perfect for extended family visits or a girl’s getaway.

  1. Epic Musical Showdown: ROGer’s Rhythmic Rumble

      • Get ready for an electrifying experience of LIVE music at the first ROGer’s Rhythmic Rumble, a Battle of the Bands, Saturday, Feb. 17, fundraising event for the ROGerKimLee Music Festival – August 16, 17, 18, 2024.  Single acts, full bands, and songwriters will compete for a cash prize and a prestigious spot to play at the RKL Music Festival. The event will be held during Eriksdale’s Winter Carnival.
      • Join the vibrant celebration of talent and community spirit. Mark your calendars to visit Eriksdale on February 17. Tickets available at Eriksdale Music Shop and at the door – Eriksdale Rec Hall. 
      • Visit the Eriksdale Winter Carnival February 16-18, with activities ranging from kids’ curling and hockey to trivia night and pancake breakfasts. Enjoy family-friendly events like scavenger hunts, kid’s movies, hayrides, and stick curling. Don’t miss out on the fun! For more information, contact  eriksdalecomclub@gmail.com or follow them on Facebook at Eriksdale Community Club.

    1. Tranquil Retreats in Spruce Sands: Unveiling the Charms of KALS Vacation Rentals

        • Embrace the season and indulge in winter wonder at KALS Vacation Rentals located in Spruce Sands, Manitoba, just 12 minutes North of Gimli and a short one-hour drive from Winnipeg’s North Perimeter. Our distinct properties offer a range of vacation experiences: The Iconic A-Frame – The very first KALS property! This cozy cottage comes with a touch of luxury and romantic loft with views of the lake. The Viking Lodge – spacious, rustic custom finished lodge, with feature fireplace, coffee and wine bar. Perfect for those who love to entertain. The Birch Grove Escape- Tucked into a park-like setting and hugged by nature, this little gem adds a seclusive feel to your vacation. The Boho Luxe Lake House – Glam up your stay in our lakefront property and watch stunning sunrises with your morning coffee and an outdoor sauna after a day on the lake. Coming soon! KALS will be offering a 5th property on the Links golf course. Find us on social media for updates.
        • Although Spruce Sands has beautiful summers and amazing beaches, winter is one of our favourite times of the year! Get your thrill on and snowmobile the areas many groomed trails, have an ice fishing adventure and watch the skies dance at night around the campfire. Your ideal winter retreat awaits! Book your unforgettable experience at (204) 330-3194 – kals@shaw.ca. Visit kalsvacationrentals.com for more info, and here’s a Map of their location! (Photo provided by: KALS Vacation Rentals)