5 Must-Visit Summer Havens for Interlake Magic!

2024 Photo credit ^ The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba “Islendingadagurinn” 

Are you craving an unforgettable summer escape? Look no further than Manitoba’s Interlake region, where adventure and relaxation are waiting to be discovered! Add these 5 destinations to your itinerary and you will see why summers are always epic in the Interlake!


  1. Elm Point Campground (Steep Rock): Dive into a world of excitement at Elmpoint Campground, nestled along the scenic Elm Point Road. If you’re a seasoned camper or just up for a day trip, Elmpoint has something for everyone. From horseback riding to thrilling pontoon boat tours, the adventure never stops! And with brand new cell service nearby, you can stay connected while soaking up the fun. Don’t wait – secure your spot now for an unforgettable getaway! BOOK NOW or Connect with them via text/phone: (204) 930-8309 and email: elmpoint@mymts.net or follow them @elmpoint on Instagram.


  2. The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba “Islendingadagurinn”: August 2 – 5, 2024 – Immerse yourself in the vibrant celebration of Icelandic culture and heritage at Gimli, Manitoba’s annual festival every August long weekend. Experience thrilling Viking re-enactments, indulge in authentic Icelandic delicacies, and enjoy live music from Canadian and Icelandic musicians. With events suitable for all ages and budgets, this family-friendly extravaganza promises a memorable experience. Visit icelandicfestival.com for details and join us in celebrating the rich tapestry of Icelandic heritage and traditions. Follow @icelandicfestival on social media!


  3. Rubber Ducky Resort and Campground: Prepare for the ultimate summer vacation at Rubber Ducky Resort and Campground. Conveniently located near Winnipeg and Stonewall, this resort offers the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure. Whether you’re hitting the mini-golf course, splashing around in bumper boats, or simply lounging by the pool under the starry sky, there’s something for everyone. With amenities for both kids and adults, Rubber Ducky guarantees a getaway to remember! Call: 204-322-5286, text: 204-514-6599, or info@rubberduckyresort.com to book. Visit rubberduckyresort.com for more info!


  4. Steep Rock Beach Park: Escape to tranquility at Steep Rock Beach Park, your lakeside oasis for relaxation. With cozy cabins, beachfront rentals, and a host of facilities and services, Steep Rock has everything you need for a serene getaway. Disconnect from the chaos of everyday life and reconnect with nature at this family-friendly resort. Call 204-449-2221 (Office) May-Sept or 204-768-0050 (Cellular) for Diane, Park Manager! You may also email info@steeprockbeach.ca or visit steeprockbeach.ca for more info!


  5. Experience the unforgettable ROGerKimLee Music Festival: August 16 – 18, 2024 – 3 days of live music in Eriksdale, Manitoba. Enjoy local talent, a vibrant Makers Market, diverse food options, and a unique Show ‘n Shine & Swap event. Engage in workshops, camp at McEwen Park, and embrace safety, accessibility, and sustainability. Join us in celebrating music’s power to unite. All are welcome! Follow them @rogerkimleemusicfestival. For more info email rogerkimleemusicfest@gmail.com or visit rogerkimleemusicfest.com.


With endless possibilities for adventure and relaxation, Manitoba’s Interlake is the ultimate summer destination. Whether you’re seeking thrills or tranquility, you’ll find it all right here. Start planning your epic summer getaway today and create memories that will last a lifetime!