Travel Canada’s capital cities: Regina, Sask.

Whether you’re planning a family road trip or a weekend staycation, check out our list of things to do in Canada’s capital cities.


Favourite indoor activity:
The
Saskatchewan Science Centre
includes Space Stadium Canada
and the Nexen Science of Hockey
among its 15 permanent exhibits.
The Science Centre even has a
climbing wall and IMAX theatre.
sasksciencecentre.com


Favourite outdoor activity:
The
largest city park in North America,
the Wascana Centre draws visitors—
and tons of wildlife—to its marsh
eco-system, Candy Cane Park and
Willow Island. wascana.sk.ca


Best-kept secret:
Ask about
special family celebration days and
educational programming at the
lovely Regina Floral Conservatory.
Admission to the conservatory is
free. reginafloralconservatory.ca


Great place to eat:
Downtown
Fresh & Sweet has it all: yummy
breakfasts (try the strawberry
goat cheese waffle), a huge menu
of cupcakes, homemade gelato and
more. valleygirlscatering.ca


Great place to stay:
A great petand
kid-friendly hotel, The Best
Western Seven Oaks has a heated
swimming pool with a 240-foot slide.
bestwesternsevenoaks.com


Worth the drive:
About 60 km from
Regina, Regina Beach is a great family
destination, with everything from
horseback riding, to fishing and cycling
for a day’s trip or a longer vacation.
reginabeach.ca

Diana Ballon is a Toronto-based freelance writer who loves
to travel with her husband and two kid

Originally published in ParentsCanada, July 2012

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