I’ve been fortunate enough to embark on an epic culinary experience, not once or twice but three times at Golf’s Restaurant. From the appetizers to the dessert, I could not find fault with the presentation, quality, or level of service. Staff here really know their steak, and especially have the timing down to an art when it comes to bring out each dish. Be prepared to spend upwards of $60+ per person but it’s well worth it.
Are you planning your 2013 summer vacation? Have you considered visiting Elbow? We are situated on the shore of Lake Diefenbaker. Elbow is the perfect Lakeside retreat. Home to the 18 hole championship Harbor Golf Course and Resort and Lakeside Marina. Headquartered in Elbow is the Lake Diefenbaker Yacht club….YES, you CAN sail in Saskatchewan! Check out lakediefenbakertourism.com and plan your next vacation exploring Saskatchewan’s GREAT LAKE….the jewel of the prairies!
If you’ve never been to Saskatchewan (like me!) it’s easy to think of this Canadian province as prairies and nothing else, however, this really isn’t the case! Yes, Saskatchewan grows a large proportion of Canada’s wheat, but even so, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting together only actually account for less than 7% of the province’s GDP, so there’s more going on here than farming! While looking into what Saskatchewan offers I’ve come up with the top 5 places I’d like to visit in the province. Saskatoon – Saskatchewan’s largest city is nicknamed The City of Bridges because of the numerous […]
I recently had the pleasure of taking a trip on Via Rail from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Vancouver, British Columbia. Via has some amazing deals available this year, offering fares that are 70% off the regular price. The train fare was less than it would have cost to make the trip on the Greyhound bus! After a visit with family in Saskatchewan, my daughter and I greatly enjoyed the train trip home to Vancouver. The train we took was Via Rail’s flagship Western Transcontinental, the Canadian. It travels from Toronto to Vancouver and Vancouver to Toronto three times each week. The […]
My name is Marvin and my wife, Deloris and I own and operate River Trail Country Vacations 15 miles north-north-west of Love, Saskatchewan. The 1400 square foot cabin was built in 1999 and it was designed to accommodate groups of up to 11 people in modern comfort. All the modern conveniences are supplied including a complete kitchen, three large bedrooms, two full baths, one with a washer and dryer, and all towels and bedding. A complete description of our facility can be found at www.rivertrailcountryvacations.com. At River Trail Country Vacations we try to provide a variety of interesting pastimes and […]
Have you ever been in Love? Love is a small village of fewer than 100 people in east-central Saskatchewan on Highway 55 about 95 kilometres east of Prince Albert. Love is located at the northern edge of settled Saskatchewan. To the north lie vast stretches of pine, spruce and poplar forest that reach the northern boundary of Saskatchewan and beyond. Love is commonly known as the Gateway to The Narrow Hills. The Narrow Hills are actually one long, high ridge pushed up long ago by glacier activity and they give the Narrow Hills Provincial Park its name. Saskatchewan (pop. Approx. […]
South Eastern Saskatchewan Travel Tips Estevan, Saskatchewan has the highest per capita income in the province The town of Estevan receives more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province The Qu’appelle Valley is a stunning recreation and cottage location, with fishing, boating, sailing and hang gliding opportunities abounding. Fort Qu’appelle is a valley town, with beaches, parks and shops all within a stone’s throw In the winter, a local ski resort, and over 350 km of snowmobile trails can be found near Fort Qu’appelle Castle Butte is the most prominent landmark in the region’s badlands, featuring a 70 […]
Check out the Saskatchewan Baseball Museum in North Battleford The Annual Goose Festival is held every September in Kindersley Saskatchewan, and features a parade, concert, and a street dance The Stuart Houston Ecology Centre at Redberry Lake is a year-round interpretive centre that was declared a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO in January, 2000
In a recent survey, Saskatoon was voted #1 overall best city under 250,000 in Canada. It ranked 15th in all of North America! The average price of a home in Saskatoon in 2005 was $135,550 versus Calgary’s $249,331 and Vancouver’s $412,830!! Average commute in Saskatoon is fifteen minutes Saskatoon is the biotechnology capital of Canada Saskatoon is home to the Canadian Light Source Synchrotron, the world’s most powerful synchrotron light source Saskatonians enjoy 2380 hours of sunshine annually Saskatoon is known as a real university town; the University of Saskatchewan offers over 100 degrees, diplomas and certificates, and is home […]
Originally known as ‘Pile ‘o Bones’ after the heaps of buffalo bones left by First Nations hunters, the city of Regina was renamed Regina (latin for Queen) after Queen Victoria, and is known today as Canada’s Queen City The Legislative Building in Regina is the largest in Canada, and its architecture reflects that of the English Renaissance Take a ferry boat across to Willow Island in Wascana Park, where you can have a delightful summer picnic on the grass The University of Regina is home to 13,000 full and part-time students Regina is the largest city closest to the geographical […]