Saskatchewan is a province in Canada found in the central part of the country. One of the famous cities of Saskatchewan is Moose Jaw, a hub for small towns and farms in the region. Just 45 minutes away from Saskatchewan’s capital Regina and with proximity to the US border, Moose Jaw is regarded as the region’s top tourist destination.
Moose Jaw is packed with interesting spots that easily make it as a premier destination for tourists. Due to this attribute, Moose Jaw has been calling itself the “tourist mecca of Saskatchewan.” Leading the pack of attractions is the Tunnel of Moose Jaw, a year-round tourist destination found along TransCanada Highway. Tunnel tours comprise of history-telling entertainingly and excitingly, where the stories that have been hiding within the walls of the tunnels come alive in an interactive, theatrical way. The tour makes use of state of the art animatronics characters (Al Capone, among others), creative multi-media presentation, excellent lighting, and witty tour guides.
The Western Development Museum is a sight not to miss where the collection that pertains to social and economic development of Saskatchewan is on display. Additionally, the Library in Crescent Park, the Art Museum, and Snowbird Museum is worth the visit as there are tons to learn from these historic establishments. Casino Moose Jaw, found in the downtown, is also an in-demand tourist place where world-class gaming facilities, Art Deco appeal and a performing arts theater greet the visitors. Nearby, there’s Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort, a world-class resort that features indoor and outdoor mineral pools, spas, banquets, and top-notch accommodations.
For relaxing and winding down moments, the numerous parks of Moose Jaw never disappoints. One of the stunning parks is Crescent Park, the attention-catching landmark of the downtown where facilities are free to use for a laid-back day: picnic tables, playgrounds, outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, waterpark, and amphitheater. The Wakamow Park has the best views of the Moose Jaw River and has attractive natural scenery that serves as a backdrop to its picnic, hiking, and biking facilities. River Park Campground, the oldest operating campground in North America, is a favorite destination of recreational vehicle park (RV park).
With an impeccable weather to boot, touring all the attractions found in Moose Jaw can be easily carried out. If one day is not enough to accomplish all these, the hotels and accommodations in Moose Jaw are all efficient in providing the best feel-at-home kind of stay. Apart from the luxurious accommodations by Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort Hotel, there are also excellent options such as the Heritage Inn and Prairie Oasis Tourist Complex.