Sunny days, and plenty
Region is home to Canada’s sunshine capital (Estevan - pop. 10,965),
which averages nearly seven hours of sunshine each and every day.
There’s nothing like sunshine to make a good vacation great!
You’ll be sure to get
a charge out of a visit to the Shand Greenhouse at the Shand Power
Station just east of Estevan (200 km southeast of Regina),
where you will see how the power station utilizes the byproducts
of power generation to grow many varieties of tree seedlings.
beautiful scenery in a natural environment, The Qu’Appelle Valley
and her three main lakes (Echo, Pasqua and Katepwa) offer a recreational
buffet of outdoor activities.
The same is true of Moose
Mountain Provincial Park (200 km southeast of Regina)
and Kenosee Lake. For attractions of a more historical nature, check
out Cannington Manor Provincial Historic Park (225 km southeast
of Regina) for a glimpse of how English settlers tried
to recreate their Victorian lifestyle on the Canadian prairie.
Travel into the past
and see what farm life in Saskatchewan was like at the turn of the
century by visiting the Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site
(100 km northeast of Regina).
And no visit to Saskatchewan
would be complete without experiencing a colorful celebration of
our Aboriginal heritage at an Indian Powwow. One of the finest occurs
each August at the Piapot Reserve (45 km north of Regina, 306-781-4848).
For a vacation that’s
sure to leave you with a sunny disposition, Saskatchewan’s Southeast
Region is the place to go.
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