Top Destinations in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan: Wide Open Spaces
Fast Facts
  • Population: 4,082,571
  • Size: 651,036 sq. km. (251,365 sq. mil.)
  • Capital City: Regina
  • Time Zone(s): Central and Mountain
  • Minimum Age for Unrestricted Driver’s License: 16 years, 6 months
  • Minimum Age for Gambling: 19
  • Alcohol Consumption: Legal age is 19
  • Highest Point: 1,392 m/4,566 ft., Cypress Hills
  • Lowest Point: 65 m/213 ft., Lake Athabasca

Once known as “The World’s Bread Basket,” Saskatchewan produces more than half of the wheat grown in Canada. But with its impressive network of parks, historical attractions and performing arts facilities, Saskatchewan is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Canada.

Take a relaxing drive along the winding country roads, and witness the diverse landscapes and the untouched natural attractions that make this province unique.

A popular tourist destination, the Qu'Appelle Valley captures the true spirit of Saskatchewan. Featuring more than 100,000 freshwater lakes, Qu’Appelle is home to incredible beaches, camping and outdoor recreation facilities, legendary sport fishing, and some of the most exciting wilderness canoeing on the continent.

Also known as the "Land of Living Skies," Saskatchewan boasts breathtaking sunsets and impressive displays of the Northern lights in the night air.

Saskatchewan has an international reputation for hosting large and prestigious events. The Annual Royal Red Arabian Horse Show is an international competition featuring some of the finest Arabians on the continent. The Western Canadian Agribition and the Farm Progress Show are two major annual agricultural trade shows that attract thousands of people from around the world.

Visit the capital city of Regina, home of Canada’s only training academy for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Take a stroll through the Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in the world.

Museums in every corner of our province proudly describe the past. Art galleries display cultural collections of life. The serene natural beauty of Saskatchewan is enhanced by conservatories and wildflower gardens.

With redeos, art galleries, Science centres, museums, multicultural festivals, breath-taking scenery and old-fashioned friendly hospitality, Saskatchewan is sure to please.

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