Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada is a transportation hub and commercial centre located on the banks of the mighty Assiniboine River. Portage La Prairie is located on the main transportation route of the region - the Trans Canada Highway (Hwy #1) and it is located, just east, of another major transportation route - the Yellowhead Highway (Hwy #16).
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Portage La Prairie and the surrounding areas includes golfing, fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking, canoeing, hunting, birdwatching, swimming, biking, kayaking, camping, picnicking, geo caching, flightseeing, horseback riding, ice skating, ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Portage La Prairie, Manitoba includes the Spruce Woods Provincial Park, St. Ambroise Beach Provincial Park, Republic of Manitobah Park, St. Francis Wildlife Management Area, Portage Spillway-Wayside Provincial Park, Delta Marsh, Twin Lakes Beach, Delta Beach, Crescent Lake and Island Park.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Portage La Prairie, Manitoba includes accommodations (guest ranches, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, cottages, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, big box stores, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, casino, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, internet and transportation services including taxi, car rentals, and the Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Portage La Prairie, Manitoba includes the William Glesby Centre, Portage and District Arts Centre, World's Largest Coca-Cola Can, Fort la Reine Museum, the Canadian Pacific Railway Station Museum, 1898 City Hall, 1931 Seagrave Fire Truck, 1854 St. Mary's la Prairie Anglican Church and the Saskatchewan Avenue urban forest.