Gimli, Manitoba, Canada is a resort beach community located on the western shores of Lake Winnipeg in the Interlake Region of Manitoba Canada. Lake Winnipeg is the 10th largest fresh water lake in the world. Today, Gimli is best known for its sandy beach waterfront but, at one time, it was best known as the home to the largest Icelandic settlement outside of Iceland and according to Viking mythology Gimli means, "Home of the Gods".
Attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Gimli and the surrounding areas includes swimming, fishing, boating, sunbathing, picnicking, golfing, hiking, kayaking, art touring, canoeing, sailing, biking, horseback riding, wind surfing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and xc skiing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Gimli Manitoba includes Gimli Beaches -Pelican Beach, Loni Beach, South Beach, Moonlight Bay, Gimli Spray Park, Narcisse Snake Dens, Sandy Hook, Centennial Park, Harbour Park, Camp Morton Provincial Park, and the Hnausa Beach Provincial Park.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Gimli Manitoba includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, cottages, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, internet and transportation services including taxi, airplane charters, and the Gimli Airport.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Gimli Manitoba includes the 1915 Gimli Public School, 1898 HP Tergesen & Sons Store, New Iceland Heritage Museum, Gimli Art Club Gallery, Gimli Viking Statue and the Gimli Glider Museum.