The capital city of Saskatchewan, Regina is a cultural hub home to excellent museums, performing arts centers and annual festivals. Its leafy parks and golf courses provide a tranquil space to connect with nature.
Things to do in Regina
Wander around one of Regina’s renowned museums, starting with the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. You can learn about the Aboriginal peoples of the Saskatchewan area and visit the T. Rex Discovery Center in the Fossil Research Center. Next, visit the Regina Plains Museum to explore the city’s neighborhood and cultures that helped shape it.
Get a dose of culture at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, home to eight galleries showcasing Western Canadian historical and contemporary works and an outdoor sculpture garden. Snag tickets to a show at the Regina Symphony Orchestra or catch a theatrical stage performance at the Globe Theatre.
Stroll around Wascana Lake at the spacious Wascana Centre park, where you can feed ducks and admire flowers in the on-site Regina Floral Conservatory. You can soak up the sunshine at nearby Regina Beach, where swimming, sunbathing and dining on seafood at beachside restaurants are popular pastimes.
Play a round of golf at the nine-hole course at Sherwood Forest Country Club, which also features campsites and picnic areas. Keep the kids engaged with hands-on activities at the Saskatchewan Science Centre, which offers a chance to watch creepy critters crawling around, dig through tunnels and pretend you’re an astronaut in training.
Getting around Regina
You can access Regina by flying into Regina International Airport, located less than 10 minutes from the city center, while a five-hour drive will get you there from Winnipeg. Regina’s city streets are easily navigated on foot, but a car is needed to explore further afield.