East Central Saskatchewan RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in East Central Saskatchewan

From fishing to camping, to cultural heritage sites, East Central Saskatchewan has something for all preferences. There are regular festivals held here, and every community has its own innovative appeal so RVers have a great selection of stopping points in this region.

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Watrous and Manitou Beach

Find your happy place in Saskatchewan

Watrous and Manitou Beach invite you to unwind and escape your worries.
Little Manitou Lake will host The Big Float event on July 13 to celebrate Manitou Beach’s 100th birthday.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Dancing and floating for 100 years

Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan, is celebrating its 100th birthday with a series of planned events from May to October.

Some folks come to dance, while others come to watch the people.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Dance on the shore of Canada’s only salt water lake—Saskatchewan’s Little Manitou Lake

Manitou Beach Resort near Watrous, 100 kilometres east of Saskatoon: The only place in Canada where you can swim in a saltwater lake.
child with a bucket on the beach
Watrous and Manitou Beach

The water awaits you in Watrous and Manitou Beach

Healing waters and sandy beaches - this is the way to RV in Saskatchewan.

Shown is a sunset over the Manitou Beach Golf Club in Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Tee off at Manitou Beach

Improve your game and soak up the beauty of Manitou Beach and Watrous, Saskatchewan


The Melville Golf & Country Club is shown with sunny skies and trees in the background.

Picturesque Saskatchewan golf

Head to the peaceful city of Melville for a challenging game of golf.


A woman floats in Little Manitou Lake
Watrous and Manitou Beach

The Dead Sea of Canada is rising in popularity

Watrous, Saskatchewan, has a heavily mineralized lake that is unique in all of North America

Dancing the night away is easy if the floor is cushioned by coiled horse-hair, and the interior of Danceland offers proof of that.
Photo by  G. Berge
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Decades of dance

Danceland has been graced by a number of famous musicians and avid dancers over the years.

Antique cars are lined up at the annual Fun Run Auto Show and Shine.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Top 5 things to see and do near Watrous

Watrous is a quaint Saskatchewan town with vibrant attractions to entice RVers.

The Melville Heritage Museum, formally the Luther Academy, is a grand building.

A prairie city shows off its history in the Melville Heritage Museum

The Melville Heritage Museum displays are a collective effort to document the complete history of Saskatchewan’s smallest city.

Danceland is one of the must-see attractions in Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

A piece of Saskatchewan history

Watrous and Manitou have been delighting visitors for decades.

Melville is a peaceful community with great RVing potential.

Make time to see Melville

A pretty Saskatchewan community with small-town charm, Melville is a worthwhile place to visit.

White pelicans near the main dam in the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area and Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Spend a weekend relaxing in Watrous with a trip to the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area

The town of Watrous is a great weekend getaway for the whole family with Manitou Beach to the north and the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area and Migratory Bird Sanctuary to the south. Combine the two into an educational and relaxing vacation. 

by Mason Buettner
A woman floating in the minerals waters of Manitou Lake at sunset.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Watrous and Manitou Beach – A uniquely Canadian experience

When RV travelers decide to ‘go somewhere different’ how many of us look beyond the well-advertised tourist destinations? When we don’t do that, we risk missing all the historical and environmental importance of places like Watrous and Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan – to say nothing of their plain old-fashioned fun. 

A loaded burger served with fries at John's Plate.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Creative, fresh, and delicious

When John Koupantsis opened his first restaurant in Watrous, Saskatchewan, he knew he wanted to offer good food for the little town.

Dozens of couples dancing on the hardwood floor of Danceland.
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Mineral waters made Manitou Beach a 1930s tourist destination

Today's visitors can hear the echoes of delighted tourists dancing, relaxing in mineral waters and watching movies at the drive-in.

by Nowell Berg

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