Regina Tourist Places to Visit in Regina, Canada, America

Regina Tourist Places to Visit in Regina, Canada, America

Regina is the capital and the 2nd largest city of Saskatchewan province in Canada, is widely known for its cultural and commercial activities, administrated by Regina City Council. MoneySense magazine recognized Regina as the 6th best mid-sized city in Canada in quality of living in 2013. Regina is the centre of churches.


Geography of Regina:

The city of Regina occupies an area of 145.5 sq. km. and metro covers 3,408.26 sq. km. located 577 meters above the sea level at 50°27′17″ N 104°36′24″ W. Regina enjoys a dry humid continental climate.


Etymology of Regina:

Regina draws its name from Queen Victoria, Victoria Regina, named by her daughter and wife of then Governor General of Canada, Princess Louise in 1882.

Regina was founded in 1882, incorporated as a city on 19 June 1903 and was upgraded as a capital of Saskatchewan province on 23 May 1906.


How to reach Regina?

Regina hosts an international airport located in the vicinity of downtown Regina and it operates flights from and to Minneapolis, Denver, and Chicago in America and the major destinations of the country, operated by Air Canada, WestJet, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.

Regina is well served by the Saskatchewan Transportation Company with luxury and general buses. Railway connectivity is not good. Rental taxis, cars and bikes are useful for local travel.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Regina:

Regina is well known for its annual celebrations such as Downtown Ice & Fire Winter Carnival (February), Regina Folk Festival (August), Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival (July) and RCMP Sunset Retreat Ceremonies (July-August).

The major restaurants in Regina are listed below:

  • The Crushed Grape Wine and Food Bar
  • La Bodega Tapas Bar and Grill
  • The Willow on Wascana
  • Luiggi’s Pasta House
  • The Chimney Restaurant and Lounge

The shopping centres in Regina are:

  • Cornwall Center
  • Southland Mall
  • Victoria Square Shopping Centre
  • Golden Mile Shopping Centre
  • Normanview Mall


Things to do in Regina:

  • RCMP Sergeant Major’s Parade
  • Downtown Ice & Fire Winter Carnival
  • Rainbow Cinemas
  • Paradise Cinemas
  • The Globe Theatre
  • The Distrikt


Places to see in Regina:

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum:

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum is located at Albert Street and College Ave. It showcases the history, culture and tradition of Saskatchewan province. Megamunch is the prime attraction of the museum.


Kramer IMAX Theatre:

Kramer IMAX Theatre is an ideal place to experience the principles of science and nature and people, situated next to Saskatchewan Science Centre.


Victoria Park:

Victoria Park is the site of major cultural events and exhibitions of the city. It features war memorial, a playground and much more specialties. Victoria Park is placed in Regina’s Market Square.


Other places of interest in Regina include:

  • Saskatchewan Science Centre
  • Mackenzie Art Gallery
  • RCMP Heritage Centre
  • Willow Island
  • Central Park
  • E. Wilson Park
  • Douglas Park
  • Saskatchewan Roughrider
  • Regina Pats
  • Conexus Arts Centre


Best time to visit Regina:

The summer months are ideal to visit Regina.


Accommodation Options in Regina:

Regina is a historical city housing numerous prominent hotels and motels ranging from budget to luxury. Almost all of the hotels of Regina offer airport shuttle along with spa, lounge, and doctor on call, recreation activities and food on request facilities. List of prominent hotels in Regina include:

  • Regina Inn Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Hotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza
  • Sandman Hotel Suites and Spa
  • Ramada Hotel and Convention Centre
  • Delta Regina Hotel
  • Best Western Seven Oaks
  • Super 8 Motel
  • Days Inn Regina
  • HI-Regina Turgeon International Hostel
  • The Dragon’s Nest
  • Country Fare Bed and Breakfast
  • RiseNShine Bed and Breakfast
  • Creekside Terrace

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