Living History at the Russian Mennonite Village
Steinbach, Manitoba (One Hour from Roseau)
Fill up that gas tank before leaving Roseau. Petro (the Canadian name for gas) is expensive.
Crossing the Canadian border is your first step for this trip. Make it a memorable adventure and seize the opportunity to strike a pose while capturing the moment on camera. The scenic backdrop of the border creates a beautiful atmosphere, along with saving the memory for future trips down memory lane.
Touring the Mennonite village offers a captivating glimpse into this close-knit community's rich heritage and traditions. Visitors can explore the charming countryside dotted with traditional Mennonite farms, admire the distinctive architecture of their homes and churches, and immerse themselves in the simplicity and peacefulness that defines Mennonite life. Engaging with the locals, sampling homemade treats, and learning about their unique way of life creates a memorable and enlightening cultural experience.
Lunch at the Livery Barn Restaurant is a delightful culinary experience that transports visitors back in time with its rustic charm and traditional Mennonite cuisine. Set in a beautifully restored livery barn, the restaurant offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, serving hearty homemade dishes. From mouthwatering comfort foods like vereniki and farmer sausage to delectable pies and pastries, a meal at the Livery Barn Restaurant is a true taste of Mennonite hospitality and culinary heritage.
Touring these destinations at Mennonite village is a captivating journey into the world of traditional craftsmanship and rural life. Witnessing the sawmills in action, observing the skilled blacksmiths at work, and exploring the collection of antique tractors offers a firsthand glimpse into the ingenuity and skills that have shaped the Mennonite community. It's a fascinating opportunity to appreciate the heritage, craftsmanship, and agricultural traditions that have been passed down through generations in this village setting.
Tim Hortons is named after its co-founder, Tim Horton, a former professional ice hockey player, whose passion for both coffee and community led to the creation of this beloved Canadian coffee chain. Tim Hortons is a must for any coffee lover, their brews provide the perfect fuel for your day. Additionally, their selection of freshly baked goods, like their famous Timbits and donuts, offer a delightful treat that will satisfy your cravings for your drive home.