"Manitoba," which is related to the Algonquian word "manitou", meaning 'spirit'. Its capital and largest city is Winnipeg. Warm, sunny summers and cold bright winters characterize Manitoba's climate. Manitoba offers an endless array of ideas for making the most of your memorable vacation. Enjoy intriguing museums, interactive tours or unique shopping and dining experiences inside Winnipeg. Come and discover the wonderful parks and beautiful sand beaches located just a short scenic drive away. If your in Manitoba from January to March you have to see the spectacular northern lights, 'natures amazing laser show'.