Moose Jaw's Top Ten
Temple Gardens is located in downtown Moose Jaw, a destination filled with historic buildings, a colourful past and a surprisingly sophisticated future. This small prairie city boasts the highest number of tourist attractions per capita in Canada. And the best news of all is that most of these are attractions are within walking distance. From morning to night visitors can discover their perfect match including vibrant concerts, a few hours at the casino, browsing well-known local artist galleries, and enjoying a chat over Saskatoon berry scones and a cappuccino.
Here's our top 10 list in no particular order:
Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort – soak away tension and stress in mineral rich waters drawn from porous rock 3000 feet below the surface.
Yvette Moore Gallery & Café – Ideal to gather with your girlfriends you'll find the latest in décor accents, spicy condiments, art from renowned artist Yvette Moore and a delightful place to sit, catch up and enjoy a sophisticated yet casual lunch.
Moose Jaw Cultural Centre – Mae Wilson Theatre (seats 400) – This new complex is bringing respected talent from across Canada.
Tunnels of Moose Jaw – The stories of tunnels under the city come alive in two interactive theatrical tours. Guests become part of the underground experience, traveling beneath the streets of Moose Jaw.
Moose Jaw Trolley Car Tour – The best way to get to see any town, first hand complete with historic background and some good laughs along the way.
Casino Moose Jaw – Connected to Temple Gardens you won't want to miss your chance to test your luck and skill.
Mac the Moose – Mac is located at the Tourism Moose Jaw Visitor Information Centre on the TransCanada No. 1 Highway. He is nearly ten meters (32 feet) tall and weighs about 9000 kg (10 tons). Built by Don Foulds, a well known artist for his creations around Saskatchewan and Newfoundland. In 2009 Mac celebrated his 25th birthday.
Tourism Moose Jaw – Located on the TransCanada No. 1 Highway at Thatcher Drive. Architects used original 1921 building plans of the historic Temple Gardens Dance Hall (the inspiration of the Resort's name) to build the centre. Inside, a 'mini-city' showcases Moose Jaw's rich downtown architectural heritage and a 60% scale of the Empress Locomotive.
Heritage Sites & Buildings – The City of Moose Jaw is fortunate to have a number of Heritage sites and buildings. The historical significance of these locations should not be underestimated.
Murals of Moose Jaw – The Murals of Moose Jaw program gives visitors the opportunity to see Moose Jaw on a grand scale. Scenes depicting Moose Jaw's early history can be found on the sides and fronts of buildings throughout the downtown core.
Wakamow Valley "the river of turns" – Nestled along the Moose Jaw River, this beautiful treed valley offers natural wonders that please the senses. The valley is home to a wide variety of trees, plants and animals, everything from marsh land to cactus growth, as well as an ideal home to thousands of species of wildlife. Located only minutes away from the centre of Moose Jaw