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Top Choice Coffee in Gimli

Flatland Coffee Roasters

Almost too cool for tiny Gimli, the sign above the cafe states: 'We are the coffee shop.' And they are. Whether you're craving an espresso, latte or frappuccino, they'll do it perfectly, with Ethiopia Worka, Colombi…
Museum in Gimli

New Iceland Heritage Museum

This small, lovingly put together museum tells the story of intrepid Icelanders who settled an unlikely part of Canada in 1875 after fleeing hardships in their native land. Farming implements, formal family portrait…
Cultural in Gimli

Islendingadagurinn

It's all Iceland during Islendingadagurinn, a provincially popular fest including Islendingadance (Icelanders Dance), Icelandic games, live music (no Björk), Viking battles, fireworks and, of course, an Iceland-them…
Pub Food in Gimli

Ship and Plough

This cozy pub serves the likes of homemade meatloaf, fish-and-chips, ribs and fish tacos to the accompaniment of live music on weekends. There's no drinks list but it serves reliable classic cocktails, as well as be…
Historic Building in Gimli

HP Tergesen & Sons

Worth visiting simply for its creaky-floored history, HP Tergesen & Sons is a busy store that's been in continuous operation since 1899. Look out for the original ye olde metal-and-wood cash register.