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Saskatoon is full of hidden treasures. Head into the downtown core and inner neighborhoods to get a sense of this vibrant city. The majestic South Saskatchewan River winds through downtown, offering beautiful, natural diversions. Leafy parks and rambling riverside walks help you make the most out of long, sunny summer days, and there are plenty of great spots to stop for a refreshing drink and a chat with locals.

Saskatoon knows how to heat up cold winter days and short summer nights, with a proud heritage of local rock and country music and a vibrant live-music scene. Local girl Joni Mitchell made good and there are plenty hoping to follow. If you only have time for one Saskatchewan stop, make it Saskatoon.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Saskatoon.