Destination: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Western Development Museum 2 (Photo Credit Tourism Saskatoon)

Western Development Museum

Saskatoon is Saskatchewan’s largest city! Filled with historical sites, cultural activities and attractions. A great Canadian experience for the whole family!

Things to know

Population: 250,000 approx.

Languages: English, German, Ukrainian, French, Chinese, Cree, Spanish, Tagalog, Cantonese, Polish

Time zones: CST (Central Standard Time) Saskatoon observes Central Standard Time year round and does not participate in Daylight Savings Time.

Currency: Canadian dollar

Sales Tax: A Federal Sales Tax of 5% is levied on all goods and services. A Provincial Sales Tax of 5% is collected on most goods with a few exceptions.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park (Photo Credit Tourism Saskatoon)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

The weather in Saskatoon is generally dry and sunny. The average annual precipitation of 357mm ensures lush gardens, parks, and golf courses.

The average high temperature in July is 25ºC (77ºF).  Evenings are cool with an average low of 11.5ºC (53ºF), generally requiring a light sweater or jacket.

The average high temperature in January is -11ºC (12ºF), with an average low of -21.6ºC (-7ºF). In winter, snowfall is sufficient for winter sports.

Source: The Weather Network

What’s good to pack

*Rain coats (spring and summer)

*Light sweaters or jackets (spring and summer)

*Umbrellas (spring and summer)

*Wind breakers (spring and summer)

*Boots (winter)

*Sunglasses and sunblock (for any season)*Walking shoes

Top spots to visit

->Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo

->Broadway Avenue

->Wanuskewin Heritage Park

->Saskatoon Western Development Museum

->The Mendel Art Gallery

->Wilson Entertainment Park

Travel Warnings

*With frequent clear skies and bright sun, travelers should be prepared with protection against strong UV rays*

 

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