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4 Best Weekend Getaways from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (within a 4-hour flight)


4 Best Weekend Getaways from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (within a 4-hour flight)
4 Best Weekend Getaways from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (within a 4-hour flight)

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, known as the "Paris of the Prairies," is a vibrant city situated along the picturesque South Saskatchewan River. Renowned for its natural beauty, Saskatoon boasts an extensive network of parks and trails, particularly along the scenic Meewasin Valley. The city’s cultural scene is thriving, with attractions like the Remai Modern art museum, the Western Development Museum, and numerous festivals, including the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival and the Saskatoon Fringe Festival. Saskatoon’s historic Broadway District and downtown area offer a mix of boutique shops, diverse restaurants, and lively entertainment venues. The city's economy is bolstered by its position as a hub for education, research, and industry, particularly in agriculture and biotechnology. With its blend of natural charm, cultural richness, and a welcoming community, Saskatoon provides a dynamic and inviting atmosphere for residents and visitors alike.


If you're a local and looking to escape for a weekend, keep reading. With a vast array of short domestic destinations, there are also some international destinations within reach. Here are some weekend getaway ideas for locals in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan area within a non-stop 4-hour flight. More importantly, these trips are all possible without having to request PTO (for you M-F 9-5'ers), it just depends on what you want to do at your destination.



Vancouver, British Columbia (YVR) - 2 Hour 10 Minute Flight


Why go?

  • Vancouver boasts a stunning blend of urban sophistication and breathtaking natural beauty, offering visitors a unique experience of world-class dining, diverse cultures, and abundant outdoor activities all in one place.

What to do?

When to go?

  • Year-Round

Who can fly you there?

How much will it cost to get there?

  • Airfare: $70+

Where can you stay?

Who will pick you up?


Toronto, Ontario (YYZ, YTZ) - 3 Hour 10 Minute Flight


Why go?

  • Food, people, cleanliness, Hockey Hall of Fame.

What to do?

When to go?

  • Summer

Who can fly you there?

How much will it cost to get there?

  • Airfare: $50+

Where can you stay?

Who will pick you up?






Montreal, Quebec (YUL) - 3 Hour 30 Minute Flight


Why go?

  • More restaurants per capita than any other North American city.

What to do?

When to go?

  • Summer

Who can fly you there?

How much will it cost to get there?

  • Airfare: $300+

Where can you stay?

Who will pick you up?






Calgary, Alberta (YYC) - 1 Hour 15 Minute Flight


Why go?

  • Calgary is a vibrant city that serves as a gateway to the majestic Rocky Mountains, offering a dynamic mix of modern attractions, rich cultural festivals, and immediate access to outdoor adventures.

What to do?

When to go?

  • Summer

Who can fly you there?

How much will it cost to get there?

  • Airfare: $40+

Where can you stay?

Who will pick you up?




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Hey! I'm Jordan, a native New Yorker who is addicted to adventure travel, photography, content creation, investing, and fitness. Read on, enjoy, and Never Run Out of First Times!

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