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Regina is the capital city of Saskatchewan, and a cultural and commercial center for the region. Regina’s economy is driven by agriculture, oil and gas, and telecommunications. Bisected by the Trans-Canada Highway, the provincial capital is the primary destination for visitors in the province. Lush parks make the capital a pleasant place to live: the Wascana Center and Victoria Park are great spots to sit and contemplate. Most attractions are within walking distance, such as the Cathedral Village and the Warehouse District. Regina's status as a capital and links to transportation have resulted in Regina having some satisfying restaurants, bars and comfortable accommodations.
Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The city is a cultural and commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan and Regina’s resource based economy is fuelled by agriculture, oil and gas production and development, as well as telecommunications. Bisected by the Trans-Canada Hwy (Victoria Ave, at this point), the provincial capital is by default the primary destination of visitors to Saskatchewan. Leafy parks make the capital a pleasant place to be: the Wascana Centre and Victoria Park, presided over by the elegant Hotel Saskatchewan are great spots to sit and ponder. You can walk to most areas of interest, including the gentrified Cathedral Village and the up-and-coming Regina Warehouse District. Regina's capital status and ties to transportation have given rise to some satisfying restaurants, bars and comfortable accommodations. These and location combined make Regina a good base from which to explore southern Saskatchewan and an appropriate place for a sojourn as you cross the Canadian interior.