Winnipeg, Canada springs up like an urban oasis from the Canadian prairie. At the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, it’s a thoroughly cosmopolitan city. Home to one of the world’s best fringe theater festivals, the city takes pride in its cultural diversity. It has its own French Quarter and Little Italy, one of the city’s shopping and dining hotspots. Also of interest to visitors is the Polo Park entertainment district and the Forks National Historic Site.