south padre island reservations



View Reservations | Add to My Favorites | Help


Regina, Saskatchewan  City Info
Destination Guide  
 

Destination Guide
Asia
Australia & Oceania
Caribbean
Europe
Middle East
North America
South America

North America > Canada > Saskatchewan
Regina Saskatoon




Population

Population: 178,225

Elevation: 1893 feet

Time Zone: Regina is in the Central Time Zone. When it is 12:00 noon in New York City (EST), it is 11:00 AM in Regina. Daylight saving time is not observed.

Average Temperatures:

Month

High

Low

January

9F

-11F

February

-8F

13F

March

27F

6F

April

49F

26F

May

64F

38F

June

71F

48F

July

77F

52F

August

75F

48F

September

63F

38F

October

51F

27F

November

31F

12F

December

16F

-2F

Local Seasons: This region has long, severe winters and relatively short summers with moderate rainfall. This is a wheat-growing region and does have much fine, sunny weather. Winter snowfall is comparatively light and is swept away by strong winds. The transition from season to season often occurs very quickly without the interim seasons of fall and sring such as are found in more temperate climates.

National Holidays:

New Years Day January 1

Good Friday Varies

Easter Monday Varies

Victoria Day Monday preceding May 25

Canada Day July 1 The Holidays Act provides that July 2 is Canada Day

when July 1 is a Sunday.

Saskatchewan Day 1st Monday in August

Labour Day First Monday in September

Thanksgiving Day Second Monday in October

Remembrance Day November 11

Christmas Day December 25

Boxing Day December 26

Getting There:

By Rail: There is no passenger rail service to Regina. The closest rail connections are in Saskatoon.

By Air

Regina Airport is west of the city, only 15 minutes from downtown.

By Bus

The Regina bus station is downtown at 2041 Hamilton St, 306/787-3340.

Greyhound as well as Saskatchewan Transportation Company buses are the dominant public transport service in the province and originate a this station.

By Car

the Trans-Canada Highway passes just south of Regina.

Getting Around the City:

City Layout: The two main streets are

(1) Victoria Avenue, which runs east-west

(2) Albert Street, which runs north-south.

South of the intersection lies the Wascana Centre. Most of the downtown hotels stretch along Victoria Avenue between Albert Street on the west and Broad Street on the east. The RCMP barracks are to the north and west of the downtown area. Lewvan Drive and Ring Road together encircle the city.

Regina Transit, 333 Winnipeg St. 306/777-7433 operates nine bus routes that make it easy to get around. For schedules and maps, go to the Transit Information Centre at 2124 11th Ave., at the Cornwall Centre, open weekdays 7am to 9pm and Saturday 9am to 4pm. Exact fare is required.

By Taxi: Taxis are easily found at most downtown hotels.


[back]

[rental links] [rates/availability] [classifieds] [site tools] [about] [home]

site by feet

More Useful South Padre Island Information:

[area attractions] [arts & culture] [beach activities] [classifieds] [cool] [dining out] [event calendar] [ecotourism] [fishing info]
[general info links] [locals directory] [lodging] [news] [nightlife] [organizations] [personal pages] [real estate] [recreation] [services]
[shopping] [spring break][water sports] [weather/tides] [winter texans]



Copyright © 2008 Travelocity Partner Network. All Rights Reserved.