Manitoba is the place where you probably grew up. It's no island where people dream of moving too, but those of us who live here get to know all the hidden greatness that lies within.\nREAD ALSO: 15 Manitoban Photographers Who Will Make You Love Manitoba\nIn Manitoba, some days things can feel like the worst, but on others, they can feel like the best! So whether you're prairie proud or dream of moving away, you can probably relate to these things about Manitoba all to well.\nHere are 16 Best And Worst Things About Living In Manitoba:\nTo Start at Page 1 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @rylee_ox\nBest: So Many Lakes\nManitoba has over 100,000 lakes and waterways! Yeah we're in the prairies but there is no shortage of water over here!\nFor Page 2 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @thebeachpeople\nWorst: No Oceans\nBeing right in the middle of the country makes us pretty damn far from the sea. So cross surfing off the list.\nFor Page 3 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @fdvoyageur\nBest: Les Francophones\nVivre Le Festival Du Voyageur! Without our French fam we would never have Le Festival, Caribou, and our beloved the maple syrup pops!\nFor Page 4 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @feliciapostspics\nWorst: Mosquito Bites\nOMG, these could possibly the #1 worst part of Manitoba! I mean I guess they don't have malaria, so it could be worse!\nFor Page 5 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @kurlysulu\nBest: Honey Dill Sauce\nHave ever been away from home and tried to order honey dill sauce and they didn't have any? Well you know your food just isn't the same without it.\nFor Page 6 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @ce_xo\nWorst: No Mountains\nWe have some beautiful prairie views but we can only get so high up here. Skiing and mountain biking can be kind of limited.\nFor Page 7 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @polar.posh\nBest: Polar Bears\nThank you Churchill! Or if you haven't been up north, thank our awesome Journey To Churchill exhibit at the zoo.\nFor Page 8 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @constantine.rex\nWorst: Caterpillar Infestations\nDepending on where you live, these things can get ugly! If you live in one of their favourite spots you know exactly what I mean!\nFor Page 9 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @terryduddridge\nBest: Housing\nHousing can definitely feel expensive, but compare it to so many other places and we have it made!\nFor Page 10 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @_sssssssssssssinnnnnnnnnnnnn\nWorst: Public Transportation\nCars are almost a necessity, especially in rural Manitoba! We sure don't have a sky train, go train or subway.\nFor Page 11 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @brittfri\nBest: Socials\nOnly in Manitoba! One of the only places where it's cool to dance and drink with your grandparents!\nFor Page 12 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @jordiek40\nWorst: Not Winning Anything At The Socials\nWhen you buy those giant rolls of tickets and walk away with nothin! There's always next time!\nFor Page 13 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @ziziro4ka\nBest: It Get's Nice And Super Hot During The Summer\nBeing away from the coast keeps us nice and hot I guess! Almost to hot sometimes, but really no ones complaining.\nFor Page 14 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @gratuitynotinc\nWorst: It Gets Super Cold In The Winter\nThe complaining never ends for this one! I feel you though, I've lived here my whole life and it never gets any easier.\nFor Page 15 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @smashley33_33\nBest: The Drinking Age Is 18\n18 isn't that much sooner than 19 like the rest of the country, (or 21 in the states) but when you're 18, those years can feel like forever!\nFor Page 16 of 16, click "NEXT"\nvia @cblatempete\nWorst: Getting Snowed In\nThis is the worst if you're the one shovelling or if you had plans to go out that night! Remember snow days from school though? Those were the best!