Sometimes travel isn’t always possible. Whether you’ve been asked to stay inside due to a global pandemic (aka right now) or you work full time and can’t travel as often as you like, or maybe you’re housebound because you broke your ankle, I don’t know, travel just isn’t always possible. Luckily, technology and a group of crafty people have come together to offer ways to explore Canada virtually.
The Bruce Trail is Ontario’s most famous trail. Following the Niagara Escarpment, it weaves nearly 900kms from Niagara to Tobermory. Hiking the Bruce Trail end to end has been on my bucket list for years, but it takes about a month. The side trails offer a taste of what the main trail is like, and it provides ample opportunity to explore some of Ontario’s best natural history.
You may have heard that Canada is home to a lot of lakes, Ontario in particular. (It has to do with the Ice Age and glacial retreat. Basically, awesome science stuff.) With all these lakes and rivers connecting them, it means we have a lot of bridges too. From these scenic bridges in Ontario, you’ll get some of the best views of this province’s gorgeous and diverse landscape.
Hello winter! Bring on the snow-covered trees, the frozen landscape and the adventure that awaits! That’s right winter in Ontario opens up a whole new world of outdoor activities. And Muskoka is the heart of Ontario winter. The Muskoka region is cottage country, but during the colder months, it turns into a snow-lover’s paradise. And there are so many things to do in Muskoka in winter, so let me tell you about the top choices!
Ah, winter in Ontario. The longest season. The shortest days. It’s where you have to don several layers before setting foot outside and where you almost forget what t-shirt weather feels like. Don’t fret! There are actually so many great reasons to enjoy this season. Across the province, many towns are embracing winter. So bundle up and get ready to explore the best winter destinations in Ontario.
Brantford, the Telephone City, is an underrated city in Ontario, Canada. Get off the beaten path and into a city filled with history, culture and nature. Whether you are in the city for a tournament, a student attending post-secondary education, or looking for new places to explore, here is the Brantford Bucket List, a guide to the best things to do in Brantford all year round.
Fall offers a whole new idea of camping and hiking: cool temperatures, no bugs and beautiful views of golden forests. With reasons like that, it’s a great idea to spend your autumn weekends outside. Ontario has some of the best provincial parks, perfect for camping or a day trip. Here are the best Ontario Provincial Parks to visit in fall.
Grab a paddle; it’s time to cast off and enjoy the peaceful pace of the Grand River through a lovely paddling trip. Take advantage of the Brant Blue Canoe Experience when you book an adventure through a Brant County outfitter and receive tokens to use in Paris, St. George, Glen Morris and more. Turn your paddling adventure into a small-town experience with this ultimate guide of the best things to do in Paris, Ontario and Brant County.
T-dot. T.O. The Six. Whatever you call it, Toronto is the cultural hub of Canada, a mosaic of international cuisine, show-stopping events, and wondrous places to explore. There’s no doubt that Toronto, Canada’s largest city and capital of the province of Ontario, is one for the bucket list. Enjoy the city life and discover urban treasures by spending the weekend in the Toronto Entertainment District.
Find your perfect weekend, filled with scenic views, delicious eats, and intriguing shops in Almonte, Ontario. This place, known as “The Friendly Town” encapsulates everything about small-town charm found in Ontario. Discover the best things to do in Almonte for a Canadian summer weekend and revel in the beauty of this old mill town.