Welcome to Ontario’s Garden, aka, Norfolk County. This lovely slice of southwestern Ontario is home to productive farmland, expansive Carolinian forest and a long stretch of Lake Erie beach. From the charming beachside towns to the beautiful vineyards, there are so many relaxing things to do in Norfolk County.
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.
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.
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.
In small towns across Ontario, you’ll see a mix of quaint shops, natural beauty and an abundance of hospitality. Elora is just one of those towns. From the one-of-a-kind local shops to the incredible beauty of the raging Grand River, Elora has that small town charm that people come from all over to explore. Now you can too! Here are all the things to do in Elora to soak up the small town charm and leave happy and refreshed.