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18 fun things to do on a Summer weekend in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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18 fun things to do on a Summer weekend in Ontario

Summer weekends in Ontario offer a great opportunity to get out and have some fun, explore new places or try something completely different. We’re so fortunate to have an endless supply of things to do here in our amazing province. We’ve highlighted just a few ideas below. For many more please visit Summer Fun Guide.ca.…

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Our fabulous National Historic Sites & Heritage Museums

By Shari & Elisa Monday, May 8, 2017
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Our fabulous National Historic Sites & Heritage Museums

In this Canada150 year, there are lots of opportunities to celebrate Canada’s history and culture. Don’t forget about Ontario’s history though! We’ve been at the centre of a lot of interesting times and there are quite a few excellent Museums, Heritage Villages and Historical Sites which bring the past to life.   Heritage Villages: One…

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Exploring Eastern Ontario this summer

By Shari & Elisa Friday, April 21, 2017
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Exploring Eastern Ontario this summer

Elvis Presley sang a song called ‘Go East, Young Man’ and it seems he really knew what he was talking about! Eastern Ontario has a fascinating ancestry with a lot of history to explore. Because Kingston was once the capital of the Province of Canada, it was and remains an important military installation. There are also hundreds…

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Visit the Animals this summer

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Visit the Animals this summer

Many people think zoos are just for kids but we know a lot of adults who love to go too! It’s a great date place and a wonderful place for a walk on a sunny day. You can also visit petting farms, donkey, bird and wildlife sanctuaries and animal conservatories if you have a craving…

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Family Vacations in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Family Vacations in Ontario

Summer is coming; plan now for a Family Vacation When the kids are off school, summer looms LONG! Break up their holiday with a family vacation, where you, and they, can get out of the day-to-day routine. Experience, explore and learn. There are loads more ideas on http://www.summerfunguide.ca. Stay at a Family Resort Ontario has…

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Soaring through the air over Ontario!

By Shari & Elisa Monday, March 13, 2017
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Soaring through the air over Ontario!

Helicopter Rides & Balloon Adventures (planes too) – reserve your spot for spring & summer There is something about looking down at the earth from high above that makes you realize how small you are.  While we usually are way up high, looking down through the small windows of a jet airplane, there are some…

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Attention All Foodies!

By Shari & Elisa Friday, February 24, 2017
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Attention All Foodies!

Food tourism has become a “thing” and Ontario is one of the best places to eat/drink your way through a holiday. From food tours and trails, to our multiple wine regions to the recent explosion of craft breweries to world-renowned restaurants, both international spin-offs and home grown, Ontarians are both leading the way, and supporting…

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Great Indoor Winter Fun Activities

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Great Indoor Winter Fun Activities

We know we’re from Ontario and we need to embrace the outdoors, but sometimes, you just want to be warm! Here are some fun things to do when you need an active indoor winter activity. You can find loads of others here: http://www.summerfunguide.ca/amusement-parks-water-parks-mini-golf-more.html At Putting Edge Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf’s 5 locations across Ontario, you can…

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Outdoor Winter fun in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Friday, January 20, 2017
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Outdoor Winter fun in Ontario

It is officially winter and even though the weather has been relatively mild lately, it’s a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy our great province. There are loads of fun things to do when the weather gets a bit colder. We’re lucky to have 4 seasons to keep us from getting too bored so…

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Hands on museum fun!

By Shari & Elisa Monday, November 14, 2016
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Hands on museum fun!

Some people love to walk around a museum, read the blurbs and take it all in on their own terms. Others like to be a bit more hands on with their visit, trying the technology, dressing up, talking to representatives or hosts, etc. Here are some museums where you can find hands on learning. For…

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