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6 Places to go Glamping in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, August 17, 2017
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6 Places to go Glamping in Ontario

Have you heard of Glamping? It’s a relatively new term used to describe upscale camping and Ontario has become a hotbed of cool new glamping options. Ontario is a gorgeous place, and enjoying its natural surroundings in a tent is wonderful, but some people just like to have nice sheets and soft towels and plain…

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4 Things to do in Kingston, Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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4 Things to do in Kingston, Ontario

Kingston is situated on Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Cataraqui & St. Lawrence rivers. It was originally the home of a French trading post and military fort and after the British conquered New France, it was renamed Kingston. In 1841, Kingston was named the first capital of the Province of Canada, a title…

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Boat Cruises around the province

By Shari & Elisa Monday, August 14, 2017
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Boat Cruises around the province

There are lots of ways to see our wonderful province but seeing it from the water can’t be beaten. You get a completely different perspective and to boot, you are out on the water with the wind in your hair. See a city (Ottawa or Toronto) or cruise through the Muskoka Lakes or Thousand Islands.…

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8 Places to Ride the Water in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, August 10, 2017
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8 Places to Ride the Water in Ontario

Almost 11% of the total area of Ontario is comprised of freshwater lakes, rivers, streams, etc…ie WATER. No matter where you live or visit in Ontario, you’re never very far away from an opportunity to swim, paddle, beach, or boat. One of the fun things to do in Ontario waters is raft. Because Ontario has…

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10 of the Best Markets in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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10 of the Best Markets in Ontario

Ontario may feel like it is comprised of a bunch of big cities, but if you look at a map of the province, you’ll soon realize that in between all those cities and towns, there is a whole bunch of farmland! Because of that, and because there is an excellent climate for growing (in our…

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Things to Do in London, Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Things to Do in London, Ontario

When people talk about visiting London, you may be thinking London, England but you really should be thinking about Ontario’s London. It has so many things to do and because it is the home of a major university (Western University), there is a youthful energy around the city that makes it feel like a happening…

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Castles in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Castles in Ontario

Did you ever want to be Cinderella (or her male equivalent) and live in a castle? If you live in Ontario, you might not be able to live in a castle, but you can certainly visit one.  However, to be clear, there aren’t too many that are true castles, as most are really country houses,…

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Things to Do in Windsor Essex Pelee Island

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Things to Do in Windsor Essex Pelee Island

The Windsor/Essex/Pelee Island region is a great one to visit, with plenty of things to do.  You can see lots of options on Summer Fun Guide, but some of the standouts of the region are highlighted below. Cycling on the scenic pathways and routes, perfect for sightseeing on 2 wheels. Visit the Chrysler Canada Greenway,…

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Beaches & Sand Play in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Beaches & Sand Play in Ontario

While Ontarians like to go to Southern climes in search of beaches, many don’t know that we have some pretty awesome beaches right here at home. What’s particularly nice about our beaches is that many of them have attained (or are candidates for) Blue Flag Status, which is an international eco-label awarded to beaches that…

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Put your Pedal to the Metal – 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Put your Pedal to the Metal - 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario

Lance Stroll, the up-and-coming Canadian Formula One race car driver, got his start in go-karting and while you may not aspire to race in the big leagues, you too can test your mettle on the track. Ontario has quite a few go kart tracks around the province, and some of the locations also have junior…

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