Ontario Tourism Blog

Sail your way around Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Sail your way around Ontario

Although much of Ontario is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by Quebec and the New England states, water-based activities are some of the most popular, and most thrilling, things for families to do when they’re visiting the area. As well as the Hudson Bay to the north, and Lake Superior to the south, Ontario is bursting…

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An Inside Look at Port Hope (POHO)

By Shari & Elisa Monday, July 15, 2013
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An Inside Look at Port Hope (POHO)

Hi there … Joanne here again! Filming continues on our 14-week @PerfectWknds Travel Report web series, (http://kawarthasnorthumberland.ca/videos), focusing on the exciting things to do and see in the wild, wacky and always wonderful region of Kawarthas Northumberland – land of 1000 perfect weekends. For more things to do in Kawarthas/Northumberland, check out Summer Fun Guide. Each…

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A Great Family Trip to Ottawa

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A Great Family Trip to Ottawa

I’ve been reading a lot about Ottawa lately and so the hubby and I decided to do something a little different and take a road trip to explore our nation’s capital. With the girls plugged in – oops, I mean the TVs – the drive was quite easy. We stopped in lovely Kingston & Kemptville,…

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Best Museums in Canada

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, April 11, 2013
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Best Museums in Canada

Museums have a sticky reputation. For history buffs they offer a Mecca of learning and discovery, but the general public often sees them as big warehouses with too much stuff that has no relative importance to their current lives. However, Canada offers some of the best and interactive museums in the world, most of which…

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Family Time at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Family Time at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto

ROM This past Saturday the kids were bursting with energy.  The skies were gray, the weather was cold, but we had to get them out of the house.  We needed a kid friendly outing suitable for a 10, 8 and 6 year old.  It had to be fun and indoor and give them space to…

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Reptilia: Face Your Fears!

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Reptilia: Face Your Fears!

My kids and I went to Reptilia on the recent PA Day from our school. I have never been fond of reptiles and amphibians, but I decided to face my fears. Reptilia is a 25,000 sq. ft. indoor reptile zoo located in Vaughan, Ontario, near Toronto. The kids and I walked through a maze of…

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Summer or Winter – Niagara Falls Is Year-Round Family Fun

By Shari & Elisa Friday, December 21, 2012
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Summer or Winter - Niagara Falls Is Year-Round Family Fun

  In the summer of 2006, we spent two nights at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  At the time, our children were 5 and 3 years old.  We didn’t know what to expect from a family vacation at an indoor waterpark resort. We had never been to one. We enjoyed the experience so…

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