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Attention Foodies: Ontario markets, food fests, food trails & more!

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Attention Foodies:  Ontario markets, food fests, food trails & more!

By the time August rolls around, everything is growing and lush and farms and markets are offering the most delicious fruits and veggies. Everything tastes better with a little dash of August sunshine. There are food festivals too or you can even take a food tour. While there are some markets below, you can see…

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Some of the best outdoor activities & adventures in Ontario!

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Some of the best outdoor activities & adventures in Ontario!

Summer Fun Guide has a category called Outdoor Adventures which is filled with all kinds of outdoorsy things to do. And while we call it “adventures”, note that not everything listed there would be considered adventurous, so don’t let the name scare you off. Many of the activities are just outdoors, and others can be…

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Fun things to do in Ottawa

By Shari & Elisa Monday, July 23, 2018
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Fun things to do in Ottawa

Explore Ottawa this summer The nice thing about our nation’s capital is that it is big enough to have loads of things to do, and small enough that you can do A LOT, even in a short visit! It also has a great mix of outdoor fun, outstanding national museums and amazing festivals and events…

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Family Fun WATER PARKS & BEACHES in Ontario!

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Family Fun WATER PARKS & BEACHES in Ontario!

When the sun is out and the weather is warm, there is nothing better than cooling off in the water. And Ontario has a LOT of water! Whether you are into the natural kind, found at Ontario’s beautiful beaches, or the man-made kind at an Ontario water park, wet is wet! So throw on a…

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Summer Activities for the Family in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Summer Activities for the Family in Ontario

What to do in the summer with the family When the kids are off school during the summer, it is always a challenge to find things to do that make everyone happy. We have a few suggestions below, but don’t forget that http://www.summerfunguide.ca has 16 different categories and 7 regions and an event calendar, an…

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17 Places to ride the Rails or Cruise the Waters in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Monday, June 4, 2018
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17 Places to ride the Rails or Cruise the Waters in Ontario

17 Train Rides & Boat Cruises in Ontario. There are loads of ways to see our wonderful province – by car, on foot, by plane…but 2 great ways are by boat and by train. Both move quickly enough that you get to see a fair amount, but slowly enough that you REALLY get to see…

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25 Things to do on a summer long weekend in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, May 17, 2018
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25 Things to do on a summer long weekend in Ontario

25 summer long weekend activities in Ontario. Summer long weekends here in Ontario are highly anticipated by everyone. Not only do we need a break from our normal routines but we also need the warm weather & sunny skies to help us get over our loooong winters. Here are a few suggestions for things to…

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9 Ontario Resorts with Something Different

By Shari & Elisa Friday, May 4, 2018
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9 Ontario Resorts with Something Different

9 Great Resorts in Ontario with Something Different. Ontario has an incredibly wide range of accommodations on offer – from big resorts to small inns and everything in between. With all the wonderful things to do in the province, sometimes it makes sense to stop day-tripping and start immersing yourself in a region by staying…

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9 Ontario parks & hiking trails worth exploring

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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9 Ontario parks & hiking trails worth exploring

9 Ontario parks & hiking trails worth exploring Spring & summer are perfect for hiking in Ontario. We have miles and miles (kilometers and kilometers) of spectacular hiking trails for every level so there’s no excuse not to look one up and start exploring our own backyard on foot! With the recently extended Trans Canada…

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25 Festivals to Visit this Summer

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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25 Festivals to Visit this Summer

25 Festivals in Ontario to Visit this Summer There are festivals all summer long, some big…some small…so wherever you visit, take the time to check what’s on there.  Some are even worth building your trip around. We have just a few suggestions here, but visit Summer Fun Guide’s festival listings and our event calendar for…

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