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Things to do on a long weekend in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Things to do on a long weekend in Ontario

Don’t you just love long weekends? We don’t get nearly enough long weekends, so take advantage and do something that you don’t have time or opportunity to do on a regular 2 day weekend. Some ideas are below, but visit Summer Fun Guide online for more. Visit wineries and more in PEC Prince Edward County…

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Art Galleries worth visiting around Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Monday, May 6, 2019
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Art Galleries worth visiting around Ontario

Visit an Art Gallery in Ontario! May 12 is Mother’s Day and what better way to celebrate than to go gallery-hopping around Ontario?  But truthfully, you don’t need an excuse to stroll through an Art Gallery! Anytime is a good time. Ontario has a wide range of galleries, ranging from National galleries to smaller, local…

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Take the family on vacation!

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Take the family on vacation!

Places to go on holiday with the family! This post is focused on family– family holidays. While we can be with our families in our own homes on a day to day basis, there is something magical about a family holiday; the memories of those special times are the ones that stand out in adulthood.…

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Ontario festivals to experience this summer!

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Ontario festivals to experience this summer!

There are festivals in Ontario every single weekend, all year long. We’re just going to get you started with a few during the busy summer months, so you can plan ahead. Don’t forget that there are soooo many more on our website in the Festivals Category and on our event calendar, which also includes some…

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Springtime activities – tap into Maple Syrup and more!

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Springtime activities – tap into Maple Syrup and more!

Spring may not officially have sprung but it sure is close! With Maple syrup festivals, March Break and daffodils poking through the ground, we can start to feel like winter is finally over. Take advantage of the longer days and get outside. Maple Syrup When the sap starts to run, maple syrup events start to…

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Discover Eastern Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Discover Eastern Ontario

Take the opportunity to explore somewhere new this summer. There is so much more to Ontario than the big cities. Eastern Ontario is perfect for both nature lovers and adventure seekers. It is chock-full of beauty, culture, excitement, culinary experiences and history. Check out some of the suggestions below and plan your own adventure this…

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Family Fun Over the Holidays

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Family Fun Over the Holidays

With the approach of the holidays, and for some, the school break, there is time to explore Ontario in all of its winter/cold wonder. Depending on the weather over the next couple of weeks, you might be looking for active or less active, indoor or outdoor activities. We’ve highlighted a few in each of those…

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Ontario’s 8 Favorite Small Towns

By Shari & Elisa Sunday, November 25, 2018

Expedia.ca polled Canadians to get an idea of Canada’s fave small towns with a maximum population of 20,000 and when they sorted through all the written survey results to find the most frequently mentioned places, Ontario did really well! Below is the list of the towns identified by the survey, but we’re sure you have…

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Santa Claus Parades & Holiday Light Shows

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Santa Claus Parades & Holiday Light Shows

Light up your holiday season! One of the things to look forward to in November and December, regardless of your religion, is how festive the season feels with all the lights and holiday events. Make the rounds and enjoy as many twinkling lights, Santa Claus parades and holiday markets as you can. We all need…

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Taste Your Way Around Ontario’s Micro & Craft Breweries

By Shari & Elisa Monday, October 29, 2018
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Taste Your Way Around Ontario’s Micro & Craft Breweries

Ontario is in the midst of an explosion of craft beer and micro breweries. In the past 18 years, Ontario has grown from 12 breweries to >260 with 100 more in development. While ‘microbrewery’ and ‘craft brewery’ are often used interchangeably, they differ according to size: a microbrewery’s maximum worldwide annual production can’t exceed 50,000 hectolitres, while…

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