Articles Covering Multiple Regions

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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Paddling (Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting & SUP) in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Paddling (Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting & SUP) in Ontario

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water – Loren Eiseley. Ontario has a lot of magic as we have a LOT of water! While we love to explore by motor or sailboat, sometimes we like to move at a different pace and under our own steam. Check out other ways…

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12 Cool Things That You Can Only Find in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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Ontario is a hot tourist destination, with something for every age, income level, taste & interest. Some of Ontario’s highlights are Toronto, one of the most popular cities in North America, the Muskoka Lakes Region, recognized by National Geographic Traveler as one of the best places to visit in the world, and of course, Niagara…

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4 Ideas for Outdoor Summer Fun in Ontario!

By Shari & Elisa Monday, June 19, 2017
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4 Ideas for Outdoor Summer Fun in Ontario!

Water and trees…we usually think of communing with nature when we think of them, but in this post we focus on the adventure and fun that water and trees provide. Waterparks, Ziplines, Ropes Courses, & Aerial Parks all offer hours of entertainment on a nice summer day. Check for more options in the amusements and…

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Things to Do in Muskoka

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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Things to Do in Muskoka

Muskoka is known as “cottage country” here in Ontario, even though when people boat around the Muskoka lakes, they are hard pressed to call some of the residences “cottages”. In many other places, these “cottages” would be called country homes, estates or compounds, but here in Ontario, you will fit in like a local if…

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9 Summer Festivals in Ontario celebrating different cultures

By Shari & Elisa Friday, June 2, 2017
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9 Summer Festivals in Ontario celebrating different cultures

Ontario has loads of festivals for music, arts, sports, food and more. Here we focus on one of the things that makes Ontario great – the wide variety of its cultures and the festivals that celebrate them. Learn about the people, taste the food and experience the entertainment. Mark your calendar with these and check…

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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 Animals in Ontario this summer

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Visit Animals in Ontario 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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