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10 things to discover in Hamilton/Burlington

By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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10 things to discover in Hamilton/Burlington

Burlington is only about 45-50 minutes from downtown Toronto and Hamilton a few minutes further, so if you are looking to venture along Lake Ontario, away from Toronto, there is loads to see in both places.  And lots more ideas here too! Burlington is tucked between Lake Ontario & the Niagara Escarpment in a picturesque…

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Things to do in Ontario for the Next 12 Months

By Natalie & Phil Monday, September 18, 2017
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Things to do in Ontario for the Next 12 Months

Ontario has literally hundreds of things to do every day of every week of every month, year round. How to choose? While we can’t tell you all of your options in this article, we’ll start you off with a few ideas every month for the next year starting in October, and point you to www.summerfunguide.ca…

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Couples Getaways for you & your Sweetie

By Natalie & Phil Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Couples Getaways for you & your Sweetie

Below are some ideas for a few days or a week-long escape. For others, don’t forget to visit http://www.summerfunguide.ca and check categories like Hotel Accommodations, Resorts and Spas, Wineries & Microbreweries, Outdoor Adventures and more! Spas/resorts There is nothing more romantic than visiting a beautiful hotel, resort or spa with your loved one. Port Cunnington…

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12 Things to do with Kids this Fall

By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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12 Things to do with Kids this Fall

School is back on and that means the weeks of sunny play days are over. But there are still plenty of warm (or warm-ish) fall weekends left to explore Ontario and find fun things to do. For hundreds of ideas, visit Summer Fun Guide. We’ll get you started with 12 below. 1. Visit a pumpkin…

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6 Natural & Man-made Outdoor Attractions in Ontario

By Natalie & Phil Thursday, August 24, 2017
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6 Natural & Man-made Outdoor Attractions in Ontario

Summer is coming to a close, so we want to take every possible opportunity to be outside to enjoy the last warm and long days. This long weekend, why not visit some of Ontario’s outdoor attractions, from natural wonders to man-made ones? And have a great, safe long weekend! Bonnechere Caves – Ontario’s Natural Underground…

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6 Places to go Glamping in Ontario

By Natalie & Phil 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 Natalie & Phil 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 Natalie & Phil 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 Natalie & Phil 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 Natalie & Phil Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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10 of the Best Markets in Ontario

10 Ontario markets to check out this summer 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…

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