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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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Put your Pedal to the Metal – 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario

By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Put your Pedal to the Metal - 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario

Lance Stroll, the up-and-coming Canadian Formula One race car driver, got his start in go-karting and while you may not aspire to race in the big leagues, you too can test your mettle on the track. Ontario has quite a few go kart tracks around the province, and some of the locations also have junior…

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Fly Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease! 11 Places to go Ziplining in Ontario

By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Fly Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease! 11 Places to go Ziplining in Ontario

There is something cool about seeing Ontario from high up and luckily, there are some great options to let you enjoy a zipline or canopy tour all over the province. Here are a few, but visit Summer Fun Guide http://www.summerfunguide.ca/outdoor-adventures.html for more! Note that most of these places require reservations. Some are open year round…

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A Day at Scenic Caves by Michelle Brandes

By Natalie & Phil Monday, August 17, 2015
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A Day at Scenic Caves by Michelle Brandes

We  had a fantastic day at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures in Collingwood. Our 3 daughters, ages 12, 10 & 8, couldn’t have had a better time. We drove from Toronto, through Collingwood & past the ski hills of Blue Mountains, to Scenic Caves. Upon arrival, my girls were immediately drawn to the playground – they…

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Top SFG picks to get your adrenaline fix this summer

By Natalie & Phil Monday, July 20, 2015
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Top SFG picks to get your adrenaline fix this summer

Sometimes, you feel like relaxing in the summer sunshine, but sometimes, you’d rather feel the wind in your hair & enjoy the beautiful warm weather while simultaneously getting a real adrenaline rush. Here are some of our top picks for outdoor adventures where you’ll experience some of the best rushes around. Check out our just…

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Soar through the trees with Canopy Tours & Ziplines

By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Soar through the trees with Canopy Tours & Ziplines

Have you ever wanted to “fly through the air with the greatest of ease”? You don’t have to be a trapeze artist in the circus to do so anymore!  You can try one of the many ziplines & canopy tours around Ontario and zoom through the treetops with a bird’s eye view of the land…

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Keeping it Cool in the Outdoors!

By Natalie & Phil Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Keeping it Cool in the Outdoors!

As the cold weather of an Ontario winter settles in, it’s time to think about all of the wonderful outdoor activities available to us.  Canada is known for its winters and we have no shortage of fun things to do.  So put on your snowpants, bundle up & get outside for some serious fun!  …

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Be a tourist in your own town!

By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Be a tourist in your own town!

Why wait until visitors come in from out of town to explore the best tourist attractions of your city or town? If you’re taking some time off this summer or fall, it’s a great opportunity to be a tourist at home. African Lion Safari (Southwestern Ont) Have you always wanted to go on a safari…

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An Inside Look at Port Hope (POHO)

By Natalie & Phil 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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Family Time at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto

By Natalie & Phil 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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Things to do in Muskoka- Boat & Heritage Centre

By Karl Friday, June 15, 2012
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Things to do in Muskoka- Boat & Heritage Centre

I had heard a lot about “The Real Muskoka Experience” and it made me wonder what I had missed with my other Muskoka experiences.  I invited a group of family members to join me in what I hoped was the first of many real Muskoka experiences, at the Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre located at…

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