What are YOU going to do this weekend?            August 7, 2012
Touring Your Way to Summer Fun

With only a few weeks left of summer, it’s time to make the most of it and get outside. One of the best ways to discover this great province is sightseeing tours, good for locals and tourists alike. Get out to explore your city or another as you travel Ontario this summer. Summer Fun Guide has found the best, and some of the most unique, tours that Ontario has to offer.

Niagara Fun Tours offers many ways to explore the Niagara region, with something for everyone.  Tour historic and scenic Niagara or enjoying tastings and tours of some of Niagara’s finest wineries. This summer they even offer War of 1812 tour with stops at some of Niagara’s most prominent historic sites. See Niagara like you never have before.

See the sites from the sky this summer! Head up in a helicopter and see the Great Lakes from a whole new perspective. The views from above make for the ride of your life. Experience Ontario like you never have before.

Take a walk down the haunted paths of Ontario’s most historic cities. Offered in Ottawa, Kingston and now Toronto, the Haunted Walk offers walking tours of each city’s most ghostly and spooky sites. So clear your evening, 'cuz these tours only happen by moonlight.

This summer, follow your stomach. Explore Toronto by experiencing all the amazing and delectable food the city has to offer. Sign up for one of the pre-planned guided tours or follow a self-guided itinerary. Made to suit all types of tastes, and all ranges of budgets, these tours give you great ways to explore the city on your own terms. Bring your appetite!

No matter what you’re looking to do this summer, do it in a tour. Catch up on local history or fill up on local cuisine as you explore Ontario through these amazing tours. For more unique tours to try check out our Sightseeing Tours page.

Featured Events
Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Experience Scottish culture without having to leave the province. This year in Fergus, from August 10th to 12th, enjoy all kinds of events, from a military tattoo to pipes and drums, Celtic music, highland dancing and much more. Immerse yourself in the highland culture.

Southwestern Ontario

Puppets up!
This August 11th and 12th come check out the International Puppet Festival in Almonte. This family event attracts puppet troupes from all over the world that will delight and amaze young and old. With this year’s theme being Magic it’s sure to be an experience like no other.

Ottawa Region
Cottage Country Comedy Festival
Looking for a laugh? Look no further than this comedy festival in Bracebridge. From August 9th to 11th come out for a weekend of fun and laughter. Pick and choose your shows or get a weekend pass to see it all. So grab your tickets and join the fun in beautiful Muskoka!

Central Ontario

National Gallery of Canada
The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa has one of the largest collections of Canadian art in the world. This summer,  the gallery hosts visiting exhibitions of art by Van Gogh and others. Check out our blog for reviews on the exhibits.
(Ottawa Region)

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My Favourite Beach Contest:
Everyone loves a great day at the beach. Tell us about your favourite sandy spot for a chance to win a Ripride or jump from Great Canadian Bungee near Ottawa!! Contest closes Aug. 31, 2012.

Featured Program:

1000 Islands Kayaking (Eastern Ontario)
Time to get out and get active. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned expert there are kayaking tours and trips for you to try. Kayaking lets you explore the waters less travelled. So grab a paddle and let’s go!

Coming Next Week
Farmers Markets

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