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Blue Flag Certified Cleanest Ontario Beaches & Marinas For 2021 Summer

Eighteen beaches and eight marinas were awarded the coveted Blue Flag certification for the year 2021.

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Saturday, May 8… Read more »

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Central Ontario

In the middle of Ontario, you’ll find some of the most fascinating places to stop in for a day trip or a weekend getaway, either by some… Read more »

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U-Pick Flower Farms For a Day Trip in Ontario

This spring and summer, escape the city limits and find yourself on a beautiful farm amidst wild and colourful petals. If you enjoy picking flowers directly off a farm, visit one of these U-Pick flower farms in Ontario.

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Road Trip: Drive the Trent-Severn Waterway

If you don’t have a boat, but love a good car trip, you can enjoy the best of Central Ontario by wheeling your way along the route… Read more »

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Where to Stargaze in Ontario: Dark Sky Areas and Observatories

Whether you are a serious astronomer or are simply captivated by the beauty and mystery of the solar system, these dark sky areas and observatories in Ontario will offer a chance to explore the dark skies.

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Guide to Planning a Summer Boating Trip on Trent-Severn Waterway

Planning to go on a summer cruise? Did you know that in Central Ontario, there exists a waterway where you can experience nature at its finest? The… Read more »

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25 of the Best Provincial Parks to Go Camping This Summer in Ontario

This expansive province offers lush forests, beautiful lakes and is home to thousands of different wildlife species. Explore the outdoors and take advantage of the beauty found within nature with a choice of 25 Ontario parks to go camping; create memories with you and your family that will last a lifetime!

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25 Maple Farms and Sugar Shacks to Visit in Ontario

Observing real maple syrup production is a truly Canadian experience. As the winter weather begins to warm, treat yourself and the whole family to the sweet freshness of maple syrup. Here are 25 maple farms, sugar shacks and pancake houses to visit in Ontario.

Venture out into the beautiful countryside and learn about how syrup is made by visiting one of the 25 maple sugar shacks in Ontario. Enjoy connecting with wildlife while tasting one of nature’s sweetest treats!

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15+ Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Parry Sound

Parry Sound District sits at the top of Lake Muskoka, between the shores of Georgian Bay, Lake Nipissing and the French River. While its lakes offer some… Read more »

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Ontario Maple Syrup Festivals and Sugar Shacks

Where to go to experience the smells and tastes of the sweet water of Ontario.

A list of maple syrup festivals, pancake houses/sugar shacks and maple trails to explore in Ontario.

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25+ Coolest Outdoor Ice Skating Trails in Ontario

Sharpen your skates, and checkout some of Ontario’s best ice skating trails this winter.

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20 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities in Grey County

Tucked along the south shore of Georgian Bay, the mostly rura Grey county offers endless reasons to visit and explore. The county government itself has 8,500 acres… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Activities in and Around Bruce Peninsula

Surrounded by the waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, this small, nature-rich county offers so much to explore in the outdoors. Bruce County’s parks, trails and… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Haliburton

This gem of a town is best known for its artisan population that fosters an incredible arts program at the Fleming College campus there. That creative spirit spills over into the hosts of various outdoor experiences in the hills and forests around the area. Get ready to try something new as you explore Haliburton this winter.

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25 Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Simcoe County

Sitting in the middle of southern Ontario, this area – best known for its communities of Barrie and Orillia – is easy to travel to from any… Read more »

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Things to Do During Winter in Ontario

Things to do during winter in Ontario.

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15 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Barrie

Whether you are looking to get away for the day and have some family fun, or planning a romantic weekend away with your special someone, Barrie has something for you!

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15 Things to Do During Winter in Algonquin Park

Algonquin Provincial Park is one of Ontario’s premiere and most popular destinations, no matter the weather. And yes, that includes winter! Algonquin has so much to offer… Read more »

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25 Winter Adventures in Blue Mountains

The crystal-clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounded by the tree-lined hilly landscape known as the Blue Mountains are well-known for their abundance of winter activities.
Here are 25 adventures to experience during winter in the Blue Mountains.

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25 Ontario Provincial Parks to Visit During Winter in Ontario

If you enjoy bundling up, getting some fresh air and challenging yourself, then read on for a list of Ontario provincial parks that remain open over the winter and offer invigorating winterized activities, no matter your particular level of experience. Come along and experience the great outdoors even in the winter months!

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25 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Muskoka

Step outside of your door and discover the staggering beauty of Ontario’s ‘cottage country’, the renowned Muskokas.
Muskoka is a broad term for a region of Ontario located north of Orillia, South of North Bay, and west of Pembroke. The region is known for its wild beauty and vast woodlands. Muskoka is located just 2.5 hours north of Toronto, 4 hours from Ottawa, and 2.5 hours from Sudbury.

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Christmas & Holiday Activities in and around Barrie

A list of Christmas events in and around Barrie including children’s events, Santa Claus Parade, Christmas lights, carols, theatre, and other holiday events. Things to Do to… Read more »