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Pumpkinferno: Places to See Enchanting Pumpkin Displays This October in Ontario

Get ready to see extraordinary works of art on pumpkins this fall across Ontario. Set outdoors, you can see hand-carved glowing pumpkins that will blow your mind…. Read more »

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Fall Colours Scenic Hike, Ride & Lookout: Explore Sir Sam’s Ski & Ride

The second oldest family-owned ski hill in Ontario, Sir Sam’s Ski & Ride is an extremely popular skiing and mountain biking location north of Haliburton. Overlooking Eagle… Read more »

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15 Fall Colour Driving Routes in Central Ontario

Autumn is an awesome time to hit the road and see the lush greenness of fields and the vibrant colour in the leaves as they turn gold… Read more »

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50 Activities and Festivals to Experience in Ontario This Fall Season – 2021

From spectacular fall colours, harvest activities and festivals, and Halloween events, that are plenty of ways to celebrate this transitional season in Ontario. Here are fifty fun… Read more »

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Stalking Dead: Can You Escape the Horrors of This Outdoor Halloween Maze in Peterborough

Meet the undead and find out if you can survive the horrors of the night when Escape Maze’s Halloween event returns this October. The Stalking Dead experience follows… Read more »

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Go on This Ultimate Fall Colour Adventure High Above the Forest Floor at World’s Longest Tree Canopy Walkway

Go on a breathtaking journey across Haliburton Forest that includes a scenic drive through a forest, a canoe tour across a wilderness lake, a guided walk along the Pelaw River Rapids and a walk high above the ground through the treetops and via half a kilometre long canopy boardwalk.

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15 Resort Getaways During Fall in Ontario

As fall approaches in Ontario, the changing colours of foliage are truly a sight you don’t want to miss. These colours are especially breathtaking during late September and October. What better way to fully appreciate this natural scenery than to book a relaxing trip before the holiday season?

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30 Corn Mazes in Ontario For a Fun Fall Day Trip

Get lost at world-famous corn mazes or at the nearest to you for a memorable experience with the family. Most of these farms also have a whole bunch of other great activities so you can enjoy the entire day picking pumpkins, milking goats, cuddling bunnies and so much more!

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Things to Do in Ontario This September – 2021

September is the last official month of the summer, where the warm weather slowly fades and the fall breeze calls for sweaters and scarves. Don’t miss out… Read more »

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50 Things to Do This Labour Day Weekend in Ontario

Celebrate the last long weekend of summer! Send off summer and get ready to welcome Fall with gusto by enjoying one of the 50 events, and activities taking place during labour day weekend from across Ontario.

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Take Agawa Canyon Train For a Spectacular Ontario Fall Colour Tour

Plan a trip this fall across Agawa Canyon on a train. The spectacular Agawa Canyon Train Tours explore the Canadian shield with its rugged beauty, untouched forests… Read more »

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19 Places to Go Zip Lining in Ontario

The warm summer weather brings the opportunity to explore adventures while enjoying the beauty of nature. If you are a nature enthusiast who craves an adrenaline rush,… Read more »

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Things to Do This August Long Weekend in Ontario

Need ideas to enjoy a perfect civic day weekend in Ontario? From finger lickin’ good festivals to grand parades and long weekend fireworks, this list of 70+ events and festivals from across Ontario, have you covered!

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Cruise Across the Vast Expanse of Georgian Bay’s 30,000 Islands Aboard M.V. Chippewa III

Go on an unforgettable cruise across the vast expanse of 30,000 islands on the Georgian Bay starting from Parry Sound. Parry Sound and Archipelago Lines offer various… Read more »

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20 Must Do Indigenous Getaways and Experiences in Ontario

There are several opportunities to see firsthand the people and traditions that tell their stories and appreciate the richness of Indigenous culture and heritage of Ontario. With… Read more »

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3 Places to Go For a High-Speed Jet Boat Cruise in Ontario

Keen for an adventure by boat this summer? Boats are the coolest place to be when the sun is out, offering unique perspectives of your surroundings, wind… Read more »

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15 Reasons to Visit Blue Mountain During Summer

Blue Mountain Resort is Ontario’s only year-round destination for a world-class vacation. While you may have only considered it for winter, it’s time to seriously consider the… Read more »

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50 Things to Do This Summer in Barrie

Located on the west shore of Lake Simcoe, Barrie is a must-visit in summer! With its extensive trails and adventure activities, you will find something to suit… Read more »

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10 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

The summer heat beckons adults and kids alike to enjoy the water and revisit fun activities like floating and tubing. Ontario has many slow-flowing rivers that are… Read more »

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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Check out the drive-in theatres in Ontario. Prices might vary due to Covid-19…. 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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14 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.