Trip Ideas - Ottawa

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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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20+ Reasons Why You Should Visit Perth

Much of this quaint capital of Lanark County looks much like it did when it was first settled by Scottish soldiers after the War of 1812-14 in… Read more »

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Road Trip From Ottawa to Kingston: Drive the Rideau Canal National Historic Site

The Rideau Canal offers a fascinating drive between Kingston and Ottawa traversing some of Ontario’s prettiest towns, going along lakes, rivers and 19 kilometres of canals cut… Read more »

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Eastern Ontario

The eastern part of Ontario is dotted with lakes and full of charming little towns, each with its own personalities and unique attractions. If you’re looking for… 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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Highway 7 Road Trip: Must Visit Places Between Peterborough and Ottawa

Highway 7 was once one of Ontario’s major highways, until Hwy. 401 came along and offered a faster route with more lanes. However, for those who want… Read more »

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30 Things to Do Outdoors During Spring in Ottawa

Spring in the capital means fresh air, colourful gardens, patios, and the beginning of warmer days before the dog days of summer. Grab your family and friends… Read more »

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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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Things to Do Outdoors this Winter in Brockville and Leeds & Grenville County

From exploring bird sanctuaries to hiking along St. Lawerence and taking in the scenic lookouts in the Canadian Shield, here are 15+ things to do outdoors during winter in Brockville and Leeds & Grenville County during winter.

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Things to Do Outdoors This Winter in Prescott-Russell

This area just east of Ottawa beckons you to skate, ski and embrace its trails and treasures. You make unearth some hidden treasure or just discover your… Read more »

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Things to Do Outdoors this Winter in and Around Cornwall

Hugging the shores of the St. Lawrence River, this area has plenty of trails and hills to add thrills and fresh air to your winter days. Whether you choose to hang out in Cornwall or venture into the woods around it, it’s easy to embrace this chilly season in this county.

Here are 15+ things to do outdoors in Cornwall and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties.

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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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25 Outdoor Winter Activities in Renfrew County

Stretching largely on the south shore of the Ottawa River, Renfrew County is rugged and charming with the gem of Algonquin Provincial Park making it a marvellous… Read more »

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20 Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Belleville and Hastings County

Hastings County stretches from Lake Ontario near Belleville to the southern boundary of Algonquin Park near Barry’s Bay. In between, you will find lookouts, trails, lakes and many opportunities to get outside and lose yourself in thought in winter’s glory.

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25+ Outdoor Winter Activities in Ottawa

Don’t let the winter blues get you down! Even though there’s snow everywhere, there are still plenty of fun things you can go out and do this… Read more »

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Things to Do During Winter in Ontario

Things to do during winter in Ontario.

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Top Things to Do in Arrowhead Provincial Park During Winter

Arrowhead Provincial Park is a great visit any time of the year, but in winter, the famous skate trail nestled along the snow laden trees is not the only thing that you can do to enjoy the crisp and clear winter air.

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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!