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25 Fall Day Trips From Ottawa

Ottawa and the area around the country’s capital are known for its spectacular natural beauty and charm, and fall is a time where vibrant colours emerge. Here are 25-day trips to enjoy changing nature’s changing colours around Ottawa.

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Corn Mazes in Ontario

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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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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20 Sculpture Gardens to Visit in Ontario

Sculpture gardens are the perfect blend between nature and art, featuring art installations from local and international artists and concerning multiple different themes. As you stroll or… Read more »

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50 Bucket List Ideas for Summer in Ontario

Summer is in full swing in Ontario, with places across the province offering a unique environment, history, and distinct character for visitors and locals to truly discover the province. Try new activities or go for the tried and true. No matter what you choose to do in Ontario, there are hundreds of fun things you’ll want to add to your bucket list.

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Top Beaches to Visit this Summer in Ontario – Cleanest Beaches of Ontario

When beaches in Ontario have that distinct blue flag flying above, it gives the beach’s community a unique sense of pride because they know that the water… Read more »

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Ontario Road Trip: Discover 11 Islands on the Long Sault Parkway

Set between the major cities of Kingston and Montreal is the Long Sault Parkway, a 10-kilometre long road that connects a collection of eleven islands on the… Read more »

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15 Scenic Lookouts In and Around Ottawa

What better time of the year than the heart of summer to explore nature and enjoy the many scenic lookouts around Ottawa? This list provides 15 must-visit… Read more »

7 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

7 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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15+ Waterfalls to Visit in and Around Ottawa

Ottawa is surrounded by some of Ontario’s most stunning waterfalls. Although most of the province’s famous falls are located in the south, there are still some worthwhile… Read more »

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14 Suspension and Scenic Bridges to Explore in Ontario

Ontario’s many bridges are a true vision of craftsmanship in the midst of unbelievable places of nature. A few of the bridges listed below are suitable for… Read more »

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25 Fabulous Scenic Lookouts to Visit in Ontario

If you’re looking for that unique vantage point, a different perspective, or that bird’s eye view, don’t miss these twenty-five incredible lookouts in Ontario. From man-made towers to wonders of nature, these high points will be sure to take your breath away.

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14 Ruins to Explore in Ontario

The ruins spread around Ontario give the province character, an array of remnants from castles, mills, and other important structures from significant times in history. These ruins… Read more »

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15 Caves & Caverns to Explore in Ontario

Caves and crevices boast the mysteries and exploration that Ontario has to offer. With exceptional cave systems like the Bonnechere Caves and Bruce Caves, visitors can get a glimpse of the epitome of historical geology and perhaps find some hidden treasures on their way. Here are 15 caves for you to explore in Ontario.

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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen while enjoying this experience from… Read more »

25 Must Visit Nature Attractions and Nature Hotspots in and Around Ottawa

25 Must Visit Nature Attractions and Nature Hotspots in and Around Ottawa

Ottawa and area features a range of natural attractions, from quaint city parks, conservation areas, wild forests, waterfalls, lookouts, and provincial parks. Whether you want to go… Read more »

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25 of the Best Hikes in and Around Ottawa

The Ottawa Valley area is a hiking paradise where beautiful hiking trails are located just minutes away from the Ottawa city centre. Set out for a hike for some fresh air and a chance of scenery on some easy to moderate trails that will get you moving and allow you to see some of the most incredible vistas in the Ottawa region.

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25 Nature and Wilderness Adventures in Ontario

Looking to unplug this summer? We have the perfect thing for you. Ontario is such a vast province, filled with wonderful opportunities for wilderness adventure. Whether your… Read more »

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Summer Music Festivals in Ontario

There’s something for everyone in the nation’s most populated province, whether it’s folk, rock, or country music, bluegrass or jazz and everything in between. There are so… Read more »

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Doors Open Ontario 2020

Explore Ontarios fascinating heritage sites! Free weekend events across the province from April to October, featuring historical, natural & cultural treasures, family activities and 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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10 Spa Getaways in Ontario

A nearby spa getaway is the perfect way to unwind and enjoy a day away from the buzzing day to day life. Luckily, several relaxing spas are… Read more »

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Family Day Weekend in Ontario: Festivals & Getaways

From powder hound boondocking and free fishing to fireworks, beer and food fests, music festivals, and free family festivals, there are plenty of ways to celebrate family day weekend across Ontario.

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Top Things to Do in Ontario this January 2020

From outdoor skating trails to theatre festivals, here are 33 of the best things to do this January in Ontario.