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25 Places For Water Adventures in and Around Ottawa

No one does summer quite like Ottawa. Whether you want to visit world-class museums, enjoy natural vibes in a trendy garden, hike to scenic lookouts, laze around… Read more »

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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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25 of the Best Things to Do in Lanark County This Summer

With communities perched on the shores of the Mississippi River, the Tay River and the Rideau Canal, you can get to the water and enjoy the endless nature areas of this community perched right outside of Ottawa. Each town is rich in its own history and charms, so be sure to book a few days to see the full scope of Lanark County.

Here are 25 of the best things to do this summer in Smiths Falls, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Perth, Beckwith, Drummond-North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Montague and Tay Valley.

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25 of the Best Things to Do in Renfrew County This Summer

With many of its towns along the beautiful Ottawa River, this county’s many outdoor and history-based attractions can fill countless days. You can hit the water to fish, boat or opt to stay inland along amazing trails with unforgettable views. With four provincial parks and lots of great sights in between, get ready to ‘Do the Frew.’

9 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

9 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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19 Gardens You Should Explore in and Around Ottawa

Explore the green spaces and wonderful artistry that are found within the many gardens in Ottawa. Green spaces are magic in big cities. Get outside and explore… 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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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 This Family Day Weekend in Ontario

Here are some activities you can do this family day weekend in Ontario.

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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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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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15 Family Winter Getaways in Ontario

Winter is a chance to get away for a cozy, fun, and active vacation around incredible sites around Ontario. Explore destinations that show off the beauty of… Read more »

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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.