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Enjoy Fresh Air and Food in Prince Edward County

We recently visited Prince Edward County for the second time, and I’m already planning our third. Living in Toronto, it gives our family an escape from the hustle and bustle, but having grown up in a small town in the Ottawa Valley, I also feel instantly at peace in cottage
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Canada’s Wonderland: Let Your Teens Lead the Way

“I’m not sure I really like roller coasters.” We had just pulled into the parking lot of Canada’s Wonderland and caught a glimpse of the towering roller coasters doing their dry run before the gates opened. I raised an eyebrow at my oldest, the one who was having second thoughts,
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Gananoque aerial from 1000 Islands Helicopter Tours Photo Stephen Johnson
Gananoque Ontario – All That You Expect, and More!

I love it when a travel destination surprises you. I came to Gananoque, Ontario expecting charming small restaurants, scenic views of the St. Lawrence River and friendly local residents. I found all that, plus helicopter rides, horseback riding, and grooming donkeys. We started strong on our trip to Gananoque with
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Is the RV Life Right for Our Family? We Took an RV Rental on the Road to Find out.

Cabin fever hit us hard during Ontario’s last lockdown. But what were our options? Buy a cottage? Too expensive. Move to an island and work remotely? Oh, so tempting but not feasible. “I got it!” I turned to my partner as we were binge-watching Oak Island, an addictive reality show
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Niagara Falls Opening Photo_Credit Sabrina Pirillo
Play Like a Kid Again: Three Must Do’s in Niagara Falls

Remember going to Niagara Falls when you were a kid? The words Clifton Hill was music to your ears! The lights, the sounds, the attractions that can only be described as an overload of excitement! Relive all your childhood memories in Niagara Falls this summer, plus experience all the new
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10 Best Canadian Travel Guide Books to Read in 2021

Travel experts predict that 2022 is going to be the year of “comeback travel,” which means that 2021 is the year to stay local, and plan your next Canadian vacation! From West to East, we’ve collected 10 of the best new and updated Canadian travel guide books to help you
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Along for the Ride: Family Friendly Cycling Trails in Ontario

You may have noticed more cyclists out and about recently. Bike sales surged in the spring of 2020 and show no sign of slowing down this year either. And no wonder. With indoor venues and entertainment options limited, biking is an accessible outing and a sure-fire cure for cabin fever.
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Brantford , Ontario – Hub of Ontario Trails

Brantford isn’t far from my home, but it may as well be a flight away for all I knew about it before I spent a couple of days there before Ontario was locked down. It is, however, filled with history, culture and nature. Located at Highway 403 and Highway 24,
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Spring in Toronto's High Park adobe
Canada’s Early Spring Gardens Shine

With the arrival of spring, exploring public parks and gardens is a great way to take in the beauty of the season and bask in the light of longer days. And Canada’s early spring gardens are more impressive than you’d think! “Public gardens provide an inspiration for gardeners, for what
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Ontario Cottages - Mabee Marsh cabin - Photo courtesy Long Point Eco-Adventures Resort
Cottage Without Commitment at These Ontario Cottage Getaways

As I’ve always enjoyed the novelty of new places, I never entertained the idea of owning a cottage or a cabin in the woods. But in 2021, after a long spring lockdown, I found myself yearning for a quiet spot in nature to escape to. It turns out I wasn’t
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