Top Kitchener Attractions for the Whole Family

The Kitchener–Waterloo area offers an abundance of fantastic opportunities for fun and relaxation. While you might know that the region is a great place for skiing and snowboarding, you might not be aware of some of the lesser-known attractions the area has to offer. Here are just a few to whet your appetite for adventure. Woodside National Historic Site The boyhood home of Canada’s longest serving Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, the Woodside National Historic Site features a beautiful 1853 home which has been completely restored to its 1890’s Victorian state, as well as beautiful grounds that were saved […]

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The City of Niagara Falls

If you visit Niagara Falls today you may be surprised at just how much there is to see and do here. On the Canadian side of the falls the City of Niagara Falls has really grown into a major tourist destination, and like it or loath it, it provides accommodation, restaurants, and many attractions in addition to the falls themselves. I personally was quite surprised at how touristy the city has become because, after all, I came to see Niagara Falls the natural attraction, not a glitzy tourist destination that reminded me of a seaside resort in England! Maybe I’m […]

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Stratford’s Art Galleries: A Feast for the Eyes

Whether you’re heading to Stratford Ontario to take in a Shakespearean play, or if you plan to shop for antiques, enjoy one of the many festivals the city hosts annually, or simply visit for a look around, you are certain to enjoy yourself immensely. With plenty to see and do, this is a great place for everyone. Let’s take a few moments to learn more about the many galleries the city has to offer. Art in the Park While not a fixed indoor gallery, Art in the Park is certainly a Stratford fixture. Artists have been presenting their work in […]

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Incredible Adventures Await at Eagle Canyon

When visiting the Thunder Bay area, anyone hoping to enjoy a thrilling experience amidst the splendour of nature should spend some time enjoying at least one of the many adventures Eagle Canyon Adventure Tours has to offer. From mild to wild, this venue features outstanding experiences for all ages. Canada’s Longest Foot Suspension Bridge It makes me feel weak in the knees to think about walking across Canada’s longest foot suspension bridge, but the experience is completely safe, and it is a lot of fun. Whether your primary interest lies in photographing the incredible vistas that stretch out in all […]

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From Auto Racing to Museums: Peterborough Has It All

In Peterborough and the surrounding area, you’ll find enough attractions to keep you busy for weeks, or even months, on end. With splendid natural features, plenty of cultural activities, and wonderful dining and entertainment opportunities, the region offers something for everyone. Let’s take a closer look at just a few of the many destinations around Peterborough. Lang Pioneer Village What better way to learn more about a place, than by stepping right into its history? Lang Pioneer Village, located a quick 10 km east of Peterborough, offers a trip back in time to the 19th century. Created as an interactive […]

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Art, Museums, and Fun Await in London

Enjoy Spectacular Sculptures on London Ontario‘s Tree Trunk Tour. Truly a one of a kind walking tour, this incredible cooperative art project transforms unhealthy trees into works of art everyone can enjoy for free. Before artists begin, the trees are carefully cut to maximise their potential; then, with chainsaws and other carving tools, they are shaped into stunning sculptures. One of the first trees you’ll see on the tour is at 382 King street; it is called Donohue’s Canadiana and features a number of birds and animals as well as beautiful images of Canada’s most iconic plant life. Along the […]

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A World of Wonders: Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada

Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada is located in the 30,000 islands area, which just happens to be the world’s largest freshwater archipelago. Here, you will discover diverse wildlife, spectacular landscapes, and the singular beauty of the rugged Canadian Shield; not to mention a cultural history that dates back to more than five thousand years ago. This group of magnificent islands is only accessible by boat, with the largest, Beausoleil, offering tent camping, hiking and biking trails, geocaching, boat slips for private vessels, and more. Let’s take a closer look at some of the wonders that await here, in […]

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Tall Ship Cruises and other Toronto Harbour Getaways

Sailing on the Great Lakes has been a tradition for well over a century. Whether you long to enjoy a tall ship cruise, complete with the sound of crisp sails snapping in the wind, or if you prefer to ride aboard a historic paddle steamer or a modern motor yacht, you can do just that. Let’s spend a few minutes enjoying a closer look at some of Toronto‘s best Great Lakes cruises. Tall Ship Cruises Straight off the pages of history, the tall ship Kajama is one of Toronto Harbour’s most prized vessels. 165 feet long, and equipped with triple […]

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Take a Safari in the City at Toronto Zoo

One of the premier jewels in Toronto‘s crown, and without a doubt the best zoo in Canada as well as the nation’s largest, the Toronto Zoo was first opened in August of 1974. Located near the Rouge river, and bordering Rouge Park, it is in the former borough of Scarborough and encompasses an incredible 710 acres. Divided into seven stunning zoogeographic regions, with indoor tropical pavilions and natural outdoors environments, the zoo is home to over 500 separate species, with more than 16,000 members of the animal kingdom, including fish, birds, and invertebrates, in attendance. Zoo Highlights While the zoo […]

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Six Ontario Wineries You’ll Love

From Amherstburg (near Windsor) to Vaughan, Ontario is home to a growing number of wineries. Whether you plan to simply pop in to pick up a few bottles to add to your home collection, or if you love nothing more than enjoying a few leisurely glasses of wine on a sun-drenched afternoon, you’ll undoubtedly enjoy visiting Ontario’s wineries. Here are a few favourites – some large, and some small. Colio Estate Wines Home of the famous Girls’ Night Out wines and many other fantastic selections, Colio Estate Wines was established in 1980. Today, the winery boasts more than 2.4 million […]

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