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Highway 17 Road Trip: 10 of the Best Ontario Parks

Crossing Canada is the road trip of a lifetime, with 2000km of the journey taking place in Ontario. One of the most scenic (and direct) routes is Highway 17, part of the Trans Canada. To see the best of Ontario’s natural beauty as you travel, plan to stop at provincial parks. Here are our favourites!

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Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario: Complete Canoe Paddling Guide

Featuring more than 2000 lakes and 500 portages, Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park is a canoe tripping paradise. Paddlers have the ultimate freedom to plan their own route through 1.2 acres of wilderness, choosing a trip length and preferred style to suit, camping at 2,200+ rustic campsites along the way. Canoeing doesn’t get much better than this!

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6 Ways to Enjoy Unique Ottawa

Mention a visit to Ottawa to anyone and it is likely that the conversation will focus on the array of national museums, the beautiful Rideau Canal and imposing gothic buildings on Parliament Hill. All are undoubtedly worthy places to explore in Ottawa (and to be sure, we did them too) but there are also some more unusual sights and activities unique to Ottawa that can make a great addition to any itinerary.

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