As rewarding as it is challenging, the Top of the Giant Trail offers an unique all day hiking experience in northwestern Ontario. The path ascends the ‘knees’ of the Sleeping Giant, an impressive formation of volcanic rock rising above beautiful Lake Superior, revealing wide ranging vistas of the water as well as the parks’ boreal forest and a deep natural gorge.
While adventure may not immediately come to mind when thinking of Toronto, you’ll be surprised at the opportunities on offer here. For one, there are far more ways to connect with nature than you may expect! Discover some of our top picks for adventure in Toronto, with a focus on outdoor activities and recently transformed urban locations.
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!
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!
Planning to explore Canada’s amazing National Parks this year? Get prepared and learn what you need to know about the National Park fee system and Discovery Passes in 2021!
If you are looking for an unforgettable northern Ontario angling trip (and maybe catch your own huge northern pike or two), read on to discover more about Lake Huron fishing
Visiting Canada in spring offers a quieter, more affordable and somehow more rewarding travel experience. In this comprehensive guide, discover the highlights of visiting Canada in spring as well as top travel destinations and spring travel advice.
As well as being one of Canada’s most approachable cities, Ottawa is also a fantastic place to visit year round. The reason is simple; there are so many indoor activities in Ottawa for bad weather days! Here are my top picks
Ever looked at a lock system and wondered whether you can paddle through it in a canoe or kayak? Well, on the Trent Severn Waterway in Ontario, you can! We tried this out for ourselves on a recent visit to Campbellford in the Trent Hills region.
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.
Ontario has famous summers, but actually, it’s spectacular during winter. The snow itself is beautiful, there are plenty of seasonal activities, and so long as you wear layers you’ll be snug.
Visiting Canada in winter can be exhilarating, exciting and a whole lot of fun for those who embrace the season. Here’s just 65 ideas of things to do!
So many provinces and kilometres to travel across PEI, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Quebec and Ontario, but where to go? Here is just a taste of the amazing places to visit in Eastern Canada.
A road trip across Canada is undoubtedly a bucket list worthy adventure. But what is there to see in winter? Read on to discover eight must-see stops.
Snow may be falling but it doesn’t mean you have to stay inside. Here are our top winter activities in Canada that definitely shouldn’t be missed on a visit to the Great White North