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Sneak Peek – Inside the Ontario Summer Magazine

photoGuest Blogger Katherine Low: As Publications Manager at Ontario Tourism, one of the best parts of my job is editing the Ontario magazine, as I get to be the first to read about new and unique attractions and experiences across our beautiful province. Whether it’s a story on the rugged beauty of a provincial park or a fun, new urban hotspot, I am always finding inspiration to get out there and see it all. I love to travel but I feel most at home paddling on an Ontario lake – lucky for me, Ontario has over 250,000 lakes to explore! Home sweet home.

When I was little, I used to count the days until the Sears Wishbook landed on my doorstep in early winter. My sister and I would carefully pore over the glossy pages of the catalogue, perusing new toys and stuffed animals while we dreamed of the games we would play. We chose carefully and circled a few “must-have” items to add to our Christmas lists. I can still remember the smell of the thick catalogue. It was always the first sign that winter was here.

Just as the Wishbook inspired me to start dreaming about Christmas, I hope the newest Ontario magazine will inspire you to start dreaming about this summer!

Ontario Summer Magazine
Science North, Sudbury

The magazine has just arrived and it’s yours to circle, tear out and fold down corners as you make your own “must-do” list for the summer. And now available as a flipbook or in tablet form as a free download via itunes, there are a myriad of ways to start dreaming about your own Ontario “sandbucket” list. Whether it’s a daytrip to any one of Ontario’s beautiful Great Lakes beaches or a camping trip to Algonquin Park, you’ll find inspiration, ideas and planning tools to help turn your summer travel dreams into reality.

Killarney, Ontario
Jump into Summer at Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario

Relax on a beautiful, sandy beach. Race down a water park slide! Marvel at legendary artwork and applaud home-grown theatre or world-class performing arts. Savour a wine and culinary excursion! Step back in time with the War of 1812 Bicentennial. Whether it’s a city escape or natural wilderness, Ontario has everything you could ask for in a brilliant summer vacation.

What to watch for inside the magazine? Here’s a look at our Top 15 Summer Adventures:


Ziplining at Long Point Eco Adventures


Which Ontario islands are top family favourites? Where is the tomato capital of Canada? Find out in the latest Ontario magazine – and get your summer wishlist started!

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