Outdoor Adventure

The Planet D Discover Ontario

This winter is going to be epic as The Planet D take on two of our most inspiring Ontario winter adventures.

Meet the Planet D:

The Planet DPhoto: The Planet D.

Award winning travel couple, Dave and Deb live by the motto “adventure is for everyone. Married for 17 years, they’ve visited over 80 countries on seven continents. Through their travel blog, The Planet D, they aim to inspire people to follow their dreams and push their boundaries.

Ontario is the Planet D’s home province and this winter they are discovering their own backyard. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store.

November 22-24, 2013 Gearing up for Lure of the North

Dave and Deb made traditional winter moccasins with Lure of the North in Sudbury in preparation for their epic expedition, The Missinaibi Headwaters Rail to Rail Adventure. Read their blog post about their first Ontario adventure here.

The Planet D.Photo: The Planet D

January 5 to 10, 2014 – On the Trail with Winterdance Dogsled Tours 

Dave and Deb joined Hank DeBruin of Winterdance Dogsled Tours in the Haliburton Highlands as he trains for the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest.  Read about their epic adventure here.

Want to give dogsledding a try? We’ve got some tips for planning your trip here.

Winterdance Dogsledding

February 11 to 14, 2014 – A Winter Sampler in Explorers’ Edge

Dave and Deb experience a variety of winter fun in Muskoka and Algonquin Provincial Park. After skating the Ice Trail and skijoring at Arrowhead Provincial Park, snowmobiling with Back Country Tours, enjoying a guided snowshoe with Algonquin Outfitters, they will relax in comfort at Cedar Grove Lodge.  Adventures in dining will be had at 3 Guys and A Stove, The Moose Café, The Norsemen-Walk Lake Resort Dining Room, The Iron Skillet and the Mill on Main.

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January 27 to February 8, 2014 – Exploring The Missinaibi Headwaters, “Rail to Rail” Adventure 

Dave and Deb embark on a 101 kilometre journey with Lure of the North into the Northern Ontario wilderness. They will travel by snowshoe, pulling traditional sleds and will learn about traditional winter camping.

Lure of the North

Stay tuned for the Planet D’s summer itinerary. Here’s a preview of what’s ahead: The Algonquin Park Moose Photography Safari; Hiking the Pukaskwa Coastal Trail; Kayaking with Caribou, Slate Islands; the Ride Superior Motorcycle Tour; and The Art of Fly-Fishing.

Want more? Here’s a couple of other ways to discover Ontario with the Planet D:

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Spend seven days on Manitoulin Island, the largest freshwater island in the world, exploring it by boat, plane and horse.  Dave and Deb are hosting the trip, and will guide you through island adventures and unique Aboriginal cultural experiences with the Great Spirit Circle Trail. Plus, don’t forget to order your free copy of the 2014 Ontario Outdoor Adventure calendar here.

Outdoor Adventure Contest

2014 Outdoor Calendar

February 22 to 23, 2014 – The Outdoor Adventure Show, Mississauga

Come and meet Dave and Deb at the Ontario Tourism Booth #530.  Join them as they share stories about their Ontario trips – the perfect way to get inspired for your next Ontario adventure!

Outdoor Adventure Show

Want to follow along? You can join the Planet D’s adventure by following them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and keep an eye on the #DiscoverOntario tag. Join us as we post updated on the Planet D’s adventures here.

Which of Dave and Deb’s adventures is on your bucket list? For more Outdoor Ontario adventures like dogsledding, snowshoeing and much more to add to your bucket list visit ontariotravel.net/outdoor.

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