Gallery to Landscapes Discovery Route: Ontario Collection Edition

Canada’s internationally acclaimed Group of Seven artists were a hearty bunch; to reach inspiring vistas they rode the rails, hitched boat rides, scaled rock faces, hiked back-country and paddled wilderness waters. They camped in the forest, stayed in vacant cabins and lived off the land, often in less than ideal conditions. Their artistic journeys took…

24 Hours in Two of Ontario’s Most Artsy and Artisanal Villages

Soak up local arts and savour artisanal cuisine in the complementary communities of Clarksburg and Thornbury in Grey County, just 20 minutes from The Blue Mountains. The landscape is defined by craggy hills and deep valleys etched along the Niagara Escarpment, rolling fertile farm fields, apple orchards, woodlands, waterfalls and the meandering Beaver River that…

Take a Tour Through Windsor’s Whiskytown History

 Neat, straight up, on the rocks or mixed into a classic cocktail, March is a good month to enjoy a dram of whisky. On March 17 revelers will raise a toast for the Irish tradition of St. Patrick’s Day, while March 27 is globally appointed International Whisk(e)y Day. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the storied…

Your Guide to March Break in Ontario

The week of March 16-29 is March Break, Ontario’s spring break. Kids are out from school and eager for family friendly adventures. One of the most rewarding experiences for a parent or guardian is to witness the genuine enthusiasm, curiosity and delight of your little one fully engaged in an activity. Here are some last-minute…

15 Ways to Winter Camp in Ontario

Unless you’re Les Stroud, winter and camping are two words many of us don’t often associate together. Surprisingly though, winter camping doesn’t have to be as extreme or hardcore as one may think. Between the unique seasonal facilities and accommodations at Ontario Parks, and local experts, outfitters and tour guides, a winter camping adventure is…

20 Ontario Skate Trails You’ll Want to Lace Up For

Is there anything more classically Canadian than outdoor skating in winter? This nostalgic pastime is getting a modern makeover across Ontario with new and enhanced skate trails and rinks. Some skating spots have even dialed up the cool factor with tiki torches or festive lights at night. And who doesn’t love the accompanying treats, from…