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SNOW TUBING: THE ULTIMATE ‘ALL-THRILL, NO SKILL’ ADVENTURE

Consider snow tubing the evolution of the quintessential Canadian sport – tobogganing. Like tobogganing, snow tubing basically involves sliding down an icy hill at thrilling speeds, but with the added element of spinning! WHERE TO DO IT: New this season, Thunder Tube Park at Horseshoe Resort has doubled the length of their tube hill with […]

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FOLLOW YOUR PASSION FOR THE OUTDOORS ON THESE 4 TRIPS

In this age of digital connectedness and instant sharing, capturing the moments of life is part of our culture. Have you ever been inspired to pause, exhale and let a moment capture you? Here are four Ontario outdoor trip ideas designed for those moments. Make sure your camera is always close at hand!  DIP INTO […]

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Hot Off The Presses! The 2014 Ontario Outdoor Adventure Calendar is here

Get inspired for adventure year round with the FREE Ontario Outdoor Adventure Calendar. In addition to stunning photography from across the province, each month you’ll find lots of great ideas for your next adventure. Order it online here 0r visit one of these locations to pick up a copy in person. And stay tuned – this year’s Great Outdoor Adventure […]

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Tackling the Turtle – Ontario’s Version of The Fast and the Furious

Guest blog by James Smedley. My two teenage daughters are pretty fearless when it comes to moving water. Islay and Lillian’s eyes light up at the site of any visible drop in the river ahead. We’re on our annual family canoe trip, this year on Northwest Ontario’s Turtle River, part of the Turtle River – […]

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Getting The Deal Of A Lifetime

I admit it. I like a deal just as much as anyone else. Okay, maybe a little more than the average person. When my friend needed me to be the tenth person on her indoor rock climbing deal, I agreed. Then, they shoved me in the group with the little kids. I wasn’t too impressed […]

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Ice Skating: An Iconic Canadian Pastime

Guest Blog by Darren McChristie. Ice skating has been an iconic winter activity in Canada since the Europeans arrived with skates in their luggage. According to the Canadian Museum of Civilization, “travel journals and officers’ diaries attest to the popularity of the sport” and skating was so popular that, in 1748, an ordinance was issued […]