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Natural Wonders

Waterfalls of Ontario’s North

Guest Blog by travel writer and blogger Jim Byers The first was the most impressive. The last probably the most fitting. There’s a lot of water in Canada. A lot of lakes. A lot of rivers. A lot of waterfalls. And if you’re lucky enough to make the drive from west of Thunder Bay down […]

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Festivals & Events

Niagara’s “Big Ride” – See the first Gran Fondo in Ontario

Winner of the 2013 GranFondo Niagara crosses the finish line It’s a cycling trend that’s taking North America by storm! The Gran Fondo, or big ride, is a cycling tradition that got it’s start in Europe, where entire towns shut down as thousands of riders pedaled over mountain passes, through vineyards, and along famous race […]

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Festivals & Events

Insider tips for your CNE visit

The CNE began it’s history of Ontario summer fun when it was founded in 1879, as the Toronto Industrial Exhibition. Today, as the Canadian National Exhibition,  the ex is one of Ontario’s great annual traditions, drawing over 1.3 million visitors. Want to make the most of your time at the Ex? Here are a few […]

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Ontario Road Trips

#OntarioRoadTrip

Join Ontario Travel’s marketing team over the next four weeks as they travel across the province visiting hidden gems and iconic Ontario landmarks from Thunder Bay to Tobermorey to the 1000 Islands. Follow the #OntarioRoadTrip tag on Twitter for behind-the-scenes photos, insider travel tips and videos, then share your own road trip favourites. Each time […]

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New & Notable

Join the Ontario Road Trip!

August is winding down, but we’re not ready to say good-bye to summer adventure yet! Join Ontario Travel’s marketing team over the next four weeks as they travel across the province visiting hidden gems and iconic Ontario landmarks from Thunder Bay to Tobermorey to the 1000 Islands. Here’s a peek at all the stops on […]

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New & Notable

Make way for the Tall Ships!

This summer The TALL SHIPS® 1812 Tour will sail to 15 Ontario ports to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, and what better time to celebrate the beautiful waterfronts in towns and cities across the province. What exactly is a tall ship? The term “tall ship” is often used as general description of […]