Preparing for a Road Trip | A Car Checklist for Safe Travelling
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by Christopher Rudder
1M ago
Travelling is one of the most enjoyable things to do, but in the same breath, it can be frustrating. This is why preparing for a road trip can be a real game changer between a stunning vacation and one you’d rather forget sooner than later. With this in mind, we’ve come up with all the tips and tricks you need. Most of these recommendations are for preparing your car for a road trip and how you can save cash before you even hit the road. So, before you embark on an epic Ontario weekend getaway, use this car checklist to help you prep.  A Basic Road Trip Checklist for Cars Getting a car ..read more
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Fun Things To Do In Kenora, Ontario, On Your Next Road Trip
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by Christopher Rudder
1M ago
Located near the Ontario/Manitoba border, Kenora is often seen as a quick stopover on a longer road trip to visit Winnipeg, Manitoba. But we quickly learned that it had so much more to offer than that! With a beautiful lakefront view, beaches, hiking trails, and boating, Kenora is an ideal getaway for anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors. It also holds a lot of historical importance. Kenora, Ontario, offers many opportunities to learn about the indigenous people who initially settled here, as well as both the French and British settlers who each called the location home at one time. Whethe ..read more
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Explore Haliburton Ontario: A Nature Lover’s Dream
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by Britt Kascjak
4M ago
Haliburton Ontario, is a hidden gem tucked away in the heart of cottage country with vast forests, pristine lakes, and a unique small-town spirit. Here, you will be able to truly experience the outdoors in a way you simply can’t in the city. From camping at a rustic campsite on one of Haliburton Forest’s many lakes to exploring the crisp winter weather on a dog sled, golfing at any one of the area’s many golf courses to witnessing the wolves in their natural habitat at the Haliburton Forest Wolf Centre, you have the opportunity to make incredible life-long memories and build a greater respect ..read more
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Best Places to Visit in Montréal | A Weekend Getaway Guide
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by Christopher Rudder
4M ago
Are you planning a weekend trip to visit Montréal? If so, we have you covered! After enjoying a trip to the city for the first time in over ten years, we wanted to make it possible for every travel lover to experience all this beautiful city has to offer. From world-class museums and stunning architecture to delicious eats and a thriving arts scene, there is truly something for everyone. In this guide, we’ll share everything you need to know for a beautiful weekend in the “Paris of North America,” including accommodations, restaurants, local attractions and more. We’re positive you will love t ..read more
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6 Things To Do In Lanaudière Québec
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by Christopher Rudder
5M ago
During a recent getaway to Trois-Rivières, Quebec, we had the opportunity to visit the Lanaudiere area. Located between the Laurentian Mountains and the Saint Lawrence River, many refer to Lanaudière as “the green region,” and for good reason! With outdoor activities available in all four seasons, it’s the perfect location for any outdoor lover or adventurer to explore. Don’t believe us? Here are 6 things to do in Lanaudière Québec that may inspire your next road trip:   Enjoy Some of the Best Hikes in Québec This nature-focused region is home to more than 650 km of trails to ex ..read more
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Things to Do in Trois-Rivières | A Weekend Guide to Mauricie, Quebec
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by Christopher Rudder
5M ago
Often driven past en route from Montréal to Quebec City, the city of Trois-Rivières is a must-see destination and the perfect place to base yourself for a weekend getaway or road trip. It is the second oldest city in North America after Quebec City. There is a wealth of history to explore, including learning about this original Canadian settlement, taking in the historical architecture, and understanding how this city contributed to the development of Canada as we know it today. Like many Quebec cities in the area, it was a central hub for trade, driving development and interest in the country ..read more
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Fun Things To Do In Rochester NY | Road Trip Guide For First-Timer Visitors
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by Christopher Rudder
6M ago
Less than three hours from Toronto (2 hours and 59 minutes, to be exact, not including traffic, construction and crossing the border) is this beautiful hidden gem of a city called Rochester. Once known as the Flour City due to its Mill history, it is now known as Flower City due to its beautiful horticulture scene. Most likely inspired by George Eastman’s and his love for gardens and nature. Part of Upstate New York, Rochester sits on Lake Ontario’s southern shore, and not only are there endless things to do in Rochester NY, but it is also home to some major historic movements. Susan B. Anthon ..read more
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2-Day Thunder Bay to Winnipeg Road Trip: All You Need to Know
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by Christopher Rudder
7M ago
Ontario is a big majestic province full of spectacular natural vistas, outdoor activities, and fun things to do. This should be no surprise if you’ve read our posts and followed along on our journeys. Although our day trips and weekend getaways are quite popular, nothing beats a good old-fashioned multi-day road trip –– especially when it involves another province or state. Enter the classic Thunder Bay to Winnipeg road trip. The Thunder Bay to Winnipeg drive via the Trans-Canada Highway is stunning. The tricky part, however, is choosing where to stop along the way and what to pack for the tri ..read more
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Fun Things To Do In Thunder Bay | Food, Art, History & Incredible Indigenous Experiences
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by Christopher Rudder
7M ago
Along the northwestern shore of Gitchi Gumee or Lake Superior, the largest Great Lake in North America is the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario. There are so many fun things to do in Thunder Bay, whether exploring one of the nearby provincial parks, shopping the market, or visiting an art gallery in its downtown area.  More than just that, it’s a fantastic area to spend a weekend getaway in Ontario, as it’s surrounded by natural beauty, many outdoor activities, a rich fur trade history, art and opportunities to dive deep into learning about or celebrating with our indigenous friends. We are ve ..read more
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Things To Do In Port Hope | A Day Trip To The Cozy Side Of Southern Ontario
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by Christopher Rudder
8M ago
Are you looking for things to do in Port Hope? From some pretty cool architecture, landscapes, and activities paired with a slow-living feel. Port Hope is an urban southern Ontario setting dipped in character and charm. While Port Hope can be considered a small settlement, this enchanting location packs a punch by offering a variety of unique and fun experiences. Whether you’re looking for adrenaline-fueled adventure or solace from the hustle and bustle of nearby busy cities, Port Hope has something for everyone. As this quaint town is in close proximity to Toronto, this Ontario destinati ..read more
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