Guest Post By: Mike Hess & Amanda Marcotte, Weekend Explorers at @tillyann7 We met intrepid outdoor explorers Mike and Amanda at the Outdoor Adventure Show this winter, when they won our Facebook ticket giveaway. They couldn’t stop talking about hiking and the Bruce Peninsula and told us we must go there immediately! So we sent … More Tobermory Scouting Party
Every year for 1 weekend in July, thousands of Elvis Presley fans & hundreds of tribute artists come together in The Town of Collingwood, Ontario, for the largest Elvis Festival outside of Graceland. It was a non-stop, all-day, all-night party during our visit last summer. We had such a blast that we captured all the … More The World Famous Collingwood Elvis Festival
Do you have a real Christmas tree or an artificial one? This is an annual debate in our household, however the conversation can now be expanded to include real wreaths vs. artificial wreaths. We’d seen real wreaths before however never considered making one for ourselves and didn’t know it was even possible until we … More Getting Crafty with Ontario Nature
As kids we looked forward to and waited for Christmas because it meant receiving gifts, not going to school and playing outside in the snow. As adults we sometimes forget those childhood memories because we get so busy during the Christmas season at the expense of what is most important…spending time with loved ones. There’s … More Holiday Magic at Bingemans Gift of Lights
A visit to the Agawa Canyon was always on our “travel bucket-list” and that meant a trip to Sault Ste. Marie. I knew it would be special because it would our first trip to Northern Ontario. The planning process began with 2 simple questions…how would be get there & when could be go? Deciding on … More Our Weekend Adventures in Sault Ste. Marie!
We have a confession to make. At first we thought Perth, ON and Perth County, ON were one and the same. We quickly realized we were mistaken and that the two are no where close to one another. This lovely rural area is home to several small towns, a few of which even include Mennonite … More Discovering Perth County!
Earlier in the year we received an invite to visit Haldimand County in Southwestern Ontario and are so happy we accepted. You may be unfamiliar with its regional name however if you’ve ever visited Caledonia, Cayuga, Dunnville, Hagersville, Jarvis & Selkirk then you’ve been to Haldimand County. One Saturday morning, we got in our car … More A Grand time in Haldimand County
Have you ever had one travel experience that was on your bucket list forever? For us it was the Agawa Canyon Tour Train in Sault Ste. Marie or also known by its nickname “The Soo”. It’s a train ride through forests and over bridges, that eventually ends right into the heart of the Agawa Canyon … More The Agawa Tour Train: Simply Amazing!
The expression on Tony’s face says it ALL. That is a scream of pure fun & excitement as we went around in circles on the ‘Krazy Kanuck’ water slide at Wet n’ Wild Toronto. Some would argue that I was the “crazy” one for even attempting the ‘Oh Canada’ water slide, or should I say … More Summer Time Fun @ Wet n’ Wild Toronto!
Sometimes when life presents you with a travel opportunity too good to pass up, you just go for it. That’s exactly what we did earlier this year when we received a last minute invite to stay at the Grey Gables Inn in Pembroke. We had never been to the area known as the Ontario Highlands … More Exploring The Bonnechere Caves