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
The word “EPIC” is often use to describe something so unique, so one-of-a-kind and so unforgettable. The same is true about wine tasting along the shores of Lake Erie. After all, this emerging wine region in southwestern Ontario has the word built right into its name. EPIC refers to the Essex Pelee Island Coast and … More An EPIC Wine Tour!
It’s no surprise that once you arrive at the Grey Gables Inn you soon realize why it’s called “The Castle of Pembroke”. The exterior and interior are simply stunning based on the well-manicured lawn, statues, lighting, fireplace, wall scones and most of all the Grand Staircase with its floor to ceiling windows. Trust us…you’ll feel … More Come as a Guest, Leave as a Friend.
Point Pelee National Park in Leamington, ON, has some serious bragging rights. It is one of Canada’s smallest national parks and yet attracts over 300,000 visitors per year and offers activities in all seasons! During our visit to the Park we also recorded a video for our Let’s Discover ON YouTube Channel: If you liked … More Our Visit to Point Pelee – One of Canada’s Smallest National Parks!
Greater Toronto Area (GTA) residents are fortunate to have Canada’s largest farmer’s market within a 1-1.5 hours drive (trust us….its worth it). The Market is open year round and has a variety of fresh produce, meat, seafood, cheese and prepared meals to allow you to get your weekly shopping done and have lunch all under … More Canada’s Largest Farmers’ Market in St Jacobs
There are no words that will do any justice to describe Niagara Falls. You just have to see, hear and experience its beauty & power for yourself. Western Canadians may say that The Rockies are a Canadian icon but I live in Ontario and this is my blog, so I claim that it’s Niagara Falls! … More A Canadian Icon – Niagara Falls
“It’s as Canadian as maple syrup”. If you’ve ever wondered what’s so special about maple syrup then a visit to a local maple syrup festival is definitely in order. On March 5 2016, we visited the Terra Cotta Conservation Area, just northwest of Toronto, to learn everything we could about this Canadian delicacy. We learned … More Sweet Treats at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
“You do not know what you are missing” is the only thing to say to anyone who has never tried icewine. It’s a true Canadian delicacy! So what exactly is this icewine we speak of? No Silly, it’s not wine served with ice. It’s wine made from grapes that were frozen while still on the … More Sipping through the Niagara Icewine Festival
The Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, is dedicated to providing its visitors with a unique indoor experience to get up close and personal with thousands of free flying butterflies. During our visit to the Conservatory, we recorded an episode for the Let’s Discover ON webseries: A visit to the Conservatory will bring back childhood memories on learning … More Wingin’ It at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
This conservation area was made for weekend adventures! During our visit to the conservation area we recorded an episode for the Let’s Discover ON webseries: Getting There: Driving is definitely recommended as the conservation area is not accessible by public transit. However, if you don’t want to drive, you can try the Parkbus. They provide … More Outdoor Fun at Albion Hills