by Lori Straus Could you imagine winter in Ontario without skating? While most cities and towns will have both indoor and outdoor skating facilities, Ontario boasts some truly unique outdoor skating experiences. We’ve collected a few of them here for you that would make wonderful winter day trips or short family getaways. View this post... Read More.
by Lori Straus Ontario is home to several national parks bursting with wildlife and diverse nature. If you’re looking for a family trip this winter to get away from things, here are a few possibilities. Point Pelee National Park This national park in Ontario is perhaps best known as the southernmost tip of Canada. When... Read More.
by Lori Straus With many still endeavouring to safely socialize outdoors, drive-in events haven’t seen this kind of popularity in decades now. If you’re developing screen fatigue, get in the car and head out to a drive-in event with other members of your household. As your grandmother probably told you, the fresh air will do... Read More.
by Lori Straus Once Ontario allowed restaurants to operate their patios during this year of COVID-19, you could feel summer finally arriving. The restaurants we’re highlighting below are perfect for an outdoor experience, especially if you’re in the mood for a little drive to somewhere. On the Docks Pub in Huntsville The name is literally... Read More.
by Lori Straus Long gone are the days when you needed to use a telephone, the Yellow Pages, a map the size of your windshield, and a travel agent to plan a road trip. The following road-trip apps will help you plan your trip and save money just by using your smartphone. Apps for Directions... Read More.
by Lori Straus You might wonder why a blog post on ice cream is appearing on a blog about cars. I know many people associate tail-gating parties with cars (and trucks), and camping with cars (and trucks), but for me, stopping off somewhere along a summer road trip—or reaching the destination—usually ended in a fat... Read More.
by Lori Straus Nothing says summer like the beach, and Ontario has lots of them to go around. You probably know Grand Bend and Sauble Beach, but here are a few Ontario beaches you may not know about. Port Stanley Situated along Lake Erie’s north shore, Port Stanley’s Main Beach is one of only 27... Read More.
by Lori Straus The summer in Ontario offers many getaways that don’t cost oodles of dollars. In this blog post, I’ll cover a few places you can visit in Southern Ontario. Point Pelee National Park This national park has the distinction of being the southernmost tip of Canada. The park is open all year round... Read More.
by Lori Straus Whether you go car camping for a weekend of “roughing it out” or you prefer to spend some time in nature because you spend so much time at the office, you still need to prepare. In this blog post, we’ll let you know what you need to pack to help make your... Read More.
by Lori Straus As a kid, I frequently traveled to the family cottage in Port Severn, where we’d occasionally stop at the Big Chute to watch the boats travel up and down its track. Watching it both bored and thrilled me as a kid. Like all children, I had little patience for something that took... Read More.