Most Recent Adventures

IMG_E6149Ontario | Point Pelee National Park

March 2022 – 2 days

Point Pelee National Park is located on a peninsula that extends into Lake Erie and is the southernmost point of the mainland in Canada. It is the second smallest national park and the first national park to be established for conservation. It is situated in the Carolinian zone and while much of the park’s interior consists of marshes and swamp forest, it also features a beautiful sandy beach.

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IMG_E6149Ontario | Algonquin Provincial Park

February 2022 – 2 days

Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in Ontario and is open year-round. In the winter the Highway 60 corridor, which travels 56 kilometres across the southwestern corner of the park, is regularly plowed. Along this stretch there are plenty of opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating and even winter camping. 

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IMG_E6149Ontario | Arrowhead Provincial Park

February 2022 – 2 days

Arrowhead Provincial Park is located in the heart of cottage country near Huntsville. It is an extremely popular destination in the winter and offers a variety of outdoor activities and attractions including an ice skating trail, 6km of snowshoe trails and 28km of classic cross-country ski trails. It also holds Fire and Ice nights every Friday and Saturday night where the skating trail is lit with hundreds of tiki torches for an evening skate.

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IMG_E6149Ontario | Pinery Provincial Park

January 2022 – 2 days

Pinery Provincial Park is located along the sandy shores of Lake Huron. It is open year-round and is reputed to be one of the best places in Ontario to watch the sunset. It also protects the largest remaining tract of Oak Savanna and one of the longest freshwater coastal dune ecosystems in Ontario. In the winter, Pinery transforms into a winter wonderland and offers 38 km of cross-country skiing, two trails for snowshoeing, an outdoor skating rink and a hill for tobogganing.

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IMG_E6149Ontario | The Cabin

January 2022 – 3 days

In some ways it feels like we’re right back where we were a year ago with this pandemic. While Ontario isn’t back in full lockdown, new restrictions were put in place just before Christmas, including reducing capacity limits for indoor gatherings. Similar to last year, we decided to ring in the New Year at the cabin to get a change of scenery and momentarily escape from the world around us.

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IMG_E6149Ontario | Killarney Provincial Park

December 2021 – 2 days

Killarney Provincial Park is located along the rugged shores of Georgian Bay. It is open year round and provides a number of activities depending on the season. It is also a wilderness park, which means that are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the undistributed beauty of the natural landscape.

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IMG_E6149United States | Road Trip

November 2021 – 10 days

We’ve spent the past two years exploring Ontario during the pandemic. While we’ve enjoyed visiting as many provincial parks as we can and experiencing more of Ontario’s rugged wilderness, we were ready for a change of scenery. We’ve been a bit hesitant to hop on any planes, so when the United States announced that it would be opening its land border to us Canadians in the beginning of November, we planned a last minute road trip south of the border.

States: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio

National Parks: Great Smoky Mountains and Mammoth Cave

IMG_E6149Ontario | The Cabin

November 2021 – 2 days

It’s been awhile since we’ve been to the cabin. Between moving, unpacking, staying on top of household chores, yard work, hosting family and friends at our new house, and taking a few road trips this summer, we just haven’t had much time for anything else. So when we finally had a free weekend in November, we decided to visit the cabin.

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IMG_E6149Ontario | Algonquin Provincial Park

September 2021 – 2 days

Algonquin Provincial Park is the first provincial park that was created in Ontario. It contains a series of interconnected lakes, rivers and creeks that create the perfect conditions to canoe or just enjoy the water. It is also reputed to be one of the best places in the province to enjoy the fall foliage. While every summer we plan a backcountry canoe trip into the interior, this year we decided to return in the fall to see whether the fall colours lived up to the hype.

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