How To Vacation With Kids in the 1000 Islands

Tourism 1000 Islands hosted me to vacation with my kids in the 1000 Islands during our Stage 3 of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our opinions are always our own and as always we aren’t coerced into having a good time. I was incredibly fortunate to have grown up in Belleville, Ontario. Looking back now, the close…

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Top 5 Things to See And Do In Tobermory Ontario

One of my family’s favourite summer destinations is Tobermory, Ontario on the Bruce Peninsula. The first time we visited was in the summer of 2017. We designated Tobermory as a two night stop on our way to Lake Superior Provincial Park from Toronto. The drive to Tobermory from our home in downtown Toronto is approximately…

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What You Need To Know About Going to The Grotto at Tobermory

The Grotto, in Bruce Peninsula National Park, has become one of Southern Ontario’s most popular tourist destinations in the summer. Located near Tobermory, it’s close to lots of other tourist destinations such as Fathom Five National Marine Park where you find Flower Pot Island. I have been the poor soul who once tried to get…

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Best Hiking Trails For Families in Southern Ontario

Ontario is a mecca for outdoor activities. I have always been an avid hiker, camper and nature lover, making me well-positioned living in Southern Ontario. And as my children have gotten older, we’ve been out more and more and more. And I am constantly searching out the best hiking trails for families in Southern Ontario….

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Flying With Kids From Canada? What You Need To Know!

Unless you live under a rock up there in the Great White North, you’ve noticed that it is winter around these parts. Sub-zero temperatures, snow, slush, ice, lack of sunshine, people suffering from seasonal affected disorder (SAD), it’s all quite awful to many Canadians. Some families can only endure so much and book themselves on…

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Presquile Provincial Park, Falling For the Minka Tent

We were guests of Ontario Parks during our visit to Presquile Provincial Park. Our views remain our own. Introducing my kids to camping through glamping during all four of our Canadian seasons has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my parenthood journey. Aside from when they were born or learned how to walk….

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