Trip Inspiration | September 2020

The Virtual Local Cook-Off…with Beer

Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:00 PM by JT Uppal

Dinner parties don’t need to be completely off the table in the time of people distancing. Thanks to all the video chat options out there, you can get creative and still hold a virtual gathering for a meal together.

If you’re lucky enough to own a convertible, you already know how much fun it is to drive the scenic Southwest roads in the fall. But, if you aren’t a convertible owner, don’t sweat it! We’ve created three must-drive routes to convince your friend with a convertible to road trip with you this fall. Don’t forget to call ahead and make sure that the locations listed are open on the day that you want to visit.

Best Fall Day Hikes in Ontario's Southwest

Friday, September 11, 2020 11:00 AM by Kevin Callan

Most noted philosophers used walking to get their thoughts going. Wilderness visionaries like Henry David Thoreau walked a great distance to experience the wilderness landscape (Thoreau walked 100 days in 1866, from Montreal to Quebec City). But you don’t need a major pilgrimage to become familiar with nature.

The Suite Life

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:00 AM by Bri Mitchell

While it’s an exciting prospect that so much in the region is opening back up, it still might feel a little nerve-wracking to get out of the house and “travel” again. Taking a nearby trip in Ontario's Southwest feels a little more comforting when you know you have some of the conveniences of home with you.

Grandma. Grandpa. Granny. Pops. Whatever term of endearment your kids use, chances are their grandparents haven’t heard it quite as often as they would have liked this year. As Ontario families begin to reconnect with extended family members, it’s a great time for grandparents and grandkids to enjoy activities together again. Enter the gramping getaway!