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.
Trip Inspiration | London
Sunday, September 13, 2020 10:00 AM by Bri Mitchell
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.
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.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
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!
Monday, August 24, 2020 10:00 AM by Jessica Feeney
The leaves are changing and autumn is calling! From mouth-watering apple pies to delicious ciders, Ontario’s Southwest has got some of the sweetest apple treats in the area.
Friday, August 21, 2020 10:00 AM by Ontario by Bike
If you and your bike are on auto pilot, cruise mode on the trails around home base, having done the same circuits many times over this spring and summer, why not take your cycling to the next level and pedal somewhere new.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
While the fable of the ant and the grasshopper teaches the important lesson of putting a little work in today to prepare for times ahead that may not be quite so plentiful, there’s no harm in the work being tasty and fun!
If you are looking for something new, fun, and safe to do this weekend, check out the nearest pedestrian-only zones in Ontario’s Southwest. "Pedestrian-only" areas mean that the roads are closed to cars to allow pedestrians to dine, shop, and walk safely in the open street.
Looking for slightly more challenging paddle routes in Southwestern Ontario? The region is chalked full of amazing paddling destinations, from day use to a quick overnight. Here are some of my favourite intermediate routes.