Did you know this February marks Canada’s 25th Black History Month being recognized by the House of Commons? We’ve had 25 months dedicated to learning about Black history to pave a brighter path forward, to combat systemic racism and create a place for equality. Most of us would agree that there is still a lot more work to be done.
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Monday, January 4, 2021 3:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Does winter have you dreaming of your next road trip? We can help you make those dreams a little more concrete. Tourism Oxford has partnered with Omega Tours to craft 24-48 hour getaways in Oxford County that you can book now and experience when the time is right.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:00 AM by Cameron Davis
The sound of my mom’s car muffler started my excitement. We were going on a road trip to learn about
Monday, September 14, 2020 3:00 PM by Megan Carman
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.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Did you know Chatham-Kent once proudly served as a premier destination for fugitive slaves seeking their freedom and a better life? The northern terminus of the Underground Railroad resulted in one of the most successful black settlements in Canada.
It’s the summer of the road trip and we know you’re itching to get out of your home and discover local spots that you may have overlooked in the past to share with friends and family virtually. Ontario’s Southwest is home to a great number of picture worthy locations that even some of us who live here might not have visited before.
Travel around these charming towns located in Ontario's Southwest. We teamed up with Arienne Parzei to discover the hidden delights, culinary hot-spots, and outdoor beauty within Oxford county and Windsor/Essex. See what these small towns have to offer!
Monday, April 15, 2019 3:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Exploring our vast region can be very exciting, from day trips to weekend getaways, family road trips and romantic days away. When you’re done exploring for the day you will certainly be ready to cozy up at some of the region’s best homes away from home. Ontario’s Southwest has so much to offer that sometimes it can just be hard to choose! Let us guide you in the right direction with some of the top-rated hotels in Southwest Ontario according to TripAdvisor.
Friday, February 15, 2019 2:00 PM by Tourism Oxford
A new year brings new plans and new goals. While all that determination is fantastic, it can also add to the pressure. For that reason, we’re suggesting that you aim for relaxation this year. Trust us - we think you deserve it! Take a relaxing back road drive to Oxford County and explore all the ways you can completely unwind.