Trip Inspiration | Outdoor Recreation

Connect with Nature

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation

You’ve heard the saying “nature heals,” and it’s true. Scientific studies show that being in nature lowers stress, elevates mood, improves sleep, increases productivity, and even creates pleasant feelings. We need all of these now more than ever after long periods spent indoors.

SNOW Much to Do in Elgin County!

Monday, December 14, 2020 10:00 AM by Jessica Silcox

The advent of a new year brings resolutions that are often sparked from becoming more active or learning a new skill. There is no reason to suffer from cabin fever this winter season with so many safe outdoor activities to enjoy right here in Elgin County.

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.