Independently owned small businesses are the heart of communities. They are owned by your neighbours and not only are they investing their livelihoods into the towns and cities we call home but also sharing their passions with you.
Trip Inspiration | Shopping
Friday, November 13, 2020 11:00 AM by Megan Carman
Santa may live in the North Pole, but his elves are located all over Ontario’s Southwest! Yes, you read that correctly, Santa’s elves have been working hard in their local workshops to create pottery, paintings, chocolate, lavender teas, dog treats, and hand sanitizer.
Monday, October 19, 2020 4:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
If you’ve been staying home these last few months, going out into the world may be a bit overwhelming. There are new rules, additional expectations, and a lot more signage to pay attention to. Even though these changes will seem strange at first, they are in place to keep you safe and must be taken seriously.
Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Tis the season to gift your loved ones with something unique and special. This year why not skip waiting in lines, avoid crowded parking lots, and support small businesses! If you prefer to shop from the comfort of your own home, many of these locations offer online shopping. Support the local businesses that make the idyllic towns and villages of Elgin County unique.
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.
Have you ever wondered how your favourite chocolates are made? Curious about all the hard work and dedication that goes into making the perfect chocolate? If so, Chocolatea's Truffle Camp has the sweetest experience for you!