Outdoor Recreation

Get outside and play

With over 900 kilometres of shoreline, some of the planet’s best beaches, an incredibly diverse range of birds, fish and wildlife and a vast network of scenic parks, trails and routes that link all of these experiences together, it’s easy to find an unforgettable outdoor adventure in Ontario’s Southwest.

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Make a Break For It! Find March Break fun without the crowds this year. TEASER...

Happy Campers It's not too early to start planning your summer camping...

Exploring the Grand River One of the many aspects that draws me to fishing is that no...

Beaches, Black History & A Marvellous Hotel Charming Chatham-Kent A Cool Part Of Ontario’s...

Hawk Eyes 10 fun ways to get out and play with some birds of prey this...

Get Your Adrenaline Pumping If you’re in the mood for an adrenaline rush, try...

Cycling Route: Lake Erie River Run Experience the rich culture and heritage of local towns...

10 Things NOT To Do While Camping Knowing the do’s and don’ts of camping can make...

Grand Bend “Beach Bucket” List Hitting up one of Ontario’s best-in-class Blue Flag...

Wheels to Wine Get a taste for Ontario’s emerging wine region on...

Picture Perfect Paddles Lake Erie’s Big Creek and the Grand River offer...

Lake to Table 101 An insider’s guide to catching some of Ontario’s...

Pelee Island Pedal Cruise the Lake Erie Waterfront Trail around Canada’s...

Past Tents 10 cozy cabin rentals that offer a comfy take on summer...

Cycling Route: Looping Through Lambton Take off on a scenic cycling trip along the St. Clair River....

Look Up! Join In! Great festivals & events for celebrating spring in...

The Secret’s Out An insider’s guide to best birding bets for...

Shroom Zoom In Search of Edible Mushrooms. The Wildnerness Mushroom...

Get Hooked Behind the Reel in Erieau. Lake Erie is the most productive...

Catch the Spirit Savour the Sights, Tastes and Charm of Walkerville....

Canada's Best Beach Town Jim Byers explores Grand Bend. I’ve spent many a day...

Flavour Crusaders Try truly unique craft brews featuring locally grown...

All Aboard! Tour Lake Erie's North Shore Wineries by Trolley Car....

A City Girl's Visit to Norfolk Exploring Ontario's Garden. Recently I was given the...

The Grand Experience Exploring Haldimand County. I’ve never really had the...

Family Day Fun Winter fun for everyone. Family Day is almost upon us; the...

Great Kayaking, Fab Food, Tasty Wine and a Great B&B Jim Byers explores Norfolk & Haldimand. ALONG THE LAKE...

Eco Tourism Adventures Fresh air family fun. It seems that Ontario’s...

Cycling Route: St. Thomas & Four Ports A 4-day cycle along Lake Erie shorelines. This four-day...

Ontario's Forgotten Coast Jim Byers explores Ontario's Southwest. ALONG...

Birds, Bees & Blooms Three days of food, flowers and farms. Itinerary highlights:...

World Biosphere Birding Discover the birds of Long Point. Located within a...

Sunsets & Songbirds Discover the birds of Pinery Provincial Park. Pinery...

Rondeau Rarities Discover the birds of Rondeau Provincial Park. Rondeau...

Rained Out Camping Can Be Less In-Tents Don't let wet weather ruin your trip. Everyone knows the...

Hook Line & Blinker Escape on an Erieau fishing trip. Whether you’re a...

Canadian Amazon Paddling Adventure Discover the wildlife of the Grand River’s Big Creek....

Explore Lake Erie Shoreline Glamp, visit wineries and take a trip to the tip of Long...

Glamping - Nature with Luxury Experience nature with a side of luxury in Ontario's...

Winter Fun Snow-filled fun for all. Do you love winter and its crisp...