Category Archives: Ontario Travel

Home to both Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, as well as the country’s largest city, Toronto, Ontario, is the economic engine that powers the country.

While provinces such as Alberta and Quebec often get touted for their natural beauty and adventurous experiences, travel in Ontario is often overlooked with the exception of the world-famous Niagara Falls and the province’s urban capital.

Miznon Opens Their First Location in Canada: An Interview with Chef Eyal Shani

Miznon Toronto - Eyal Shani

Chef Eyal Shani has officially brought Miznon to Canada with the opening of their restaurant in Toronto. We Explore Canada contributor Carol Ann Davidson writes about what makes Miznon unique, how they incorporate local flavours, and also had the chance to chat with the famed Israeli chef. Two days before I was invited to the […]

A Niagara Falls Weekend Getaway: A Quick-Hitting Itinerary for the Adventurous

The MistRider Zipline in Niagara Falls

If you’re the type of person who likes to have a jam-packed itinerary filled with some great adventure-filled memories then this Niagara Falls, Ontario weekend guide is what you need. Longtime We Explore Canada contributor Hans Tammemagi breaks down how to get the most out of your Niagara Falls Weekend Getaway. The Niagara Wonder pounds […]

The Niagara Icewine Festival: Snow Covered Vines and Crisp, Cold Wines

Niagara Icewine Festival

The Niagara Icewine Festival has solidified itself as one of the premier winter events in Niagara (and Ontario). We Explore Canada contributor Suzanne Carmel tells us exactly why that is, and what you can do to take advantage of this year’s festivities. The only thing crazier than eating and drinking outside during the heart of […]

Spending Canada Day on Parliament Hill: A Moment to Go Back in Time, and Be Present

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada

Parliament Hill is one of the most iconic places in Canada, especially if you’re spending Canada Day there. Hans spent the day there with his daughter, and his experience was nothing short of unforgettable. On Canada Day, there is no place I’d rather be than packed like a sardine into the tumultuous, exuberant crowd on […]

“Northern Lights”: Take in the Remarkable Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill

Northern Lights Show on Parliament Hill

Northern Lights is a striking sound and light show that explore’s Canada’s history, milestones, and identity. Each year, it’s updated to ensure that tourists and residents of the National Capital Region want to come back again and again. It’s a worthwhile experience for the whole family. Catching a viewing of Northern Lights should be added […]

Your Guide to Science North: Northern Ontario’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction

Science North

Science North is an interactive science museum that calls Sudbury home. It’s a massive draw in Canadian tourism, and wears the crown of Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction. There are four floors, and a whole lot more, which means there’s plenty to explore. Science North, located in Sudbury, Ontario, draws children and adults from […]

The Bank of Canada Museum: An Interactive, Illuminating Stop That’s Easy to Add to Any Ottawa Itinerary

The Bank of Canada Museum in Ottawa, Ontario

The Bank of Canada Museum recently underwent 4 years of renovations to ensure that a visit to this Ottawa museum is both engaging and memorable, not to mention a great stop for visitors of all ages. The Bank of Canada Museum, as you might have guessed, aims to help visitors understand what exactly the Bank […]

Interzip Rogers: Fly From Ontario to Quebec on the World’s First Interprovincial Zip Line

Interzip Rogers

Interzip Rogers is an attraction in the National Capital Region that’s relatively new, but is poised to leave an indelible mark. Simply put, taking a zip line from Ottawa to Gatineau is truly unforgettable. The moment we heard that a zip line was in the works to connect Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec, it was […]

The Canadian Aviation Museum: Preserving the Aircrafts and Stories of Canadian Flight

Canadian Aviation Museum

The Canadian Aviation Museum calls Windsor, Ontario home, but they aim to showcase the entire nation’s flying history through aircrafts, memorabilia, flight, and stories that deserved to be passed down from generation to generation. Regardless of the province, anytime we come across a museum with a national scope, it’s a place that we prioritize visiting. […]

The Bell Homestead National Historic Site: Come See Where the Telephone Was Invented!

Bell Homestead National Historic Site

Brantford, Ontario is called “The Telephone City” for a reason! The Bell Homestead National Historic Site is the place to come and learn how one of the greatest inventions to ever come out of Canada, came to be. One of the true benefits of travel is that we get to see what we only might […]