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.

Discover Little Canada: Travel The Nation Coast To Coast Right In The Heart of Toronto

Gooderham and Worts Display at Little Canada Toronto

Experience the most exciting places in Canada in miniature at Little Canada Toronto. Discover the magic behind the scenes with our in-depth look at Toronto’s most popular new attraction. Any place that can make me feel like a kid again is a place that I tend to fall in love with instantly. B ut when […]

Exploring Indigenous Culture and Experiences on Manitoulin Island: The World’s Largest Island on a Freshwater Lake

At the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Steven Fox-Radulovich talks about the island's history and culture

Manitoulin Island is the largest freshwater island in the world and is located in Lake Huron. Its history is rich and spans thousands of years, with Indigenous peoples playing a significant role in shaping the island’s culture and heritage. Carol Patterson shares her experience on the island, when exploring its past, present, and future through […]

The Ultimate Guide to the Limestone City: How to Spend a Weekend in Kingston, Ontario

Weekend in Kingston, Ontario

Kingston is one of Canada’s great cities whether you’re looking at it historically as Canada’s first capital or as a brilliant to place to plant yourself for a few days a get a real taste of the Limestone City. Kingston, in our humble opinion, is one of the most underrated cities in this nation. You’ve […]

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 […]