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19 Pet-Friendly Places You Must Visit In South Eastern Ontario

Anything is paw-sible when you're visiting the region! Let’s face it: your pets are a big part of the family. Well, in South Eastern Ontario, you don’t have to leave your pooch at home when you go exploring! There are lots of pet-friendl...
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20 Small Towns You Have To Visit In South Eastern Ontario

Road trips and small towns are basically a match made in heaven. This has certainly been the year for discovering things in your own backyard. We’ve all learned that escaping the city doesn’t necessarily mean extravagant weekends away. Small...
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3 Distilleries In South Eastern Ontario You Must Try

Summer makes you thirsty for good times and even better bevvies! Here are 4 more places to sip in South Eastern Ontario this season; these beautiful escapes will quickly become your go-to for some sunshine in a glass. Brockville - Prescott 1. Kings...
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The Best Brunch Spots In South Eastern Ontario: Volume 2

Our favourite time of day! Ahhhh, brunch. Too late for breakfast and not quite lunch. The cure for recovering from the night before, or a brilliant start to a day of possibilities. Where friendships are forged and taste buds are treated. Brunch doesn...
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29 Summer Date Ideas In South Eastern Ontario

Chill out with your special someone and do summer dates differently! In South Eastern Ontario there are memorable and safe experiences to leave you both smiling at the fun you can have together. See how many you can check off this summer! Please visit...
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17 Things To Do At Night In South Eastern Ontario

By day, South Eastern Ontario is a little slice of paradise with a unique combination of local culture and stunning natural landscapes. But that doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! The fun continues in the region at night to provide some one-of-a-kind...
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24 Places To Grow Your Green Thumb In South Eastern Ontario

Spring has sprung and there’s no better way to usher in the season of mud and buds than by planning your gardens and getting your hands dirty in the soil. Here are 24 greenhouses and gardening experiences in South Eastern Ontario that have everything y...
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Famous Movies Filmed In South Eastern Ontario

They shot a movie once, in my hometown… We’re all familiar with The Tragically Hip’s song but did you know that there are locations all across South Eastern Ontario that have doubled as movie sets? Read on for 6 places that have turned Hollywood...
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19 Places To Plan A Local Weekend Getaway With Your S/O

Getaway without going away! Think close to home and close to the heart with these safe romantic staycations. From cozy cabins to luxury all night, these gems prove that you don’t have to go far to have a seriously romantic weekend. PLEASE NOTE:  If...
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16 Romantic Ideas For Valentine’s Day

Put away the candy hearts and chocolate roses and make unique memories with your special someone this Valentine’s Day! Staying home is important right now, so we put our heart-shaped thinking caps on to come up with a one-of-a-kind local list of Valent...
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12 Unforgettable Places To Stay In South Eastern Ontario

Relax, Rejuvenate, And Renew Yourself Start dreaming about your next cozy getaway with your closest bestie or special someone. There’s nothing better than reconnecting at your own pace, escaping the hustle and bustle and simply focusing on spending ...
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24 Places To Stay With Your Crew In South Eastern Ontario

If you’ve got a large family or friend circle, you know that big groups need big spaces while creating memories together. There is a treasure trove of unique places to stay in South Eastern Ontario that cater to your crew. Imagine water views from ever...
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Holiday Gift Guide: For The Creatives

If this year has taught us anything it’s that the arts are essential to our wellbeing.  Get creative this festive season and give the gift of local inspiration when buying for the holidays. Art has an incredible ability to connect us even when we...
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Holiday Gift Guide: For The Wellness Seeker

This year isn’t traditional – and these aren’t traditional gift ideas. Health and wellness mean so much more than treating yourself. Go beyond “me time” this festive season and encourage your loved ones to nourish their mind and body all yea...
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Holiday Gift Guide: For The Kids

Make their eyes gleam with excitement! Kids deserve kudos for the resilient way they are handling the pandemic these days. Whether they’re back to school or learning from home, 2020 has certainly put them to the test. Although this festive seaso...
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Holiday Gift Guide: For The Cooks And Locavores

For the person who loves to indulge... One thing’s for certain at this time of year: it’s all about the food and drink. What’s more exciting than indulging in local festive apps and treats, followed by local mulled cider, wine or craft brew...
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Locals Recommend: 16 Things To Do, Eat, And See In The Bay Of Quinte

Reintroduce yourself to where you live Over seventy people from different corners of South Eastern Ontario have shared with us their favourite places and things to do. Some are well-known, some are a little off the beaten track, but ALL are local fav...
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Locals Recommend: 22 Things To Do, Eat, And See In The Rideau

"These have been here the whole time?!" You may think you know the Rideau like the back of your hand but the reality can be very different. We connected with some locals to share the hidden parts of this area front and center. Some are well-known, som...
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Locals Recommend: 31 Things To Do, Eat, And See In Kingston

Reintroduce yourself to where you live There's so much to enjoy in Kingston once you step outside the box. Some are well-known, some are a little off the beaten track, but ALL are local favourites! Here's a look at Kingston. With on-going develop...
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Locals Recommend: 13 Things To Do And See In The 1000 Islands Gananoque

How well do you really know the area where you live? There's no questioning that 1000 Islands Gananoque is a world-class destination with spectacular scenery and breathtaking water views. You may think you know it like the back of your hand but the re...
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Locals Recommend: 27 Things To Do, Eat, And See In Prince Edward County

"These have been here the whole time?!" Taking in the sights recommended by some of these locals will give you a new appreciation for what makes Prince Edward County so special.  With on-going developments regarding the global pandemic, please...
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Locals Recommend: 12 Things To Do, Eat, And See In Lennox & Addington

Reintroduce yourself to where you live Over seventy people from different corners of South Eastern Ontario have shared with us their favourite places and things to do. Some are well-known, some are a little off the beaten track, but ALL are local fav...
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Locals Recommend: 28 Things To Do, Eat, And See In Brockville

"These have been here the whole time?!" Brockville may be small, but there's a lot going on. Take in the incredible views and explore the aquatic life of the St Lawrence River, with this list of local recommendations. With on-going developments re...
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Locals Recommend: 28 Things To Do, Eat, And See In Cornwall & SDG Counties

So Much To Explore! Whether it’s taking in the beautiful waterfront trails, tantalizing your taste buds at one of the many great restaurants, visiting the historic sites, and popular campsites, there are countless ways to enjoy Cornwall and the SDG ...
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Locals Recommend: 22 Things To Do, Eat, And See In Frontenac County

How well do you really know the area where you live? Over seventy people from different corners of South Eastern Ontario have shared with us their favourite places and things to do. Some are well-known, some are a little off the beaten track, but ALL...
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Bucket List: 17 Restaurants Along The Rideau You Need To Try

Summer is made for dining out. As the summer sun reflects off the water in Rideau Canal region, summer vibes flow easy over conversation, sun-kissed skin, drinks and platters shared with friends and loved ones. We rounded up 14 intriguing and delicious r...
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From Farm To Plate, Tip A Glass To Dining Across South Eastern Ontario

Eat, drink and be merry on a foodie trip across South Eastern Ontario! From harvest-inspired feasts to brewery tours and farm visits, unique experiences help connect farm to table effortlessly. Sip on a cider, savour a spirit, and beckon for a beer durin...
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History And Culture Meet Entertainment In South Eastern Ontario

Explore the connection between history, art, and entertainment by discovering local heritage sites, and revel in the vibrant arts scene in South Eastern Ontario. A brief tour through the creative communities in South Eastern Ontario provides inspiration ...
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Choose Your Own Outdoor Adventure In South Eastern Ontario

Short getaways are just the right amount of time to get to know the splendor of South Eastern Ontario in the summer – and there are plenty of opportunities to adventure outdoors here! This region is world-famous for its outdoor activities so lace up, d...
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11 Cideries To Visit In South Eastern Ontario

Get excider'ed! Crisp, refreshing, and naturally gluten-free, ciders are perfect for any season. Luckily for us, our cider culture is thriving in South Eastern Ontario. You won't want to miss out on visiting these cideries! Kingston 1. Hard Way...
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25 Unique Places To Stay In South Eastern Ontario

From a glass cabin to a former bank vault, discover these one-of-a-kind accommodations Whether it’s wellness and nature you’re coveting or your keen eyes are fixed on design, where you lay your head at night can be a focal point of your stay. We d...
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11 Outdoor Experiences To Try In South Eastern Ontario This Winter

The snow is falling and adventure is calling! South Eastern Ontario heats up in the winter with unique opportunities to keep making memories all year through. There’s no hibernating here - it’s a thrill to spend a few days making the most of the s...
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Enjoy A Spa Getaway In South Eastern Ontario

Get ready for relaxation like never before. Enjoy the benefits of unwinding, renewing your senses, and bringing new energy into your life. Check out this itinerary and treat yourself to a spa day (or weekend) because you deserve it.  If You'...
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Fall For Outdoor Adventures In South Eastern Ontario

South Eastern Ontario bursts with fall colour at this time of year – but there’s more than just changing leaves. As the season's switch, this is a place that caters to fun experiences that would make for lifeline memories – and the perfect small ge...
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8 Ways To Explore Fall Naturally In Lennox & Addington, Ontario

Lennox & Addington is a nature lover’s dream – especially as the region ushers in autumn. Appreciating the outdoors is a no-brainer in a place with lakes in abundance, lush forests, beautiful trails and natural family memory-makers. Here’s a gu...
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10 Ways Summer Is ‘Naturally’ Exciting In Lennox & Addington, Ontario

The sky is the limit for natural experiences in the Lennox & Addington. Surround yourself with nature and be rewarded with the serenity that only immersion in a natural paradise can bring. From going underground to gazing at the sky, Lennox & ...
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Explore A Winter Wonderland Along The Rideau Canal

We couldn’t think of anything more enjoyable than spending a weekend exploring a new area! With many quaint villages, you can't resist being charmed by this unique piece of Canadian history. No matter where your wandering takes you this winter, it’s...
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9 Must-Do Fall Activities In The Bay of Quinte

Fall isn’t just a season in the Bay of Quinte: it’s also a time to get outdoors and celebrate life in the open air. With that in mind, it’s no surprise to discover that the top 7 things to do in the Bay of Quinte region in autumn revolve around app...
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7 Things To Do This Fall In Cornwall And SDG Counties

Cornwall and SDG Counties bursts with fall colour at this time of year – but there’s more than just changing leaves. As the season's switch, this is a place that caters to fun experiences that would make for perfect dates, trips with friends, and a p...
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5 Ways To Explore Fall In Frontenac County

With an abundance of beautiful lakes and some of the most beautiful scenery in Ontario, Frontenac County is a great place to enjoy an authentic Canadian experience. Read on to discover the 5 best ways to explore Frontenac County this Fall! 1. A-Maze-i...
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5 Things To Do Along The Rideau Canal This Fall

The Rideau Canal is delightful in the fall; from locks to artisan markets to being an up-and-comer on the local harvest foodie scene. Read on for the 5 best ways to explore fall along the Rideau Canal South. 1. Rejoice In The Harvest Harvest ti...
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8 Things To Do In Brockville This Fall With Your Family

The seasons changing in the 1000 Islands is something to celebrate! The weather may be cooling down, but the adventure in Brockville is only heating up. Read on for a quick guide on 8 unique fall experiences to have in Brockville this season! 1. Strol...
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9 Ways To Renew Your Love For Fall In Gananoque

The 1000 Islands region Gananoque is a sight to behold in fall – the lush greenery of the islands turns into a blaze of vibrant colour and provides a stunning backdrop for fall activities and making memories with friends and family. Read our guide for ...
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7 Places To Flock To For Bird Watching In South Eastern Ontario

South Eastern Ontario is a paradise for fans of feathered friends. Grab your binoculars, field guide and camera to discover some unique spots for birding in South Eastern Ontario! Prince Edward County Venture towards Prince Edward Point Nationa...
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7 Unforgettable Cruising Experiences In South Eastern Ontario

The pristine water beckons in South Eastern Ontario! Immerse yourself in the full experience here and get out on one of our rivers or lakes. Local cruises reveal mystery, tales of treasure, and stunning beauty around every bend. Take the plunge and set s...
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20 Perfect Beaches To Spend The Day At In South Eastern Ontario

There’s no better way to spend a summer day than to lounge at the beach with your best mates! Whether it’s cooling off in the clear water, playing beach volleyball, building sandcastles or simply reading a book, feeling the sand between your toes is ...
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13 Farmer Markets To Check Out In South Eastern Ontario

Dish Up Local! Farmer’s markets and farm stands are buzzing all season, offering an opportunity to connect farm to plate. Take home some bounty from the boonies - everything from locally-grown fruit, veggies and meats, maple syrup and honey, or eve...
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7 Water Activities To Do In South Eastern Ontario

Splash Into Summer! South Eastern Ontario is a water-lover’s dream. With over 5,000 lakes, a myriad of rivers and Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal, to traverse and play on, it’s not a question of what to do – it’s ...
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7 Ways To Make Your Mark On History In Cornwall And SDG Counties

Experience history in the making with a visit to Cornwall and SDG Counties this season. This is where Ontario began and exploring here along the St. Lawrence river uniquely combines heritage with memorable ways to discover the region. Read on to 7 five w...
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5 Ways To Recharge This Summer In Frontenac County

With an abundance of beautiful lakes and some of the most beautiful scenery in Ontario, Frontenac County is a great place to enjoy an authentic Canadian experience. Read on to discover the 5 best ways to explore Frontenac County this summer! 1. Drop...
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9 Ways To Make The Most Of Summer In Prince Edward County

Imagine a place where local is a way of life,  food and drink meld naturally and lead to unique gastronomic adventures. The relaxed pace of life in the county makes vacationing here effortless. Prince Edward County has a reputation for capturing hea...
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Explore The Historic And Surprising Rideau Canal

The Rideau Canal itself is almost unbelievable. Really. That a 202-kilometre long canal was built by hand almost 200 years ago with that much foresight and that much engineering is simply awe-inspiring. The Rideau Canal communities dotting the landsc...
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8 Destinations to Watch Canada Day Fireworks In South Eastern Ontario

Canada Day traditions explode across South Eastern Ontario! Communities gather under the night sky to watch brilliant displays of fireworks. Bigger locales and smaller villages alike offer firework experiences that encourage visitors and residents to lay...
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Ontario Festival of Small Halls: Fostering Community One Note at a Time

The feeling of community at an Ontario Festival of Small Halls show is contagious. As soon as you walk in the door of the rural halls across Eastern Ontario and along the Rideau Canal, it’s evident from the warm hello that melts into smiles and hands...
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