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Down To Earth In Ontario

If your idea of fun means your feet at firmly on the ground, you'll be in your element here. Get down to Earth in Ontario.


Cycle the Wine Trails of Niagara

With over 75 wineries to tour, hiring a bike and cycling the charming back roads of the Niagara Region is simply the best way to sample Ontario’s award-winning wines. Pack a picnic or pop into one of the many fine restaurants along the along the scenic trails and the superb cycle path beside the Niagara Parkway – described by Sir Winston Churchill as “the prettiest Sunday afternoon drive in the world”.

Useful Links: Niagara Wine Tours & Tour Niagara Wineries


Howl with the Wolves at Haliburton Wolf Centre

Get up close and personal with Smudge, Granite and their siblings and offspring, who roam freely in a 15 acre enclosure, one of the largest of its kind in the world. The Wolf Centre contains numerous exhibits, a small cinema/classroom, a retail area featuring a wide selection of wolf related books, tapes and graphics as well as a large indoor observatory overlooking the feeding area within the wolf compound.

Useful Links: Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve Wolf Centre


Embark on the Ultimate Canadian Wilderness Experience in Chapleau

At a time when true wilderness is fast becoming a rare commodity, the Chapleau Crown Game Preserve in Northern Ontario is a true treasure for all nature lovers and recreation enthusiasts. it is the largest Crown game preserve in the world, covering 2million acres. Wildlife viewing is exceptional and it is not unusual to see animals living their lives oblivious to any human disturbances so cameras at the ready!

Useful Links: Chapleau Crown Game Preserve


Dare to explore the Caves of Blue Mountain

Formed by glacial ice hundreds of millions of years ago, the labyrinthine caves and crevices of Blue Mountain can be explored by following marked paths. Don’t miss the suspension bridge for great views. For an adrenaline rush, try the tree top walk and zip lines! Bring your running shoes or hiking boots!

Useful Links: Scenic Caves & Blue Mountain Resort


Walk the PATH in Toronto

The PATH is the world’s largest underground shopping complex, connecting Toronto’s downtown core and business district. There are 27 kilometres of stores, food courts and places to hang out, and if you get lost in the tunnels (and you will get lost), there are maps and arrows everywhere to help you find your way. It’s worth the walk and the thrill of getting lost is just too much to resist!

Useful Links: PATH

 

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