Landon Bay Hiking Trails at the 1000 Islands National Park

Landon Bay Hiking Trails

Landon Bay is one of the best places to go hiking at the 1000 Islands National Park. The Thousand Islands region is a magical place to explore in southeastern Ontario. Although it’s one of the smallest national parks in Canada, it packs a punch: it’s a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and part of the Frontenac Arch […]

The Top 10 Caves in Ontario That You Need to Explore

Ontario Caves

For those who enjoy taking their hiking trips underground, there are lots of caves in Ontario to explore. I don’t know about you, but I find caves to be quite fascinating. They’re all totally unique from one another, and I’m always so interested in their back stories. How did someone discover the cave initially? How […]

Cold Creek Conservation Area: Lesser Known Trails You Need to Hike

Cold Creek Conservation Area

Cold Creek Conservation Area is the perfect day trip for hiking enthusiasts in southern Ontario, particularly those living in the Toronto area. I hadn’t personally heard of Cold Creek Conservation Area before. I like to “browse” Google Maps and scroll around all of the green spaces near home to see what they are. Sometimes that’s […]

Happy Valley Forest and the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail Hike in York Region (GTA)

Happy Valley Forest

When looking up hiking trails in the York Regional Forest, Happy Valley Forest caught my eye. You might think that with a name like “Happy Valley Forest”, it must be a pretty magical place. It grabbed my attention for other reasons. You see, I’m a massive fan of British crime dramas and there happens to […]

Hiking at Bonnechere Provincial Park: Delightful Hiking Trails in the Ottawa Valley

Bonnechere Provincial Park

Bonnechere Provincial Park is an interesting and beautiful protected space on the Bonnechere River in the Ottawa Valley. It’s just south of Algonquin Provincial Park and the closest villages are Killaloe and Barry’s Bay. To give you a better frame of reference, it’s about two hours west of Ottawa and 2 hours and 30 minutes […]

Crawford Lake Conservation Area: Hiking to Find a Fascinating Natural and Cultural History

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

I love exploring the parks of Ontario so much because they’re all so unique and lovely in their own way. Crawford Lake Conservation Area is a lesser known place to go hiking in Ontario, but it’s one of the most interesting spots. There’s an elevated boardwalk that wraps completely around a rare lake that reveals […]

Short Hills Provincial Park: Hiking at the Largest Park in the Niagara Region

Short Hills Provincial Park

While there are numerous trails to hike in the Niagara region, Short Hills Provincial Park is right up there with the best of them. Located in the middle of the Niagara Peninsula, Short Hills Provincial Park is 1600 acres (660 hectares). It’s the largest provincial park near Niagara Falls. The park has numerous small and […]

Mount Nemo Conservation Area: Easy Breezy Hiking Trails with Pretty Views

Mount Nemo Conservation Area

Mount Nemo Conservation Area is a protected natural space where you can enjoy some fresh air relatively close to the city. On the outskirts of Burlington, Ontario, it’s a wonderful place to go for a hike for an hour or two on your own or bringing the whole family. Although there are a few slightly […]

Best Hiking Trails in Ontario for Long Distance Hikes: Ontario’s Longest Hiking Trails (100km+)

Long Hikes Ontario

Do you love a challenge? Setting small or big goals is a great motivational tool. I have personally challenged myself to hike the Bruce Trail – yes, the entire 900km trail – even though I know it will take years only doing a few hikes a year. As it turns out, there are lots of […]

The Best Port Credit Parks and Trails: Beautiful Parks in Mississauga on the Waterfront

Port Credit Parks

Justin and I are fortunate enough to call Port Credit our home. We’ve lived here for several years, and we love so many things about this vibrant little village in the city. First, Port Credit is part of the city of Mississauga, but it has its own small town vibes. Second, there’s a main street […]