Category Archives: Greater Toronto Area

Riverwood Conservancy: Beautiful Mississauga Gardens and Hiking Trails

Riverwood Conservancy Mississauga

Can you believe that I’ve lived in Mississauga for years and didn’t know that Riverwood Conservancy existed? Perhaps you also live in the GTA and haven’t heard of it before. It’s a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of the city where you can easily get a dose of nature without having to travel very far. […]

Top 10 Toronto Hiking Trails: The Best Places to Hike in Toronto

Toronto Hiking Trails

When Toronto comes to mind, you might envision towering condo buildings, endless concrete roads, and traffic jams for days. That’s not all there is to the city. There are beautiful wooded parks, trails through peaceful forests, and wildlife habitats in Toronto. You can find many places to hike in Toronto without leaving the city boundaries. […]

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 […]

The Bruce Trail: Everything You Need to Know About This Legendary Ontario Trail

The Bruce Trail

When it comes to hiking in Ontario, my heart belongs to the Bruce Trail. While I’m on a journey to eventually hike the entire trail, I find myself stumbling upon those white blazes more often than I intend to. In southern Ontario, we owe a lot of our favourite places to hike to the Bruce […]

Scarborough Bluffs Hiking at Scarborough Bluffs Park and the Top of the Bluffs (Toronto)

Scarborough Bluffs Hiking

Are you ready to see some of the most beautiful views in Toronto? The Scarborough Bluffs are a hidden gem in the city offering spectacular scenery of Lake Ontario and towering, rugged cliffs. It’s possible to take a Scarborough Bluffs hiking trip. However, it’s primarily a walk in the park at the base of the […]

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area: Boardwalks, Wetlands and Birds in Mississauga

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area

Despite living down the road, I took years to discover Rattray Marsh Conservation Area. Living in Port Credit, Ontario (a village within the larger metropolis of Mississauga), I am spoiled for choice when it comes to walking paths by the lake. The Waterfront Trail is quite literally in my backyard, just a two minute trek […]