The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: Pelee Island

Looking for a true island adventure, Ontario-style? Pelee Island, known for being the southernmost inhabited place in Canada, will not disappoint. Your first sign that you’re somewhere not quite like the rest of Ontario? Locals traversing by golf cart on public roads. Pelee Island just became one of only two municipalities in Canada to allow

The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: Temagami

For the intrepid traveller, the community of Temagami offers bountiful alfresco adventures, with opportunities for everything from canoeing to hiking and fishing. Ojibway for “deep water by the shore” the hub of the region is Lake Temagami, boasting 500 kilometres of shoreline and over 1,200 islands to explore. Located five hours north of Toronto in

The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: Norfolk County

There is so much sand in Norfolk County that it’s hard to tell where the beach ends and the wineries begin, and that’s just how they like it. Located just a few hours southwest of Toronto, the other “county” is one of Ontario’s best-kept secrets. The former tobacco belt has transformed into a foodie wonderland

The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: South Algonquin

South Algonquin has everything you would hope to find in an unspoiled four-season wilderness destination: an abundance of lakes, hundreds of kilometres of recreational trails, cotton candy sunsets and a spectacular Dark Sky Preserve where stargazing adventurers can ponder the mysteries of the universe. Joining a number of unique accommodations in Haliburton County, Nomi Resort

The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: Lanark County

If you’re looking to leave urban life behind (at least for a little while), Lanark County has everything you’d expect from a small-town destination, but with all the comforts of a contemporary city. Located less than an hour from Ottawa, the self-proclaimed maple syrup capital of Ontario, is made up of a number of small

The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: Stratford

Stratford is impossibly charming. Situated on the banks on the Avon River in Perth County, the picturesque theatre town is brimming with history and culture, a dreamy getaway for those who fancy Victorian architecture, impeccably groomed gardens and dynamic local cuisine. Though it’s only two hours away from Toronto, upon arrival you almost feel like

The Best New Weekend Getaways From Toronto: Tobermory

Located on the Bruce Peninsula and a part of the Niagara Escarpment UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Tobermory is a nature lover’s dream. There are a few classics that you just can’t miss when touring this harbour village. Visit the Grotto, a dreamy oasis of sparkling blue water within an ancient limestone cave structure. Then take a

The cosiest winter cabins to rent near Toronto for an enchanting weekend getaway

Vacations have taken on a different meaning in these COVID times, but there are still some pandemic-safe options when you’re looking for a short trip away from it all. Start the new year right with these off-the-beaten-path winter cabins within a three-hour drive of Toronto. These little hideaways are sure to give you a real

Inside a $1.78 million Parry Sound country estate with 100 acres of land

One of the many highlights of the property at 215 Ontario Highway 559 is the seemingly endless amount of private land. 100 acres of forests, pastures and ponds for your exploration, you’re also a short journey to several lakes, including Parry Sound and Georgian Bay. Surrounded by pristine Canadian countryside and located across the bay