Tag Archives: day trips


100-Mile Bliss

100-mile bliss? You’ll find it at Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery in Westport. Head there for a date and enjoy a vineyard tour, a bite to eat, tastings +++. Continue reading

Day Trips: Meet the Parrots

by Stephen Johnson Smiths Falls Ontario is about as far away from the Amazon Rain Forest as one could imagine. So you can understand my surprise when I found out there is a parrot training and adoption centre located near … Continue reading

Discover 1000 Islands’ Aquatarium

Brockville’s Aquatarium is an aquarium and discovery centre that highlights the history and biology of the Thousand Islands region. It’s a great day trip! Continue reading

Dolly Doll Cupcake Co. is a local gem to celebrate and support

A vegan, nut-free bakery, café and community hub, Dolly Doll Cupcake Co. is a mom-run business that’s a safe place to bring loved ones with allergies. It also offers online ordering, so you can get delectable goodies to take anywhere. Continue reading

Maple Fun at the Sugar Shack

  By Stephen Johnson March typically means one thing for our family – a trip to a cabane à sucre (sugar shack) for maple syrup and yummy pancakes! We had been to many of the sugar shacks on the Ontario … Continue reading

Time Travel at Upper Canada Village

Upper Canada Village is the perfect spot for some time travel adventure. The bonus? There’s a zipline and aerial park to visit too! Continue reading

Upper Canada Village’s Pumpkinferno is HOT!

by Candace Derickx     Since the early 19th century, pumpkins have been synonymous with Halloween. Originally carved with grotesque faces to represent goblins and ghouls, they were lit and placed outside home entrances to ward off the undead. Macabre, … Continue reading