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Shirley Sue Visits 7 Provincial Parks

Hi, it’s Shirley Sue. I’m one of the few new faces around the York Durham Headwaters (YDH) office. As the outdoor adventure correspondent for YDH, it’s my job to offer tips and tricks to get you outside and adventuring. Adults always ask me how my love of the great outdoors got started; I tell them Read More

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Ontario Maple Syrup Festivals

Maple syrup season is underway and it is the perfect time to venture out and get a view of the behind the scenes creation of the sweet stuff. The process takes approximately 40 gallons of raw tapped sap to produce one gallon of maple syrup. You can expect to enjoy local food, a taste of Read More

Beer tasting at Old Flame Brewing Co.

A Winter Escape to Old Flame Brewing Co.

Winter months can be long, dark and, for lack of a better word, cold. For some, no matter how many layers we wear to the point that we’re immobilized, we’re still downright freezing. In our case, it’s just easier to stay inside and hibernate until spring but that can be a little uneventful for the restless Read More

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6 Recipes from Restaurants North of Toronto

Ontario restaurants are a diverse representation of various cultures throughout the world. From traditional and comforting to flavourful and spicy, join us on a trip to six restaurants North of Toronto for a sampling of their favourite foods. Whether it’s baked spoon bread, spicy roast pork, or chocolate souffle, we’ve got you covered with these Read More

Woman on a Stand-Up Paddle Board

Ontario Outdoor Adventures

Ontario is home to lush green forests, rivers and lakes, and spectacular sky views of the Oak Ridges Moraine and farmland. If you like to play outside, take a step into Ontario’s outdoors where you can trek, zip, paddle, and fly — all within an hour from Toronto. Start planning your outdoor adventures! Treetop Trekking Read More

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Farmers’ Market Day Trips From Toronto

Running north from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is Ontario’s Greenbelt, part of a two million acre protected green space that encompasses environmentally sensitive areas and fertile farmlands. This land is filled with over 5,500 farms that produce everything from fresh fruits, vegetables, maple syrup, flowers and plants, to dairy, beef, pork, lamb, and poultry. Read More

Small child and father golfing at sunset

5 Tips for Golfing with Your Kids

Golfing with your kids is not only fun but also an excellent way to help them develop coordination, estimate distances, and interact with gravity and physics. The game gives you an opportunity to spend quality time together with the bonus of extra hours on the golf course for you. Plus, your golfing adventures may turn Read More