“Glamping” in Ontario: Part 2 – Adding to the Experience with 5 Essential Apps

This article is an oldie but a goodie!

Posted: August 28, 2014

Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.

Now that you’re familiar with glamping, have you decided on one of the great locations in Ontario’s Central Counties? If so, then you’re ready to take the journey and discover rural Ontario in glamping style! But first, be sure to download these 5 essential apps to your smartphone that will add to your glamping experience!
Man Walking with a Boardwalk
Discover Ontario
Not only is this app the ultimate guide to all the events and festivals taking place in Ontario, but it also locates nearby events using your smartphone’s GPS.
Parks Canada
Perfect for first-time campers, this app provides information, recipes, tips, and checklists to make your camping experience a success.
GasBuddy
GasBuddy provides you with directions to the nearest gas station. This app is especially helpful when travelling through an unfamiliar area and your tank is running low.
Ontario Craft Brewers Beer Finder
Love craft beer? This app is for you! Ontario has great craft beer, and since beer and camping go hand-in-hand, this app will find all The Beer Store and LCBO outlets for selected Ontario Craft Brewers offerings. You can find a restaurant that has your favourite draught on tap, or even go on a local brewery tour.
Night Sky
Embrace little light pollution while glamping with this app. Hold up your smartphone or tablet to the night sky and it will locate and identify stars, planets, galaxies, constellations and satellites that will allow you to stargaze like never before. This is an amazing app that kids especially will enjoy. For chilly nights, this app even works through a window!
Have you been glamping in Ontario? Share your experience with us! There are plenty more activities to discover that you can do all year round! Visit our #RoadBikeHike Tool to find the best places to road trip, cycle and hike in Ontario’s Central Counties!

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