Time to get out of the house!

Great Things to do while Social Distancing

Fishing & Camping Updates in Ontario

Check out www.ofah.org.

Thousand Island Nature Park Paddling Trail

9 paddling routes, that follow the flow of the St. Lawrence from Kingston to Brockville, ½ day or full day connecting to allow Extended trips. More Information.

The Millenium Trail

The trail corridor is 8 metres wide and 46 metres in length, beginning in Carrying Place and ending in Picton,  all are welcome to use, but motorized vehicles must have a valid plate and insurance.  See nature’s beauty, access restaurants, wineries, and enjoy the day walking the trail. More Information.

Callaghan’s Rapids Conservation Area

Located in Marmora Callaghan’s Rapids Conservation area has great hiking all year round. For more information, watch the video.

Marmora Miners Loop

A self-guided driving and walking tour. Watch the video.

Marmora Mine

Once a mine and now officially classified a lake. Find out more.

Marmora Naylors Common Wetland

Hidden ecosystem for birdwatching and short hikes, learn more.


It’s a great place for a picnic, and educational as well. 2 hours from Oshawa, Northeast end of Stoney Lake. Learn more or read the article to learn more about the petroglyphs to serpent mounds.

Serpent Mounds National Historic Site

Located in Keene on the North Shore of Rice Lake, one of a kind Burial Mound in the shape of a serpent – I remember visiting here with my school, an interesting place to explore. Learn more.

Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge

Located in Campbellford, there is year-round access, part of the Trans Canada Trail, access the suspension bridge (free). Learn more.

Warsaw Caves

Years ago I brought my kids here, they had a blast climbing through the caves and then we played in the river. Learn more.

Ganaraska Trail

I use to cross country ski and horseback ride these beautiful trails, just east of Kendal, hiking,  biking, dogs welcome on leash. Learn more.

Kendal Crown Lands

Kendal Conservation Area is a 2.4-kilometre loop trail located near Clarington, Ontario, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Learn more.

Cavan Monaghan Trails

Explore the most popular trails near Cavan–Monaghan with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Learn more.

Float Down a Lazy River

Check this out!  I want to go!!! More information.

Get Outdoors in Durham Region

10 places to enjoy nature in the Durham Region, learn more.

Fall & Winter

Holiday Train 2020


Knoxes Pumpkin Farm

So much more than just pumpkins! Check out all the farm fun.


Pick your own, fun farm activities and more. pinglesfarmmarket.com

Coopers CSA Farm & Maze

Farm boxes to order, fill your freezer, 10-acre corn maze, farm fun and so much more.

Stellmar Farms

Award-winning giant pumpkins and squash, preserves and crafts. Learn more.

Archibald’s Orchard & Estate Winery

Pick your own apples, enjoy a wine tasting and all the countryside has to offer. Learn more.

McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve

Enjoy wildlife habitat and day-use activities. Many year-round activities like cross-country skiing to biking. Learn more.

Robert Mclaughlin Art Gallery

Visit the largest public art museum and largest gallery in Durham. rmg.on.ca

Ganaraska Forest Centre

Access year-round, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and more. Learn more.

Parkwood Estate

Step back in time and visit this 55 room mansion. Enjoy the art, architecture, gardens and more on this stunning estate. Learn more.

Spademan Tree Farm

Christmas trees, firewood, landscape trees. Learn More.

Barrett’s Christmas Tree Farm

Pony rides, hiking trails, petting zoo, campfires, chainsaw carving and more.

Smalley’s Christmas Tree Farm

Explore 100 acres of trees and pick the perfect one. Enjoy wagon rides, bonfires and more.

Bowmanville Midnight Madness

An annual event in downtown Bowmanville. See all the details here.

Christmas Drive Thru Tours

Visit the museum this holiday season and experience the spirit of Christmas through the brand new Christmas Drive-Thru Tour.  Journey back through the years to learn how our popular Christmas traditions started.  Hear how Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer came to be and when his Christmas carol first started.  End your tour with a safe-distanced visit with Santa Claus! Learn more.

Lang Pioneer Village

Located in Keene, Lang Pioneer Village represents a full century in time. Learn about the history and culture of local First Nations, explore a working Grist-Mill and more.

All or Nothing Brewhouse

Located in Oshawa the brewhouse offers a stunning, modern brewery located in the former spot where the Beer Store resided back in 1950. Come and enjoy a taste testing of local products. Learn more

Manantler Brewing Company

Located in downtown Bowmanville, the Manantler brewery is one of the pioneer craft brewers in the Durham Region. Come and enjoy a tour and a tasting. Learn more.