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Bri Mitchell

Bri is an Ontario native who has spent many years living abroad, but has been happily reconnected with Ontario for the past three years.

She loves writing about travel experiences in our beautiful province including all things nature, food and culture.

You can find her canoeing and swimming across Ontario with a craft brew in her hand in the summer, and snowshoeing or curling up with a good book and an Ontarian Pinot Noir in the winter.

Annina’s Bakeshop and Cafe in Goodwood, Ontario: A Local Gem Brimming with Delectable Delights

Tucked behind the charming little intersection of historic Goodwood, Ontario, there lies a family-owned bakery and cafe that is the perfect place to stop during a trip around Durham Region, or to visit as a destination in itself. Here at Ultimate Ontario, we are big fans of local cafes, and we know you’ll be a …

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30 Exciting Weekend Getaways in Ontario: Your Top Places to Visit in Ontario for the Weekend

Planning weekend getaways in Ontario is a great way to see all the beauty of our province bit by bit. We’ve put together a list of 30 different ideas for weekend getaways in the province. We’ve organized the list by region, but make sure you check out all the ideas to help plan the perfect …

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The Lodge Coffee House in Bath, Ontario: Community and Coffee in Lennox and Addington County

This hidden gem of a local coffee shop in Lennox & Addington County is well worth a short or lengthy stop. Just make sure you’re ready to try a range of fun treats! If you find yourself in the charming and historic village of Bath, Ontario, make sure you stop by this great cafe in …

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Amherst Island, Ontario: Discover The Hidden Gems Of This St. Lawrence Island

Amherst Island, Ontario is a small island in Lake Ontario, just off the coast of Bath. This island is rich in history, small community culture and is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There are so many islands in Ontario, that it can be hard to decide which one …

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Taking a Dairy Farm Tour in Loretto, Ontario at Sheldon Creek Dairy

Sheldon Creek Dairy is a family farm in Loretto, Ontario. A dairy farm tour here allows visitors to understand the history, dairy-making process and large selection of products that they can try and take home for themselves. If you’re looking for great ways to support local farms in Ontario this summer, hopping on a dairy …

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Experiencing High Tea at the Chateau Laurier

High tea at the Chateau Laurier is an Ottawa experience like no other! It’s perfect activity to add to your Ontario bucket-list. The Chateau Laurier is one of the most iconic places to visit in downtown Ottawa. While they are mostly known for their luxurious accommodations and outdoor terrace, a lesser-known indulgence is having high …

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10 Exciting Things to Do in Hamilton, Ontario

Hamilton, Ontario is a rich mix of worthwhile museums, historic buildings, photogenic streets, unique sporting events and festivals, and access to the outdoors. If you’re looking for some of the best things to do in Hamilton, Ontario, you’ve come to the right place. Hamilton sits right between Niagara and Toronto, along the shores of Lake …

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17 Fun Facts About Ottawa: Fascinating Ottawa Facts Told By A Former Tour Guide

Being Canada’s capital, there are plenty of fun facts about Ottawa that you might not know about. Here are some fun facts about Ottawa! With its importance as the capital of Canada, it should come as no surprise that there are so many fun facts about Ottawa. Some of these fun facts are more widely …

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11 Unique Ontario Winter Getaways to Experience this Year

Check out this list of unique Ontario winter getaways. They’re sure to cure any case of feeling blue. Get outside and have fun! This province is filled with fantastic places to see and things to do – from visiting our quaint small towns to hiking in our beautiful forests. This holds true from the heat …

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A Visit to Essex County Wineries in Southern Ontario

Visiting the Essex County wineries in Southern Ontario is a treat. Read on for our detailed review of the vineyards in Essex County! Essex County wineries on the north shores of Lake Eerie are a pleasant surprise to visit. Wineries have been growing grapes and producing wines for in this region for a long time. …

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