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Christopher Mitchell

Christopher Mitchell is the Cofounder of Ultimate Ontario. He's visited over 80 countries, and has lived on 4 continents, but now has his eyes set squarely on exploring this incredible province, and helping others do the same.

The O’de Piitaanemaan Pledge Puts Sustainability and Respect at the Forefront of Ontario Travel

A new pledge launched this summer encourages visitors and residents of Peterborough & the Kawarthas to recognize the importance of respecting the places and land they’re visiting, to ultimately ensure that future generations will have the same privilege to experience what makes this region special. This summer, Peterborough & the Kawarthas launched the O’de Piitaanemaan …

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Explore Peterborough & the Kawarthas This Autumn By Planning a Fall for PTBO Picnic!

Taking part in the Fall for PTBO Picnic will allow Ontarians to explore Peterborough & the Kawarthas through a new lens, and one that is sure to have a meaningful impact on your appreciation of the region and its local shops, wineries, sites, and bakeries. After a while, you begin to realize that it’s not …

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Support Local Using Perth County’s Farm Gate Map

Perth County’s Farm Gate Map is all about getting right to the source of the local food scene in an area that’s been known for its farms and agriculture for quite some time, and rightfully so. Sometimes, it’s downright fun to just hop in your car without too much of a plan and to decide …

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Where to See the Best Fall Colours in Ontario: The Ontario Parks Edition

Ontario Parks are an ideal place to see the Ontario autumn colours. Below, we focus on which Ontario Parks would be ideal for you to visit in order to see the best fall colours in Ontario, and look closely at Algonquin Park, and the parks nearby. Though autumn does signal that winter is on its …

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Dive Deeper Into Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge with Stroll Walking Tours

Stroll Walking Tours aims to offer thought-provoking and engaging tours for private groups that are hoping to do something a little different and, ultimately, to see this province a little differently. There are so many stories worth telling in the province that too few of us get to hear. As it turns out, when we …

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The Lucy Maud Montgomery Trail: Your Self-Guided Adventure Through Uxbridge, Leaskdale, and Zephyr

The Lucy Maud Montgomery Trail is all about setting the stage for people to follow in the footsteps of Lucy Maud Montgomery, famed writer of the “Anne of Green Gables” Series Take it from us, Ontario tourism organizations have been incredibly hard at work to bring forth new initiatives to satiate the appetite of Ontarians …

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Appreciate the Life and Work of Lucy Maud Montgomery, Author of Anne of Green Gables, at the Leaskdale Manse

The Leaskdale Manse, in Uxbridge, Ontario, is a National Historic Site of Canada which offers visitors remarkable access to the life of famed Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery during the 15 years she called Leaskdale, Ontario home. Many will recognize the name Lucy Maud Montgomery and, of course, her famed work Anne of Green Gables, …

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Your Guide to Dresden, Ontario: A Quaint, Up-and-Coming Town in Chatham-Kent

Dresden, Ontario, in Ontario’s Southwest, is a town that has a great main street, ample parks, no shortage of events, and access to the Sydenham River. It’s often the case that it’s the big cities that get all the press, but that doesn’t mean our small towns aren’t worth visiting. In fact, I’d venture to …

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Exciting Things to do in Belleville, Ontario: The Largest City on the Bay of Quinte

With ample outdoor space, a storied history, and one of the most vibrant main streets in the province, Belleville, Ontario is an underrated Ontario city well worth exploring. As a former student of Queen’s University, I made countless trips from Toronto to Kingston, and for far too long, Belleville was simply a sign that I …

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Kayaking the Nonquon River Near Seagrave, Ontario with Riverview Tours

We’ve got great opportunities for kayaking in Ontario, but ultimately, we’ve got to take advantage of them. That’s what these experiences with Riverview Tours are all about. When you’re driving on a road trip, you may notice the beauty of Ontario as it rolls past your window, but it’s difficult to truly take in. As …

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