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Kevin Wagar

Kevin Wagar is a founder and editor of Ultimate Ontario. He has been working in the travel media industry since 2015 when he founded his family travel website Wandering Wagars - Adventure Family Travel.
Over the years Kevin has developed a deep love for his home province of Ontario and aims to showcase the incredible experiences and amazing small businesses found within it.

Amazing Things To Do In Peterborough, Ontario

There are loads of incredible things to do in Peterborough, Ontario. Peterborough offers an amazing food scene, incredible parks, fascinating history, and some of the best small museums and zoos in the province. The city of Peterborough, Ontario is a town made famous as the Gateway to the Kawarthas. Each summer, tens of thousands of …

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Ten of the Best Ontario Bike Trails for Unforgettable Rides

From the tens of thousands of kilometres of Ontario bike trails, we’ve selected some of the best routes to experience the province on two wheels. The cycling scene in Ontario is dynamic and exciting. Ontario bike trails cover the entire province from Manitoba to Quebec and all the way down to Pelee Island in the …

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Can’t Miss Restaurants in Peterborough, Ontario

Look no further for where to eat in Peterborough, Ontario than our guide to some of the best restaurants and dining experiences in Peterborough & the Kawarthas. Peterborough, Ontario is one of the primary gateways to cottage country in Ontario. But, those who take the time to visit realize that there are a plethora of …

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Finding The Best Amethyst in Thunder Bay: Discover The Mines That Host Ontario’s Official Gemstone

Find the best amethyst in Thunder Bay with the region’s three incredible amethyst mines. Discover where to find amethyst and how to bring it home. There are a lot of colours that people think about when they dream of northern Ontario. There’s Lake Superior’s deep blue, the fall foliage’s reds and golds, and the Canadian …

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The Most Romantic Getaways in Ontario: These Ontario Couple Escapes Offer The Perfect Mix Of Luxury and Sizzle

These romantic getaways in Ontario will add a spark to your love life. From adults-only resorts to cozy spa getaways, enjoy these Ontario couples’ escapes. All couples need an opportunity to get away from it all and simply enjoy each other’s company. Whether it’s a quiet escape to avoid the crowds and chaos of the …

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Things to Do in Brockville: Unlock the Hidden Gems Of The Thousand Islands With This City Guide

Immerse yourself in a charming blend of history, culture, and natural beauty with these fun things to do in Brockville Ontario. Tucked into the quiet banks of the St. Lawrence River sits one of Ontario’s hidden gems. Brockville, Ontario blends natural beauty and modern culture with fascinating Ontario history, making this one of the most …

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New Roofed Accommodations Are Just One More Reason To Add Rideau River Provincial Park To Your Ottawa Itinerary

Rideau River Provincial Park sits right between the cities of Kingston and Ottawa and offers a tranquil environment for city breaks and weekends. Deep in the heart of Leeds and Grenville just 45 minutes from Ottawa and 90 minutes from Kingston rests a family-friendly outdoor playground just waiting to be explored. Rideau River Provincial Park …

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What To Do In Port Burwell, Ontario: A Tiny Town With Oversized Attractions

Experience small-town splendour with these fun things to do in Port Burwell, Ontario. From submarines and lighthouses to hikes and beaches, Port Burwell has it all. Like many people exploring the wonders of southwestern Ontario, I thought that rolling through Port Burwell, Ontario on my way down to Amherstburg was going to be a ‘blink …

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Journey Through History At The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum In Capreol, Ontario

The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre offers an incredible dive into the history of railroads in the provinces north. Situated in the town of Capreol, Ontario, the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre is a fascinating destination for those interested in the rich history of the railways in Ontario. Just 40 minutes …

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10 Haunted Hotels in Ontario Where You Can Spend The Night With Ghosts

Spend your nights in creepy comfort at the most haunted hotels in Ontario. You won’t get much sleep at these ghoulishly spooky inns. Ontario has its fair share of spooks and haunts. Between haunted roads, screaming heads, and ghostly lighthouses, this province is packed with ghoulish delights. But of all the haunted places in Ontario, …

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