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The Screaming Heads of Burk’s Falls: An Ontario Roadside Attraction Like No Other

The Screaming Heads of Burk’s Falls (or Screaming Heads of Midlothian, as they’re also called) are the life’s work of Canadian artist Peter Camani, and they’re like nothing else you’ll see in this province. UO Contributor Liisa Ladouceur shares everything you need to know to have your own memorable visit there! There’s something strange and …

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Visiting Hy-Hope Farm and Golf Course in Ashburn, Ontario

Hy-Hope is a family farm that has changed a lot in its nearly 50 years of operation, and is now known as a Durham Region hotspot for a fun golf experience, incredible baked goods, and a healthy supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. You’ll find Hy-Hope Farm and Golf Course in Ashburn, Ontario, and not …

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THEMUSEUM in Kitchener, Ontario: An Experiential Art & Technology Museum Perfect for Families

THEMUSEUM, at its core, aims to be a place where a million different ideas can co-exist, and each visitor, young or old, can establish a personal connection to them in their own way. It’s a place where families can go to experience a very different kind of kid-friendly museum. In our most recent visit to …

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Where to See Live Music in Toronto: Here Are Some of the Best Live Music Venues in Toronto

Toronto is a city that’s known for its live music offerings, but it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That’s why Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur is here to break down which venues you should have on your radar. If you’re a fan of live music, Toronto is a city that offers some …

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The Farmers’ Market Trail: The Exciting New Connection Between Waterloo and the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

The Farmers’ Market Trail in Waterloo is a game-changer in terms of both access to the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market and for active Ontarians looking to make the most of their time in the region. Recently we had the chance to head back to Waterloo, an opportunity we always cherish here at Ultimate Ontario. We …

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Where to Go Swimming in Toronto: The Best Beaches and Pools to Take a Dip

There are no shortage of options when it comes to swimming in Toronto, and in this article Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur makes sure you know exactly where and when to swim in Ontario’s capital. Let’s be honest, swimming season in Toronto is short. So as soon as that first heat wave hits, it’s time …

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The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse: An Intimate Ontario Theatre Venue Worth Visiting

The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is a distinctive theatre venue in Ontario where you’re going to have a great view no matter where you’re sitting, and you’ll leave feeling like you were part of something special. It’s no secret that we love the arts over here at Ultimate Ontario, but our bias aside, the St. …

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Theatre Aquarius: Hamilton’s Innovative Professional Theatre Since 1973

Over nearly 50 seasons, the Theatre Aquarius has become synonymous with the rise of Hamilton’s theatre scene, and the work they do continues to reflect, showcase, and uplift the surrounding community. Recently, we had the pleasure of heading back to Hamilton, a city which never seems to have a shortage of things to do and, …

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Pine Farms Orchard: A Staple in King City for Over 80 Years!

Pine Farms Orchard was one of the pioneers in popularizing the apple orchard in Ontario. Nowadays, they’ve expanded into baked goods, freshly made food, a gift shop and so much more! We love putting together our popular guides to Ontario cities and towns, but it’s the opportunity to put extra light on the small businesses, …

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Rare Escape: Head to North Kawartha to Eat World Class Cuisine, and Take a Deep Breath

Rare Escape, an initiative from Tyler and Kassy Scott, aims to provide a lift to your mind, body, and soul through mouth-watering cuisine and the great outdoors. It’s not always easy to listen to our inner voice. In fact, it’s one of the hardest things to do, but at a certain point we sometimes feel …

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