Category Archives: Ontario Activities

Sailing The Greatest Lake With Sail Superior In Thunder Bay

A sailboat sailing towards a lighthhouse on Lake Superior

The wind ripped through our hair as we gripped tightly to the side rails of ‘Frodo,’ our small but mighty cruiser. The wind on Lake Superior had pulled our sails taught as we raced under blue skies past the Thunder Bay lighthouse. The clear silhouette of ‘Nanabijou,’ the Sleeping Giant was jutting out from the […]

Le Boat Makes Cruising The Rideau Canal Fun & Easy

The Rideau Canal has mainly been a winter destination for me where I would lace up the skates with my son and challenge him to a race along the 7.8 km frozen trail (I always lost) and reward our efforts afterwards with multiple cinnamon sugar-covered Beavertails.   But when the ice thaws in the spring, the […]

11 Unique Ontario Winter Getaways to Experience this Year


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 of summer to the cold of winter. The right Ontario winter getaway will help you get the most out of the coldest season […]

10 Of The Best Outdoor Skating Trails In Ontario

Skating Trails in Ontario

With our long, cold winters, Ontarian’s know how to weather the cold. And it seems like year-after-year more amazing Ontario winter getaways and attractions are popping up. One of my favourite winter activities is skating on the incredible skating trails in Ontario that pop up once the ground freezes. From the world’s longest ice rinks […]

This Gorgeous Six Nations Longhouse Is Just An Hour From Toronto

Contrary to popular belief, teepees were not the preferred housing for Indigenous people in Ontario prior to the arrival of Europeans. The Wigwam was a popular dwelling for some communities, but members of the massive Haudenosaunee People lived in community-focused Longhouses. And just a short road trip from Toronto in the First Nations community of […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Year-Round Ottawa Farmers’ Market at Lansdowne Park

Ottawa Farmers Market at Lansdowne Park

The Ottawa Farmers’ Market, established in 2006, started from humble beginnings over at Lansdowne Park, and now its become a shining example of what an Ontario farmers’ market can be. At this point, it may be more apt to call it the “Ottawa Farmers’ Movement,” since, at its core, the Ottawa Farmers’ Market isn’t just […]

10 Brilliant Ontario Staycation Ideas to Enjoy This Summer

Ontario Staycation Ideas

Ontario is AWESOME! In fact, here at Ultimate Ontario, we think this province is so great that we built a whole website around showing off the best things to do and see here. And with the summer coming into full swing, Ontario staycation ideas have never been more popular. With social distancing and health-conscious travel […]

Drive-In Movie Theatres in the GTA and Around Ontario

Drive In Movie Theatres in Ontario

It wasn’t long ago that the age of the drive-in movie theatre seemed over. Nearly all of the drive-in theatres in the Greater Toronto Area had closed. And there were no more than a handful of drive-ins in Ontario that remained. With the onslaught of Covid-19 came a renaissance. As locals became desperate for entertainment […]

5 of the Most Romantic Getaways in Ontario

Romantic Getaways In Ontario Couple riding bike through field

Everyone needs the chance to get away from it all. Whether you’re looking to escape the crowds and chaos of the big cities, or just find a place to spend some quality time with your significant other, discovering the most romantic getaways in Ontario will open up all the rest and relaxation you could ask […]