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Visiting the St. Lawrence Market: Eat Your Way Through This Historic Toronto Market

One of Toronto’s biggest tourist attractions is a foodie paradise in waiting. Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur gives us the low down on the top eats at the St. Lawrence Market! Is the best food market in the world in Toronto? On the streets outside Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market large banners proclaim that it is …

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Your Guide to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection: Canada’s Largest Publicly Funded Art Gallery!

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, in Kleinburg, Ontario, initially found fame as a cultural stronghold for the Group of Seven, but over time has expanded to become a mirror to the Canadian art landscape. There’s also a myriad of exploration to be done on their trails, in their gardens, as well as visiting the McMichael …

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WinterFest at Canada’s Wonderland: Your Complete Guide to Vaughan’s Immersive Winter Playground

Every year, Canada’s Wonderland transforms into a winter wonderland for WinterFest. We let you know exactly how to get the most out of the magic at this Vaughan, Ontario attraction. We recently had the chance to step into a world of holiday magic at Canada’s Wonderland. Many of our readers will be familiar with Canada’s …

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The Best Bookstores in Toronto: A Little Something for Everyone

Where are Toronto’s best bookstores? All over! You can find great independent bookstores in Toronto in almost every part of the city. From general interest shops spanning multiple floors to specialty sellers—we even have a world-famous book vending machine. Every good neighbourhood deserves a great bookstore. When I’m travelling, I look out for those cozy …

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Dynamic Earth in Sudbury: Go Underground to Learn the Earth’s Story (& Visit the Big Nickel)

Dynamic Earth is the home of the Big Nickel, but it’s also home to a lot of other attractions and programming that not only shed light on billions of years of the earth’s history, but also tell the story of Sudbury’s mining history, and all with a very hands on approach. Sudbury has done a …

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illumi Mississauga: Come Witness the Largest Light Show on the Planet

illumi Mississauga is a dazzling light show that aims to provide a little something for everyone. Explore their “universes” at your own pace, and leave with no shortage of fantastic photos and great memories. Cavalia, the largest Canadian-owned cultural enterprise, certainly shoots for the stars with illumi Mississauga. When we pulled into the parking lot …

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Visiting the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory: One of the Largest Glass-enclosed Butterfly Conservatories in North America

The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, located a short drive from the Falls, is a recreated tropical paradise that is home to over 2000 different butterflies. This ever popular Niagara attraction is its own little world that you’re invited to step on into and enjoy. We’ve spent a lot of time in the Niagara Falls area …

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A Haunted Walk of Toronto’s Distillery District: Exploring the Dark Side of This Historic Area

Toronto’s Distillery District has gained a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in the city. UO contributor Liisa Ladouceur went on a haunted walk to see what this area was like once the sun was down, and the lantern was lit. Is Toronto’s Distillery District haunted? The popular tourist district, with its …

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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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