Hutchison House, Peterborough Ontario 270 Brock St, Peterborough, ON K9H 2P9 http://www.hutchisonhouse.ca/ The Hutchison House is located in downtown Peterborough, Ontario - is a living history Museum offering a glimpse of life in Ontario in the 1800s. Through the year, the public is invited to enjoy Scottish Teas (which we did on our visit) during July and August, monthly heritage lunches during...
Wolfe Island, Quebec Head Lighthouse, Port Metcalfe Ontario 101 Port Metcalfe Ln, Gananoque, ON K7G 3C7, Canada Latitude: 44.238846 Longitude: -76.184113 Located on Québec Head, the northeastern point of Wolfe Island, largest of the Thousand Islands. The Point has many names including: Quebec Point, Quebec Head, Hemlock Point, and East Point. This is a beautiful spot to visit and explore on Wolfe Island,...
Peter's Wood Provincial Nature Reserve, Roseneath Ontario 992 McDonald Rd, Roseneath, ON K0K 2X0, Canada Peter’s Woods is on the sandy, north-facing slope of the Oak Ridges Moraine. Steep-sided valleys have been cut into this northern slope by surface runoff, springs and the headwater streams of Mill Creek. Deciduous forests of sugar maple beech, red oak and deciduous-evergreen forest containing hemlock...
Mariners' Park Museum, Milford Ontario 2065 County Rd 13, Milford, ON K0K 2P0 This marine museum has over 5,000 artifacts including the top of the lighthouse from False Duck Island. Items on display at the museum include a First Nation's birch bark canoe and a dugout canoe, and items recovered from area shipwrecks.
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area, Milton Ontario 7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON L9T 2Y1 Website: http://www.conservationhalton.ca/park-details?park=rattlesnake-point The Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area was established as a conservation area in 1961 by the Halton Region Conservation Authority. It is a popular destination for hikers, backpackers, cyclists, rock climbers and nature-lovers. The park's offers ten kilometres of cliff edge and forest trails connect with the Bruce...
Thousand Island Sky Tower, Landsdowne Ontario 716 Highway 137, Lansdowne, ON K0E 1L0 1000islandstower.com (613) 659-2335 From the Canadian side: Take Exit 661 off Highway 401 onto Highway 137 south. Proceed through toll both, after 500m you will find us on the left side. From the U.S. side: Take I-81 to Canada, past the customs you will find us on the right side...
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Port Dalhousie Inner Range Lighthouse, St. Catharines Ontario 80 Lighthouse Rd. St. Catharines, ON For just over a century, Port Dalhousie harbour served as the northern terminus of the first three Welland Canals. These made the town a maritime destination and industrial centre. This is the third lighthouse to be located on this site. The first lighthouse was constructed in 1852,...
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Address: 53 Yonge St, Kingston, ON K7M 6G4, Canada Portsmouth Village in Kingston is one of the most historic and charming neighborhoods in Ontario. After passing the business district to the right along the water you can enjoy some of the attributes along Lake Ontario. Portsmouth village provides a relaxed park-like setting with walkways along the water and the...
Knapp Point Lighthouse, Wolfe Island Ontario Latitude: 44.232328 Longitude: -76.397735 Located on the northern side of Wolfe Island, just northeast of Marysville which is now Private property. History (Source Lighthouse Friends) Wolfe Island, the largest of several islands located at the confluence of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, is situated just off Kingston and is accessible by ferry from both Canada...
Wellington Beach Lighthouse, Wellington Ontario Wellington Beach Address: 22 Beach Street, Bloomfield Ontario, K0K 1G0 The Wellington beach is a popular alternative in the summer to the busy Sandbanks Beach. The Wellington Lighthouse is off a point along the Wellington Beach, it is a popular area for photographers in both summer and the winter for great photographs. In the winter you...
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