Ontario encompasses over one-fifth of the worlds fresh water with its 250,000 lakes. These waterways play a key part in the history and development of the province through the means of transportation for early explorers, a source of food and influencing where towns would be built. Next to the five great lakes, Georgian Bay is the largest body of...
Killarney Provincial Park, my favorite place to travel in Ontario. Written by photographer Stefan HoferJim Eadie -
Killarney Provincial Park is my favorite place to visit in Ontario. The park has it all; many mountainous quartzite peaks above 400 meters, cobalt blue lakes, small rocky islands punctuated by swaying Eastern white pines – the list goes on and on, not to mention the abundant wildlife. I’ve been to a lot of places in Southern Ontario and...
This past summer was the first time I ventured out to Philip Edward Island. If you’ve never been to this magical place, I suggest you put it on your bucket list. This island stretches along the shores of Georgian Bay and has tons of small islands surrounding its southern shoreline and many great places to pitch a tent for...
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In Ontario, especially in Southwestern Ontario, we are blessed by the Great Lakes, each offering a beauty of its own. Having visited three out of the five Great Lakes, I must say that Lake Huron is by far my favourite. This could be because I spent many summer days growing up on the shores of Lake Huron, or it...
Memories made but not lost at the now closed Alexander Henry Museum, Kingston Ontario. By Jim Eadie from Pure OntarioJim Eadie -
Standing atop the Alexander Henry ship in Kingston Ontario for the last time in July 2016. In July of 2016 my home was filled with exuberance, anticipation and excitement as we, my daughter and I, were getting ready to explore the "ship", as referred to by my daughter. This level of excitement stemmed from her first visit, to the 'ship", in...
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Favourite #PureOntario Spot: My favourite spot would have to be the Lookout Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park. The views are incredible in any weather and it's a spot that takes your breath away. Last Fall I was able to go up during the colour change and the trees were stunning. Well worth the hike! Favourite #PureOntario local spots: There's so much...
7 Surprising Facts about the Historic Trent-Severn Waterway, By Angela Hawn from the Bay of Quinte TourismJim Eadie -
By Angela Hawn, Bay of Quinte Tourism According to Parks Canada, nearly one and a half million visitors enjoy the unique and beautiful canal and lock system of the Trent-Severn Waterway every year. Read on to learn about this fabulous national historic site. It’s Called a Linear Park for Good Reason! Thinking of traversing this piece of history by boat? To...
A fresh and snazzy new travel and exploring website, called “Pure Ontario” has just been launched. The PureOntario.org website will house content such as photos and videos of beautiful places including: waterfalls, destinations and attractions in Ontario. It will also have full maps, ratings, event listings, blogs, and other tools to help with travel planning. Pure Ontario will generate an...
Welcome to PureOntario.org! We are excited about our brand “Pure Ontario” which has just been launched. The PureOntario.org website will house content such as photos and videos of beautiful places including: waterfalls, destinations and attractions in Ontario. It will also have full maps, ratings, directories, blogs, and other tools to help with travel planning. The goal for Pure Ontario is...
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