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Learning to Hike by Hiking

I've spent a lot of time in the Ottawa Region the past few months. Last week, I decided to take advantage of the sunshine and go for a hike in Gatineau Park. I knew I wanted to see the “Carbide” Willson Ruins and Lusk Caves but when I learned they were 18 km apart, I …

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Spring Hiking in Algonquin: 7 Tips For a Beginning Hiker

It’s almost hard for me to believe I’ve never been to Algonquin. Growing up, when my family did get away, often it was to Ontario's north. We had family there and snowmobiled or took day trips along the channels and lakes, stopping to pick blueberries and swim along the way. So, when my best friend asked …

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From the Shoreline to the Saugeen

This is my final post, showcasing the beautiful place I grew up, Bruce County. Check out the first and second posts, grab an "Explore the Bruce Adventure Passport" and plan a day (or weekend) trip of your own! The final four destinations on our Explore the Bruce Adventure Passport made a great day trip. Stretching from the far …

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Bruce County Tourism Wants You to Visit My Backyard

This is the 12th year Bruce County Tourism has run their popular Explore the Bruce Adventure Passport. The promotion encourages visitors (and locals) to get out and see places around the beautiful county we affectionately refer to as "the Bruce". I might be bias (okay, I am) but 2016 looks to be one of the best passport programs …

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