Unplug and Reset at Avalon Eco Resort

Unplug and Reset at Avalon Eco Resort

Find adventure and peace of mind at the Avalon Eco Resort near Killarney, Ontario, an ‘off-the-grid’ paradise where the lack of cellular service is a soulful blessing. Just 15 minutes from Killarney Provincial Park, tranquil Tyson Lake sets the stage for priceless...
Reel in Another World at Bear’s Den Lodge

Reel in Another World at Bear’s Den Lodge

Guests at Bear’s Den Lodge will feel at home in the heart of the French River Delta. The lodge was built in 1925 and is accessible by boat and plane. Bear’s Den Lodge is a family-run oasis for the last four decades. Brenda, Art and their son Joe combine their skills...
Fall Hikes: Duchesnay Falls & the Laurentian Escarpment

Fall Hikes: Duchesnay Falls & the Laurentian Escarpment

The Duchesnay and Campus Trails on the northwestern border of North Bay each offer outstanding scenery and a chance to stretch your legs on an ancient and historic part of the Laurentian Escarpment. But the Duchesnay Trail gets the lion’s share of short-term tourist...
Top 5 Northeastern Ontario Hikes You Need to Do

Top 5 Northeastern Ontario Hikes You Need to Do

Editor’s Note: The author of this article has provided a trail-rating system for the following five hikes. The rating chart is at the bottom of the article. Northeastern Ontario is a big place, big enough to be intimidating when you are trying to decide on the...
Off the Beaten Path – Two Lesser Known Manitoulin Hikes

Off the Beaten Path – Two Lesser Known Manitoulin Hikes

Most visitors to Manitoulin Island are familiar with the Cup and Saucer Trail as well as the iconic Bridal Veil Falls system of steps and paths. But there are almost two dozen recognized trails spread throughout the width and breadth of the world’s largest freshwater...
Unplug & Decompress at Ojibway Family Lodge

Unplug & Decompress at Ojibway Family Lodge

In the early days of Ontario, when the pressures of modern town and city life became too much, citizens were often recommended the “rest cure in a canoe.” Going north, camping, canoeing, sleeping in nature— these activities were seen as therapeutic and necessary in...