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...
The Perfect Launch Pad for Your Temagami Paddling Trip

The Perfect Launch Pad for Your Temagami Paddling Trip

Smoothwater Outfitters & Ecolodge will elebrate 35 years in the wilderness business since 1985—it’s the Temagami region’s longest continually operating canoe outfitter. Located on James Lake just off Highway 11, it’s situated amidst some of the best fishing,...
Top 5 Film Locations in Northeastern Ontario

Top 5 Film Locations in Northeastern Ontario

Welcome Sudbury Cinéfest International Film Festival fans! If you’ve found yourself here, chances are that not only are you a fan of film – you may just be a fan of film in the North. Northeastern Ontario has quickly become a hotbed of activity in the film industry,...