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From weekend itineraries to the best roadside stops for motorcyclists, or the hottest places to grab a bite – let us inspire you as you plan your next escape to Northeastern Ontario!

The Call of the Wild in Temagami

The Call of the Wild in Temagami

The call of the wild brought author Grey Owl to the Northeastern Ontario shores of Lake Temagami back in 1904, and me in 2015. Seen on the map, Lake Temagami resembles the skeletal outline of a...

Girls Gone Camping – Are you a “Tentress”?

Girls Gone Camping – Are you a “Tentress”?

Girls gone camping as the sign says…. It's not just a guys’ thing. In fact, it was the Girl Guide movement that spurred this bond between girls and nature.  The turn of the century movement quickly...

Three Days on The Ride Around Nipissing (RAN) Tour

Three Days on The Ride Around Nipissing (RAN) Tour

Toast popping, cereal crunching, the smell of fresh coffee drifts across the room—this could be just another morning anywhere but it’s far from it. It’s 7 am on a brisk morning (-28°C to be exact)...

Best Chow on the Trails for Sledders

Best Chow on the Trails for Sledders

Every snowmobile trailblazer knows the satiating feeling of a hot and hearty meal to begin the day, along the way, and to put the icing on your day!  My experience as a winter cook at the Elk Lake...

Get Muddy! Top 5 ATV Trails

Get Muddy! Top 5 ATV Trails

The all terrain vehicle, ATV for short, with its go anywhere capabilities is one of the easiest off-road machines to please. All you need is a patch of dirt, a bit of mud, a few rocks and you are...

A Literary Tour of Independent Bookstores

A Literary Tour of Independent Bookstores

The history of Northeastern Ontario is rich with industry, environmental activism, First Nations culture, as well as tales of outdoor adventure and survival. To fully understand and engage with all...

3 Thrilling Ski Hills to Visit this Winter

3 Thrilling Ski Hills to Visit this Winter

The best way to enjoy winter is to embrace it. While the weather can be a deterrent, if you dress appropriately, long days in the elements can be fun and oh so memorable! Exercise, fresh air and the...

Spending Christmas Holidays at a Northern Lodge 

Spending Christmas Holidays at a Northern Lodge 

Once the Christmas gifts are opened, the turkey dinner digested, and Boxing Day sales are over, it’s best to escape to the north to really relax. There’s nothing like taking in the comforts of a...