Easy to Learn & BIG Fun: Cross Country Skiing 101

Easy to Learn & BIG Fun: Cross Country Skiing 101

When it snows, why not make for the cross country ski trails? Like canoeing, cross country skiing is a limited-time option. But that’s the BIG reason to choose Northeastern Ontario—it’s known for both. Nordic, or cross country, skiing is popular with all ages in...
10 Reasons to Celebrate Summer in Cochrane, Ontario

10 Reasons to Celebrate Summer in Cochrane, Ontario

You’re lakeside, local artists serenade you with live music, and the smell of mouthwatering BBQ permeates the air. It’s Summerfest 2017, and Cochrane wants to celebrate with you at the Tim Horton Events Centre Recreational Fields! Check out the festivities from...
7 Days of Motorcycle Touring Paradise – Part 2

7 Days of Motorcycle Touring Paradise – Part 2

Part two of Stephen’s epic week of touring continues in Cochrane. Miss part one? Check it out here to get caught up on the adventure so far!  We were welcomed into Cochrane by a giant polar bear statue and worked our way to the Best Western Swan Castle Inn. I...
A Monument to Murder

A Monument to Murder

As drivers travel the long and lonely stretch of Highway 11 between Hearst and Kapuskasing, a short distance west of Opasatika, they will likely do a double-take at a tall lonely structure rising 10 metres from a quiet field. Atop the monolith stand three statues. It...
Alpacas, Moose, and Bears, Oh My!

Alpacas, Moose, and Bears, Oh My!

Northeastern Ontario is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and animal lovers, offering a plethora of wildlife adventures for the young and old. If you are wondering what to do with your family, there are three wildlife experiences not to be missed: Dream Acres Alpacas,...