I am a rugged, mysterious landscape with a welcoming atmosphere. A day spent wandering my trails, exploring my towns, and laughing with my locals is as close to perfect a day as one can get. Where am I?
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Deep inside all of us is a wanderer. It's the little voice that tells us to follow our own path, trust in ourselves and embrace the unknown. Follow that voice to Ontario’s Highlands, a place where your imagination and authentic sense of discovery are the only compass you need. Ontario’s Highlands is only 2.5 hours east of Toronto and a half an hour west of Ottawa, but a world away from it all.
Hold tight and paddle hard in the Whitewater Capital of Canada as you experience a world of adventure and discover the unique heritage behind it all.
Indulge in moments of true sweetness during a visit to the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario as you discover urban inspired eateries, small town festivals, and community theatres.
Explore a land rich with natural beauty and a community filled with artists and friendly locals, who welcome you as family.
Uncover the unique geology beneath the surface and discover a rich history of mining and agriculture, set against a backdrop of natural beauty.
Discover your perfect adventure while paddling pristine waterways, wandering scenic trails, pitching a tent for back country camping, or making memories together at the cottage.
Expand your mind as you discover Indigenous pictographs, and feel your breath taken away by views found along trails through small towns, countryside, and sparkling lakes.
There’s nothing quite like digging into a homemade treat from a small town bakery. You can taste the difference when you know someone made those baked goods especially for you earlier that morning, using a family recipe passed down from generation to generation, not something perfected in a test kitchen and re-heated in a store front. Indulge your taste buds at some of the many jewels that dot Ontario’s Highlands.