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Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a relaxing day trip or memorable weekend getaway to Ontario’s Highlands. Located just 2.5 hours east of Toronto and 30 minutes west of Ottawa, we are a premier travel destination offering unique, made-for-you adventures that are close to home, yet far away from it all. From a quaint small town escape, to a quirky road trip, or even venturing off the beaten path into the wilderness or expanding your horizons with a visit to a historic site, there's always something new and brag-worthy to try in our rural region.

Ontario's Highlands

Must See

Must See

Haliburton Wolf Centre

View a wolf pack in a natural setting, they roam free in a 15 acre enclosure.

Walk in the Clouds

Walk along a canopy boardwalk that winds throughout the treetops

Winterdance Dogsled Tours

A winter adventure and a Canadian Tourism Signature Experience

Annual Rockhound Gemboree

An area with a rich geological history and mining heritage, Bancroft is known as the "Mineral Capital of Canada"

Four jars of syrup in the shape of a maple leaf


Visit a sugar bush for a pancake breakfast and to learn how maple syrup is produced.

Two boats floating on still water


A magical mix of small towns, waterfront dining, quaint B&Bs and inns, museums and historic sites that meld into a setting of tranquility, beauty and charm.