Onaping High Falls and the Shoreline Discovery Trail

Our visits to Onaping High Falls and the Shoreline Discovery Trail were both half day adventures added into our tour of Lake Huron’s northern coast. Our time in Ontario was bookended by visits… Continue reading

Manitoulin Island: Clear Water, Lighthouses, Ancient Seabeds, Breweries, and a Waterfall

We had a day and a half to explore Manitoulin Island. As the largest freshwater island in the world we didn’t exactly do it the justice it deserved, but we ended up feeling… Continue reading

Afternoon Walk Around Tar Vat Bay and the East Killarney Lighthouse

After we’d done our morning hike of The Crack I dropped Tom off at the campsite and headed a few miles to Tar Vat Bay located on the eastern side of the peninsula.… Continue reading

Hiking The Crack: Killarney Provincial Park, Part 2

The next morning was overcast as we set out to hike The Crack Trail. Before I get to the trail however I have to take an aside to mention that my inspiration for… Continue reading

The Mind-Blowing Beauty of the Chikanishing Trail: Killarney Provincial Park, Part 1

The Chikanishing Trail was a complete surprise, both in the sense that we didn’t have a plan to hike it and that it ended up being one of the best hikes we did… Continue reading

An Ode to the Windswept Pine: Cruising Through the 30,000 Islands

As I mentioned in a recent post I love boat rides, but our second boat outing in less than a week wasn’t an excuse to spend more time out on the water but… Continue reading

North Shore Rugged Trail, Parry Sound

There are no shortage of provincial parks or trails along the eastern side of the Georgian Bay so to be honest I’m not sure how I chose the North Shore Rugged Trail. I’m… Continue reading

Twin Points and Lighthouse Point Trails, Killbear Provincial Park

On our full day in Parry Sound Ontario we had a continuation of the weather we’d been having since our arrival – cloudy as hell with a threat of rain. Nonetheless we set… Continue reading

Bruce Peninsula National Park, Part 3: The Grotto and Overhanging Point

The Grotto in Bruce Peninsula National Park is so popular that there is literally timed entry for parking at the Cyprus Lake Trailhead. Because the first image I ever saw from the park… Continue reading

Bruce Peninsula National Park, Part 2: Hiking the Bruce Trail

The day after our glass bottom boat tour and exploration of Flowerpot Island we returned to Bruce Peninsula National Park to hike a couple sections of the Bruce Trail. From our stop at… Continue reading