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Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, is a scenic wonderland. Rolling hills, vast ocean vistas, wildlife and, of course, friendly people! The city of Sydney is the urban centre of the island, and while many visitors head from here into the...
Whether you’re an experienced multi-day tripper or new to the world of tents and sleeping bags, there’s nothing like a camping getaway. Load up your backpack or the car’s trunk and escape from the city at one of these great...
Located in Northeastern Ontario, Sudbury is a city surrounded by the vast wilds of Temagami, further northeast, as well as renowned provincial parks like Killarney and French River. Georgian Bay is not far, nor is Manitoulin Island—in fact, the possibilities...
Streaks of red and patches of pink are not a sight I was expecting to see way up in the mountains. Out there, without the city’s foot and car traffic turning the pretty white fluff into brown slush, I assumed...
Located in Alberta, Medicine Hat is approximately 169 kilometres east of Lethbridge and 295 kilometres southeast of Calgary. Locals are treated to over 115 kilometres of hiking and biking trails, plus scenic options for canoe and kayak trips on the...
The town of Timmins, Ontario—located in the province’s northeast—was built on mining. However, there are a lot of reasons to visit and explore the natural areas in and around town that have nothing to do with work. Let's hike Timmins!
Welcome to Ontario's cottage country—which is also an incredible hiking hub, with access to world-class parks and preserves. The town of Huntsville, Ontario, offers quick escapes to provincial parks like Arrowhead and Algonquin, to name just two, as well as expansive...
This article is sponsored by Unightie Did you know that sleep is one of the most important factors of any camping trip, overnight hike or multi-day outdoor adventure? Waking up after a good night's sleep does more than provide energy...
This article is sponsored by SABRE I love bears, and while I’m aware of their presence and possible threat on the trail, the bears I’ve encountered have been more scared of me than I of them. Of course,
For the millions of Canadian residents who live in busy, bustling urban centres, finding moments of stillness to connect to nature can be essential for our mental health. Luckily for us, many of our cities are brimming with municipal, provincial...
With the mountains only an hour-and-a-half drive away from this prairie city, Lethbridge and the surrounding area has a lot of hiking potential. Whether you decide to stay close to the city or take a drive in the direction of...
When my husband and I moved into interior British Columbia, we started a tally of the number of ticks we found on ourselves. Several times we ended up pantless and paranoid on a hillside, shaking out our clothes and rummaging...
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