Montreal is an easy weekend away. This festival-crazy city always has good hotel deals and the shopping and food are both excellent. Our latest weekend foray was for the food via Montréal en Lumière, the city’s annual winter food and arts festival.
It’s 1,000 square kilometres of food and wine, beaches, antiques, inns, culture, history and recreation of all sorts that has been thriving in southern Ontario for two hundred years.
Next time you drive to Mont Tremblant in the Laurentian Mountains of Québec, try taking the slow lane.
I had heard that Dalvay-by-the-Sea, on Prince Edward Island, was famous for a dish called Sticky Date Pudding. So earlier this week I picked up a car rental and set out to find the inn and its pudding.
One rainy day I was snooping around Seal Cove on Grand Manan Island in New Brunswick when I spied a window full of bright fluorescent orange objects that I had never seen before.
The Ness Creek Music Festival site and the Nesslin Lake campground are two of the most unique places to overnight in central Saskatchewan.
Like a beautiful set of nesting Russian dolls carved out of limestone, the largest freshwater island in the world is over 1000 square miles in area, itself containing over 100 lakes, many of which have their own islands.
The Hamlet of Dorothy, Alberta is often referred to as a ghost town, but don’t tell that to Linda Miller. Six generations of her family have lived there and she begs to differ.
Just offshore from the vacation resort of St. Andrews by-the-Sea in New Brunswick, the vision of Minister’s Island started and ended with one man: Sir William Van Horne.
In New Brunswick, along the north shore of the Bay of Fundy, in Passamaquoddy Bay, there’s a little seaside cottage in St. Andrews by-the-Sea from where to witness the comings and goings of the tide.
Expect the unexpected when you road trip Canada’s back roads.
Unlike the flat prairie that surrounds it in all directions, the snow and ice linger a little longer atop the plateau that is Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.