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Forks of the Credit Road

Forks of the Credit Road

If you're looking for a short scenic drive near Toronto, look up Forks of the Credit Road. It's located in Caledon, Ontario near a pretty little town called Belfountain.We took a little drive in the winter to break up the winter blahs - it was just what the doctor...

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Big Creek National Wildlife Area

Big Creek National Wildlife Area

It was time for another mid-week day trip.  We decided to drive south toward Lake Erie to Big Creek National Wildlife Area in Long Point Ontario, and try out Alex's new scope. There have been numerous occasions in our travels where we wished we could see what was in...

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Jones Falls in Owen Sound Ontario

Jones Falls in Owen Sound Ontario

If you're looking for a day trip in Southern Ontario, a visit to a waterfall is a perfect getaway. Just head to Jones Falls in Owen Sound Ontario for some nature therapy.  From the parking lot, it's just about a 15 minute easy walk to the waterfall. You'll walk over a...

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The Cliffs and Caves in Tobermory

The Cliffs and Caves in Tobermory

Date visited: September 2015 We took a short weekend trip to explore The Cliffs and Caves in Tobermory. Tobermory is about a 4 hour drive north of Toronto.  It's a little village on the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula, dividing Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay....

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Eastern Canada

Eastern Canada

Duration: 29 days, 28 nights Provinces: NB, NS, NL, QC Kilometres Travelled: ~12,000  boondock: Verb To stay in a recreational vehicle in a remote location, without connections to water, power, or sewer services. I have to say I was skeptical at first about...

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Kincardine, Ontario

Kincardine, Ontario

Kincardine is a picturesque little town located just 3 hours northwest of Toronto, right on the coast of Lake Huron.  The sunsets are spectacular!    [dss_masonry_gallery...

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Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba

We stayed at the Brisas Los Galeones resort in Santiago de Cuba for a week. It was lovely!

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New York City

New York City

The drive from Toronto to New York City is beautiful!  So many waterfalls and cute little towns along the way.  We stayed in Staten Island and took the free (!) Staten Island Ferry to Manhatten every morning.    

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Europe

Europe

Date Visited: September - October, 2017 We have been to Europe a number of times, and the destination has always been Greece so that we could visit family.  Although the main purpose of this trip again, was to visit family, we decided to take a few days before the...

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