PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

My favourite time of year – peach season! Ontario’s garden goodness is overflowing at farmers’ markets across Toronto. But instead of picking up a basket of the local sweetness, we headed southwest to fill our own at Parkway Orchards. The pick-your-own fruit farm...
TERRE BLEU LAVENDER FARM

TERRE BLEU LAVENDER FARM

Lavender fields forever. About an hour’s drive west of Toronto are fields of purple – and, on the day we visited, a whole lot of people obsessed with these pretty purple plants. Terre Bleu Lavender Farm in Milton is a family-run farm, growing eight varieties of...
FAMILY TRAVEL: TREMBLANT with Kids in TOw

FAMILY TRAVEL: TREMBLANT with Kids in TOw

“It’s not a life skill,” said my eight-year-old when we told him that he’d be in ski school on the first day of our family ski trip to Tremblant, one of Quebec’s biggest ski resorts located about an hour drive north of Montreal (six hours from Toronto by car.) Truth...
Arrowhead Provincial Park Skate Trail

Arrowhead Provincial Park Skate Trail

What is more Canadian than skating through a forest? It seems that all roads head north in the summer, but we say head in that direction in winter too. A 10-minute drive north of Huntsville in the heart of Muskoka is Arrowhead Provincial Park. Situated around...
Family Travel: Ottawa with Kids in TOw

Family Travel: Ottawa with Kids in TOw

It is so easy to be a tourist in Ottawa. And the best part is that there are so many family-friendly destinations in walking distance, even for little legs in TOw. We spent a quick weekend in the National Capital. It’s impossible to fit in all the sights in one go but...