Come Wander

Ranging from farmland and forests to quaint towns and charming villages, Hastings County is a land with a unique history and plenty of natural beauty. Escape the everyday as you wander a land coated in small-town charm and filled with rich minerals.

Stories

A is for Apples

Meeting cider kings and discovering great things in Hastings County.

Buffalo Thrills

Discover good food, and great memories at the Ontario Water Buffalo Company.

Roam If You Want To

Follow only with Chris from Travelling Mitch as he wanders through Haliburton Highlands and Hastings County on the Rustic Roamer Road Trip.

Ground to Glass

Discover how four craft drink makers harness Mother Nature’s flavours to elevate their beverages in Ontario’s Highlands.

Whitewater Rafting as a Family

Read about how one family took on whitewater rafting on the Madawaska River and why they can’t wait to do it again.

Quirky Festivals & Events

Embrace the incredible spirit and wonderfully ‘different’ themes at events across Ontario’s Highlands this summer.

Just Show Up

Hit the water and taken advantage of these easy canoeing opportunities in Ontario’s Highlands.

New Year, New You

Winter events across Ontario’s Highlands that will help you keep your New Year’s Resolutions.

Winter Bucket List

Unique winter experiences in Ontario’s Highlands that will give you something to brag about.

All Terrain, All the Time

Pack your saddle bags and press the throttle for an all terrain adventure like no other in Ontario’s Highlands.

Life is a Highway

Two wanderers explore 135 kilometres of hidden gems in Hastings County.

Where Am I?

Discover breathtaking beauty blasted from the Earth at Marmora Mine in Ontario’s Highlands.

Parks Worth the Admission

Visit these 8 Ontario Parks in Ontario’s Highlands and discover why they are worth the admission.

The Ultimate City Escape

Explore these three ways to escape the city, slow down, and absorb rural life in Ontario’s Highlands.

Finding Imperfect Moments

Sometimes it is the imperfect moments that matter the most. Become inspired to roam without the burden of worrying about everything going according to plan.

3 Ways to See 5,000 Stars

Escape the city lights and venture into Ontario’s Highlands and pick one of these 3 of the stargazing locations in the region.

Journal of a Foodie

Take a journey through Ontario’s Highlands through food festivals that will satisfy your inner foodie.

Summer Brews

Take a trip around Ontario’s Highlands to these micro-breweries to discover your perfect summer beer.

A Different Kind of Detour

Take the road less traveled through Ontario’s Highlands to these unique festivals that are sure to leave a lasting impression.

Locals Know Best: Art & Culture

When it comes to finding the best spots for satisfying your wandering mind and learning about the vibrant culture in Ontario’s Highlands, there’s no better way to uncover hidden gems than to turn to the locals.