Come Wander
Maple sap dripping into bucket

Known as the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario, Lanark County spans from the Rideau Canal to Canada’s Mississippi. Home to over 100 lakes, with rivers and waterfalls, coves and beaches, speckling the landscape. Cycle or paddle through historic villages to discover urban inspired eateries, small town festivals, and community theatres.

Stories

Concerts with a Community

In September each year, the spirit of community comes alive all across Ontario’s Highlands when the Festival of Small Halls rolls in.

Autumn Jubilee

Celebrate fall with these can’t-miss festivals and events in Ontario’s Highlands.

Ground to Glass

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

5 Senses of Nature

Leave the city behind and immerse yourself in the natural charm of Ontario’s Highlands.

Where Am I?

Discover the big things happening in the small towns along the Rideau Canal.

Quirky Festivals & Events

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

Fun with Music Festivals

From rock to folk, these Ontario’s Highlands summer music festivals will keep you coming back year after year.

Just Show Up

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

Where Am I

Explore the sweet moments and ageless beauty of Perth, Ontario.

Hidden Gems

Charming museums in Ontario’s Highlands.

Maple Mania

Discover one writer’s quest to discover what makes Lanark County so sweet with Maple Mania.

New Year, New You

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

Bring on the Blizzard

A grown-up’s guide to falling in love with Snow Days again in Ontario’s Highlands.

Bit by Serenity

An expert traveller’s advice on how seek serenity and embrace a slower pace 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 Cozy Way to Camp

Three weekend escapes in Ontario’s Highlands to camp while exploring the natural world in luxury.

Why To Choose the Back Roads

Writer Christopher Korchin takes a drive full of surprises on the long and winding roads of Ontario’s Highlands.

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.

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.