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Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies

Gift someone with gastronomic (and local) bliss.

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Staycation Inspiration

Find inspiration for staycations ideal for families, relaxation and wellness, getting back to nature, or getting your heart racing (and more).

Plant a Tree, Save the Earth, and Thank Mom: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Eco-conscious
Holiday Gift Guide for Her
Hit the Beach: Best Beaches in Ontario's Highlands
Holiday Gift Guide for Outdoor Adventurers
Silent and Unspoiled
10 Festive Events to get the Holidays Started
Boat, Sun and Play: 5 Family Staycations for All Ages
'Tis the Season: 5 Festive Small Town Shopping Escapes
Holiday Gift Guide for Music Lovers
Bring Your Dog: 7 Ontario Getaways for Pet Lovers
Shine at Giving this Holiday Season
Roots of Revival in Smiths Falls
3 Days of Shopping, Dining, and Exploration in Lanark County
5 Wild Getaways to Get Back to Nature
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Day Trip Destinations

The towns of the Highlands make perfect day-trip destinations from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

Local Faves: Best Ice Cream
3 Ways to Play on the Ontario Water Trail
Hottest Patios to Hit this Summer
Local's Take: Overnight in a Caboose in Lanark County
Get Hooked
Calling All Adrenalin Seekers, Nature Lovers and More: Find Your Dream Staycation Here
Perfect Picnic Spots
Best Spots for Summer Sunsets
10 Holiday Events for Maximum Festive Cheer
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Must-Sees Near Algonquin Park
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Local's Takes

Insider tips from the people who both live and take their vacations in the Highlands.

5 ATV Adventures for Maximum Adrenalin Rush