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Connect with Water

7 of Ontario's Best Paddling Routes
5 Unique Fall Paddling Adventures in Haliburton Highlands
High Adventure: Explore, Paddle and Dine on the York River
Epic Ontario Whitewater Thrills and Spills
Carving Her Course on the Madawaska: Stefi Van Wijk
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Spectacular SUP: Yoga, Fitness, Bring Your Pup Courses (and more)
Local's Take: Paddle, Cycle and Stargaze in Lennox & Addington
Explore Algonquin's South Gate
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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).

Just Show Up
Beachside Bliss in Burnstown
The Best Fall Canoeing
Get the Most Out of a River Experience
Local's Take: Overnight in a Caboose in Lanark County
Backcountry Camping, Trails and Outdoor Adventures in North Frontenac
Canadian Thrills and Whitewater Spills
3 Ways to Play on the Ontario Water Trail
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Local's Takes

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

Sun's Out, Fun's Out
3 Fun Itineraries for Water Play
Hello Big East: Paddle-in Camping on the Haliburton Highlands Water Trails
Endless Stars, Rugged Trails, and Fall Colours in Lennox & Addington
Wild Rides, Dizzying Heights and Scalable Walls: 4 Ontario Staycations to Get Your Heart Racing
Respecting the Waterways
Bring Your Dog: 5 Ontario Getaways for Pet Lovers
Fall Colours
Local's Take: 3 Cabin Nights & Rafting in the Ottawa Valley