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Five Top Day Trips From Toronto

Chances are, if you are a tourist, you’ve found this blog post by Googling “day trips from Toronto.” While exploring the city is exciting for a day or two, inevitably, you want to get a taste of what the province has to offer. Ontario Tourism’s slogan for many years has been “Yours to Discover.” It’s still relevant today as native ...

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Why The Trail Across Burlington Rocks

For anybody living south of the QEW in Burlington, there’s a great off-road multi-purpose trail that can take you from the Oakville border all the way to the downtown core. This paved trail across Burlington, Ontario is our favourite route for walking and biking, and strolling with our one year old. It’s a popular trail for residents but it’s also ...

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Lighthouse Day: Yes, This Exists

I happened to be perusing a site that lists all the fun international and national observances on various days. One that caught my eye was Lighthouse Day, celebrated on Sunday, August 7th this year. Lighthouses? Really? They’ve lost a bit of their allure and cool factor over the decades as they’ve become automated. Gone is the life of the lighthouse ...

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Suburban Tourist does walking tour of Santo Domingo

Walking tour of Santo Domingo

All you need for a walking tour of Santo Domingo is a guide book with a map and a good pair of walking shoes. A large bottle of water tucked into your travel handbag is a good idea too. This is what I had with me during my one day, self-guided walking tour of the city’s historic Zona Colonial on ...

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Bayfront Park in Hamilton

Trails at Bayfront Park in Hamilton

I’m in love with the trails at Bayfront Park in Hamilton. So impressed with the well-paved path and the beautifully laid out park that juts out into Cootes Bay, giving you a view of the marina, bay and more shoreline. Despite it being a chilly, late fall day, my husband and I decided to take a walk at this popular ...

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