Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario offers women a taste of everything we love: unspoiled nature, plenty of hiking, stunning views from the Cup and Saucer Trail and a glimpse into Indigenous history and culture.
Here are 13 of our most unique and memorable stays, including an Airstream RV, glamping, camping, tiny houses, cabins, farms and haylofts.
When we hatched a plan to road trip around our home province of Ontario, we never expected to learn so much about nature, our inner child, and the creativity of women entrepreneurs.
For people who aren’t survivalists or extreme campers, glamping bring nature and convenience together in a way that gives you the spirit of camping, without the complexity.
It was at Arowhon Pines that I had my most memorable wildlife experience of the summer – watching a baby moose enjoy lilypads only metres away.
When two adventurous friends and I started planning a girls’ road trip to feed our travel bug during the pandemic, The Grotto, with its timed four-hour parking slots operating at half capacity, started to look more attractive.
When Carolyn and I hatched our plan to explore Ontario towns both familiar and foreign this summer – staying in unique accommodations and creating a post-COVID scorecard to rate experiences on new safety criteria – I knew Muskoka needed to be on my list. And it needed to be a trip I took with my two daughters, ages 21 and 16.
Women-tested packing tips to help you plan and pack for your road trip in the COVID era.
JourneyWoman is going on a road-trip, venturing out to rediscover Ontario. We’ll be testing new travel safety criteria that we’ll share with you along the way.
Five off-the-beaten track places for adventurous women to visit in Ontario, Canada, including Balaclava, Eganville, Thunder Bay, Tobermory and Gravenhurst.