Snowmobiling, Shopping, and Sleeping: A Teen’s March Break in the Bancroft Area
Photos and Story Submitted by Serena Maclean
Bancroft in the off-season shows a slightly more relaxed side of itself without losing some of its off-beat charm. It still attracts visitors through its...
Maple Season has begun in Hastings County!
When you visit Pure 62 Local: Yearwood Family Sugarbush, you’ll notice there are two things Crystal and Jeremy Yearwood do REALLY well – making AMAZING maple syrup of course - and making you feel...
Southern Ontario Ice Festival – Icy Cliffs
Story and photos by Brendan Troy
It takes a special kind of person to strap knives to their feet, tie themselves onto a thin rope, grab two terrifying, pointy axes and decide to ascend an ice-...
Three outdoors-y ways to treat your sweetie on Valentine’s Day
By Sarah Sobanski
Up here in Hastings County we tend to have to get creative for the big day of love. In many of our rural municipalities we don’t have access to a movie theatre, or to any...
Family Day Itinerary in Hastings County
Photos and story submitted by Linsey De Ruysscher
If you’re a regular reader of the Hastings County blog, you know that I’m the type of wanderer known as a “Memory Maker”. I’m all about...
The First Time Snowshoeing in Hastings County
Photos and Story Submitted by Linsey De Ruysscher
At Cruising Canoes, they have a slogan. “Just. Show. Up.”
And you know what? That’s exactly what we did! Oh, and before you think we’...
An Epic Weekend in the Hastings Highlands: Winter Edition
Photos and Story submitted by Michelle Caddey Maclean
Summer weekends in the Hastings Highlands enchant us with heat, swimming, boating, and picnics but winter weekends can be just as beguiling...
A Peaceful Getaway at Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing
Photos, Videos and Story submitted by Aysha Tayab-Ratsep
Before we could allow the holiday frenzy and festivities to begin, my husband and I decided to leave town to recharge and give each other a...
Staying Active Together
Photos and Story submitted by Linsey De Ruysscher
Our family likes staying active. The hubby and I are regular walkers, our boys stay active playing hockey in the winter, baseball in the summer, and...
Harvest Time in Hastings County
Photos and Story submitted by Linsey De Ruisscher
Every year around this time, we love to go out together and do a little pumpkin picking. We pick a day, we pick a local farm or orchard, and we...