Tourism Blog Archive

Explore Wollaston and Limerick

1. The Old Ormsby Schoolhouse Tea Room 2. The Gut Conservation Area 3. The Barn Chefs 4. TinHouse Woodworking And Espresso Bar 5. Limerick Lake Lodge and Marina 6. The Old Hastings Mercantile and...
Luisa Sorrentino
21.05.2019
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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...
Luisa Sorrentino
08.03.2019
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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...
Luisa Sorrentino
04.03.2019
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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-laden...
Luisa Sorrentino
26.02.2019
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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 of the...
Luisa Sorrentino
11.02.2019
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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 creating...
Luisa Sorrentino
08.02.2019
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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’re a bunch of...
Luisa Sorrentino
01.02.2019
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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. Our...
Luisa Sorrentino
14.01.2019
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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...
Luisa Sorrentino
03.12.2018
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Snow Day!

Photos and Story submitted by Sarah Sobanski Kids prepare for snow days the night before. Mum or Dad will casually mention, “We’re supposed to get freezing rain tonight.” Cue ears ringing around the...
Luisa Sorrentino
26.11.2018
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