Discover Ontario: Driving Hwy 6 — Day 2

I will be the first to admit that when it comes to travel planning, I have the bad habit of trying to cram in too much into a day’s itinerary. This rang true once again on our second day on Hwy 6. We were scheduled to take the MS Chi-Cheemaun to Manitoulin Island, and for some reason I booked us on the very first passage of the day. So, for the second day in a row, we were up before the sun. Continue reading

Discover Ontario: Driving Hwy 6 – Day 1

To officially drive the entirely of Ontario’s Highway 6, my first goal was to get to its starting point in Port Dover, on the shore of Lake Erie. To try to make our departure go as smoothly as possibly, I scheduled our vehicle pick-up for Thursday evening, booked a hotel room just outside of Port Dover for Friday night, and planned on an early morning rise on Saturday so we could get on the road at a decent hour. What I didn’t plan for was an unexpected hiccup in the itinerary. Continue reading

Discover Ontario: Driving Hwy 6, An Introduction

Happy (belated) Canada Day, everyone! As the 1st of July fell on a Wednesday, a traditional long-weekend away to celebrate all things Canadian was out of the question for most people. However, I decided to make the best of a post-celebration weekend by rediscovering a few places in Ontario that I haven’t visited for at least a decade. Continue reading

Discover Ontario: An Introduction

My favourite method of travel has to be by car. Road tripping is one of my favourite pastimes, and everything about it makes me a happy girl. From planning a route, to packing a cooler, to making sure I have my pillow with me to get cozy with — riding in a car to a particular travel destination stirs up a great deal of excitement within me. Continue reading