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Category: Hiking and Trails

My Must-Do List for Ottawa in October

October is one of my favourite times of the year. You get Thanksgiving and Halloween in the same month – what’s not to like! It’s also the time where the trees are at their most beautiful here in Ottawa. So, it’s looking like a…

Fall Splendour at the Sugar Bush

We all know sugar bush season gets underway as winter turns to spring… but did you know that fall is an amazing time to visit a number of Ottawa’s nearby sugar bushes? There are a few that are open in autumn, and it makes for a fabulous…

Ottawa’s Best Hiking Trails for Families

Summer is right around the corner and with school getting out soon, it’s a great time of year to get outside and drag your kids along on a hike. Now, I say “hike” but some of the trails we do are pretty easy and some would…

Beaver Trail on a Picture Perfect Winter Day

A sunny winter day with reasonable temperatures made for a great opportunity to get outside with the kids. I decided to grab the bird seed and hit up Beaver Trail. Beaver Trail, just off Moodie Drive,  is a favourite walk of mine in the autumn. I love all of the…

A Sunny Morning at Mer Bleue Bog

It was a gorgeous, sunny November morning and I was determined to get the kids outside and make the most of it. I was looking to explore somewhere new, so I bundled everyone up and headed out in search of the Mer Bleue Bog trail. The trail is just minutes…