Algonquin – July 15-23, 2017 – Part 3

On Thursday, we woke up to overcast skies. The forecast was for cooler weather so we planned to do a longer hike. We drove to Arowhon Road to a cutoff for an old railway line. Kory wanted to hike the Mizzy Lake trail to see some birds, but we weren’t quite up to hiking the Read More


Algonquin – July 15-23, 2017 – Part 2

We fell asleep to the sound of rain hitting the trailer.  All of us enjoyed a good night’s sleep and we woke up ready to do more exploring. The girls donned their rain boots and splash pants to play around on the wet campsite. Both girls have splash pants from MEC. While more pricey than Read More


Algonquin – July 15-23, 2017 – Part 1

Better late than never! As Spring approaches here in Southwestern Ontario, let’s revisit our trip to Algonquin from last summer. Algonquin is one of our favourite places. Kory and I have visited many times, and we even took the girls for a winter visit last year. This was our first time camping with our *very* mobile and Read More


MacGregor Point – August 26-29, 2016, Part 2

Here we are in December. Life gets in the way, the baby won’t nap… excuses, excuses…  Onto part 2 of our trip to MacGregor Point! See part 1 here. The next morning, we set out to hike the 3.5km Tower Trail. This trail encircles a man-made wetland area and includes an observation tower and a Read More


Awenda Provincial Park – July 24-30, 2016

On a sunny Sunday morning, we set off on our first ever summer vacation as a family of four – off to Awenda Provincial Park near Penetanguishene, Ontario, a 505km drive from home! We delayed our trip by a day as Lyssa, age 5 months, was getting over a mild case of Roseola. We were Read More