One Step Closer to the Highly Anticipated Calgary-Banff Passenger Train

The highly anticipated passenger train between Calgary and Banff has moved into the development stage. Since the 1990 closure of the ViaRail corridor, these two tourism hotspots have not been accessible by train, causing highway and mountain road congestion and a substantial environmental impact. The Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation has joined forces with Invest Alberta Corporation and the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) to fund the project, with additional private investors coming forward to back the proposal.

Still Space for You: Last-Minute Options for Ontario Civic Weekend Camping

The upcoming August long weekend is a great time to spend a weekend away while enjoying Ontario’s outdoors (both solo or with friends and family). Camping across Canada has boomed this summer amid fluctuating pandemic restrictions, and long-weekenders may be surprised to find that their favourite campsites are sold out across the board. Here’s where to find your last minute site for the weekend ahead. (These availability are based on the time of publication, and are subject to change).

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camping in Ontario

                   Ontario has many beautiful places for overnight or week-long stays in nature. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly drive-to campground for tents, trailers, or RVs, or a quieter backcountry camping experience, Ontario is loaded with great options in all regions of the province. Start planning your next summer adventure with our list of the …

$20K & 20 Campsites For One Winner: 10 Days to Enter For A 40-Day, Cross-Canada Camping & Glamping Trip

There are ten days left for videographers and travel bloggers to ‘apply’ for Hipcamp’s best summer job experience. Just in time for a summer when camping is poised to be the vacation of choice (and opportunity) for thousands of Canadians suffering from serious cabin fever, Hipcamp, the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays, is celebrating its …

66% of Ontarians Are Taking A Road Trip This Summer

Road trips and other local travel filling void left by dramatic decline in air travel outside of Canada If you’re itching for a change of scenery this summer, you’re not alone. In a recent survey of Ontarians, only 1-in-4 respondents has taken a vacation in the past year. With the Government of Ontario moving into Stage 2 of …