Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Trent Severn Waterway Trenton to Bobcaygeon The Trent Severn Waterway Trenton to Bobcaygeon

A National Historic Site of Canada, the Trent-Severn Waterway may see more than 300 boats pass through a single lock on a hot summer day. It is a historic route that winds through the scenic heartland of southern Ontario; a chain of lakes, rivers and canals stretching from Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay.Today, the Waterway is navigable for its 386-kilometre length from Trenton to Port Severn. Linkin...

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The Trent Severn Waterway Bobcaygeon to Port Severn The Trent Severn Waterway Bobcaygeon to Port Severn

In the second part of this two-part series on cruising the Trent-Severn Waterway, we now continue from where we left you in  Bobcaygeon to head on through to Port Severn. So sit back and enjoy the rest of the trip as you continue to discover the Trent- Severn Waterway.

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The Thousand Islands The Thousand Islands

It has been called the busiest recreational waterway in the world. The Thousand Islands truly provides something for everyone. Whether it’s cruising, sight-seeing or history you seek, you will find it all packed into one of the most scenic waterways North America has to offer. Created when glaciers scraped down the mountain tops during the last great ice age, the Thousand Islands area boasts some...

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Lake Ontario Toronto to Kingston Lake Ontario Toronto to Kingston

If you are planning a cruise on Lake Ontario, the Canadian shore offers boaters an array of different landscapes and experiences. In our last issue,we shared with you the highlights of cruising Lake Ontario’s Canadian shoreline from Niagara-on-the-Lake to one of the more popular cruising destinations in Toronto – Ontario Place.This time our cruise continues through Toronto Harbour and on to Kingst...

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Lake Ontario from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Toronto Lake Ontario from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Toronto

Boating on Lake Ontario is as diverse as its thousands of boat owners. Lake Ontario, the most easterly of the Great Lakes and the fourteenth largest body of freshwater in the world, occupies a bedrock depression originally formed by stream erosion and later modified by glaciation. The lakeshore is typically a low bluff of rock or glacial sediment with a narrow beach. The area’s native peoples arri...

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The North Channel The North Channel

Tips for travellers to Lake Huron’s gem My wife and I have spent 17 years travelling to Lake Huron’s North Channel. Every year we find something to discover, whether it’s new boaters to meet or new bays to explore. And each year brings sunsets and cloud formations that stay to keep us warm over the winter. We always travel up Georgian Bay and spend a night in Killarney, sometimes making the trek a...

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Discovering Eastern Lake Erie Discovering Eastern Lake Erie

For a couple of centuries, Lake Erie was mainly about business.These days, though, much of the waterfront commerce and development is aimed at boating and leisure activities.And that sea change in waterfront commerce and industry is helping to make Erie one of the best cruising destinations in the Great Lakes. While the islands of the western basin are already well known as boating destinations, ...

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Discovering Western Lake Erie Discovering Western Lake Erie

  It’s got big city cruising in Cleveland, Ohio, small-town Ontario charm in Erieau and Leamington, and quiet escapes or non-stop action on its islands. If boaters want it, western Lake Erie probably has it. A great bi-national melting pot, the western third of Lake Erie serves up a broad range of cruising, fishing and all-round boating experiences: big-city boating on a re-developed waterfr...

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