Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 01:47 PM
The south shore of Rice Lake in Northumberland County is all about the drive for me. I love stumbling upon historical hamlets, world class resorts, and seeing stunning views. I urge you to take detours at every chance. It’s magical to stumble upon new and remarkable places in your own backyard.
In season, you can find farm gates filled with produce. The signs for fresh beef, lamb and chicken are all around as well. It’s also home to a lot of grain farming, including organic producer, Loon Song...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 11:59 AM
Cobourg and Port Hope are home to me. I moved to Cobourg in grade 6 with my mom; and my dad, brother and sister lived in Port Hope. My family calls Port Hope home now, but almost all of our collective, immediate family lives between these two wonderful towns.
This is the most populous area in Northumberland. Hopping with tourism and cultural events, this area has great vistas of Lake Ontario, historic architecture, plus a vast and interesting food scene.
In this western-most region of Northumberland...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 11:38 AM
On our drive through Trent Hills, we discovered that Warkworth is home to about 600 of the world’s luckiest people. In the small stretch of downtown in this charming arts community, you can get some of the best pizza, world-class chocolate and beautiful, locally-roasted coffee beans.
Just up County Rd. 30 in Campbellford, there are a few more folks, but a similar abundance of food and drink choices. You’ll find unforgettable hardwood-fired pizza, “Canada’s Best Bakery”, and award-winning...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 10:57 AM
I spent a lot of my youth playing baseball and hockey in the Grafton, Colborne & Brighton areas. I was always intimidated. The kids seemed stronger. My guess is because they were helping out on the farm while me and my friends were working on mastering Mario Kart™. I get nostalgic when I drive through these areas now. But I’ve learned so much about the region in my adult years – and about strong farm families.
This is farm country. Apple orchards line the country roads and open-air...
Posted on Sunday, February 09, 2020 04:00 PM
With March Break and warmer, longer days, March provides the perfect chance to connect with family. To help you plan family-friendly fun, we've highlighted some great things to do. We suggest booking as far ahead as possible when reservations are required since things will fill up. Check hours and availability for each business at the links below.Family Treats: Maple Syrup, Honey and Big Apples Warkworth for a Maple Syrup Festival