“R” FARM provides opportunities to rest, reflect, refresh, rejuvenate…whatever “R” you need.
Enjoy our roadside,self-serve stand with fresh, free-range, brown eggs and raw honey and U Pick gardens which offer chemical free kale,swiss chard, herbs, beans etc. Make use of the shelter and shaded picnic areas. “R” FARM has trails along the Wilmot Creek and around our ponds.
Located between Oakville and Burlington, just north of the QEW.
OPEN year round, with a ton of things to see and do.
Including: 13+ km of trails and paths to explore; family friendly picnic areas; outdoor pool; disc golf; nature centre; heritage museum; farm and playbarn; festivals and events.
For more information visit www.ontarioparks.com
This is the oldest of all of the Parks of the St. Lawrence. Before the St. Lawrence Seaway came into existence, Brown’s Bay was the only provincial park between Gananoque and the Quebec border. It continues to be a popular stopping point for travellers to enjoy some outdoor recreation en route between Toronto and Montreal. Just 20 kilometres east of Ivy Lea Campground on the Thousand Island Parkway is Brown’s Bay Beach which offers swimming, picnic, playground and boat launch facilities.Brown’s Bay also has six waterfront campsites with an impressive view of Dark Island’s Singer Castle. Facilities •Comfort Station •Food Concession •Boat Launching Activities •Swimming •Picnicking •Playground Camping Attractions •Nearby shopping in Brockville •Cycling on the St. Lawrence Recreation Trail Directions •Mallorytown, Ontario, 1000 Islands Parkway •Exits 648 and 685 on Highway 401
Canada’s rich military history is showcased through artifacts, personal stories, artwork, photos and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of the conflicts that shaped Canada, Canadians and the world. Rest and reflect in Memorial Hall. Discover the Museum’s fascinating architectural theme. And chat with a veteran to let history come alive.
Located next door to Upper Canada Village and Crysler Park Marina, Crysler Beach is perfect for family gatherings and office picnics. Cyclists and walk-ins are FREE! Open on weekends only from June 27 to September 6, 2015. Facilities •Comfort Station Activities •Swimming •Picnicing •Playground •Miniature Train to Upper Canada Village Attractions •Only minutes from Upper Canada Village •Only minutes from Upper Canada Golf Course •Only minutes from Crysler Park Marina •Only minutes from Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary •Nearby shopping in Cornwall and Morrisburg •Cycling on the St. Lawrence Recreation Trail Directions •10 km east of Morrisburg and 29 km west of Cornwall, Ontario, on County Road 2 •Exits 750 and 758 on Highway 401.
Farran Park and Beach is located on a peninsula that juts out into the St. Lawrence River near Ingleside, Ontario. Featuring 198 campsites on gently sloping terrain it offers stunning river views and easily accessible sites. Farran Beach is a wide arching sandbank with a southern exposure that is perfect for sunbathing. With playgrounds for the kids and a relaxed atmosphere, it is the perfect family getaway. Dates of Operation •May 15 to October 12, 2015 Facilities •71 – Recreational Vehicle sites (30 amp/water) •19 – Electric only (30amp) sites •9 – Electric only (15amp) sites •30- Premium Waterfront (unserviced) sites •72 – Regular sites (no services) •Washrooms and Showers •Laundromat •Trailer dumping station •Retail store/registration •Extended Stay Camping •Boat launching •Ontario Waterfront Trail for cycling Attractions Minutes away from: •Upper Canada Village •Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary •Upper Canada Golf Course •Crysler Park Marina •Crysler Beach •Village of Ingleside Directions •Farran Campground is located at 14704 County Road 2, Ingleside, Ontario. •Take exit 770 (Ingleside) off Highway 401. Head south on Dickinson’s Drive to intersection of County Road 2. Turn right (west) and travel 1 km. Entrance to Farran Campground is on the south side of County Road 2.
Museums of Burlington: Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House at Oakridge Farm are two of Burlington’s learning environments. Both sites represent the history of Burlington in unique and exciting settings. Open: Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm/Sunday: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Last tour leaves at 4:00 pm. Admission: Adults, $4.50, Seniors & Students $4.00, Children (5-12 yrs) $2.25 Prices include HST. Joseph Brant Museum: Built between 1937-1938 as a replica of the original home of Captain Joseph Brant, Thayendanegea, one of Burlington’s earliest settlers and an important figure in Canadian history, the Joseph Brant Museum is Burlington’s community museum. Through guided tours, changing exhibits, interactive displays, a hands-on discovery room, a new community gallery, educational programming, and special events, Joseph Brant Museum tells the stories relating to the development of the Burlington area complimented by travelling exhibitions that enrich the museum’s dialogue with the community. Ireland House Built between 1835-1837, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm was the home of Joseph Ireland, an English Immigrant and one of Burlington’s earliest settlers. In 1987 the home became a museum and the historic farmstead, now resting on 4.5 acres of original farmland, with its buildings, yards, gardens, and contents is interpreted to three distinct time periods, representing the generations of Ireland family who lived in the house. Visitors enjoy tours of the house by costumed interpreters, exhibits, special events, and participatory activities in keeping with the character and history of the House and the Ireland family.
St. Lawrence Park is located on the western outskirts of the City of Brockville on King St. West/County Road #2 overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Its waterfront location makes it a scenic and relaxing place to camp, picnic, spend time at the beach or just enjoy the colourful watercraft on the river. Ten non power sites plus ten power sites with both power and water hookup. Dumping station on site. Reservations are recommended however “always room” for self-supported cyclists on greenspace areas. Shower and laundry facilities available to campers. Lifeguards are on duty daily at the sandy beach, weather permitting, in the summer period. Washrooms, change room and a canteen are in operation from June through to Labour Day.
Tasting Huron County. Curated food experiences. Delivered. Tasting Huron County Along the Way Tasting Huron County Along the Way allows travellers and locals alike to taste homegrown flavours against a picturesque natural backdrop. With an abundance of hiking and cycling trails including the Guelph to Goderich Rail Trail, the Maitland Trail, parks and conservation areas dotting the county, guests can choose a meeting place and time and the Tasting Huron County team will deliver their favourite picnic essentials from local producers across Huron County. Modern twists on classic picnic salads, cheese and charcuterie, savoury pastries from the local bakery, unique honey products, fresh-pressed juices are some of the foodstuff found in the picnic bag. A range of desserts round out the picnic experiences. Inspired by founder Mandy Sinclair’s love of sunny days picnicking in parks across Europe, she has curated not only her favourite foods, but also a list of favourite spots for getting outdoors, escaping the crowds, and dining with a view that she’ll happily share with guests. Home delivery is available to those who prefer a backyard picnic or cozying up by the fire. Tasting Huron County provides the food, cutlery and plates, while guests arrange their own picnic blanket and other essentials (water, bug spray and sunscreen are a few recommended necessities in Huron County).
It is our goal to get friends, family and loved ones back to the table around fresh, wholesome, well prepared food – and now our table includes you.
Stop by our store to pick up some baked goods, healthy lunch or one of our seasonally inspired take-home dinners. We also have lots of goodies to fill up your picnic basket!
Located beside the UNESCO World Heritage Site Rideau Canal, Victoria Park Marina and Visitor Centre is a perfect place to take a break and see the sights of Smiths Falls. Relax in the shade, enjoy a picnic, or watch the boats go through the locks. Kids and families will love the shaded picnic tables, play structure and swings. The Visitor Centre offers secure, covered bike storage and is a short walk to the shops and restaurants of downtown Smiths Falls. Amenities offered include washrooms, showers, laundry machines, high-speed internet, first aid kit, and bike repair supplies. We are also located a 5-minute walk from the Murphy Park Waterfront swimming area, where you will find a sandy beach, shallow and deep water swimming, as well as a water trampoline. There is a small store offering snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. Our knowledgeable staff can help you find what you need in Smiths Falls and can supply you with information about restaurants and other attractions in the area.