The Almaguin Highlands Information Centre (AHIC) has been serving the travelling public since 1990. AHIC provides 24/7 washroom facilities, tourist information, a shaded pavilion as a rest stop, carpool parking lot, and water bottle refill station. The Information Centre is also the site of the Perry Township Municipal Office. AHIC now boasts healthy snack and drink options, as well as an internet cafe, run by Northern Nerds.
The Brooklin Community Centre and Library (BCCL) welcomes visitors to Whitby’s newest recreation facility. The BCCL is open:
- Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.,
- Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Sundays 11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Our accessible facility has washrooms, a water fountain and has an a family-friendly rest area. Our friendly Staff can assist with information on cycling routes, directions, and can provide details on programming, activities and events in the area.
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.
The Carambeck Community Centre is open Monday- Friday from 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Office hours are 8:00am – 4:00pm) This is one of the Town’s Municipal Buildings and has information on all upcoming programs and activities, as well as maps and information guides for the Town of Carleton Place. This location has bicycle racks located to the side, as well as areas along the fence line that cyclists can lock up their bikes if they prefer their bicycle to be at a closer proximity to the front door. This location has washroom facilities as well as a water fountain and drink machine and has benches for those who might need to take a rest.
The Carleton Place Arena is open seven days a week from 7:00am – 9:00pm (most days it is open later) The Arena is equipped with bicycle racks, washroom facilities, and drink machines. During the evening and weekend hours- the Arena also has a canteen which sells warm drinks, chocolate bars and chips, as well as hot dogs and French fries. The Arena also has ample seating areas for those looking for a resting spot, and has various informative maps, brochures and guides on Carleton Place. This building also has free WIFI.
3000 square foot exhibit centre next to treed picnic area on road with paved shoulders; changing exhibitions on local history and a variety of travelling shows. Washrooms and a gift shop.
Located in beautiful, historic Downtown Georgetown, the Halton Hills Public Library has facilities for bicycle enthusiasts cycling through the Halton Region, including: bike repair station with air pumps; bike racks; washroom facilities; water filling stations; and an official cooling centre during periods of a declared heat alert.
The Hamilton Children’s Museum invites visitors to touch, build, experiment, invent, and imagine in a friendly, child-centred setting. The museum, housed in a former Gage family home, has been stimulating curiosities and providing opportunities for family learning for over 30 years.
Located in Gage Park, the Hamilton Children’s Museum
is the perfect place to explore and enjoy family fun year-round. Discover exhibits, workshops and special programs that encourage children and adults to learn through play by engaging in hands-on activities. Round off your experience with a visit to Gage Park and the four-season Tropical House.
Witness the social and mechanical life of Canada’s early industrial revolution. Housed in Hamilton’s first Waterworks, this National Historic Site preserves two 70-ton steam engines, perhaps the oldest surviving Canadian-built engines.
Full Serve Shell Gas Station and Automotive Repair Shop in the heart of Burk’s Falls. Our friendly knowleable staff prides themself on providing excellent full service.
We also have a full time automotive mechanic on staff to help you with your bike, and offer clean washrooms and healthy snacks and beverages to go for your journey.
Stop in for a freshly baked blueberry muffin, real fruit smoothie or spoil yourself with an ice cream cone enjoyed on our covered, scenic deck. Browse through our country gift store, try a free sample of homemade fudge or you are welcome to just use our public bathrooms. Hugli’s Blueberry Ranch is a 100 acre farm that grows blueberries, pumpkins & Christmas trees.
We are Renfrew County’s largest agri-tourism attraction and we would love to have you visit us. Open May 1- Dec 31.
A Jewel in Canada’s Crown – One of Our Country’s Forgotten Treasures. We welcome you to visit one of the best examples of Georgian architecture in Eastern Ontario, Canada.
Un joyaux à la couronne du Canada – Un des trésors oubliés de notre pays! Bienvenue, nous vous invitons à visiter un des meilleurs exemples d’architecture de style georgien dans l’est ontarien.
- PLEASE NOTE – The Macdonell-Williamson House will be open weekends during July and August: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Picnic table and rest area available, as is a tap with drinkable water for water bottle refills. Access to washrooms when open.
The Mississippi Mills Public Library has two branches (in Almonte & Pakenham, just outside of Ottawa). The library is situated right on the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail (OVR) – a heavily biked trail, roughly 300kms in length, running from near Smiths Falls to Mattawa. The library is perfectly suited to support bicycle friendly businesses & tourism in our municipality. The library is already a hub for community information and information about events in the area. Both branches offer nearby, secure bike lock-up areas, local cycling info, a basic bicycle repair tool kit, rest areas & picnic sites alongside the trail and on library grounds/gardens, free WIFI, and washrooms. At the library website are links to Ontario by Bike and other bicycle friendly, exciting, local events and festivals.
Located Downtown Caledonia, on the south side of the Historic Grand River and Caledonia bridge (9 span built 1927), our famous Oasis Drive-In (est. 1927), Canada’s oldest fast food restaurant, serves fresh Sirloin Burgers, Fresh cut Fries, French Canadian Poutine, steaming Footlongs, homemade Shakes, Pop Floats & scoop Ice Cream.
Now Celebrating a near Century, $1.99 large fry every Tuesday & Wednesday!
Next door, Haldimand House Stage Coach Inn & Tavern (circa 1837) was a thriving Mercantile.
Today Haldimand House Marketplace is home to many Boutiques offering Ladies & Men’s fashions, Hippie & Biker apparel, homemade Candles & Spa lines. Also Garden & Landscape Planters, Fountains, Home Décor as well as French, American, English Antiques, Art & Statuary.
Our location offers men’s & ladies washrooms (in Haldimand House), water bottle refills and a shaded patio (at the Oasis). Resident first responder.
We are a one stop destination people have been enjoying for almost two hundred years!
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