Sometimes the best way to reconnect is to disconnect, slow the pace, and just wander, letting every new discovery along the way become its own opportunity to stimulate the senses and nourish the soul. Ontario’s Highlands is only 2.5 hours east of Toronto and a half an hour west of Ottawa, but a world away from it all.
Delight your inner foodie with local flavours and mouth-watering dishes you’ll never forget. With food and drink experiences covering everything from sampling craft brews and sipping wines, to indulging in quaint cafe treats and spoiling yourself with delectable fine dining, Ontario’s Highlands is a land rich with fresh ingredients and incredible flavours.
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Start your wandering by picking a home base. We recommend a yurt or cabin, Ontario’s Highlands are full of them!
We’re really excited about the distilling scene in the region. In Perth, you’ve got Top Shelf Distillers – makers of marvelous moonshine, spectacular bitters and sensational spirits. Meanwhile, in Almonte, there’s a new distillery making vodka out of milk. Yes, you read that right! Check this out.
Between baked goods and trailside snacks, you’ll never be far from something delicious. Make sure to leave room for some of the region’s famous maple treats at spots like Wheelers Maple, Fulton’s Pancake House or Temple’s Sugar Bush.
HERE ARE JUST SOME OF OUR FAVORITE DELICIOUS DESTINATIONS IN THE AREA.
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