Moon Toronto & Ontario (First Edition)
With Niagara Falls, Ottawa & Georgian Bay
By Carolyn B. Heller
Travel writer and Canadian resident Carolyn B. Heller offers her unique perspective on this multicultural destination, from its rugged wilderness and pristine lakes to its thriving cities.
This diverse province and its vibrant capital are buzzing with creative cuisine, art, and outdoor adventure. Inside Moon Toronto & Ontario you'll find:
Flexible, strategic itineraries for any budget or timeline, including three days in Toronto, a Georgian Bay coastal road trip, and a week covering the whole regionThe top sights and unique activities for making the most of your trip: Catch dramatic views of Niagara Falls on a helicopter flightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guards at Ottawa's Parliament Building, or tread the thrilling Edgewalk 116 stories above Toronto. Dine at farm-to-table restaurants or sip your way through wine country. Hike a section of the Bruce Trail (Canada's longest hiking route!), pedal along Lake Erie, or canoe through Algonquin. Go scuba diving to deep shipwrecks in Lake Superior, relax on the world's longest freshwater beach, or go skiing, snowboarding, or dog-sledding through fresh, powdery snowFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHonest advice on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from campgrounds and hostels to spa retreats and B&Bs
Expert perspective from Carolyn B. Heller, who has spent over a decade living and traveling throughout Canada
Recommendations for getting around by plane, car, boat, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and moreBackground information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Lake Superior, Georgian Bay, Cottage Country, Algonquin, and the NortheastWith Moon Toronto & Ontario's expert insight, myriad activities, and practical tips, you can plan your trip your way.
Carolyn B. Heller first vacationed in Ontario as a child, spending family holidays exploring the Thousand Islands, touring Canada's tomato capital, and cruising under the spray at Niagara Falls. Later, she took her own daughters to Niagara, where their favorite activities were anything that involved getting wet. After moving from the United States to Canada in 2003, Carolyn explored the province more deeply, scouting out Toronto's multicultural neighborhoods and taking in theater festivals at Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lake. She also explored Ontario's outdoors, from the Bruce Peninsula's rocky shores to the pink cliffs of Killarney and the lakes and trails in Algonquin Provincial Park.A full-time travel, food, and feature writer, Carolyn is the author of several other Moon titles, including Moon Vancouver, Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip, and Moon Living Abroad in Canada. She has contributed to more than 50 travel and restaurant guides to destinations ranging from Canada to China. Her articles have appeared in Forbes Travel Guide, Hotel-Scoop, Viator Travel, the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, FamilyFun, Real Weddings, and Perceptive Travel, among many other publications.Carolyn is an avid traveler, cultural adventurer, and passionate food lover who has explored nearly 50 countries on six continents. A graduate of Brown University, she lives with her husband in Vancouver, British Columbia. Follow Carolyn's adventures at cbheller.com and on Instagram @CarolynBHeller.
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31 Jan 2019
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