Our locals are what makes our region so amazing

Get to know our vibrant communities and cozy small towns through the eyes of our locals. Meet the interesting, friendly and colourful people who live – and wander – here, and get an insider’s perspective on the hidden gems in Ontario’s Highlands.

Disconnect and Trek in North Frontenac’s Back 40

Plan a road trip from Plevna to Snow Road Station.

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Meet the Locals

Local Inspiration

Connected to People: Ro Nwosu

Ro Nwosu is bringing people together and inspiring connections.

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High Adventure: Explore, Paddle and Dine on the York River

One family's experience on a guided paddle to High Falls with Deep Roots Adventure.

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Insider Inspiration

Wander Sustainably

Stop and chat with a local to get a sense of the community's vibe.
Look for sustainable businesses who are walking the walk of sustainability.
While you're visiting, buy locally to support the local economy.

Get more sustainable tourism tips here.

Local tips straight from the insiders

Locals really do know best. They know the best spots to grab a bite to eat, the best trails to explore, and what shops you need to visit. This is their stomping grounds, and they love to share.