Come to Ontario's Highlands and discover the unique breath of experiences that this unforgettable and welcoming region has to offer, or enjoy doing nothing at all in a rural and tranquil setting that's yours for the taking. No matter how you choose to travel, one thing is for certain: Even if it's your first visit, you'll feel like you've known us forever. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this summer with a relaxing day trip or memorable weekend getaway to Ontario’s Highlands. Located just 2.5 hours east of Toronto and 30 minutes west of Ottawa, we are a premier travel destination offering hundreds of unique, made-for-you adventures that are close to home, yet far away from it all.
Dance like no one is watching. Locals and guests alike will be entertained by the many festivals, concerts, and events that take place here year-round. You'll be glad you came not only for the sheer enjoyment, but also for the local history that is a vibrant part of these lively celebrations. Get cultured. Arts & heritage abound in our region's towns. Visit a wealth of artisan shops and boutiques to find that special one-of-a-kind piece you've been looking for. Or take in one of the performances our local theatre groups stage throughout the year. We also offer museum tours rich in our region's local history and studio tours to let you see behind-the-scenes of the work produced by some of our most talented artists and artisans.