Cead Mile Failte to the Reader’s Choice Best B&B of Northumberland County 2008! Built around 1845, Aye Lighthouse is one of the earliest pre-Confederation homes in Gore's Landing and was once an inn for fisherman and trappers. Today, this sophi ...
Buoys Eatery is located on the wonderful Gore Bay waterfront on Manitoulin Island. Our dining room and patio have a great view of the harbour and marina. We specialize in local foods and make much of our food from scratch using local growers and supplie ...
Come and join us before, after or during your ride! Pitchers Place is on the Rice Lake Ramble a 74km looped route! For more information visit www.northumberlandtourism.com/backroadcycling
Our 130 year old Stonehouse retains many original details and charm. Amenities have been added for your comfort and enjoyment. Gore Bay offers a great base for touring Manitoulin Island. Marina, Museum, Swimming, Shopping, Summer Theatre are all within ...
Featured Cycling in Ontario
Whether you are an avid road cyclist, recreational rail trail fan or adventurous mountain biker, Simcoe County has a large variety of cycling routes and activities to fill first time visits and countless return trips. Centrally located, once you are in Simcoe County many quiet roadways connect smaller communities and larger centers. Simcoe County has a myriad of trails throughout the county, from abandoned rail lines to waterfront meanders, through many provincial parks and conservation areas. Connecting from one trail or road to another is not hard to do, making longer cross county tours from the beaches of Georgian Bay to the shores of Lake Simcoe an attractive possibility. Regardless of route there are plenty of opportunities to learn more about the rich agricultural and cultural heritage of the area, while enjoying the charm and comforts available throughout the County. Mountain bikers will not be disappointed, as there are number of well known and well maintained private trail facilities that host regular events and competitions, plus activities and clinics for beginners.
Windsor Essex Pelee Island
Essex County sits on the edge of the Great Lakes in the southern-most region of Canada. Its warm summer temperatures and mostly flat farmland make it an attractive destination for cyclists.
Surrounded on three sides by water, the warm humid weather is perfect for growing grapes and Essex County has become one of the premier wine regions in Canada. Pelee Island is a popular tourist destination and its quiet back-country roads and excellent sightseeing are perfect for the recreational cyclist. Windsor was recognised in 2011 as a 'Bicycle Friendly Community'.
With its proximity to Detroit and the United States, the area has always been a busy transportation corridor. Many of the original rail lines have been abandoned and are slowly being turned into multi-use recreation trails. One of these is the scenic 48km Chrysler Canada Greenway. Also launched summer 2013, the new Lake Erie Waterfront Trail will enable cyclists to follow the shorelines of Lake St Clair, the Detroit River and Lake Erie, connecting to a 1400km cross-provincial trail.
The city of Ottawa has a vibrant cycling culture and now boasts over 600 km of multi-use pathways, bike lanes, off-road paths and paved shoulders, as well as thousands of bike parking spaces making sightseeing stops around the city easy.