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Outdoor Facilities for Events in North Bay, Ontario

Outdoor Facilities for Events in North Bay, Ontario

The city of North Bay, Ontario has long been held in high regard for its four-season tourism industry and the local sports tourism industry benefits from that ideology as well. All year-round, athletes, coaches and spectators from across the province, the country and internationally will flock to North Bay, just three hours away from Ontario’s capital city Toronto, to take in a number of events that are held at some of northern Ontario’s finest outdoor facilities.

Spring Fever Hits the Bike Community: Get Ride-Ready

Spring Fever Hits the Bike Community: Get Ride-Ready

With smooth roads with fewer cars, a 70-meter escarpment, rugged singletrack trails and endless gravel country roads, North Bay in the province of Ontario, Canada is the gateway to an epic cycling adventure. With temperatures rising, the days quickly growing longer and spring fever hitting hard, cyclists are itching to get back out on the trails! Before you hastily hit North Bay’s outstanding trails network, take time to properly tune up your summer ride

An Instagramers guide to getting the perfect shot in North Bay

An Instagramers guide to getting the perfect shot in North Bay

As a filmmaker, I am always in pursuit of finding new locations, new ways to push my creativity even further, to hone my skills and find different ways of telling a story. The winter months provide me with all of those things for me. A filming location can look entirely different from the summer to the fall and winter, which can allow you to capture things from the same locations but in a completely different way. North Bay has a plethora of incredible filming locations that fit this description perfectly.

Fat Biking In North Bay, A Winter Trail Guide

Fat Biking In North Bay, A Winter Trail Guide

Just 3 hours North of Toronto, the provincial capital of Ontario, sits North Bay.  A city nestled amongst snow-covered trees bursting with opportunities for winter adventure.  When you arrive you will find a myriad of winter activities awaiting you just moments from your doorstep. One such activity is fat biking, one of the fastest-growing winter trends around. 

5 Essential Coffee Shops in North Bay

5 Essential Coffee Shops in North Bay

Whether you prefer a classic drip coffee or an artful espresso-based drink, North Bay has you covered when a craving strikes for the perfect cup. From hole-in-the-wall local favourites to cafes that roast their beans on-site, these are the essential North Bay coffee shops to sip and snack your way through.  

Post-Lockdown Bucket List For North Bay, Ontario

Post-Lockdown Bucket List For North Bay, Ontario

North Bay, Ontario is a mid-sized Northern community and a creative hub known for being rich in a variety of arts and culture initiatives, festivals and events! Lockdowns and restrictions have put a hold on so much BUT that doesn’t mean we can’t make a wish-list of all the amazing cultural experiences we can’t wait to get back to once restrictions are lifted. North Bay is bursting at the seams with creative experiences so we’ve made a Post-Pandemic Bucket List for the Creative Sector that you’ll surely want to write down.

Laurentian Ski Hill, The Heart Of Adventure

Laurentian Ski Hill, The Heart Of Adventure

The city of North Bay, in the Canadian province of Ontario, is in the centre of the country, at the crossroads of its two major highways.  Where the trans-Canada highway 17 running east and west, and highway 11, which runs north and south meet you will find North Bay.  Just three hours north of the culturally provocative provincial capital Toronto, and 3.5 hours west of the historic Canadian capital Ottawa, North Bay finds itself as the pinnacle of adventure, with Laurentian Ski Hill being at the heart of it all.

5 Reasons to Visit the North Bay Museum this Holiday Season

5 Reasons to Visit the North Bay Museum this Holiday Season

“The Science of Guinness World Records” is on at the North Bay Museum, now until January 27th, 2022. All around the world, people are pushing themselves to achieve new and amazing things. We’re looking into the science behind these mesmerizing accomplishments with the new Science of Guinness World Records Northern Tour exhibit from Science North. Admission to this fun exhibit full of interactive challenges and is included with regular museum admission ($4 for adults, $3 for students, & free for ages 5 and under).

Dashing Through the Bay

Dashing Through the Bay

Christmas in North Bay is a magical time of year. The city is far enough north that we usually have a white Christmas which helps create that holiday spirit. There are so many ways to enjoy the holidays in North Bay—from the Christmas Walk to picking your own tree to delicious holiday cuisine—here’s everything you need to know to help get your jingle bells rockin’.

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