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Inspiring Getaways at National Trust Locations Abroad

As you start planning for the holiday season and the new year, consider taking advantage of your National Trust membership…

Historic sites use Halloween and ghost stories to attract visitors

Fulford Place in Brockville, Ontario offers a rare glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of another era.  Built in 1899-1901, it…

Walking Winnipeg’s Past – 6,000 Years in Eight Sites

The grain trade, labour strikes, and extraordinary architecture: three things for which Winnipeg is known today. However, the city’s history…

Burlington’s Joseph Brant Museum Transformation

Thirty years of planning and $11.4 million dollars later, the Joseph Brant Museum in Burlington, Ontario, is finally ready to…

Summer Sodas at the Spadina Museum

What do dandelions, ginger, and birch bark have in common? The Spadina Museum has the answer. Each one of these…

8 Historically Significant Spots for Picnics This Summer

Urban heat island getting you down? Take a break from the concrete jungle at one of these historically significant picnicking…

5 Ice Cream Shops with a Story

Looking for a refreshment after a long summer day? Enjoy a good ice cream cone and some heritage character at one…

Cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

As of July 2019, Canada is celebrating a new cultural UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canada – Writing-on-Stone/Áísínai’pi, located in…

10 Family-Friendly Historic Places To Visit This Summer

Got little ones tagging along for the weekend? Get em’ hooked on heritage while they’re young. Historic sites are a…

7 history-infused date ideas for Valentine’s Day and beyond

Can you marry your love for history with the love of your life? We think so. Combine your two loves…

Staff Picks: 9 Historic Places That Say “Winter Holidays”

Every historic place has a story to tell. Besides telling Canada’s collective story, some historic places serve as settings where…

Rebirth of the Rideau’s ‘Grand Old Dame’

It is one thing to restore a historic resort and preserve its Canadiana feel. But it is quite another to…

Brewed in Heritage

Craft breweries are popping up across Canada at a record pace. Many are located in historic buildings and have become…

10 Movies Filmed at Canadian Historic Places

With the 90th Academy Awards a mere few days away, we hope to get you in the movie-watching mood with…