Northern Ontario, Canada

Jamie McIntyre

Hey! I'm a staff writer for Northeastern Ontario Tourism. Check out my articles for insight on the Northeastern Ontario area, and consider a legendary adventure - or two. 

Have any questions about traveling to the area? Tweet @NeOntario or email me jamie@northeasternontario.com.

The year 2013 marked the opening of King of the North Dragway & Event Park in Bonfield, Ontario, which is a small community outside of North Bay, Ontario. It's first year in operation has brought high-adrenaline fun to the small rural area.  This month, King of the North will be flagging in 'Shockwave', the worlds fasted jet fuelled transport, for the KOTN Big Rig Race. Live performances will take place, featuring recording artist Cory Marquartd.  …
 It's an un-official summer past-time in Canada. Camping. You could say it's a quintessential way to get outdoors, and enjoy the peaceful Canadian landscape. And yet, only 20% of Canadians go camping each year according to the Canadian Camping Association.  Which makes sense. It can be a bit daunting for anyone. Purchasing $100+ in camping gear, getting the whole family ready, and making sure everything and the kitchen sink is packed can be a chore.…
Spring has sprung, a little late, for turtles in Northern Ontario.  Turtle nesting season typically happens between May - July in Ontario. Sightings are becoming more common, especially on roadsides. The Junction Creek Stewardship Committee issued a new release, urging drivers to keep an eye out for turtles attempting to cross the road. Female turtles will be travelling a great distance in search of their preferred nesting site.  They recommend taking the time to stop and…
A visit to Sudbury wouldn't be complete without a Sudbury Saturday Night, a term made infamous by Stompin' Tom Connors. Get stinko, or go to bingo. The choice is yours. We've compiled some of Sudbury's best nightlife locations.   Check out the establishments social media links, for more information on their upcoming features & events.   Laid Back Atmosphere Fromagerie Elgin Website: www.fromagerieelgin.ca   Speakeasy Website:www.speakeasysudbury.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/speakeasysudbury   Laughing Buddha Website: www.laughingbuddhasudbury.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/laughingbuddhasudbury   Little Montreal Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/little-Montreal-Bar-Deli/…
This summer, take a weekend to explore North Bay downtown & waterfront. North Bay is unique, in that the downtown core is located directly on the beautiful beach of Lake Nipissing. Attractions like the Chief Commanda II, the Capitol Centre theatre, the Heritage Carousel & Railway, and the beach are all within walking distance from one another. Northeastern Ontario Tourism will be giving away an all-inclusive trip for four to North Bay, as part of…
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