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If you’re riding into Northern Ontario this year, the esssential riding routes on this list cannot be missed. For sure, you'll want to test your skills on Canada's version of the Tail of the Dragon, tackle a ton of twisties on little-known Country Road 8, and blaze through a billion-year old canyon. But whatever you do, trust us: you’ll have serious FOMO if you don’t eat the world’s biggest (and best) pierogi.
Probably the most well-known roadside attraction in Canada is Wawa’s Canada Goose. Replaced at least three times, this massive sculpture is the reason everyone driving across Canada stops in Wawa—that, and the pickle fudge down the road at Young’s General Store.
But seriously—ride your bike up, get a pic and post it on your social media. You’ll get tons of comments from people who’ve “been there,” and even more from people who want to know “where is that?”
- Route: The Grand Algoma
- Region: Algoma Country
- Related Reading: Getting a Recharge on the Grand Algoma
Perched high atop Ontario’s Highlands is the oldest Polish settlement in the province, and in that settlement is the Wilno Tavern, home to the largest (and tastiest) pierogi in the land. About the size of a closed fist, the pierogies aren’t the only reason to come to this renowned place.