Alex Palmer

Alex Palmer is a New York Times bestselling author who writes about travel, culture, and history for outlets including Smithsonian, Slate, and National Geographic. Learn more at alexpalmerwrites.com

More Articles By Alex Palmer

Witch Balls, Alpacas, Nordic Walks, & Geodesic Dome Tours: Which of These 101 Experiences Will You Try?

This curated collection of in-person adventures offers something for every visitor to Northeastern Ontario.  

Have you tried fat biking in North Bay yet?

6 must-try winter adventures in Ontario's scenic northern city.

Canada's Canoe King: The Fascinating History of Temagami's Heirloom Vessels That Are Built to Last a Lifetime

Discover the true story of John Kilbridge and the Temagami Canoe Company.

Ride Cage Free This Summer on this Epic Ontario Moto Tour

All-inclusive, all outdoors, all high-octane fun.

Ever wanted to do yoga in a lakefront log cabin? Now's your chance.

Get ready to hike the Crack and practice your sun pose at this Georgian Bay resort.

This company could be the Airbnb for powersports rentals

Would you rent from this equipment sharing platform?

Urban Adventure in Ontario's Northeastern Cities

Come north and explore Canada's largest mural, the birthplace of Tim Horton, and Instagram-friendly alpaca farms!

5 Surprising Reasons to Give Fly Fishing a Try

Accessible, fun, and welcoming (hi there!). Fly fishing is one of the fastest growing sports in Canada.

Why the Fall Is a Great Time to Visit Sault Ste. Marie

From urban cycling to boreal hiking, fall fishing to gourmet cuisine, this vibrant waterfront city has it all.

Riding Off the Beaten Path

This adventure bike company offers the perfect fall rides

Got Wanderlust?

Book your summer 2023 vacation early with this Airbnb for RV rentals.

13 Indigenous-Owned Businesses to Visit on National Indigenous People's Day—and Every Day 

Restaurants, lodges, shops, and experiences to check out in Northern Ontario

Rooms with a View

15 Remote Lakeside Cabins to Rent in Northeastern Ontario This Summer

Have You Visited Manitoulin Brewery Yet?

Whitefish tacos, summer brews, and patio views on Manitoulin Island