Bonnie Schiedel

Bonnie Schiedel is the founder of, which covers fun family-friendly attractions, events and restaurants in Thunder Bay. She enjoys canoeing, hiking, snowshoeing and travel, and you can read more of her award-winning work at

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Parks, Trails, Lakes and More

Top 3 Must-Snowshoe spots in Thunder Bay

Outdoor Skills and Thrills

Touch the Sky in Thunder Bay

Hot Summer Days are Meant for the Splash Pad

Stay Cool on Your Next Visit to Thunder Bay

Camping isn't just a summertime thing in Ontario's Northwest

Check out this cozy winter getaway at Quetico Provincial Park.

A splashing good time

Water is never far away in Thunder Bay

Good News Yarn Hunters!

Two New Yarn Stores have opened in Thunder Bay

Bring Your Snowshoes to Sandbar

Groomed trails offer great snowshoeing at Sandbar Provincial Park.

Celebrate Culture at Festival of India

Thunder Bay's FREE Annual Art, Culture and Music Festival

Get Up, Stand Up!

Stand Up Paddleboarding In Thunder Bay

Finding Your Way in Northern Ontario

There's an app for that!

Rent an Ice Hut in Sunset Country

Make the most of winter in Northwestern Ontario with a unique ice fishing experience

Best Things to Do in Kirkland Lake: The Town that Gold Built

Check out a self-guided gold mine tour, a northern chateau museum, and get some beach time!

The 5 Best Family-Friendly Hikes Near Thunder Bay

Discover these incredibly scenic nature trails around the city.

5 Reasons You've Got to Ride This Motocross Track in Atikokan

Discover High Octane Adventure at Charleson Recreation Area's AMX Tracks

Shop #tbay this Holiday Season

Visit Westfort Village

Rainy Days and Everyday

Indoor Play Areas for Kids in Thunder Bay

6 great hiking trails in and around Thunder Bay

Hike the famous Sleeping Giant or the Flett railway tunnel in this Northwest Ontario city.

Experience Your Perfect Summer in Thunder Bay

An A to Z guide to outdoor adventure in this scenic Northern Ontario city

Small-town gems in Northeastern Ontario

Award-winning distilleries, quirky theatres, boating adventures, and historic museums, Northeastern Ontario is yours to explore.

The Best Sights to See in Thunder Bay

From the legendary Sleeping Giant to Indigenous art galleries these Thunder Bay attractions are not to be missed.