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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Winter adventures in Kenora

Discover Northwestern Ontario's vibrant outdoor scene

Autumn Adventures in Sudbury

Explore everything this vibrant Northern Ontario city has on offer this fall–from art, Halloween, films, food, hikes, fall colours and more!

Plan your Northern Ontario Road trip

Check out these useful tips before you hit the road!

Been There, Done That, Got the T-Shirt

Local artists make the best souvenir tees

Outdoor Adventure in Ontario's Northern Paradise

On the links, on the trails, and on the water–discover why Kenora has it all this fall!

How far would you drive for a buttertart?

Check out these 4 Thunder Bay day trips.

An Insider's Guide to Manitoulin Island

12 communities, sights, hikes and experiences that most first-time visitors miss!

Science North is Open For Adventure This Spring

The award-winning venue has it all, from a real-live sloth to robotics to great big movies!

Walk. Learn. Eat. Discover.

Seek Adventure + Tours is tbay's new guided food tour company

Family Fun for Everyone

Have the Best Summer Vacation in Thunder Bay

Canoeing the the Slate Islands near Terrace Bay

This Lake Superior paddling trip is one for the bucket list.

The Best Ontario Parks to Visit in 2023

5 provincial parks that are hidden gems.

5 Reasons to Plan a Fly-in Fishing Trip with Kids

The Best Summer Vacations happen in Northwest Ontario

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!

“It was instant panic. Why am I doing this?”

Keeping cool with cold plunges and cryotherapy.

How to Have a Winter Picnic in Northeastern Ontario: Itineraries and Eats!

North Bay, Sudbury and Timmins offer delicious takeout and snowy adventures.

Have You Ever Been to an Art Festival *On* a Lake?

The Ice Follies returns to a frozen Lake Nipissing in 2023—here's why you need to go.

10 Awe-Inspiring Natural Wonders in Northern Ontario

The biggest gorge, the bluest lake, and a whole bunch of waterfalls.