Jennifer McCartney

Jennifer McCartney is a New York Times bestselling author. She has written a number of books including So You Want to Move to Canada, Eh? Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Vice Magazine, Teen Vogue, and CBC.

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11 Things to Do in Silver Islet, Ontario

Submerged mineshafts, Sea Lion Rock, and black sand beaches await in this historic mining town.

A Crime Writer Tells All

Cardinal creator Giles Blunt remembers the old North Bay and offers advice to young writers

Indigenous Theatre and Art on Manitoulin Island

Discover this country's only Indigenous-owned theatre on the world’s largest freshwater island.

A Culinary Tour of Temiskaming Shores

Ontario’s latest culinary hotspot isn’t Scarborough or Hamilton. It’s a tiny city on a lake in Northern Ontario. 

What do I pack for a trip to Northern Ontario?

41 essential things to bring according to our complete packing checklist

Epic Ontario Road Trip

Festival, Craft Beer, and Culture on a 7-day RV tour

Have Your Toured Ontario's Provincial Park Nature Trail?

Go Tour Ontario's 10-Day RV Route

The History of the Fire Tower

From World War II to Jack Kerouac to Temagami

This Man is Cycling from New Brunswick to BC to Raise Awareness for Mental Health

"I could fly out there and be there in 12 hours. If I did, I would be the exact same man who left. Or, I could do something crazy. Ride my bike across Canada."

An epic trip by motorcycle boat?!

You have to see this vehicle to believe it.

What’s in a Name?

The mystery of Lady Evelyn and the landmarks that bear her name.

Shore Lunch

Secrets of the Ultimate Northern Ontario Meal

F.W. Dixon Unmasked

The little-known Canadian origins of the Hardy Boys novels.

5 Lodge Escapes to Truly Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Get close to nature in these historic lodges in Northeastern Ontario

Buildings Beyond Belief!

Innovative architecture in Northeastern Ontario

Go RVing Canada: Your one-stop shop for RV info

A complete guide to recreational vehicles

Ride Canada 150

Celebrate by adding your ride to the "motosaic!"

A Beginner’s Guide to Bikepacking

Why you should be bikepacking in Northern Ontario this fall

Boating the 1000 Islands

Ontario's best cruising destinations

ATVing Algonquin West

Best Trails in Ontario