Born to Explore

Outdoor adventures in Ontario and around the world
I am a teacher, outdoor enthusiast, hike leader, traveller and amateur videographer, and have been organizing outdoor events around Southern Ontario for 8 years. I've loved hiking and camping since I was a boy scout in Italy, back in the '80s!

Algonquin Summer Escape (4 Days): Aug 2019 #DiscoverON

  A GUIDED ADVENTURE AT THE POPULAR ALGONQUIN PROV PARK, ONTARIO (Includes accommodation and daily hiking/canoeing activities with an amateur trip leader)   4 Days / 3 Nights July 31 to August 3, 2019 CAD $378 (about US $290)   EVENT CATEGORY: Guided Hiking/Paddling Trip, Multi-day. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Intermediate -- Recent...
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Cinque Terre & Northern Italy Adventure: Oct 27 to Nov 5, 2019

10 Days / 9 Nights October 27 - November 5, 2019 Milan ~ Cinque Terre Turin ~ Genoa ~ Parma COST EARLY BIRD: $2915 CAD (about US $2210) Reg price: $3115 CAD pp (about US $2360) after July 20, 2019 HIGHLIGHTS Immerse yourself in this inclusive tour of Northern Italy's urban,...
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CANCELLED - Algonquin Hiking/Canoeing Adventure (4 Days): Aug 2019

  A GUIDED ADVENTURE AT THE POPULAR ALGONQUIN PROV PARK, ONTARIO (Includes six meals and round-trip transport from Toronto by private shuttle with a professional driver)   4 Days/ 3 Nights August 2 to 5, 2019 CAD $709 (about US $530) BOOKING:   This trip has been CANCELLED EVENT CATEGORY: Guided...
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Springtime is hiking time! Take a hike ;) #TOhiking

  Happy hiking season! 😁 #TOhiking    
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Sold Out. Explore the Canadian Rockies! (7 Days): Aug 2019 #TOhiking

THE PERFECT GROUP OUTDOOR ADVENTURE IN THE SPECTACULAR CANADIAN ROCKIES! (Includes transport by private trail shuttle for 3 days) 7 Days / 6 Nights Aug 26 to Sep 1, 2019 Calgary ~ Banff ~ Lake Louise ~ Lake Minnewanka Athabasca Glacier ~ Peyto Lake ~ Yoho National Park ~ Moraine Lake...
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VIDEOS: The Canadian Rockies

  THE PERFECT GROUP OUTDOOR ADVENTURE IN THE SPECTACULAR CANADIAN ROCKIES! (Includes transport by private trail shuttle for 3 days) 7 Days / 6 Nights Aug 26 to Sep 1, 2019 COST From $999 CAD (about US $750) - EARLY BIRD Reg price: From $1099 CAD (about US $825) after May...
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Sold Out: Newfoundland Hiking Adventure (July 20 to 26)

  EXPLORE THE TRAILS AND RUGGED COASTLINE OF MAGICAL NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA (Includes airport transfer and daily trail shuttle by private van) 7 Days / 6 Nights July 20-26, 2019 CAD $1125 per person (EARLY BIRD) (about US $850 ) - Flight NOT incl. Reg price: CAD $1299 (about US $980) after...
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Sign ups CLOSED ~ Horseshoe Resort Snowshoeing Day TRIP (Bus Option Avail): Sat, Mar 9 #TOhiking #Barrie

EVENT DETAILS Experience Horseshoe  Resort this Winter, with more than ever to offer adventure seekers and families. L ocated just an hour north of Toronto, near Barrie. Horseshoe is a top ski and golf resort offering four seasons of fun here in Ontario. Strap on a pair of snowshoes and enjoy...
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Sold Out: Bruce Peninsula Guided Hiking Trip #2/2 (Aug 14 to 18)

  EXPLORE THE GORGEOUS BRUCE PENINSULA NATL PARK, ONTARIO, CANADA (Optional transport by private van from Toronto available) 5 Days / 4 Nights August 14-18, 2019 CAD $399 per person (about US $299) BOOKING: Sorry, this trip is SOLD OUT.  DESCRIPTION You are invited to join our guided hiking adventure in...
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Explore Rome & Campania, ITALY: April 6 to 15, 2019

  10 Days / 9 Nights April 6-15, 2019 Rome ~ Amalfi Capri ~ Naples ~ Pompeii Positano ~ Sorrento ~ Caserta COST EARLY BIRD: $2499 CAD (about US $1890) Reg price: $2699 CAD (about US $2035) after January 23, 2019 HIGHLIGHTS Enjoy a 10-day fully escorted and guided tour of...
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VIDEOS: Rome and Campania, Italy

  A GUIDED WALKING TOUR OF ROME & CAMPANIA, ITALY (Includes transport by private van between locations)   April 6-15, 2019 ~ 10 Days / 9 Nights   COST EARLY BIRD: $2499 CAD (about US $1890) Reg price: $2699 CAD (about US $2035) after January 23, 2019   HIGHLIGHTS Join us...
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SIGN UPS CLOSED ~ Horseshoe Resort Snowshoeing Day TRIP (Bus Option Avail): Sat, Jan 5

EVENT DETAILS Experience Horseshoe  Resort this Winter, with more than ever to offer adventure seekers and families. L ocated just an hour north of Toronto, near Barrie. Horseshoe is a top ski and golf resort offering four seasons of fun here in Ontario. Strap on a pair of snowshoes and enjoy...
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SIGN UPS CLOSED ~ Arrowhead Park (Huntsville, ON) Snowshoeing Day TRIP (Bus Option Avail): Sat, Jan 26

  EVENT DETAILS Arrowhead Provincial Park is a popular winter destination for Ontario adventure seekers. It features more than 33 km of cross-country ski trails, a variety of hiking/snowshoeing trails as well as a skating rink and the famous skating trail. There are also two warm-up shelters and an open fire...
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SIGN UPS CLOSED ~ Snow Valley (Barrie) Snowshoeing Day TRIP (Bus Option Avail): Sat, Feb 16

EVENT DETAILS Take a break from the city grind and step into the great vibes and natural beauty of the outdoors at Snow Valley resort near Barrie this winter! Strap on a pair of snowshoes and enjoy the snow-covered trees, the winter landscape, and all the fun of playing in the...
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Sol Out: Bruce Peninsula Guided Hiking Trip #1/2 (July 4 to 7) #TOhiking

  EXPLORE THE GORGEOUS BRUCE PENINSULA NATL PARK, ONTARIO, CANADA (Optional transport by private van from Toronto available) 4 Days / 3 Nights July 4-7, 2019 CAD $299 per person (about US $230) BOOKING: Sorry, this trip is SOLD OUT.  DESCRIPTION You are invited to join our guided hiking adventure in...
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SIGN UPS CLOSED ~ Elora Gorge Hiking Day Trip (12 Km): Sat, Nov 10 #TOhiking

Elora Gorge Guided Group Hike   EVENT DETAILS You’re invited to join our scenic day hike at Elora Gorge , a stunning natural attraction in Western Ontario. This hike is set in a very picturesque area, surrounded by rolling hills and Mennonite farmland. The town of Elora is famous for the...
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Kelso hiking photos @CH_Comm Halton #Parkbus #TOhiking: Sat, Sep 29

It was another exciting and successful outdoor adventure  with TorontoHIking in Ontario's great outdoors, with a fun and energetc group of hikers! We explored most of the hiking trails and scenic lookouts at Kelso Conservation Area , near Milton, ON, as well as the world renowned #BruceTrail northbound to Hilton Falls...
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Book your Kelso hiking TRIP by Sat, Sep 22 #Parkbus

Seats for this guided Bruce Trail hiking adventure are limited, and going fast. If you are interested, you should book yours now, before they are sold out.   TRIP DETAILS What: Kelso/Bruce Trail Hiking Day TRIP with bus transport ­    When: Sat, Sep 29 Where: Kelso Conservation Area, ON Pick...
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Sold out. Kelso Hiking Day Trip (14 Km) #BruceTrail: Sat, Sep 29

  Kelso Conserv. Area Guided Group Hike EVENT DETAILS Let's spend a day in the fabulous Ontario  outdoors, and enjoy a guided hiking adventure in the company of other outdoor enthusiasts from all over the GTA! The Kelso Conservation Area hike takes place in a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts at this...
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Rouge Natl. Urban Park hiking photos: Sat, Aug 25 - #Parkbus

On Saturday, Aug. 25, a dynamic group of 25 hiking and nature lovers from the GTA - and even a family of tourists from China - gathered at the Rouge National Urban Park for an outdoor adventure. The scenery was blissfully calm and refreshing, and our group maintained a swift pace...
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