Kingston, ON – Kingston Penitentiary

No visit to Kingston is complete without a visit to the historical Kingston Penitentiary.  It is the oldest and largest prison in Kingston and housed the most notorious and dangerous criminals in Canadian history.  Due to extensive repairs required to maintain the prison, Corrections Canada decided to close the doors and move the prisoners elsewhere.Continue reading “Kingston, ON – Kingston Penitentiary”

Skywood Eco Adventure (Brockville, ON)

Recently we heard about a zipline park that had an accessible zipline for those with mobility impairments.   St Lawrence Parks Commission opened Skywood Eco Adventure in the summer of 2016.   It consists of multiple self-led courses ranging from beginner to advanced as well as discovery courses geared towards those with physical and mentalContinue reading “Skywood Eco Adventure (Brockville, ON)”

Kingston, ON – Family Fun Fest

CFB Kingston does a fantastic job with the Garrison Family Fun Fest held every year in September.  There is the typical carnival rides, food truck, community demonstrations and an air show featuring the Snowbirds.  This year they also put on a Canadian Rock concert featuring Sass Jordan, Honeymoon Suite and Trooper. The website for theContinue reading “Kingston, ON – Family Fun Fest”

Toronto, ON – Blue Jays Game

Every summer we say we are going to make it to a baseball game.  Every summer by the time I get around to getting tickets all the accessible seating is sold out.   My issue with the accessible seating is that they usually just allow one other person with a wheelchair user and that isContinue reading “Toronto, ON – Blue Jays Game”

Vancouver & Penticton, BC – July 2016

Vancouver This time around we chose to fly out of Ottawa for the second time this year. Last March we travelled with Westjet but this time with Air Canada. I prefer Ottawa over Toronto hands down but the options out of Ottawa do not work for us most of the time. By that I meanContinue reading “Vancouver & Penticton, BC – July 2016”

Discovering Canada – Kingston, ON

Sometimes the most relaxing and enjoyable holidays are right in your own backyard. This past summer we decided to have a bit of a staycation and get to know the beautiful city of Kingston, Ontario. Kingston was the original capital city of Canada and has some incredible sightseeing and historic sites to see. The downtownContinue reading “Discovering Canada – Kingston, ON”