Travel and Weather
Here are a number of resources that will help you plan your trip within Ontario , and other related links. The outfitters of Paddling Ontario can also inform you of the best way to access your trip.
There are eight Ontario airports servicing international scheduled airlines:
International and National Airlines
Two international and national airlines operate in Ontario:
VIA Rail Canada offers passenger service in the Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, Southwestern Ontario and Northern Ontario, with express service available between larger communities on most routes.
Ontario Northland Rail Services provides four different routes throughout Ontario's north, with service to and from Toronto.
Algoma Central Railway
Ontario Northland Transportation
There are four major car rental companies located in Ontario, most with locations at major airports:
Ontario Road Information
Road maps, conditions and routes - www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/
Highway traffic cameras - www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/compass/
Bus lines offering service throughout Ontario include:
Here are some helpful and frequently updated seasonal and activity weather reports.
Ontario Parks Report - Provides year-round long-term forecasts (including precipitation and temperatures) for some of Ontario's provincial and national parks.
Great Lakes Marine Forecast - Includes marine forecasts (temperatures, wind speeds, wave heights, visibility) along with weather warnings for various regions in Ontario (May - October).
Environment Canada forecast - Current five day forecast for all Ontario locations
Other Travel Links
Ontario Tourism & Travel Info - www.ontariotravel.net
Ontario Parks - www.ontarioparks.com
Ontario Outdoor - www.ontariooutdoor.com
Arts in the Wild - www.artsinthewild.com
The Canadian Canoe Museum - www.canoemuseum.net
Great Learning Vacations - www.greatlearningvacations.com
Clubs & Associations
Ontario Recreational Canoeing Association - www.orca.on.ca
Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association - www.paddlingcanada.com