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10 Best Great Lakes Beaches


Great Lakes Beaches: Agawa Bay on Lake Superior (Photo: eskimo_jo)

Central Canada’s Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world, and their combined coastlines add up to nearly 18,000 km—more than 40 per cent of the circumference of the Earth. That’s a lot of Great Lakes—and, consequently, a lot of Great Lakes beaches for landlocked folks to enjoy this spring and summer. See our list of the 10 best, must-visit Great Lakes beaches, and unpack those flip-flops!

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Ontario’s Port Dover: Beaches, Boat Tours and Motorcycles


Photo: Renee Navarro

Friday the 13th is not a day to stay home this July in southern Ontario. The community of Port Dover, less than 150 km away from Toronto, is hosting a massive biker rally, Friday the 13th Port Dover, on this day clouded in superstitions.

Swarms of motorcycling enthusiasts from across North America have been gathering here on “cursed” Fridays the 13th for more than two decades. Motorcycle-free visitors also show up to watch and play the superstition away. About 70,000 converged in Port Dover during the latest rally in April (video). (more…)