Everything Your Need To Travel Our Backyard!

Travel Our Backyard magazine has published for 2018!

This annual printed magazine that is the “go-to guide” for things to do in the Ottawa Valley region. It’s free and available throughout Renfrew and Lanark counties. It is also available here for download – 2018 Travel Our Backyard Magazine.

New for this year is a special Daytrip To Perth section! Plus we have all your favourites: local facts, a crossword puzzle, neat summer dips and recipes and so much more.

As a supplement to the magazine, you can subscribe (for free) to the list of 101 Things to Do in the Valley. You’ll never have to wonder what there is to do in the area – this list has you covered! We publish every two months so you have up-to-date events opportunities for the region.

Looking to subscribe? Email us and we’ll add you to our list.

Information You Need

On this site you’ll also find helpful information such as:

  • List and contact information for local hospitals
  • Where to get hunting and fishing licenses
  • Information on traveling from the US
  • A list of boat launches, beaches, weather and more

Interested in Moving Here?

The Ottawa Valley is a pretty awesome place to work and play. Being just minutes from any outdoor activity you might wish to enjoy is a great incentive for relocating to this area. So what opportunities are available here?

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