Dreamers Café in Port Hope
Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 08:41 AM
I had been to Dreamers’ Cafe in Port Hope once before on the last visit I was here when I was watching the salmon migration in the fall. When we were here last time, the cafe was packed with people and the line-up did take a while to reach the front since there was only one staff member working behind the counter. I remember we sat in the dine-in area afterwards to lounge which was so pretty and European (and Parisian). It seems they also sell products that are displayed...
The Social Bar and Table
Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 08:23 AM
So….this was based on a true story and actually happened during our June Port Hope Press Trip. A number of our media individual groups spent the entire day participated a number of outdoor activities, which included visiting the Haute Goat and horse back riding at Trickle Creek Farms. Our dinner at The Social Bar and Table (The Social) was booked at 5:00 pm. To be honest, 5:00 pm for dinner was a bit too early for many of us and since the horse back riding took a bit longer than expected,...
Historic Hotel Carlyle
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 09:30 PM
Located in the heart of downtown Port Hope, Hotel Carlyle was originally built in 1857 as a bank. Interestingly enough, the bank vault has now been turned into a private dining space inside their gorgeous restaurant. In terms of accommodations, they have ten rooms available that were designed to preserve the past while offering all of the comforts of a modern hotel. Their rooms were recently renovated and we were lucky enough to stay in one of them!
All rooms include free WiFi access, complimentary...
IT film locations and more
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 08:26 PM
Did you guys know Stephen King’s IT film was actually filmed in downtown Port Hope? Bet you guys didn’t know that! We did exactly that and made our way through 6 of the notable locations (during the day of course haha). The map shows you screenshots of the film so it can help you remember exactly which scenes you’re standing in.Lunch at Queenies Bake Shop
Queenies Bake Shopis your local cafe that serves up hearty and classic lunches such as sandwiches and lasagnas. If you have room after, make...
Treetop Trekking in Port Hope
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 03:29 PM
Our adventure in Port Hope started off at the Treetop Trekking Ganaraska in the Ganaraska Forest on a pretty warm Saturday morning. Located at the Ganaraska Forest Centre, this park offers ton of activities for those ages 9+.
Thanks to Port Hope Tourism, we got to partake in the zip line and aerial game treks ($59.99 per person), which is one of their most popular activities. Guests have up to three hours to complete the treks. Treetop Trekking consist of fun games like suspended bridges, Tarzan swings,...
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