Backroads Of Ontario

byRon Brown

Paperback | July 25, 2013

Backroads Of Ontario by Ron Brown
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Explore Ontario's historic roads, each with unexpected side trips and a fascinating story.

In his relentless quest for the unusual in a world of the mundane, modern-day explorer Ron Brown has traveled nearly every backroad in Ontario. This guidebook features 22 trips, each illustrated with photographs and accompanied by an easy-to-follow map.

These trips range in length from afternoon outings to weekend excursions. And all lead to fascinating out-of-the-way places within easy driving distance of major cities in Ontario.

Backroads of Ontario features:

  • Ghost towns
  • Charming villages
  • Century-old mills and farmhouses
  • Architectural curiosities
  • Prime picnic spots
  • An amethyst mine, and more.

This completely revised and updated edition mixes new information with the old, including new attractions and new information on existing attractions as well as the most current routes and directions. It reveals an Ontario many of us scarcely know exists.

An authority on rural Ontario, Ron Brown has written over a dozen books on Ontario's ghost towns and roadside attractions. The recently published third edition of his popular Top 115 Unusual Things to See in Ontario was featured in Canadian Geographic's online travel newsletter. Ron is a frequent contributor to CBC Radio, and his tra...
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Title:Backroads Of OntarioFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.63 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.63 inPublished:July 25, 2013Publisher:Firefly BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770852417

ISBN - 13:9781770852419

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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