Kevin Callan is the author of thirteen books, including the best selling “The Happy Camper”, the incredibly popular series of paddling guides, and  “Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss”.

Follow Kevin, Kyla and Kristine on their weekend getaway to Brantford and Paris where their activities included a mellow paddle on the Grand River and a handful of cultural and foodie experiences.

Click here to read the article at Explore Magazine.

DAY 1

A historical walking tour of Paris with a visit to the Wincey Mills market, followed by a tour and tasting at Howell Road Cider Co. and dinner at Camp 31 Bar-B-Q round out day 1.

DAY 2

Day 2 features the Voyage of the Iroquois paddling experience with Grand Experiences, a brew and foodie tasting at Mash Paddle Brewing, followed by dinner at 2 Rivers Restaurant.

DAY 3

The weekend concludes with a visit at Grand River Rafting Company and a guided tour of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks in Brantford.

 

To plan your trip to Paris and Brantford, visit Brant Tourism and Tourism Brantford

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