Sample the East

Sample the East

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Take a weekend or day trip around Eastern Ontario to discover rural attractions and local food producers. Just download a pre-planned route!

The Sample the East – Discovering Seasonal Routes program, offered by the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network, makes it easy to explore the many small communities within a few hours' drive from Ottawa. Each season, you can download several new routes to your smartphone that will lead you through the region's beautiful countryside and purveyors of locally-made food and beverages. Every route offers both day and weekend options perfect for couples, families or groups of friends planning a road trip. The weekend versions even include accommodation options for a great getaway!

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