Category Archives: Sites & Attractions

Ride the Highlands Isn’t Just a 2 Wheeled Paradise

Ride the Highlands Isn’t Just a 2 Wheeled Paradise

We all know the road builders of the past had a vision; to craft roads that would exhilarate and awaken the senses. To build roads that twisted their way through this rugged landscape we call Ontario’s Highlands and make a mockery of the straight boring roads being built elsewhere. Ride the Highlands has become the ultimate motorcycle playground, but it doesn’t stop there. It is also the perfect location for

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Randonnée et relaxation –R et R nouveau genre

Randonnée et relaxation –R et R nouveau genre

View in English Il n’y a pas un seul motocycliste sur la planète qui n’apprécierait pas un massage après avoir passé une journée entière en moto. Mais rouler en moto et l’aventure à la dure ne sont pas nécessairement synonymes, surtout quand vous roulez dans les Hautes terres en moto. Si vous favorisez les destinations où l’on offre une expérience de relaxation hors pair, nous avons créé le parfait séjour

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Riding and Relaxation – The New Type of R&R

Riding and Relaxation – The New Type of R&R

Voir en français There isn’t a rider on the planet who wouldn’t appreciate a massage after a long day in the saddle. But riding and roughing it don’t have to go hand in hand, and this is especially true for Ride the Highlands. If you favour destinations that offer the ultimate relaxation experience, we’ve created the perfect riding and relaxation trip for you. Let’s call it the new type of

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Les raisons pour lesquelles les Hautes-terres sont une destination moto sensass

Les raisons pour lesquelles les Hautes-terres sont une destination moto sensass

Les constructeurs de routes d’antan avaient bien calculé leur affaire. Au lieu de bâtir des routes droites et monotones dans les Hautes-terres de l’Ontario, ils voyaient loin et ont construit des chemins en sachant qu’ils forment plus qu’un simple réseau de transport. Ils savaient que quelqu’un viendrait éventuellement célébrer leurs efforts. Ils se doutaient bien que ceux qui viendraient seraient sur deux roues. Survient nul autre que l’équipe des Hautes-terres

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Best of Ride the Highlands

Best of Ride the Highlands

The 2018 riding season is almost upon us and we know you’re getting very excited to wake up your loyal steed from its long winter hibernation and let the rubber hit the pavement. This year we thought that rather than write a lengthy blog about the awesomeness of Ride the Highlands to get you excited, we would show you instead. A picture’s worth a thousand words, right? The following are

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Ride the Highlands Locals You Need to Meet – Part 1

Ride the Highlands Locals You Need to Meet – Part 1

We’ve all heard, “The greatest part of the journey is the people you meet along the way.” This rings true for anyone who’s had the opportunity to Ride the Highlands. Yes, Ontario’s Highlands’ topography is a rider’s dream but it’s the people that truly make this place so special. A location of early settlement, Ontario’s Highlands was once populated by an eclectic mix of ‘salt of the earth’ folks, who

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Kickstands Down – The Top 10 Historic Sites Worth Stopping For

Kickstands Down – The Top 10 Historic Sites Worth Stopping For

Voir en français No really, these history lessons are worth pulling your steed over for. Most riders think of historical plaques as dull and boring and just crack the throttle as they cruise by. But we guarantee some of the stories you will learn at these sites will move you to your biker core. Riding through Ontario’s Highlands can sometimes feel like you’ve travelled back in time, literally. Being a

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Plan your Group Ride in Ride the Highlands

Plan your Group Ride in Ride the Highlands

Voir en français Riding season has arrived and if you haven’t started already, it’s time to get planning your 2019 Ride the Highlands adventure with your crew. Before any trip planning can start, you need a rock solid map. Order your free Ride the Highlands map for you and all of your riding buddies to hand out at your next meet up. The Ride the Highlands team mails out maps

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Planifiez une sortie de groupe dans la région des hautes-terres

Planifiez une sortie de groupe dans la région des hautes-terres

View in English La saison de la moto est arrivée, et si ce n’est déjà fait, il est temps de planifiez votre aventure Hautes-terres 2019 avec votre équipe. Avant de débuter, vous devez vous procurer une carte solide et fiable. Commandez votre carte gratuite des Hautes-terres en moto ainsi que des exemplaires à distribuer à tous vos compagnons de route lors de votre prochain rassemblement. L’équipe des Hautes-terres en moto

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Motorcycles and Main Streets

Motorcycles and Main Streets

As riders, we’ve ridden through a lot of towns, each one unique in its own way. However, the one thing every town has in common is a main street; the street where all of the action takes place, often the heart and soul of a city or town. There is something about cruising down the main strip of the towns we visit. We have a few theories; it might be

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