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Welcome to the What's up Port Hope Blog!
Your daily dose of what's happening in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada.
A short drive from the GTA, Port Hope sits on a heritage landscape, surrounded by the rolling Northumberland Hills and the thunderous Ganaraska River cutting through the middle of town.

We've got a fantastic events line-up, a strong and vibrant arts and culture community,  amazing restaurants, fashion forward boutiques, stylish spas and salons and great places to stay.

Combied with World famous fishing, magnificent trails through the Ganaraska Forest and along Lake Ontario, and the incredible landscape that's perfect for cyclists, Port Hope provides residents and visitors the best of Urban and Rural adventure. 

Keep checking back for What's Up Port Hope!






A Weekend in Port Hope- Fall Edition

Friday 09 November 2018 by MousseTaco

Fall is a time where kids go back to school and adults return to work from vacation. Usually around now, I start getting wanderlust even though I just got back from a trip home to Calgary! The cool crisp air and the smell of autumn leaves makes me want to be outdoors at every chance possible. If you…

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Salmon Migration Watching

Sunday 28 October 2018 by MoVernie

September is a month where salmon migration happens. In particular, Port Hope, Ontario is “THE PERFECT PLACE” to watch salmon migration. During this Port Hope Press Trip, we got a chance to witness the salmon migration in person...READ MORE HERE

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Top Activities To Do in Port Hope

Sunday 28 October 2018 by MoVernie

This past March of 2018, the Municipality of Port Hope and Tourism of Port Hope invited us to check out what Port Hope has to offer. We had so much fun in this town that we are back for more fun for a Port Hope Press Trip 2.0 during this fall season...READ MORE HERE

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Summer Day Trip in Port Hope

Tuesday 23 October 2018 by Travelling Foodie

Our first time visiting Port Hope, Ontario was during the winter time. When we visited the Ganaraska Conservation Centre for Maple Syrup Day, we know they offer treetop trekking/zip line in the non-Winter times...READ MORE HERE

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Things to do in Port Hope for Families

Tuesday 23 October 2018 by Mary's Happy Belly

Family road trips are always a fun time! Port Hope is the perfect get-away, as you get the small town experience and it is only over an hour away from Toronto!... READ MORE HERE

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Port Hope Travel Guide

Tuesday 16 October 2018 by Foodaholic!

Port Hope is a small yet idyllic city about 1.5 hours away from Toronto. It is located at the mouth of the Ganaraska River on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in the west end of Northumberland County...READ MORE HERE

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How to Spend a Weekend Getaway in Port Hope

Monday 15 October 2018 by Diary of a Toronto Girl

Adam and I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful town of Port Hope a couple of weeks ago. We picked up a Ford Explorer courtesy of Ford Canada, and off we went! It was both of our first times in Port Hope, and we were super excited to explore and see what this charming little town had to offer...READ…

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Horseback Trail Riding in Port Hope

Sunday 14 October 2018 by Grace Lisa May

During our weekend stay in Port Hope, one of the things on our itinerary was a horse back trail ride at Trickle Creek Farms. With living in the city, horseback riding is not something I can do very often so having horseback rail traiding on our schedule really made another highlight to the weekend...READ…

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Haute Goat in Port Hope

Wednesday 10 October 2018 by Grace Lisa May

One of most recommended activities suggested to me during the visit to our weekend in Port Hope was to visit Haute Goat Farm. The closest I’ve ever been to a goat is probably petting them a fence at the CNE so I was excited to visit Hate Goat Farm...READ MORE HERE

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The Waddell Hotel

Wednesday 03 October 2018 by Foodaholic!

For our overnight, we had the pleasure of staying at The Waddell in downtown Port Hope, ON. The hotel sits on the banks of the Ganaraska River in heritage-designated downtown area of the city. The Waddell is conveniently located a couple of minutes walk away from the Capitol Theatre, and overlook the…

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