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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. 

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Haute Goat in Port Hope

Wednesday 10 October 2018 by Grace Lisa May

ONTARIO: HAUTE GOAT IN PORT HOPE 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. The farm is…

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The Waddell Hotel

Wednesday 03 October 2018 by Foodaholic!

[Hotels & Resorts] The Waddell Hotel SANDI WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 03, 2018 HOTELS & RESORTS, PORT HOPE (ON), PRICE: $$, THE WADDELL, TRATTORIA GUSTO 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…

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Where to Stay in Port Hope-Moonlight and Pines B & B

Monday 01 October 2018 by Grace Lisa May

This past weekend, my boyfriend and I had the pleasure of visiting The Municipality of Port Hope with 2 full days packed with activities and delicious foods. In the evening, we stayed at Moonlight & Pines Bed and Breakfast. Quietly tucked away in Ganaraska, Moonlight & Pines is a 4 season bed…

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Treetop Trekking Ganaraska

Sunday 09 September 2018 by Foodaholic!

[Port Hope] Treetop Trekking Ganaraska SANDI SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 09, 2018 MEDIA EVENTS & TASTINGS, PORT HOPE (ON), TRAVEL, TREETOP TREKKING GANARASKA Our adventure in Port Hope started off at the Treetop Trekking Ganaraska in the Ganaraska Forest on a pretty warm Saturday morning. Located at the Ganaraska…

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Olympus Burger

Saturday 08 September 2018 by Foodaholic!

[Port Hope] Olympus Burger SANDI SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2018 BURGERS, CANADIAN, OLYMPUS BURGER, PORT HOPE (ON) After treetop trekking, we drove about 26 minutes to downtown Port Hope for lunch. Lunch reservation was made at Olympus Burger, so our table was ready once we arrived. Additionally, the burger…

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The Most Hospitable Stay at Woodland Gardens Bed & Breakfast

Tuesday 28 August 2018 by Stenoodie

August 18, 2018: Our accommodations for a one-day stay during our most recent Port Hope weekend getaway was at Woodland Gardens Bed and Breakfast in Campbellcroft, Ontario. This was a bed and breakfast (which also serves as an Airbnb) in a quaint and quiet neighbourbood with its property boasting about…

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Port Hope Travel Guide, Part 3

Tuesday 28 August 2018 by Stenoodie

August 18-19, 2018: I had another best and amazing weekend in Port Hope, Ontario! ^_^ Port Hope is a small town east of Toronto (about an hour’s drive on a clear day), which houses a population of 16,500 with shops, restaurants, a river running through the town, and widely regarded as having one…

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Watching The Little Mermaid at the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope

Monday 27 August 2018 by Stenoodie

August 18, 2018: After a splendid dinner, we headed two minutes down the street in downtown Port Hope to the Cameco Capitol Arts Centre (Capitol Theatre) to watch a musical! I have loved watching musicals ever since I watched my first one in 2008 (ten years ago in fact!). Thus, when I found out that…

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Dinner at Local No90 Bar + Kitchen in Port Hope

Monday 27 August 2018 by Stenoodie

August 18, 2018: Local No90 Bar + Kitchen is a relatively new restaurant in downtown Port Hope, Ontario. This restaurant is a bar and grill that serves artisan savory pies and local shareable dishes as well as a host of rotating feature items. They also have wine on tap, local craft beers, and cocktails.…

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Canada's Best Burgers at Olympus Burger in Port Hope

Sunday 26 August 2018 by Stenoodie

August 18, 2018: Olympus Burger is a Greek mythology-themed burger joint situated in downtown Port Hope that has won several best burger awards including a feature on the “You Gotta Eat Here” TV show. We had actually passed by this restaurant on one of my very first visits to Port Hope and…

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