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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!






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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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!

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 Forest Centre, this park offers ton of activities for those ages 9+...READ MORE HERE

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Olympus Burger

Saturday 08 September 2018 by Foodaholic!

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 joint was featured on an episode of The Food Network’s television show ‘You Gotta Eat Here’,…

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The Most Hospitable Stay at Woodland Gardens Bed & Breakfast

Tuesday 28 August 2018 by Stenoodie

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 two acres...READ…

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Port Hope Travel Guide, Part 3

Tuesday 28 August 2018 by Stenoodie

I had another best and amazing weekend in Port Hope, Ontario!...READ MORE HERE

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Watching The Little Mermaid at the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope

Monday 27 August 2018 by Stenoodie

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!...READ MORE HERE

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Dinner at Local No90 Bar + Kitchen in Port Hope

Monday 27 August 2018 by Stenoodie

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...READ MORE HERE

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Canada's Best Burgers at Olympus Burger in Port Hope

Sunday 26 August 2018 by Stenoodie

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...READ MORE HERE

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