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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.

Combined 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!






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. My first time in Port Hope was back in 2012, where we made a quick pit stop at Trattoria Gusto for…

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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.…

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Horseback Trail Riding in Port Hope

Sunday 14 October 2018 by Grace Lisa May

ONTARIO: HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDING IN PORT HOPEDuring 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 trail riding on our schedule really…

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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 neighbourhood 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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