); then connects with the picturesque Niagara River Parkway and heads into Old Town Niagara-On-The-Lake.A happy ending awaits as we pull onto the south lawn of Peller Estates winery for a mini car show and gourmet reception of fine wine and scrumptious canapés created by Executive Chef and Cityline personality Jason Parsons, inspired by local Niagara farms and growers.Our tour will kick off in Brechin, east of Lake Simcoe and south of Orillia.The firs stop will be the Kirkfield Lift Lock, originally completed in 1907, and modernized in 1969.Navigators must pay careful attention to the way points, landmarks and constantly check with drivers for odometer readings.Driving directions forward of the calibration point are provided in Kilometres and Miles, such as “Drive 3km (1.86 Miles) and turn right” followed by step-by-step distance to each way point for navigation of the entire rally.This is the smaller of the lift locks on the Trent-Severn waterway, with a lift of 49 feet.The route from Kirkfield will head north west through Washago, taking a brief blast up Highway 11 to follow Route 13, a wonderful route that dances over the Canadian Shield into Bala where we will stop for lunch.
From the calibration point forward, there will be no information about road names.
We will then continue along the shores of Southern Georgian Bay to Penetanguishene, where we will visit historic Discovery Harbour ( and have lunch in their beautiful dockside restaurant at the edge of the water.
After lunch, we will continue to travel to Midland and visit the Wye Marsh Conservation Centre (https:// where we will be treated to a guided tour of the facility.
We will cap off our travels with a drive to Martin’s farm in Angus, where we will arrive around 1700 for a scrumptious BBQ, concluding our program for the day.
An exceptional route is being carefully designed that meets the needs of Porsche enthusiasts and their high-performance cars – minimal traffic and great pavement!