b'Made in Ontario BY DONNA S. VIEIRAOntario is green, beautifulandMANITOULIN ISLANDmassive. Spanning 1,076,000The worlds largest freshwater islandthat accurately reflect the storied square kilometres of changingmay very well be Northern Ontarioshistory and culture of the region and best-kept secret. Blessed with incredi- its original inhabitantsthe Ojibwe, landscapes, its home to overble beauty and an endless shoreline,Odawa and Pottawatomi peoples. 100,000 kms of rivers and moreManitoulin Island promises unforgetta- Carry on the theme of your trip at the than 250,000 lakesincludingble holiday experiences. For instance,Manitoulin Hotel & Conference Centre, Great Spirit Circle Trail invites you towhere natural elements of wood and four Great Lakes. This is Resortspartake in carefully planned itinerariesstone mirror First Nations traditions. of Ontarios playground. Almost everyone has heard of Niagara Falls and Prince Edward County. While both places are amazing and have much to offer, other locations deserve a lookseenot only for their unique natu-ral beauty but for the memorable expe-riences youll encounter.From the Mars-like Cheltenham Bad-lands near Caledon and the limestone Bonnechere Caves near Eganville to the glittering La Cloche Mountains in Kil-larney Provincial Park north of Manito-ulin Island and Muskokas dark sky preserve at Torrance Barrens, delightful surprises await those who dare to ven-ture beyond the beaten track.'