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March Break Activities for the Whole Family in Bowmanville and Area

March Break: It’s the time of year when the weather is getting warmer, and you and your family are itching to get out and do something together. Lucky for you, there are many activities in Bowmanville and the surrounding area that are fun for people of all ages!

1. Get Outdoors

Getting outdoors at this time of year is an activity the entire family can enjoy. The Long Sault Conservation Area offers over 18KM of trails that feature mountain biking, cross country ski trails, picnic areas, and hiking trails. The park is part of the Central Ontario Conservation Authority, is open year round, and is only a 19 minute drive from Bowmanville. For more information, you can visit their website at

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The New Home Construction Process Explained by Pat Galati of Falconcrest Homes

Building a new home is thrilling. It can also be stressful. The more you understand the construction process, the more enjoyable the experience will be. Read on for Pat Galati’s, construction manager with Falconcrest Homes, explanation of the stages of new home construction.

The Stages of New Home Construction

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Where to find the best coffee in Vaughan and Bowmanville

Canadians love their coffee. In fact, in 2015 Canada ranked number 1 out of 80 countries for the amount of coffee drank at cafés and coffee shops (CBC). The good news for coffee drinkers is the International Agency for Research on Cancer recently reported that up to four cups a coffee may lower the risk of colon cancer. Luckily, for those living in Vaughan and Bowmanville, there are many great, locally owned cafés to grab a cup of java: morning, afternoon and evening. Read on for where to find the best coffee in Kleinburg, Newmarket, Woodbridge, and Bowmanville.

Charming Coffee Cafés in Kleinburg

Dolcini by Joseph

Dolcini by Joseph in Kleinburg is a quaint little café in the heart of Kleinburg where shoppers can enjoy coffee and handcrafted artisan desserts. Dolcini, located at 10462 Islington Avenue in Kleinburg, is the perfect spot for a good cup of java and tempting pastry.

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Our favourite activities in Bowmanville

Bowmanville offers families, singles and empty nesters many entertaining, year-round activities. Whether you like art, music, dining, shopping, sports, or outdoor recreation, Bowmanville has it all. Conveniently located 75 km east of Toronto and 15 km east of Oshawa, Bowmanville’s fun and entertaining activities are enjoyed by both locals and visitors. Read on for a few of our favourite activities in Bowmanville.

Favourite Family Activity in Bowmanville

Cedar Park Resort Water Park and Campground

Since 1955, families have flocked to Cedar Park Resort for fresh air and water fun. There are many activities to enjoy at the park:

  • The pool and water park has water slides, splash pad and aqua playgrounds
  • Miniature golf
  • Tennis courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Thirty acres to hike and bike
  • Picnic grounds with covered shelters
  • Tent-trailer, trailer, or R.V. camping
  • Tent-trailer, trailer, or R.V. camping

Cedar Park Resort is open from June to September, offering endless fun for families, schools, or any large or small group. Daily admission is between $10 and $12 depending on age and time of year. For a day or weekend of fun, consider a family trip to Cedar Park Resort.  Cedar Park Resort, 6296 Cedar Park Road, Bowmanville.

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7 Things to do in Bowmanville

The historic community of Bowmanville may be small, but there is no shortage of fun and educational activities. Bowmanville’s heritage homes are also close to the north shore of Lake Ontario. The community is located 75 km east of Toronto within the city of Clarington. It is an easy commute for visitors from the big city. Whether you are a local or a guest, if you are looking for fun and engaging pastimes, consider Bowmanville.  Here are seven things to do in Bowmanville.

1. Tyrone Mills Limited – 1846 Takes Guests Back in Time

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Father’s day activities in Vaughan, Newmarket, and Bowmanville.
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Father’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show your dad how much you appreciate and love him. And while an extravagant gift may seem a good way to show your gratitude, the gift of spending quality time with your dad, doing an activity he loves, will be something he will treasure for a lifetime. Fortunately, if you live in Vaughan, Newmarket or Bowmanville Ontario, there are many fantastic opportunities to enjoy this important day with your dad. Below are several Father’s Day activities in Vaughan, Newmarket, and Bowmanville your dad is sure to enjoy.

If Your Dad Loves Riding Roller Coasters or Viewing Art Vaughan is the Place to be on Father’s Day

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March Break Staycation

March (or spring) break vacations should be a time for relaxing, recreation and rejuvenating.  A time to get away from the stress of day to day work and school and have fun, positive family time.  Traditionally a vacation involves traveling away from home, which can be exciting but also exhausting and expensive.  An alternative to all the tedious planning and packing is a March Break Staycation: a vacation spent at home taking day trips to local attractions. Fortunately, if you live in or near Woodbridge, Newmarket or Bowmanville Ontario, there are many wonderful activities, events and adventures to fill your staycation week, regardless of your age and interests.

March Break Staycation Ideas in Woodbridge:

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

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Luxury Living in the Natural Setting of Summervale
Summervale in Bowmanville

Luxury Living SummervaleSummervale—the new suburban community which offers a collection of towns, semis, and detached single homes is located in the quaint community of Bowmanville, just east of Toronto. These newly constructed homes with modern floor plan layouts and high quality features offer the lifestyle of luxury in a natural setting of rich Ontario heritage. The closeness to beautiful flowing streams, forest and rural landscapes offers serenity, as well as an active lifestyle.

Luxury Living SummervaleThese family-inspired homes are surrounded by work and school opportunities. Bowmanville is also a commuter community with easy access to Ajax, Oshawa, Pickering and the Greater Toronto Area. Everyday life amenities are minutes away. Parks, schools, shopping centers, and restaurants provide the conveniences your family will love. Head north into majestic cottage country with ease to experience a beautiful natural getaway close to home.

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What to Look for When Comparing Neighbourhoods
Mulock Vistas Townhomes in Newmarket

Finding the perfect neighbourhood that has the services and amenities your family needs is as important as finding the perfect home. When researching and comparing neighbourhoods, having a list of all of the things you will need and want nearby, along with considering your lifestyle, will help you narrow your search in finding the perfect one. It will also assist in finding a community that will be sustainable and contribute to future home resale values.

Here are just a few points to consider when choosing and comparing communities.

Shopping, Dining & Entertainment

Having gWhen comparing neighbourhoods look at shopping and dining choicesrocery stores, restaurants and shopping close to home help make a neighbourhood attractive.  Home buyers look for ease in accessing shopping, restaurants and entertainment options. For commuters, having amenities close by to home can be a crucial feature. If you have to spend an hour on the road, you do not want to spend extra time in the car when you decided to stop out for dinner or a movie or groceries.

When looking at neighbourhoods, look for a variety of shopping and dining options along with looking for new businesses opening and investing in your community.  All of these things are signs of a sustainable and healthy neighbourhood.

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More Reasons to Live at Mulock Vistas Luxury Townhomes in Newmarket
Mulock Vistas Townhomes in Newmarket

Falconcrest Homes recently provided an exclusive peek into what other fantastic features and finishes Mulock Vistas Luxury Townhomes in Newmarket will be offering. That is, if the proximity to major highways, GO Stations, recreation and shopping weren’t enough! The modern design appointments along with custom finishes and features have are only matched by the amazing location!

Smart Home Built-ins

Smart Home Built-ins

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In today’s technology driven world, finding a place to recharge can be a challenge. Falconcrest Homes understands and has included smart home built-ins with USB connections as a standard feature of your Mulock Vistas Luxury Townhome. Smart home USB connections provide convenient recharging without having to search for an adaptor. They recharge devices faster than computer USB connections, free up valuable electrical outlet space doubling traditional capabilities along with adding to the future resale value of your home.

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