These self-directed GuideBooks are designed for those people wishing to experience the beauty and charm of Ontario’s countryside.

They give the traveller the Confidence to explore the backroads and the Reason(s) to explore Ontario’s countryside.

Confidence from the Detailed Instructions :

When you buy one of our GuideBooks you will find that on the left hand side are detailed instructions following our route.
- we have driven all of the routes ... at least twice.
- we have written the Turn instructions because we have been at each turn ... and where required have given 'Help hints' and 'Warnings'.

Your confidence will develop with the GuideBooks's NUMBER SYSTEM.

Each Turn has an individual Number:
This Number appears both as a 'Turn Number' in the driving instructions
(left-hand side) and also on the map (centre). 
Thus the Turn instruction in the text is united with the map.

In the driving instructions you will see the we have used four main verbs:

Turn means that you will stop and make a turn.
Cross means that you will cross an intersection that has BOTH a right AND a left hand road.
Pass means that you will cross an intersection that has EITHER a right OR a left hand road.
Continue will mean that you go straight ahead.

Reason to explore Ontario’s countryside:

In the centre of each two-page spread are stories. 
- Ontario has a rich heritage which we try to capture.
On the right hand side and at the back of the GuideBook are both tourist information and websites.
- hiking trails are also found enlarged at the back of each GuideBook
- we concentrate on loop hikes, although the long-distance trails are also included.
- you will notice that we enjoy history, nature, local amenities etc.

Each GuideBook includes pictures, stories and tourist information about the countryside you travel through. These use the same Turn Numbers as the driving instructions and maps.

Bed & Breakfast information is provided in GuideBooks 
3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 (also the new Guidebook 8 when published)

2 - Series of Guidebooks
3 - Example of a GuideBook Page
4 - Try a free half-day tour
5 - Sample Tour - West of GTA
6 - Sample Tour - East of GTA
7 - How to Purchase
8 - Order Form (Print & mail in)
9 - Fairs & Festivals
10 - How the GuideBooks work

SideRoad GuideBooks

are published by

RawMille Publications

Thornhill, Ontario,


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