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Happy Days Houseboats and Marina

Nestled on the shores of scenic Pigeon Lake in the heart of the Trent-Severn Waterway, Bobcaygeon’s Happy Days Houseboats and Marina is a family-run business providing unique and exceptional waterborne recreational experiences for families for more than 35 years.

Owned by the Quast family since its inception in 1978, the company has grown to a fleet of 20 houseboats, comprising seven different models. There is also an adjacent 54-slip, full-service marina, meaning both regular and occasional boaters get the benefit of Happy Days’ quality products and customer service.

"HOTie Awards"

Hastings County's "Opportunities in Tourism" Working Group - or "HOT", has partnered with, to organize and host the first ever "HOTie Awards". They will be handed out at the upcoming Tourism Dinner & Awards Celebration in October to celebrate the tourism season of 2012 and recognize significant achievements made by tourism businesses and organizations within Hastings County.  

Revitalizing Port Hope

The Municipality of Port Hope will launch a long-term, multi-faceted Downtown Revitalization Project aimed at strengthening the community's business core, re-energizing the Port Hope community and attracting the external audiences who may choose Port Hope as a destination for their home, business or vacation. The project is a central component part of a long-term vision for Port Hope say's Mayor Linda Thompson, "promotion of economic development and tourism is a key objective of our Corporate Strategic Plan.