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Creating unique visitor experiences - A Partnership between Elliot Lake and Driftscape

Updated: 6 days ago

Elliot Lake is indeed a year round playground. Located on the North Shore of Lake Huron, just 6 hours north of Toronto, it boasts outdoor fun for all age groups and abilities in all seasons. Hiking, fishing, watersports, camping, skiing, golfing ATVing or sledding, your adventures will take you through picturesque landscapes, majestic boreal forests, up mountainous terrain to scenic lookouts along lakes, marshes, brooks, and rivers, all within minutes from a compact full-service community.

Elliot Lake has now partnered with Driftscape to create a unique and interactive visitor experience that will showcase the community's art, culture, shopping, heritage and visitor amenities in a whole new way.

“Driftscape will allow the City to connect with visitors and provide a positive tourism experience. The concept of a tour guide in your pocket will allow anyone at any time to learn about, locate and enjoy all of what Elliot Lake has to offer.” - Daniel Gagnon, CAO

Leveraging the power and reach of smartphone technology, Elliot Lake plans to use the Driftscape app to establish a digital tourism pillar for their destination. One that will help them attract those looking to travel to new places, and cater to the needs of the new age explorers; keeping their destination top of mind!

Visitors can use the Driftscape app to find unique attractions ranging from art, culture, history, local businesses to much more that they would have otherwise missed out on - helping them better plan and enrich their visit while deepening their connection to the area.

With each passing day, more communities are turning to Driftscape's leading edge digital tourism platform, recognizing that visitors increasingly travel with and consult their mobile devices for information about local points of interest. The web based and mobile solution has helped several destinations create new opportunities for their visitors to spend more time in their region.

About Elliot Lake

Elliot Lake is a community of 11,372 people located on the North Shore of Lake Huron. Established in 1955, Elliot Lake is now a compact full service community nestled in the Boreal Forest surrounded by countless lakes and rivers. Once a booming mining town, the City reinvented itself as a place for active retirement and is now establishing itself as one of Ontario’s prime outdoor adventure destinations.

For more information, you can contact the Steve Antunes in the Economic Development, Learn more about the city at or find us on facebook and instagram at @exploreelliotlake

About Driftscape

Driftscape is a Canadian digital tourism company whose core product is a local discovery and travel app. The Driftscape app provides a platform for municipalities, tourism and cultural organizations to share their stories in an interactive and engaging fashion to a growing base of active users.

For users, the app is a personal guide that helps them explore their surroundings from the point of view of local experts. The app also helps users discover places of interest, events, and tours from a growing list of content partners.

Available on iOS and Android devices, Driftscape is an ad-free platform dedicated to making local culture easier to discover. There are currently over 7000 points of interest, events, and tours across Canada and in the United States on the Driftscape app.

For more information contact or visit | Facebook - @DriftscapeApp | Twitter - @DriftscapeApp | Instagram - @driftscapeapp.


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