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Fancy new tourism app features Blind River's 'rich sites and stories'

A new platform will look to make it easier for people explore Blind River on their own
ElliotLakeToday file photo shows the Blind River Marine Park.

Blind River, a picturesque town renowned for its natural beauty and vibrant community, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Driftscape, an award winning platform specializing in enhancing local tourism experiences through interactive storytelling and digital exploration.

This innovative collaboration aims to revolutionize how residents and visitors engage with Blind River's rich sites and stories. Driftscape's cutting-edge platform will provide an immersive and user-friendly way to explore Blind River's hidden gems, historical landmarks, and cultural treasures.

Driftscape's mobile and web app will enable both locals and tourists to embark on self-guided journeys, discovering fascinating stories about Blind River's past and present. From charming local anecdotes to in-depth historical narratives, users can delve into the heart of the town's unique identity. With an array of multimedia content, including images, audio, and video, users will have an enriching and personalized experience as they navigate Blind River's attractions.

“This digital tour project, funded in part by the Government of Canada, will improve access to local art and history. Driftscape will allow us to offer unique cultural experiences and connect with visitors and residents using modern technology. We are excited to see this partnership grow!” - A. Young, Museum Curator

The Blind River-Driftscape partnership will be officially launched on Aug. 17, 2023 with the Driftscape app featuring a curated collection of captivating stories and interactive tours mapped by the Blind River team. Residents and visitors alike can download the Driftscape app from the App Store or Google Play for free to begin their journey.