Ice Cream Gelato Shops
The Best Ice Cream and Gelato Shops in Toronto

Nothing satisfies on a hot summer day than a nice ice cream or gelato treat! Let’s face it: every parent has bribed their cranky child with an ice cream cone at the end of a long day. So it might as well be from a local store serving quality goods,
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Outdoor Movies
Catch Outdoor Movies in Toronto This Summer

Catching a summer blockbuster in an indoor theatre is nice (especially when there’s AC) but it’s extra special to spend a lovely evening on a blanket at a park (or even in a boat!) to see one of these Outdoor Movies in Toronto this summer. Grab your popcorn and get
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Family Friendly Patios
Guide to Family-Friendly Patios in Toronto

After a long and inevitably grey winter, Toronto residents are just itching to get outside once the temperature warms up. And that goes for dining too! Particularly since the start of the pandemic, many restaurants have turned to patio dining as a way for patrons to be both comfortable and
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Toronto Beaches
Guide to Swimming Beaches in Toronto

Summer is here and the Toronto swimming beaches are open! Did you know that Toronto beaches are regularly listed on Blue Flag‘s list for environmental standards? However, it’s still a good idea to check the beach water quality rating before you head out. So, take a dip in our Guide
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Toronto Outdoor Pools
Guide to Toronto’s Best Public Outdoor Pools

Summertime is fleeting in Toronto and, although the city has beautiful Lake Ontario beaches, the water is cold even during a heat wave. Instead, locals turn to the plentiful public neighbourhood pools run by the City of Toronto. There are 58 spread all over the megacity — you can see
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family parks playgrounds
Guide to Family Parks and Playgrounds in Toronto

When you look at a satellite map of Toronto, you’ll notice a good amount of green! Thanks to the ravine system, the Toronto Islands and astute city planning, there are gorgeous parks perfect for a family outing strewn all around town. We’ve rounded up our favourite spots, so lay back
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Summer Festival Guide
Summer Festival Guide for Toronto and the GTA

Toronto loves warm weather and getting out into it at a festival. Some are indoors but many more are outdoors! It seems like you can find a festival for any style: intellectual, artistic, sporty and hungry! So, try out a bunch in our Summer Festival Guide for Toronto and the
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Woman sitting on the top of a cliff overlooking Lawrencetown Beach as part of a tour by Settled Nomads on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore
Settled Nomads: Experience the Magic of Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore

Experience the magic of Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore with the Eastern Shore Escape Tour – a day trip where your family can experience stunning coastal scenery, a delicious, locally-sourced charcuterie picnic lunch overlooking the ocean, and a soul-nourishing afternoon on a goat farm. “It’s full of magic and off-the-beaten path
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