Day Trips

Winter Roofed Camping Ontario
Winter Camping in Comfort with Roofed Accommodations in Ontario Parks

So, you want to get away from the city this winter and out into nature, but you’re not loving the idea of sleeping in a freezing tent. Setting up camp in a snowbank is not everyone’s idea of a good time, but roofed accommodation could be the happy medium you’re
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Winter Farmers Markets Toronto
Your Guide to Winter Farmers Markets in and around Toronto for 2021-22

Just because it’s winter, that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy fresh food from a farmers market! There may be less produce, but there is always something interesting and delicious on offer. Look out for baked goods, maple syrup, prepared foods, dairy products, meats, beer and wine, and housewares. Some markets are
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Ontario Provincial Park Skating
Go Skating in a Forest This Winter at an Ontario Provincial Park

You’ve skated on outdoor and indoor hockey rinks, on dedicated park paths, on ponds… but have you ever gone skating through a forest? It’s the claim to fame of two Ontario Provincial Parks, Arrowhead Provincial Park in the Muskoka region and MacGregor Point Provincial Park on Lake Huron. Skating trails through the
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Ontario Staycation Trip Ideas
Ontario Staycation Trip Ideas to Use the 2022 Provincial Tax Credit

In honour of the 2022 Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, we have listed trip ideas of areas in which to discover our beautiful province! If you haven’t read all the news about this yearlong tourism incentive, check out the link to our article here. There are many websites to guide you, including
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Ontario Staycation 2022 Tax Credit
Plan a Staycation in Ontario with the 2022 Provincial Tax Credit

Welcome to 2022! Sadly, the year has started with another lockdown due to rising Covid-19 numbers. “Ontario is temporarily moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen with modifications.” (If you haven’t read up on all the details, click here for more information.) However, I always strive to find
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January Event Guide
Your January Event Guide for Family-Friendly Fun in Toronto and the GTA

Cheers, it’s 2022! January is a good month for hibernating on the couch. However, when you need to get out the house, you’ll still be able to find fun indoor and outdoor events and activities around town. So, here is your January Event Guide for Family Fun in Toronto and
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Winterlit Illuminated Walk
Winterlit Offers An Illuminated Walk Through the Woods

Bask in the natural beauty of Mountsberg Conservation Area (in Campbellville, north of Burlington) this winter by taking an illuminated walk in the woods at Winterlit. Along the way, enjoy art installations, musical performances and fires for warming up. The Winterlit Trail and Sugar Bush Trail sparkle brightly for a
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Snow Tubing GTA
Get Snow Tubing On These Hills in Toronto and the GTA *Updated for 2021-22

Move over tobogganing and make room for snow tubing! Sure, sledding on the nearby community hills still has its place, but if you’re looking for a new and exciting experience, then check out what these resorts and parks have to offer. Snow tubing offers a fast thrill, without all the
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Family-Friendly New Years in Toronto
Family-Friendly Ways To Celebrate New Years in Toronto

The beginning of 2022 may be looking like 2021 all over again, with Covid restrictions in place due to the Omicron variant. In-person indoor events are being postponed, but there is still fun to be had, so we have put together a list of family-friendly ways to celebrate New Years
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Cheap and Free Winter Activities in Toronto
Cheap and Free Winter Activities and Events in Toronto

It happens every year: you’ve spent all month buying your holiday presents (if you haven’t, check out our list of indie toy and gift shops), decorating the house and baking goodies… and now you have to entertain the kids for two whole weeks?! It’s a daunting task, but never fear,
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