Day Trips

York-Durham Heritage Railway Rides Into Fall

The York-Durham Heritage Railway has themed train trips for all of your family’s many interests this Fall. For instance, there are excursions dedicated to Fall foliage viewing, Halloween, Christmas, wizards or Thomas the Tank Engine. You can ride comfortably in one of York-Durham Heritage Railway’s vintage trains to and from
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Thanksgiving Fairs in Ontario
Thanksgiving Weekend Fairs in Southern Ontario

Small-town fairs are a traditional way to spend a Fall weekend, especially over the Thanksgiving long weekend. You can get out of the city and enjoy some outdoor time in the fresh crisp air, watch a show, see farm animals and giant pumpkins, go on some rides and eat some
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October Event Guide Toronto
October Event Guide for Family Fun in Toronto

October in Ontario is a beautiful time of year with comfortable temperatures and brightly-coloured foliage. You can go for a nice walk in nature (check out our list of Toronto’s hiking trails), go apple picking, and of course, go to a pumpkin patch to find yourself the perfect jack-o-lantern canvas. Plus,
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Halloween Event Guide 2021
2021 Halloween Event Guide For Toronto and the GTA

Get your spooky-ooky-kooky on – it’s Halloween Season! Activities are (mostly) back after a scaaaaary 2020: many businesses are pivoting to outdoor and/or drive-through events and in-person happenings are practising seasonal social-distancing. (Just remember to keep a zombie arms-length away from other revellers!) Here is our scare-ific freak-alicious Halloween Event
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Guide to Pumpkin Patches in Southern Ontario
Guide to Pumpkin Patches in Southern Ontario

Taking a trip to a pumpkin patch is a fun way to get outside in beautiful Fall weather to search for your very own Great Pumpkin, especially if you have your heart set on carving a perfect Halloween jack-o-lantern or you’re planning on baking a fresh pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving.
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Fall For Dance North
See the Fall For Dance North Festival In Person and Online

The 2021 edition of Toronto’s premier international dance festival, Fall For Dance North, offers a hybrid mix of in-person performances and digital events that are both free and ticketed. Live performances will take place over September and October in multiple locations in Toronto and other Ontario regions. In-person events can
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Niagara Parks Power Station
Discover the Niagara Parks Power Station’s Currents

Experience the remarkable Niagara Parks Power Station in a whole new way with Currents: Niagara’s Power Transformed. It’s an epic sight and sound night show that opens its doors to the public on September 3. Constructed in 1905, the Niagara Parks Power Station structure is considered to be the only
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Canada's Wonderland Splash Works
Canada’s Wonderland is Open for the 2021 Season

Rejoice, thrill seekers – Canada’s Wonderland is back for the 2021 Season and celebrating their 40th anniversary! Visitors can enjoy thrilling rides and water slides while also staying safe in a relaxed, outdoor setting. Located in Vaughan, Canada’s Wonderland is a quick drive north of Toronto on Highway 400. The
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Wet'n'Wild Toronto Wave Pool
Wet’n’Wild Toronto 2021

If you love hot summer days and water fun, then Wet’n’Wild is the place for you! This Brampton waterpark has plenty space to cool down and have some family time making memories. There are a variety of waterslides, a wave pool, lazy river and kids splash areas. Once you dry
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Haliburton Sculpture Forest

If you’re looking to escape the city for a day trip, then check out what the Halliburton Sculpture Forest has to offer. It’s trails provide a unique outdoor experience for all ages, with artistic sculptures to discover along the way. Explore on your own, take a self-guided tour with their
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