Day Trips

There are so many beautiful nooks and crannies of our province to explore. Get inspired with ideas for fun family day trips right here!

Guide to the Best Outdoor Water Parks in Ontario *Updated for 2024*

Our thoughts turn to watery fun when the humidity levels rise and heat alerts pop up on our weather apps. Splash pads are great for a quick introduction, but then you can make a full day of it at an outdoor water park once the kids have become addicted. Not
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Berry Picking Southern Ontario
Guide to the Best Berry Picking in Southern Ontario *Expanded & Updated for 2024*

Picking berries makes for a delicious family day trip from the GTA. Plus, many farms are family-owned small businesses that offer extra activities for a full day of fun. Follow your tummy and check off the whole list in our Guide to the Best Berry Picking in Southern Ontario! Note:
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Drive-In Movie Theatres
Guide To Drive-In Movie Theatres in Southern Ontario

Everyone loves a little nostalgic blast from the past, and seeing an outdoor movie at a drive-in theatre definitely delivers those great memories of summers past! Plus, they are a great deal too, where you can pile your whole family in your vehicle for a fun outing. So, start the
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Go-Karts Ontario
Guide to Go-Karts in the GTA and Southern Ontario *Updated for 2024*

Ready, Set, Vroom! Who doesn’t like to go fast? Take the kids go-karting to satisfy their need for speed, either indoors or outdoors. Zoom into our Guide to Go-Karts in the GTA and Southern Ontario. (Click on the title links for more info) K1 Speed With locations in North York,
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African Lion Safari
African Lion Safari Wildlife Park

Visiting the African Lion Safari in Hamilton is a unique experience that combines both entertainment and education. This environmentally conscience wildlife park offers a variety of experiences. These include a drive through among the the animals, walk through exhibits, boat cruise, walking trails and more. Get closer than you ever
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Toronto Camping
Guide to Camping in and around the Greater Toronto Area *Updated for 2024*

The idea of camping near such a large metropolis as Toronto might not seem like it’s a possibility, but it really is! Furthermore, you don’t have to drive all the way into the deep wilderness to escape for a weekend with the kids. So pitch a tent and camp out
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Horseshoe Resort Summer
Families Can Have an Action-Packed Summer with the Hot Spot Package at Horseshoe Resort!

Located just one hour from Toronto near Barrie, Horseshoe Resort has everything families are looking for in a summer destination with their Hot Spot Package! This four-season family-friendly getaway destination is an ideal spot for outdoor adventures, where you can experience the scenic surroundings of Horseshoe Valley. It’s easy to
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Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons is described as “Ontario’s first European Community” as it was the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron-Wendat people that included barracks, a church, workshops, residences, and a sheltered area for Indigenous visitors. Although this community was abandoned and burned down in 1649, Sainte-Marie
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Stratford Festival

Stratford Festival returns with Shakespearean classics including “Twelfth Night”, musicals like “Something Rotten!”, and family favourites, such as “Wendy and Peter Pan”. This year, the renowned festival is also offering a family deal where you can get tickets for kids 18 and under for as little as $15.50 when bought
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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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