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!

Friday Harbour Skate Escape
Warm Up with The Skate Escape at Friday Harbour this Winter!

This winter, families can embrace the best of the winter season at Friday Harbour with The Skate Escape. It features ice skating, live entertainment, and more! Until mid-March (weather-dependent), discover a winter wonderland at this luxury lifestyle resort community on the shores of Lake Simcoe. The outdoor program runs during
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Staycation Sheraton Centre Toronto
A Staycation at Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel is a Surefire Way To Beat the Winter Blahs!

Especially in these winter months, sometimes you crave a little time off from your usual routine. There’s meal preparation, cleaning chores, and (in our household’s case) the dog walk schedule and teens/tweens playing video games or flipping through TikTok all weekend. A quick staycation can give families a chance to
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Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights is Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival, so get your fill of sparkle and good cheer! The festival features over three million lights along an illuminated eight-kilometre route that travels along the Niagara Parkway through Queen Victoria Park to Dufferin Islands, and into the
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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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Guide to Go-Karts in the GTA and Southern Ontario

Ready, Set, Vroom! Who doesn’t like to go fast? Take the kids go-karting to satisfy their need for speed! Zoom into our Guide to Go-Karts in the GTA and Southern Ontario. (Click on the title links for more info) Toronto Centennial Mini-Indy The first go-kart track built in the GTA,
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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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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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Indian River Reptile And Dinosaur Park 8
Indian River Reptile And Dinosaur Park

Indian River Reptile And Dinosaur Park,  the short drive-through attraction in Ontario’s cottage country (about 20 minutes from Peterborough) poses dinosaur figures along a short course, so families can tour through the dinos contact-free (with the dinos or other people!) This COVID-19 safe attraction was developed to help support the
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