Trip Ideas

This Mother’s Day, why not create some lasting memories and show her how much you appreciate her with the gift of time together. Here are 10 ideas for unforgettable weekend getaways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Ontario.

The beautiful city of Peterborough is just 140 km from downtown Toronto, making it the perfect destination for a day away. With a population of almost 79,000, Peterborough is a beautiful mix of city and country and it offers something for everyone.

Day Trip from Toronto: Cobourg

Leave the hustle and bustle of Toronto behind and escape to Ontario’s feel good town – Rich in history, beautiful beaches, shopping and culinary tours!

Conquer your fear of heights at Canada’s Wonderland, appreciate priceless Canadian art at McMichael Canadian Art Collection, surround you with a million Lego blocks at Legoland, discover creepy crawlers at Reptilia, explore forests and meadows at Kortright Centre, go picnicking at Boyd Conservation area, take your toddler to Jungleland playground, spend a rainy day playing laser tag or indoor mini golf, or celebrate birthdays, bachelor(ette) parties at any of the fun indoor entertainment centres in Vaughan.

If you are looking for a perfect, inexpensive weekend getaways from GTA to relax and rejuvenate:  look no further than Ontario Provincial Parks. Whether you want to camp out under the stars, hike rolling woodlands and bio diverse marshes,  or just laze around at Lake Ontario/Simcoe/Erie beaches – provincial parks in… Read More >>

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario and blessed with rivers that flow into the Lake, Toronto and GTA has one of the best urban fishing opportunities in North America. This article lists fourteen great fishing locations in and around Toronto.

There are over hundreds of waterfalls within 2 hours of downtown Toronto ranging from small cascades to the world famous trio of falls – Niagara Falls. This article lists 25 waterfalls near Toronto. Most waterfalls are located in Hamilton and along Bruce Trail on Niagara Escarpment. The steel city has… Read More >>

Visiting Niagara Falls and Toronto with kids? This itinerary will help you plan have a fun filled family getaway to two of the most visited tourist destinations in the world.

Wondering what to do as a family on a rainy day, snow day or during extreme heat warning? This article lists indoor fun family attractions and indoor amusements centres within the city of Mississauga. Have fun even when the weather is inclement!

Things to do in Scarborough – Toronto, Ontario

A Great Place for a Free/Cheap Day Trip. The BEST part about visiting Scarborough with family is that other than the zoo and the Scarborough museum, exploring Scarborough is absolutely FREE!

List of things to do in Toronto and GTA this winter including winter activities, festivals, exhibitions, sports and related activities, concerts and live theatre.

A list of places to go snow tubing- the sophisticated cousin of old fashioned sledding.
With absolutely no skills necessary, snow tubing is a great winter family fun to get your heart pumping with the all thrill.

Where to hit the powder?
Whether you want to learn or cannot wait to hit the powder to experience the thrill of downhill skiing, there are quite a few options for skiing and snowboarding in and around Toronto.

Where to Toboggan in Greater Toronto Area?

10 great places to skate in GTA and list of outdoor skating rinks in Greater Toronto Area.

A list of places to see Christmas/ holiday light displays and decorations in Toronto and the GTA.

Plan a trip to Simcoe in Norfolk county and experience the charm of the original light festival in Ontario during the annual Simcoe Christmas Panorama and start your journey in a world of wonder as twinkling lights glimmer throughout the night.

Designated swimming beaches in Greater Toronto area with amenities, directions, parking information, life guard presence, water quality and other pertaining details.

Here is a comprehensive list of family fun activities in City of Toronto, Canada including fun attractions to visit and things to do together as a family in Toronto. Attractions outside Toronto city limits are not included in this article.  See – Itinerary for a 3 Day Toronto and Niagara Falls Trip… Read More >>

Farms to visit in Greater Toronto Area | Family Fun Farm Trips

10 Fun Farms to visit in GTA Visit a farm this weekend with kids – make a day out of it and have a farm to fork learning experience.  Pick your own vegetables or fruits, go on hay rides, enjoy getting lost in the mazes,  feed farm animals, have old fashioned outdoor playtime and go… Read More >>

Things to do with Teens in Toronto

A short list of things to do with teens in Toronto & GTA.

Visiting Toronto with teenagers and want to make the trip extra special? You might find some interesting activities to add to your itinerary.

Things to do in Toronto with Toddlers

Visiting Toronto with your toddler? Here is a list of attractions that are fun for you and your big bundle of joy.Things to do in Toronto with Toddlers 1. Toronto Zoo Enjoy a visit to the largest zoo in Canada and 3rd largest zoo in the world. With over 5000 animals,… Read More >>

Zoos and Petting Zoos in Greater Toronto Area

A trip to the zoo is both fun, and educational experience for all. Here is a list of  zoos and petting zoos in Greater Toronto Area. Petting Zoos that are part of working farms (See Family Fun Farms) are not mentioned in the following list. 1.Toronto Zoo Things to do:  Walk over 10 kms… Read More >>

Looking for fun family indoor activities to save your family’s Toronto vacation from dreary, rainy weather or below freezing temperatures? This article, which lists indoor fun family attractions and indoor amusements centres in the City of Toronto, is sure to help. Rain, shine, or snow these places are fun places to visit,… Read More >>