One Day Trips

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the family that doesn’t include long car rides and endless “are we there yet”? Here are 25 top picks of fun, interactive and educational activities to suit every age group.

Leave the city behind for the day and discover a whole new world of possibilities! Here are few one-day outings that you can plan with friends or your special someone that pack in as much fun, history and adventure as possible.

Toronto is a dynamic, multi-cultural metropolis with no shortage of things to see and do. The city’s events and festivals draw people from all over the world and the perennial attractions are sure to be on most traveler’s bucket list. Between film festivals, culinary events, major sporting events, live music and theatre, you’ll have a hard time deciding what to see and do during your stay. To help you, here are some suggested itineraries no matter how long you have to spend.

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!

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 >>

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 >>

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!

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.

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 >>

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 >>