The Peel Region is a beautiful place where nature prevails and tranquillity can accompany your fall season. Whether you choose to spend it outdoors seeking out some of the best scenic vistas, doing some sort of activity, or cozying up indoors, there are 25 options for whatever you’re feeling like doing.
Hike Culham Trail
Enjoy fall colours, salmon swimming upstream and spot birds as you hike Culham Trail of Meadowvale Conservation Area which is spread over 179-acres.
Join for Guided Fall Activities at Riverwood Conservancy
Riverwood Conservancy is the place to be if you want to do self-guided or guided outdoor activities this Fall. The area is stunning for a walk and you can take part in guided fall colours walk, guided wildflower walk and outdoor yoga amidst fall colours.
The park is also home to Visual Arts Mississauga and a perfect place to get a unique gift as part of your holiday shopping.
See salmon making their way up Credit River as temperature falls. Follow trails along Credit River from Riverwood Conservancy to Streetsville. Hewick Meadows Park (Credit Point Dr) is another great location to see the salmon run.
WAR Flowers: A Touring Art Exhibition
Fall also brings Remembrance day and this exhibition examines human nature in wartime through a series of artistic representations, multisensory experiences and portraits of ten Canadians who were involved in the First World War. Optical crystal sculptures created by Mark Raynes Roberts portray scenes that illustrate different aspects of human nature while scents developed by Alexandra Bachand evoke personal memory.
Address: Living Arts Centre, Mississauga
The Taste of Brampton
Discover new restaurants and tasty dishes during Taste of Brampton. Taste of Brampton is an annual culinary event hosted by the Downtown Brampton BIA and local businesses. The Taste showcases the unique eats in Brampton through prix-fixe menus and special offerings exclusively available from October 15-29.
Eat at the Heatherlea Farm Shoppe
This little farm is a family-run farm that serves up the highest quality artisan snacks, meats, meals, and local products. They are also known for raising pasture-fed Black Angus beef that is grass-fed and free-roaming.
Address: 17049 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Caledon
Watch for Birds at Rattray Marsh Conservation Area
One of the best places to enjoy fall migration in the city of Mississauga, Rattray Marsh Conservation Area protects the last remaining lakefront marsh between Toronto and Burlington. Enjoy fall colours, and views of Lake Ontario.
Address: 1180 Lakeshore Rd. West (for parking)
Visit the Spirit Tree Cidery
The Spirit Tree Cidery crafts incredible artisan ciders – hard, sweet, and sparkling, and operates as a bakery, cidery, bistro, and farm shop. They also offer wood-fired oven pizza to go.
Address: 11237 Boston Mills Road, Caledon
Head to the Downey’s Estate Winery tasting room
The Downey’s Estate Winery was able to win 11 top awards at the Canadian International Wine Challenge in their very first year. They offer incredible fruit wines as well as farm fun for the family.
Address: 13682 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon
Book a time at the Cheltenham Badlands
The Cheltenham Badlands is a historic geological location for hiking, nature viewing, and photography. This stunning nature spot is a great opportunity to reconnect with nature.
Enjoy the outdoors at the Albion Hills Conservation Area
The Albion Conservation Area is the best place for outdoor enthusiasts looking for a comprehensive destination for mountain biking, camping, fishing, and hiking. Its campgrounds are set in the hill of Caledon by the banks of the Humber River.
Address: 16500 Peel Regional Rd 50, Caledon
View the stunning fall colours at the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park
Located on part of many infamous trails, the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park is a popular spot for hiking. Some trails include the Dominion trail, the Bruce trail, and the Trans Canada trail.
Address: 1760 McLaren Rd, Caledon
Go Treetop Trekking
Located in the Heart Lake Conservation Area, this Treetop Trekking location allows you to explore the forest canopies and some of the most panoramic vistas in southern Ontario.
Address: 10818 Heart Lake Road, Brampton
Pick apples at Carl Laidlaw Orchards
Originally a mixed farm that converted into a dairy farm, the Carl Laidlaw Orchards is now famously known for their pick your own feature that presents over 20 varieties of apples and 3 types of pears in a charming country setting.
Address: 9496 Heritage Road, Brampton
Attend the Downey’s Farm Pumpkinfest
Each Fall season at the Downey’s Farm Pumpkinfest is exciting. Although usually, this family farm welcomes all to join Pumpkinfest annually, this year the farmyard play area is just open for fun activities.
Address: 13682 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon
Go cycling on the Caledon Trailway
This popular year-round destination is a favourite for walking, cycling, and horseback riding. Being a multi-use trail that spans the entire width of Caledon, it is ideal for an active fall day that provides stops in the villages on the way for food and drink.
Explore Heart Lake Conservation Park
Heart Lake Conservation Park is an outdoor oasis for activity. While you enjoy the scenery and fall weather, you can enjoy fishing in the lake, wilderness surroundings, and captivating hiking trails.
Address: 10818 Heart Lake Rd, Brampton
Visit the Historic Bovaird House
This prominent historic home is an amazing example of local pioneer life in the mid-19th century. They offer tours, Victorian afternoon tea, and is an overall interesting place to visit.
Address: 563 Bovaird Dr E, Brampton
Try out some brews at Stonehooker Brewing Co.
The Stonehooker Brewing Co. is a local craft brewery that offers unique IPAs, Pilsners, and other amazing brews. Although the taproom is currently closed, you can visit their general store and enjoy some live music.
Address: 866 Lakeshore Road East, Port Credit
Play a game at the Peel Village Golf Course
This 67-acre flood plain surrounding the Etobicoke Creek is home to a challenging nine holes for golfers in a natural and beautiful setting. You can enjoy the fall weather as you immerse yourself into a game of golf.
Address: 29A Hartford Trail, South of Steeles Avenue, West of Kennedy Road
Pick up a classic pie at The Apple Factory
The Apple Factory is a country grocer that offers fresh Ontario produce, delicious baked goods, a wide variety of meat products, and a general store. This fall, you can find products like Apple Factory Fudge, honey products, jams and jellies, and pies.
Address: 10024 Mississauga Rd, Brampton
Spend Halloween at the PAMA
This Halloween, join PAMA and Scientists in the School to discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles. Explore solubility, buoyancy, reactivity and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour.
Address: 9 Wellington St E, Brampton
Go on a Downtown Heritage Walking Tour
Brampton has a lengthy and interesting history that is still present today. The downtown heritage walking tour takes you around a series of heritage plaques and destinations.
Hike the trails at Glen Haffy Conservation Park
Glen Haffy Conservation Park is a tranquil fall destination for fishing rainbow trout, hiking through some of the most panoramic vistas in the area, and relaxing and picnicking.
Address: 19245 Airport Rd, Caledon East
Take a cooking class at the Old Elliot House
The Old Elliot House offers a whole host of cooking classes for children and adults. Adult programs include the Foodie Adventures Cookie Series to cook food from all around the world, and the Couples Cooking Class.
Address: 5732 Kennedy Rd, Mississauga
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