One Day Trips - Toronto

Places to See Magical Christmas Lights in Ontario

From spectacular illuminations that transforms the Niagara Falls area to enjoying evening stroll through picture-perfect postcard setting with close to one million lights at Upper Canada Village, Ontario is all aglow with magical lights. Although every village, town, city, and community has at least one or two house or buildings worth stopping to check out, the following light shows are definitely worth travelling to see.

A Christmas Lights Day Trip – Simcoe Christmas Panorama

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.

Where to See Salmon Run in Greater Toronto Area

Early September to November when temperatures are between 3°C to 18°C, Pacific Salmon (Coho, Chinook) migrate upstream from Ontario’s Great Lakes to lay their eggs in the… Read more »

10 Fantastic Fall Activities in Ontario

The cool air of autumn heralds a time of country harvests, crunching leaves, and soothing drinks! There are plenty of fun fall activities to get you outside and here are 10 awesome Fall activities in Ontario!

25 Hikes to Enjoy Fall Colours in Ontario

What better way to spend the crisp fall days than to get outside and take a hike? Whether you want a quick trail for some fresh air, or are planning multi-day hiking and camping trip, the following trails will give you some great ideas for places to hike in Ontario.

Corn Mazes in Ontario

Get lost at world-famous corn mazes or at the nearest to you for a memorable experience with the family. Most of these farms also have a whole bunch of other great activities so you can enjoy the entire day picking pumpkins, milking goats, cuddling bunnies and so much more!

Haunted Corn Mazes & Farms in Ontario

This Halloween, you never know what might be around the next corner at these farms haunted by children of the corn!

10 Trips for Fall in Ontario

Here are few ideas for 10 trips to enjoy glorious Fall season hikes along steep canyons and rushing waters!

25 Outdoor Adventures between Ottawa & Toronto near 401

Travelling between Toronto and Ottawa, and want to add a bit more excitement to your trip? Then, here are 25 adventures for your road trip between Toronto and Ottawa that is way better than pit stops at ONRoute.

25 Outdoor Adventures in Northumberland County

Just an hour east of Toronto, and adjacent to Regional Municipality of Durham, Northumberland County offer delightful and exciting adventures within its boundaries. From quaint farms to glamping, lakeside fun, and adventures through forests, this county bordering Kawarthas, is a worth a weekend and more of your time!

25+ Outdoor Adventures in Muskoka

The Muskoka region, or Ontario’s cottage country, is situated about 200 kilometres north of Toronto and has been popular among tourists looking for a getaway since the… Read more »

Celebrate the Sights and Tastes of Spring with a Lilac Road Trip

Best visited during the end of May and early June, the Lilac Tour is the perfect way to celebrate the Lilac blooms of Spring. These fragrant purple and white flowers are a beautiful flowering plant; ornamental and attractive, that often mark the closing in of summer.

25 Outdoor Adventures in and around Kingston

Surrounded by areas famous for their stunning nature, Kingston is the ideal location for the beginning of an outdoor adventure. With summer approaching us soon, it’s about… Read more »

Lavender Farms in Ontario for a Day Trip

Summer brings warm sunny days and lavender blooms! So hit the road to enjoy a calming, meditative walks amongst these purple flowers.
Do yoga, propose, get married, or stay at some these farms, though not necessarily in this order!

100 Adventures in Ontario Provincial Parks

From climbing on a “sleeping giant” to walking the world’s longest freshwater beach and howling with the wolfs, here are 100 best adventures in Ontario’s Provincial Parks.

5 Easter Weekend Getaways in Ontario

5 ideas for a spontaneous/last minute day trip or a weekend getaway for this Easter Weekend in Ontario. 1. Easter Weekend Family Getaway in Kawarthas Escape the city… Read more »

5 Getaways for this Weekend in Ontario: Second Weekend of April

5 ideas for a spontaneous/last minute day trip or a weekend getaway for the second weekend of April in Ontario.

Easter Bunny Train Rides in Ontario

Need an idea for an Easter themed day trip? What about a train ride that combines a scenic ride and egg hunt? Here are two places to… Read more »

5 Getaways for this Weekend in Ontario: First Weekend of April

5 ideas for a spontaneous/last minute day trip or a weekend getaway for first weekend of April in Ontario: Weekend of April 5 to 7.

Weekend Getaways from GTA: Exploring Ontario Provincial Parks

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… Read more »

Ontario Maple Syrup Festivals and Sugar Shacks

Where to go to experience the smells and tastes of the sweet water of Ontario.

A list of maple syrup festivals, pancake houses/sugar shacks and maple trails to explore in Ontario.

Flower & Blossom Festivals in Ontario

You do not have to be a florist, anthophile or a gardener, to be excited by the sight and smell of flowers. The love of flowers cuts across age and gender; flowers are a sign of love, gratitude, and beauty and are favoured plants the world over. The following are six flower festivals that you must attend in Ontario.

5 Things to Do during Winter at Killarney Provincial Park

Killarney Provincial Park is an exceptional outdoor wonderland with immense wilderness landscapes. Visually colorful views permeate the area, as the pink granite of the Georgian Bay Coast,… Read more »

Things to Do during Winter at MacGregor Point Provincial Park

MacGregor Point Park boasts ecological diversity. Seven-kilometers of coast along the Lake Huron shoreline accommodate majestic migrating birds, exciting festivals and events, camping sites, a skating oval,… Read more »