Ultimate Road Trip

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start planning. Just a short drive from Toronto, YDH is your road trip destination. We’ve put together some ideas to help get you started.

Start Planning Your Summer

​Vroom! Vroom!

​Here we go! Hold on to your seats, we’re hitting the road!

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Upcoming Events

​Before we go too far, you might want have a look at what’s going on now.

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​Hit the Trails

​​Grab your bike or go for a hike – trails are open!

Book your campsite & download our free camping packing list

​Book your campsite

​They’ll go fast – book your campsite today​ and download our free packing list

​​It’s tee-time

​Check out the latest packages at our world-class golf courses.

Great Canadian Golf Courses in York Durham Headwaters


Gone fishin’

Gear up and catch the big one in Durham region!

Fishing in Durham

May 26-27, Sat-Sun

Sink your teeth into Whitby’s tasty street food festival.

Food Truck Frenzy

Fresh cocktails are here

Source local ingredients for the season’s hottest cocktails!

Fresh cocktails are here
Landman Gardens and Bakery: A Hidden Scottish-Style Stone House

​Farm-to-table dining

​Enjoy an unforgettable 5-course farm fresh meal at Landman Gardens​: A Hidden Scottish-Style Stone House.


​​​Ultimate Summer Road Trip Guide

​​Globe & Mail subscribers will have their copies mailed to their door.


June 1-3, Fri-Sun

Cruise to the best at the Orangeville ​Blues & ​Jazz ​Festival.

Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival

June 9-10, Sat-Sun

Visit Oshawa’s award-winning peony festival.

June 22-24, Fri-Sun

Treat your taste buds to Markham’s Taste of Asia festival.

Noodle Bowl


Farm fresh markets

​Visit our farmer​s' markets for real, good food.

Farmer's Market

July 13-15​, Fri-Sun

​Vaughan serves up the region’s best pizza, beer & music.

Vaughan Pizzafest
Alton Mill Food and Wine

3rd weekend in July

Sample gourmet food and fine wine at the ​Alton Mill Wine and Food Festival.

July 27-29, ​Fri-Sun

​Grab yourself some grub and take-in the entertainment all weekend long at Richmond Hill Ribfest



​​À la mode

​​Shop one-of-a-kind finds at our chic boutiques in our small towns and villages.

Small towns and villages

August ​5-6

Explore world music, food & fun at the JAMBANA festival!


August 17-19, Fri-Sun

Soak up smooth jazz at the TD Markham Jazz Festival


​August 10-12 & 17-19

Roll along with Thomas the Tank Engine on the YDHR in Uxbridge.

Big Red Approved