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Christmas Shopping Day Trips

Christmas shopping day trips can be a fun way to discover new artists and try new food and drinks. Each place you explore has its own captivating character and many are beautifully decorated for the season. We’ve found a few places in Ontario where you can soak up the festive spirit while gift shopping for Read More

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Must See Holiday Events in Ontario

With the holidays fast approaching, preparations for annual tree lightings and open houses are already underway. Step out with your family to take in the twinkling trees and sparkling scenery. Visit with Santa or get a head start on your shopping. Here is a chronological guide to a few of the holiday events happening throughout Read More

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5 Family Fall Day Trips From Toronto

The forecast is calling for unseasonably warm temperatures this Fall which is perfect for family day trips to outdoor Fairs and Festivals. Enjoy the autumn colours while taking a horse-drawn wagon ride, watching a rodeo, racing through a corn maze, or by savouring a pumpkin spice treat. What are you waiting for? Load the family Read More

Horseback Riding at Pleasure Valley

Horseback Riding Adventures in Ontario

Horseback riding in Ontario takes you off autopilot and tunes you into your natural surroundings. If you have never ridden a horse before, don’t worry, no experience is required. From tranquil trail rides, exciting cattle drives, and galloping Polo side-by-sides, there is a riding adventure waiting for you and your family.   Pleasure Valley Take Read More

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Ontario Outdoor Adventures

Ontario is home to lush green forests, rivers and lakes, and spectacular sky views of the Oak Ridges Moraine and farmland. If you like to play outside, take a step into Ontario’s outdoors where you can trek, zip, paddle, and fly — all within an hour from Toronto. Start planning your outdoor adventures! Treetop Trekking Read More

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Farmers’ Market Day Trips From Toronto

Running north from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is Ontario’s Greenbelt, part of a two million acre protected green space that encompasses environmentally sensitive areas and fertile farmlands. This land is filled with over 5,500 farms that produce everything from fresh fruits, vegetables, maple syrup, flowers and plants, to dairy, beef, pork, lamb, and poultry. Read More

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5 Tips for Golfing with Your Kids

Golfing with your kids is not only fun but also an excellent way to help them develop coordination, estimate distances, and interact with gravity and physics. The game gives you an opportunity to spend quality time together with the bonus of extra hours on the golf course for you. Plus, your golfing adventures may turn Read More

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Seven Amazing Hiking Trails in Ontario

Albion Hills Conservation Area Located in the Caledon Hills on the Humber River this 446-hectare park offers 22 km of hiking trails. The hilly terrain creates an easy to moderate trail that winds through forest and follows Centreville Creek. The Park is Ontario’s first Conservation Area, and home to a variety of wildlife, including pheasants, Read More

Purple Flowers at Plant Paradise Country Gardens

Top 10 Things to Do in Caledon

Nestled between the Credit and Humber rivers, Caledon is a charming town. With a relatively newer history, the town and area surrounding it are full of fun activities to partake in. Here is Central Counties Tourism’s the top 10 things to do in Caledon, Ontario. 1. Martha’s Place Visit this themed-room shop and find something Read More