SHOESTRING SUMMER

York Durham Headwaters is Ontario’s Road Trip Destination

Summer is here, and York Durham Headwaters is your go-to spot for family fun that won’t empty your pockets! We know money is tight, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a blast. With tons of budget-friendly activities, you can explore, play, and make unforgettable memories. From picnics in beautiful parks to hiking scenic trails and enjoying local festivals, there’s something for everyone’s budget. Plus, we’ve consulted with coupon clippers and the thriftiest of the thrifty to find the best deals out there so when you’re ready for a little treat, we’ve got some splurge-worthy options that are worth every loonie. So, let’s celebrate the season, support local, and fill up your piggy bank with savings!

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Featured Things to Do

  • Theatre On The Ridge/Theatre 3x60

    Theatre On The Ridge/Theatre 3x60

    11811 Old Scugog Rd., Port Perry, ON

    Durham’s entertaining and innovative not for profit, professional theatre company that captivates on and offstage. Since 2013, the company has consistently committed to artistic excellence, accessibility,…

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  • McMichael Canadian Art Collection

    McMichael Canadian Art Collection

    10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON

    Twenty minutes north of Toronto, surrounded by 100 acres of northern landscape and hiking trails, the McMichael's permanent collection consists of more than 7,000 works by historic and present-day Canadian…

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  • Reesor's Market & Bakery

    Reesor's Market & Bakery

    5758 Main Street, Stouffville, ON

    Reesors have lived and farmed in the Markham/Stouffville Ontario area since their arrival from Pennsylvania in 1804. Since then, many generations of our family has been growing and providing food for the…

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  • Hy-Hope Farm and Golf Course

    Hy-Hope Farm and Golf Course

    5450 Lake Ridge Rd, Pickering, ON

    Hy-Hope Golf Course is an executive 18-hole course, at a measure of 3,256 challenging yards from the back tees.

    Through farm pastures, orchards, many gardens and one of the most spectacular views in…

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  • Cedar Park Waterpark Resort

    Cedar Park Waterpark Resort

    6296 Cedar Park Road, Bowmanville, ON

    Cedar Park Resort is a family campground water park. We are a fun family destination open since 1955 for camping, field trips, school trips and general day use.
    Cedar Park Resort is open to day use for…

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  • Robintide Farms

    Robintide Farms

    2720 King-Vaughan Road, Maple, ON

    Robintide Farms has been a family farm in Vaughan, Ontario for more than 50 years. Our farm activities have included beef cattle, mixed crops, breeding, raising and training quarter horses and raising…

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  • Harmony Resorts - Grand Valley

    Harmony Resorts - Grand Valley

    174366 Dufferin County Rd 25, Grand Valley, ON

    Situated alongside the Grand River and surrounded by 100’s of acres of farmland, our serene woodlands provide the perfect place to unwind. Mature cedar and maple trees envelope each of our sites, with…

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  • Canada's Wonderland

    Canada's Wonderland

    1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON

    Canada's Wonderland is the country’s premier amusement park with more than 200 attractions, featuring 17 roller coasters including the world record-breaking dive coaster Yukon Striker. The park celebrates…

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  • Heartwood Farm & Cidery

    Heartwood Farm & Cidery

    5438 Second Line, Erin, ON

    Connect to the wonders of a simpler life through farm-to-table food and drink. Set amidst the rolling hills and meandering rivers of Ontario’s greenbelt near the Village of Erin, Heartwood Farm & Cidery…

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