Posted : March 1, 2016
Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.
Not too far outside the GTA lies the historic main street of Uxbridge. Having undergone a recent restoration, revitalization, and facelift, Brock Street is bustling with action. Feel the small town charm with these top 10 things to do in historic Uxbridge!
Start your tour of the town with a gourmet cup of coffee in hand. Tin Cup Caffe is the spot to perk you up. For those who prefer tea, the cafe offers a great selection, as well as a full menu for dining in, or to grab and go.
Fancy a night at the Roxbury? Ok, not quite, but Roxy Theatres will have you feeling those old school vibes. A retro movie theatre right on Brock Street, come watch classic favourites, new blockbusters and fill up on the best popcorn around!
Book lovers rejoice! Blue Heron Books has been voted the number one independent bookstore in Canada. With an inviting reading atmosphere, art classes, workshops for adults and kids, you might end up spending the entire day here!
Check out Check It Out! If you’re looking for a women’s fashion boutique that has it all, Check It Out is the place to…check out! With over 20 years experience, Martina and her staff provide the best in stylish casual, business, and evening wear.
What makes a better Instagram post than visiting a quaint local eatery. Laura’s Casual Kitchen serves up homemade grub using simple, delicious and local ingredients. The menu is made up of the food I love to cook and the food I love to eat. Smoked, braised, grilled or fried; comfortable and satisfying. Nothing fancy. Just good food, made with love.
For music enthusiasts, the Uxbridge Music Hall will be your haven. Known for its superb acoustics, any show performed here is worth a watch! Book a show in advance or walk in and see what’s playing.
If all the walking around has tired out the kiddies, take them down to Parish Lanes for some fun and games. With bowling, pool, and some arcade games, both you and the family will have something to do! If you live close by, join their bowling league or plan a birthday party with their new services.
Looking for a little pick me up? Stop by Keith’s Flower Shop for a wide selection of beautiful blooms. Whether for an occasion, just for fun, or for someone special, they’ve got it all. Put a little extra spring in your step on Brock Street!
If Uxbridge was undiscovered territory for you, now you’ll have plenty of reasons to visit. These top 9 things to do in historic Uxbridge will have you coming back every season.