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The Waterfall Route

The Waterfall Route

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One package is recommended for 1-5 people.

* PDF Instant Download will be emailed immediately after purchasing and is the entire trip in one PDF document.


Explore a variety of waterfalls, charming towns, funky restaurants and several photo ops. We included quite a few 'bonus stops' in case you'd like to turn this day trip into an overnighter. This trip is perfect for spring - fall travellers. Waterfalls may dry up in extreme heat.

Trip Highlights

  • Get your waterfall fix
  • Take in scenic views
  • Delicious small-town food stops
  • A one-of-a-kind seasonal garden


  • Avid road trippers
  • Waterfall chasers
  • Adventurous families and couples
  • Photographers



Start your day by heading to this charming country town centred around a dam and its falls. Drive time to the second stop is 17 minutes.


Another cute town, another waterfall. We've also recommended a few hiking trails if you're ready to stretch your legs. Drive time to the third stop is 19 minutes.


Grab a bite to eat for the next stop. We've recommended a variety of delicious eateries and some other attractions to look out for. Drive time to the fourth stop is 5 minutes.


The last stop includes two of the biggest waterfalls of the day. We've also included two bonus options if you'd like to keep travelling- including five more waterfalls to check out!



Can depart from

Kitchener-Waterloo Area, Toronto Area

Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Money
  • Outdoor Gear
  • Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Road Trip Snacks
  • Water


We're here to help!

See the approximate total round-trip driving distances/times below. These are driving distances only and do not factor in time spent at stops.

• From Toronto: 4 hours and 20 minutes / 348 km

• From Hamilton: 4 hours and 26 minutes / 342 km

• From Kitchener: 3 hours and 23 minutes / 250 km

• From Pickering: 4 hours and 45 minutes / 395 km

• From Barrie: 3 hours and 15 minutes / 234 km

This itinerary can be used Spring-Fall. Some of the restaurant suggestions are closed between Sunday-Wednesday.

We recommend leaving anytime between 7 am – 8 am if you’re departing from the GTA. The later you leave, the less time you may have to complete all the stops. 

You can bring your pup on The Waterfall Route!

The trip includes patio options for when it’s warm & take out options. There will also be at least one dog-friendly activity at each stop. If you bring your furry friend, you will be unable to bring them into any indoor suggestions.

We recommended bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip. If you're bringing a larger group, we highly recommend having one person in charge of booking reservations at the restaurants and attractions in advance. In your confirmation email, you'll receive a copy of the itinerary.

One suggestion on your Fourth Stop requires an admission of $10, with a second free option. Please bring cash or have cell data available to pay online.

We have included a few accommodation recommendations in the confirmation email.

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Outdoor delight

I’ve been on a few Guess Where Trips but this one might be my favourite yet! If you love the outdoors and being in nature you won’t be disappointed with this trip. I found so many hidden gems.

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Good trip, lots of options to stay outdoors, one or two good waterfalls, nice trails