SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

Picturesque bridges to sandy beaches and everything in between. This trip takes you off the beaten path to some of our favourite places in Ontario.

Trip Highlights

Hikes, pretty beaches and a seasonal waterfall spot

An optional detour stop to see some alpacas and goats (GTA route)

A few bridges that make the perfect photo op

Some funky cafes and country stops

Optional breweries, restaurants and shops

Suggested for
  • Active families and couples
  • Seniors
  • Photographers
  • Small groups
Available to depart
Best enjoyed Wednesday-Saturday in the summer & fall. There are a few Sunday closures at the first stop.


Stop 1

We’ve rounded up our favourite pit-stops for the first stop. Drive time to the second stop is between 15 minutes-45 minutes (depending on the direction you’re coming from).

Stop 2

The second stop includes a quaint town with a variety of recommendations that will suit all travel interests. Drive time to the third stop is 11 minutes.

Stop 3

A pretty bridge and a seasonal waterfall are just around the corner from the second stop. Drive time to the fourth stop is 16 minutes.

Stop 4

Your day will end with a town filled with bridges, views and beaches. There is a lot to do here making it a great place to extend your trip into an overnight getaway.

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to First Stop

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.


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Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

Bathing Suit
Outdoor Gear
Quarters (for feeding goats)
Reusable shopping bags
Road Trip Snacks
Walking shoes
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible

Frequently Asked Questions

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Please see the approximate driving distances below. Please note this just includes round-trip driving distances and not time spent at stops:

From Toronto:
5 hours and 27 minutes / 472 km

From Oakville:
4 hours and 52 minutes / 426 km

From Hamilton:
4 hours and 46 minutes / 387 km

From Kitchener:
3 hours and 29 minutes / 258 km

From London:
3 hours and 30 minutes / 250 km

From Sarnia:
4 hours / 316 km

Best enjoyed Wednesday-Saturday in the summer & fall. There are a few Sunday closures at the first stop.

We recommend departing between 8 am – 9 am if you’re coming from the GTA. If you’re coming from London please leave around 9:30 am.

You can bring your pup on Bridges to Beaches!

The trip includes patio options for when it’s warm & takeaway that work well for your pet. 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 recommend bringing up to 5 people. Some of the food stops along the way have a maximum capacity of 5 people per seating area

The seasonal waterfall swim stop has an entrance fee of $15/vehicle.

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