SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

Attention butter tart fans- this is the trip for you! We've selected our favourite country bakeries and added in a few local wonders.

Trip Highlights

Explore some of our favourite country farms

A few country bakeries offering the best butter tarts

Picturesque historic buildings and ruins

A couple of cute cottage country towns

Suggested for
  • Butter tart lovers
  • Families with older children
  • Seniors
  • Couples
Available to depart
Wednesday-Saturday between spring-fall. If using between Sunday-Tuesday there may be some closures.

Itinerary

Stop 1

Your first stop takes you to a local farm with a few fun tricks up their sleeve! Drive time to second stop is 15 minutes.

Stop 2

More butter tarts or a fantastic shop that supports local. The choice is yours! Drive time to the third stop is 16 minutes.

Stop 3

We’ve recommended a few treats, sweets, views and brews at this stop. Drive time to the fourth stop is 24 minutes.

Stop 4

End your day in this blissful little town full of surprises. We’ve of course included one last spot for a tart and a few options if you want to keep your day going.

Estimated Travel Time
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

An ice pack and cooler
Camera
Cash
Outdoor Gear
Reusable shopping bags
Road Trip Snacks
Walking shoes
Water
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible

Frequently Asked Questions

We're here to help!

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

From Toronto: 3 hours and 53 minutes / 314 km
From Oakville: 4 hours and 20 minutes / 387 km
From Pickering: 3 hours / 236 km
From Barrie: 3 hours and 26 minutes / 263 km

We recommend using this trip Wednesday-Saturday between spring and fall. If using between Sunday-Tuesday there may be some closures.

We recommend leaving anytime between 8 am-9 am.

Unfortunately this trip is not pup-friendly.

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

An optional destination on your third stop has a small entrance fee of $4 per vehicle.

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