SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

This trip is filled with so many hidden gems and charming towns! A countryside brewery or winery, riverside roaming, a seasonal sculpture garden, and unique photo ops galore! This is the perfect trip to do on the way from Ottawa to Montreal!

Trip Highlights

Sit riverside at a local cafe

Countryside brewery & winter options

A floral wonderland with a few surprises (seasonal)

Charming historical small towns

One of the most unique outdoor spots we've ever seen

Suggested for
  • Couples
  • Winer & Beer Lovers
  • History Buffs
  • Families with older children
Available to depart
This itinerary can be used between Wednesday - Sunday and is best done from June - October!


Stop 1

Skip the Timmies and go to a favourite local cafe to start the road trip. Next, head over to an old train bridge for a cool photo op! Drive time to your second stop is 30 minutes.

Stop 2

A gorgeous historic town, a funky brewery or a countryside winery – the choice is yours! Drive time to your third stop is 25 minutes.

Stop 3

Get your walking shoes on to explore one of the coolest outdoor stops around. Up for a more leisurely afternoon? We’ve got you covered. Drive time to your fourth stop is 15 minutes.

Stop 4

Between June and October visit a dreamy destination that will have you coming back year after year. If you’re here at a different time, finish the day with a waterside picnic of tasty bites.

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Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

Road Trip Snacks
Walking shoes
Additional Details
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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 Ottawa: 3 hours and 35 minutes / 297 km
• From Kanata: 4 hours / 339 km
• From Gloucester: 3 hours and 24 minutes / 286 km
• From Orleans: 3 hours and 26 minutes / 273 km
• From Kemptville: 4 hours and 26 minutes / 3647 km
• From Montreal: 3 hours and 32 minutes / 269 km 

This itinerary can be used between Wednesday – Sunday and is best done from June – October! If you would like our winery suggestion, this is open Thursday – Sunday. Please note: some closures may occur on holidays.

We recommend leaving between 9 am – 9:30 am. The later you leave the less time you may have to complete all the stops. 

Unfortunately this trip is not pup-friendly and you’ll need to leave them at home for the day. 

We recommend bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip adventure!

The fourth stop has a seasonal floral wonderland that is $10 per person. Other free options are suggested. The cost of food, drink and souvenirs is the responsibility of the traveller.

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