SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

There is so much more to this trip than the name implies. This itinerary will take you to a number of unknown areas you'll fall in love with. The hops, hikes and history are just the added perks.

Trip Highlights

A variety of excellent local farms, restaurants and cafes

A couple of up-and-coming breweries (we provide alternatives for non-drinkers)

Recommended hikes along the way

A historic beach town you'll fall in love with

Suggested for
  • Beer and history lovers
  • Smaller group trips
  • Children (we recommend several kid-friendly alternatives)
  • Couples
Available to depart
Available to depart between Wednesday-Sunday from Spring - Fall

Itinerary

Stop 1

Choose your own pit stop. We recommend a variety of things to do along the way regardless of where you’re coming from. The drive time to the second stop is 45 minutes. IF you’re coming from the London area, we’ve recommended an alternative route to make the drive shorter.

Stop 2

Beers, bridges or boardwalks? The choice is yours. Drive time to the third stop is 8 minutes.

Stop 3

Berries, farms or beer? It’s another choice we’re leaving up to you. Drive time to the fourth stop is only 4 minutes.

Stop 4

This beachside town is a fan favourite. We guarantee you’ll be planning your trip back here before you even leave.

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

Camera
Cash
Outdoor Gear
Reusable shopping bags
Road Trip Snacks
Walking shoes
Water
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly
Vegan

Frequently Asked Questions

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

• From Toronto: 5 hours and 3 minutes / 432 km
• From Oakville: 4 hours and 25 minutes / 385 km
• From Hamilton: 4 hours and 10 minutes / 370 km
• From Pickering: 5 hours and 15 minutes / 479 km
• From Kitchener/Waterloo: 3 hours / 231 km
• From Barrie: 5 hours and 40 minutes / 438 km
• From London: 3 hours and 28 minutes / 249 km

This itinerary can be used throughout the year between Wednesday –
Sunday. There are a few closures on Sunday, however we’ve provided you with alternative recommendations.

If departing from the GTA, we recommend leaving between 8 am – 9 am. If departing from the London area, we recommend leaving between 9 am – 10 am.

You can bring your pup on Hops, Hikes and History!

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 2-5 people (or up to one carload).

None of the stops require an entrance fee. You will need extra money for the brewery and the restaurant stops we recommend.

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