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What to expect

From cute markets to mountainside hikes, Markets to Mountains provides you with all the stops for a cozy yet adventurous day trip in Ontario. We highly recommend booking a hotel at the finishing stop for the ultimate weekend getaway.

Trip Highlights

Funky countryside markets & bakeries

An easy 3 km hike through crevices and cliffs

A variety of cozy restaurants, cafes, bars and breweries to choose from

A famous filming location for a quick photo

Multiple options for wintery outdoor adventures like skating & snowshoeing

Suggested for
  • Those looking for a weekend getaway
  • Families with older children
  • Active seniors
  • Photographers
Available to depart
This itinerary can be used throughout the year from Wednesday - Sunday.

Itinerary

Stop 1

The best way to start your day is with a countryside market, fresh air, and baked goods. Drive time to the second stop is 35 minutes.

Stop 2

A historic town with a strong community vibe and a ton of photo-worthy spots. Drive time to your third stop is 20 minutes.

Stop 3

Choose between a hike surrounded by crevices and caves or a cozy cider spot. Drive time to the fourth stop is 25 minutes.

Stop 4

End the day in a waterfront town known for its outdoor activities, funky shops, and delicious restaurants. If travelling on a Sunday, there will be limited restaurant options available on the fourth stop.

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
Hiking Shoes
Ice Skates (Optional)
Oats to feed ducks
Reusable shopping bags
Road Trip Snacks
Snowshoes (Optional)
Water
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly
Vegan

Frequently Asked Questions

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

• From Toronto: 4 hours and 25 minutes / 340 km
• From Barrie: 2 hours and 41 minutes / 172 km
• From Brampton: 3 hours and 45 minutes / 245 km
• From Kitchener: 4 hours and 58 minutes / 379 km
• From London: 6 hours and 35 minutes / 512 km
• From Niagara Falls: 5 hours and 53 minutes / 519 km

This itinerary can be used throughout the year from Wednesday – Sunday. If travelling on a Sunday, there will be limited restaurant options available on the fourth stop.

We recommend leaving anytime between 8 am – 9 am.

You can bring your pup on Markets to Mountains!

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 2-5 people, or one car-load.

One option on your third stop requires a $10 / vehicle parking fee. A couple of recommendations in the “Want to Keep Going?” section will be an additional cost, but we have recommended a few additional free activities.

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