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What to expect

This 'mini' trip is designed for families with children over the age of 5. This trip will take you on a number of easy outdoor adventures that provide a variety of kid-friendly options at each stop. We've even included scavenger-style activities throughout the itinerary to keep your kids engaged.

Trip Highlights

Go on the search for some ruins and caves (we've provided an easier alternative as well)

Stop over for a lunch in a nearby hamlet overlooking the river

Explore a historic farm before taking a peaceful walk through the woods

Visit an old ghost town and learn about its history

Suggested for
  • Travellers who reside in the GTA, Niagara, or Kitchener-Waterloo area.
  • Active families with children over the age of 5
Available to depart
This itinerary can be used any time of the year from Wednesday to Sunday.


Stop 1

We provide you with two types of adventure options for your first stop. It might be hard to choose! Drive time to the second stop is 9 minutes.

Stop 2

Wind down at this cute riverside hamlet. We’ve recommended our favourite things to see, eat and do here. Drive time to the third stop is 12 minutes.

Stop 3

Take a trip back in time to this popular filming location. Drive time to the fourth stop is 11 minutes.

Stop 4

We’ve included a variety of options for everyone in the car. The fourth stop will keep you busy ‘choosing your own adventure’ before going home for the day.

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

Outdoor Gear
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 round-trip driving distances/times below. These are driving distances only and do not factor in time spent at stops:

• From Toronto: 2 hours and 14 minutes / 157 km
• From Oakville: 1 hour and 48 minutes / 103 km
• From Hamilton: 2 hours and 16 minutes / 163 km
• From Pickering: 2 hours and 34 minutes / 204 km
• From Kitchener: 2 hours and 33 minutes / 172 km
• From Vaughan: 2 hours and 4 minutes / 152 km

We understand that sometimes things need to be planned out a bit more when you’re bringing the kids along. After purchasing, please request a digital version of the trip, and we can send it along. That way, you can keep the envelopes unopened for the kids.

This itinerary can be used any time of the year from Wednesday to Sunday. Due to COVID, opening hours and
dates may change at any time.

We recommend leaving anytime between 9:30 am-10:30 am.

You can bring your furry friend, but it may limit you from going into some of the recommended stops. Please always keep your dog on a leash.

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.

There is a small entrance fee of $7.50 per person on Stop 4 but we’ve recommended more affordable alternatives. You are also responsible for any food or shop purchases. These fees are not included in the price of this itinerary.