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What to expect

We've recommended an incredibly scenic route that takes you to a variety of picturesque stops you'll fall in love with. The best part? There are hardly any crowds.

Trip Highlights

A variety of scenic lookouts and beaches

A few hiking options to explore

Funky shops and restaurants along the way

Beachside towns you'll fall in love with

Suggested for
  • Photographers
  • Active families and travellers
  • Beach lovers
  • Seniors
Available to depart
Available to depart any day (with limited options Monday & Tuesday).

Itinerary

Stop 1

The first stop takes you to an outdoor waterfront attraction free from any crowds. Drive time to the second stop is 11 minutes.

Stop 2

We recommend a variety of fun stops along the lake for your second stop. Feel free to choose as little or as many as you'd like. Drive time to the third stop is approximately 15 minutes.

Stop 3

Stretch your legs and get out your camera at your third stop. Here's where your bike will come in handy if you decide to bring it. Drive time to the fourth stop is 23 minutes.

Stop 4

This is the perfect little place to end your day. We've recommended a variety of options for everyone.

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

Bathing Suit
Bicycle (not required)
Bird Seed
Camera
Cash
Hiking Shoes
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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Please see the approximate driving distances below. Please note this just includes round-trip driving distances and not time spent at stops.

From London: 3 hours and 20 minutes / 257 km
From Chatham: 2 hours and 30 minutes / 187 km
From Hamilton: 5 hours and 20 minutes / 485 km
From Windsor: 5 hours and 10 minutes / 460 km

This itinerary can be used all year between Wednesdays-Sundays, and is best enjoyed in the warmer months; April – November (when there is no snow).

We recommend leaving anytime between 9 am – 10 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 4 people. Some of the food stops along the way have a maximum capacity of 4 people during the provincial restrictions.

Your Third Stop does require an entrance fee of $12.50 per vehicle
most of the year. These fees are not included in the price of this itinerary.

After booking your trip, we’ll send you a confirmation email with a few recommended accommodation options. Please note this trip is very close to Ottawa so accommodations may not be needed.