SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

This trip requires a little more driving, but we promise it's worth it. We've found quite a few hidden quirks and gems along the route which we know you'll love. We've packed the last stop full of great recommendations in case you want to make this day trip into an overnighter.

Trip Highlights

An iconic market

Some quirky & cute wineries

Fantastic local restaurant recommendations

Drive by an old ‘Ghost Town’

Recommended hikes along the way

A lighthouse and beach photo opp

Suggested for
  • Those looking for longer day trips or an overnight getaway
  • Foodies
  • Girlfriend Getaways
  • Couples
  • Photographers
Available to depart
Available to depart any day with limited hours on Monday-Wednesdays.


Stop 1

The first stop is the perfect place to start your day. The drive time to the second stop is 20 minutes.

Stop 2

The second stop allows you to connect with a bit of nature. Not a fan of hiking? There’s a few photographic opportunities here you don’t want to miss. The drive time to the third stop is 30 minutes.

Travel Tip: We’ve recommended an extra hike that requires a reservation. If you want to book this spot, please send us an email for the provincial park name.

Stop 3

Welcome to the ‘wine-ding’ road. You’ll have a lot of fun at this stop. The drive time to the third stop is anywhere between 5-30 minutes (depending on where you want to go).

Stop 4

We’ve packed SO much stuff into the fourth stop. The choice is up to you!

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
Pet Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible

Frequently Asked Questions

We're here to help!

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 15 minutes / 399 km
• From Oakville: 4 hours and 43 minutes / 471 km
• From Hamilton: 5 hours and 20 minutes / 533 km
• From Pickering: 3 hours and 22 minutes/ 323 km
• From Kitchener: 5 hours and 53 minutes / 582 km
• From Barrie: 5 hours and 31 minutes / 558 km

This trip can be used all year. There are some closures Monday-Wednesday, however we’ve recommended alternative stops. Holidays may be affected.

We recommend leaving anytime between 8am-9am.

Only the alternative hike suggestion on the second stop requires an entrance fee and a reservation. It is $21/vehicle so please email us if you would like the park name to book in advance. All other stops are free!

You can bring your pup on Wine Time!

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 car load).

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