Day Trips from Toronto

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a day trip from Toronto?  Here’s a list of places you can visit without spending too much time in the car.

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Hike at Dundas Peak:

Dundas Peak is located in Dundas, Ontario and features lots of trails and some beautiful waterfalls as well. Put on your hiking shoes, pack a picnic lunch, and take in the beautiful scenery.  For more information, visit: http://conservationhamilton.ca/spencer-gorgewebsters-falls/.

Explore the caves of Eramosa:

Eramosa Karst is one of the closest cave systems to Toronto. The area features activities such as boating, camping, picnicking, and swimming to name a few.  For more information, check out: http://conservationhamilton.ca/conservation-areas-2/eramosa-karst/.

See a play at the Shaw Festival:

The Shaw Festival is one of Canada’s premier theatre festivals. Located in the heart of Niagara Wine Country, the Shaw festival features a variety of great productions.  For more information and performance schedules, check out:http://www.shawfest.com/.

Spend a day at the beach in Coburg:

Coburg is only an hour and half from Toronto and has one of the nicest beaches near the city. The water is at its best for swimming from mid-July to late August. For more information, check out: https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attraction_Review-g181756-d2227080-Reviews-Cobourg_Beach-Cobourg_Ontario.html.

 

Although there is lots to do in Toronto over the summer months, it’s nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city too!

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