Top Summer Day Trip Destinations


Escape the bustling city of Toronto and explore all the natural beauty Canada has to offer! There are incredible towns, resorts, parks, and villages all just a short drive away from the city. Take advantage of living so close to breathtaking scenery and plan a summer day trip!

Terre Bleu

One of the largest lavender farms in Canada is located near Toronto, in Milton. Terre Bleu is a welcome change of pace and views from everyday city life. A giant yellow door breaks a sea of purple and makes this setting completely picture perfect. Enjoy the day surrounded by beautiful scenery and indulging in some lavender ice cream!

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Cheltenham Badlands

The Badlands, located near Caledon, are a series of striking rock formations that developed due to poor farming practices in the 1930s. The popular tourist attraction has been closed for three years to design a parking lot and elevated boardwalks; luckily, it is open again this summer for the public to visit! Spend a day visiting one of the most beautiful places in Ontario!

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Scarborough Bluffs

Discover Ontario’s beauty at Scarborough Bluffs! With so many things to do, it is the perfect day trip, but don’t forget your running shoes! Hike up the bluffs to experience beautiful scenery, or take a walk across the skyline for the perfect photo op. Also, visit Bluffer’s Park Beach, and relax by the water. The adventure never ends at Scarborough Bluffs.

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Deerhurst Resort, Muskoka

Deerhurst Resort is your perfect retreat to Ontario’s famous cottage country lifestyle in Muskoka. The Resort opens their grounds to the public for a $20.00 fee. You can hike, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, play on the splash pad, use the outdoor pools and rent jet skis! Experience the cottage life for a day at Deerhurst Resort.

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Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain is located in Collingwood, and offers visitors a lot to do. There are life-sized board games, a splash pad, campfires, outdoor concerts, hiking trails, and beaches for the public to access. There is also a little village filled with restaurants, shops, activities, and of course, BeaverTails! Spend a day visiting one of the most charming villages near Toronto!

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