Want in on a secret? Vacations are every bit as fun and so much easier to plan (and pay for) with a simple shift into day trip mode. Long, boring drives get upgraded into quick little zips that leave everyone in the car saying, “We’re here already?” And that’s when the real fun begins. We’ve rounded up endless ways to spend the day that make it easy to please every single member of your day trip tribe.

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Now thru August 19

Summer Day Camp with Museums Burlington

Ireland House Museum

2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON, L7P 5A8

Please email museumeducation@burlington.ca for more information or if you have any questions.

Now thru June 1

Hamilton Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

All patrons must be 19yrs of age or older. By booking you are accepting our...

Now thru November 27

Cambridge to Paris Grand River Day Trip – Self-Guided

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Sat Sun Between: Oct 30, 2021 and Nov 27, 2022

Now thru October 30

Spey Casting Lessons

Fly Water Guiding

17 Alexander Avenue, Paris, ON N3L 2V6

Now thru September 24

Special Exhibition | Beyond Human Limits

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Joseph Brant Museum Tuesday - Saturday - 10:00AM to 4:00PM Special exhibition is included with...

Now thru October 28

Pedal & Paddle – Canadian Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 10, 2022 and Oct 28, 2022

Now thru December 31

Guided Walking Tours in Milton

16 James Street, Milton, ON, Canada

Now thru December 31

Serial Production

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

Now thru October 31

Rentals – Canoe, Kayak, Bikes, River Tubes

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily; Between: Apr 10, 2022 and Oct 31, 2022

Now thru August 19

AGH Summer Camp

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru October 15

Canoeing Basic Skills Certification

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Sun Between: May 5, 2022 and Oct 15, 2022

August 14, 2022

Tricky Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

9am - 12pm

Now thru September 17

To Market, to Market, to Market, We Go Day-Trip

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Visit our website for dates and availability.

Now thru September 11

Summer Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Now thru March 31

RBC Artist In Residence: Nathan Eugene Carson

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru October 31

Camping at Rattlesnake Point

Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

Additional campers are $10 / person

Now thru October 24

Overnight Grand River Canoe Camping Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 30, 2022 and Oct 24, 2022

Now thru December 31

A Day of Play Experience

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Price: $70.00/person for a group of less than 20; $60.00/person for a group of 20...

Now thru September 25

Fit in the Core

450 Nelson Ave, Burlington, ON L7S 1N3

Now thru September 30

On The Water Experience

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Cost: $110.00 per person

Now thru October 24

Experience the Grand – 2-Day / 1-Night Package

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Dec 2, 2021 and Oct 24, 2022

Now thru November 28

Grand River Valley Hiking

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Everyday, Saturdays by request Between: May 1, 2022 and Nov...

Now thru October 31

2-Day Bruce Trail Hiking Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Nov 14, 2021 and Oct 31, 2022

Now thru August 26

Aspire Climbing Summer Camp

104 Bronte St N, Milton, ON L9T 2N5, Canada

Now thru August 28

Garden Tour

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

10 to 20 Minutes. 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm.

Now thru December 31

Trail Mix

Tourism Brantford

Hardy Road, Brantford, ON, Canada

Now thru November 6

Self-Guided Paddling the Grand River – Paris to Brantford

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Nov 9, 2021 and Nov 6, 2022

September 24

Contemporary Art Bus Tour

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru October 2

Paddle the Beast!

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Rd, Brantford (Brant Conservation Area)

Now thru September 25

Wake Up the Wild

African Lion Safari

1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, ON, N1R 5S2

Available on select dates from June – September, 2022. Tour subject to availability. Advanced reservations...

Now thru November 30

Camping at Fifty Point

Fifty Point Conservation Area

1479 Baseline Road, Winona, ON, L8E 5G4

Now thru November 30

Flight, Bite & Nature Walk

Visit our website for current availability.

September 10 - 11

Corn Wash Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Cabins are also available for rent for those interested. Time: 9am-4pm Cost: $200 (Half must...

Now thru October 31

Fresh Market Farms U-Pick

521 Concession Road 6 East, Hamilton, Millgrove, ON L0R 1V0, Canada

Now thru August 19

Children’s Gardening: Sow and Grow (Ages 5 to 7)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru October 23

Camping at Bronte Creek

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, ON, L6M 4J7

Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the yurt or on site...

Now thru August 26

Summer Camps at the Art Gallery of Burlington

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Now thru November 30

Upper Nith River Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Nov 13, 2021 and Nov 30, 2022

Now thru November 21

Grand Voyageur

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily, Between: Jan 20, 2022 and Nov 21, 2022

December 9 - 30

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Ages: All Cost: $35 per person. Pre-registration required.

October 28

Steam Museum After Dark – Adult Flashlight Tour 2022

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Ages: 14+ years Cost: $15.00 per person. Pre-registration required....

Now thru August 16

Intro to Urban Gardening

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 9 p.m.

December 27 - January 8

Winter Break Drop-In Activity Centre: Victorian Toy Makers

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Ages: 3+ years Cost: FREE event. Regular museum admission...

Now thru January 8

The Living Vault: The Collection and Performance

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Tours

28 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 1A1

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