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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December 27 - January 6

RBG Winter Camps

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Single day: $60 4-day camp (December 27-30): $240 5-day camp (January 2 to 6): $300...

Now thru December 17

Candlelight Christmas Celebration 2022

Bell Homestead National Historic Site

94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 1A1

Now thru December 31

Explore Paris Like a Local Tour

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Visit our website for dates and availability

Now thru December 31

AGH Youth Community Art Gallery Presents: Phobia

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Online only. FREE.

Now thru December 31

Art For Victory

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON, L0R 1W0

Wednesday to Sunday - 9 am to 5 pm. Exhibit is FREE with admission. Regular...

Now thru December 30

Winter Past Times

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West Stoney Creek, L8G 1H9

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ages: All Cost: Adults: $8.75, Seniors/Youth: $7.50, Children: $5.25,...

Now thru December 14

GOODBODYFEEL Moves

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

January 11 - 18

Learn to Knit at the Museum

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

January 11 and 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. Fee: $41.24 (+$5 Material Fee) Registration...

Now thru December 10

Art FUNdamentals! Single Session Saturday Classes

Oakville Galleries

1306 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON, Canada

Ages 9 to 12, Per Session: Members - $18.50 | Non Members - $21.75, 10...

Now thru January 31

Downtown Milton Flashback Tour

Downtown Milton BIA

251 Main Street East, Milton, ON, L9T 1P1

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 June 1

Brant County Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

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

Now thru June 1

FREE Hamilton Waterfront Tour

Tour Guys

47 Discovery Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 8K4

Now thru June 1

FREE Downtown Hamilton Walking Tour

Tour Guys

36 Hunter St. E., Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8

December 17

Family Art Workshop: Holiday Wrapping Paper

Oakville Galleries

1306 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON, L6J 1L6

Family, children ages 6 to 12 year. 1:30 pm - 3pm.

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Exhibitions

Hamilton Civic Museums

Throughout the City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2K1

Now thru March 31

RBC Artist In Residence: Nathan Eugene Carson

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

February 11 - May 28

Radical Stitch

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru January 5

The Augmented Reality Holiday Hunt

Oakville Downtown

146 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON, L6J 1H4

Now thru December 31

Archived: Where Cultures Meet

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

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

Now thru December 7

Oakville Museum Guided Tour

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

Tuesday to Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. General admission by donation (Suggested $7 per...

December 27 - March 17

Glen Eden Snow School Core Programs

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X7

Now thru December 31

Fire Over Water Exhibit at Crawford Lake

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X3

9am - 7pm.

Now thru January 8

Ride the RBG Express

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

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.

Now thru December 15

Artful Moments: Creative Expressions, Brantford

Art Gallery of Hamilton

25 Bell Ln, Brantford, ON N3T 1E1

Thursdays, 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm October 6, 20, November 3, 17, December 1, 15

Now thru December 31

Serial Production

McMaster Museum of Art

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

Now thru November 19

Bruce Trail Iroquoia Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 16, 2022 and Nov 19, 2023

Now thru December 7

Virtual Adult Studio Class: Mindful Drawing with Tyler VanHolst

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm From September: First Wednesday of Every Month Registration Required

Now thru January 8

RBG: Discovery Station – Plants of the Holidays

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

December 10 - 16

Winter Twinkle Express

Downtown Milton BIA

251 Main Street East, Milton, ON, L9T 1P1

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

January 3 - 6

Winter Break Camp | Four Seasons at Joseph Brant Museum

Joseph Brant Museum

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

Now thru December 22

Nith River Forest Hiking Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered daily. Registration required.

Now thru January 8

RBG Tour: Family Winter Walk

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru December 14

Artful Moments: Memory Care

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm September 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2,...

December 28 - January 4

Craft and Tour at the Oakville Museum

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

Wednesday, December 28 from 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, January 4 from 1:30-2:30 and 3-4...

Now thru June 1

Downtown Hamilton Walking Tour

Tour Guys

36 Hunter St. E., Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8

Now thru January 8

Gatherings: Roger Ferreira and Kareem-Anthony Ferreira

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru April 6

Edward Burtynsky: Chai

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru December 31

Trail Mix

Tourism Brantford

Hardy Road, Brantford, ON, Canada

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 January 18

Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour

Woodland Cultural Centre

184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 5V6

Now thru December 14

Artful Moments: Seniors Art by Phone

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm September 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2,...

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Tours

28 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 1A1

Now thru December 31

Camping with Toronto West KOA

Toronto West KOA

9301 Second Line, RR #1, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Deluxe Cabin Village is open year round. Tent and RV camping seasonally May to October.

Now thru December 31

The Bigger Picture: Art in Hamilton 1950-2000

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru January 28

Special Exhibition | A Taste of Science

Joseph Brant Museum

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

Joseph Brant Museum is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Tuesday-Saturday. The special exhibition is included...

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