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Durham
A contemporary visual arts gallery featuring works by regional artists.
Owen Sound
Grey Roots’ award-winning original exhibits, interactive travelling exhibitions, Moreston Heritage Village, theatre, gift shop, archival resources, special events, and innovative educational programs inspire and delight both locals and visitors yea...
Wingham
The society preserves the memory of the builders, the musicians and entertainers who were featured over the years on the CKNX Barn Dance and in southwestern Ontario in years past. The museum displays photos, artifacts and memorabilia.
Story Book Park
(28 KM)
Owen Sound
Welcome to Story Book Park in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. Come and experience all of the story book adventures while enjoying all of your favourite park attractions and amusements. A day of fun for your whole family.
Owen Sound
Try your hand at our “Red Ace” game and fly like Billy Bishop in our flight simulator!
Own Sound
Watch our “G” Scale model train run through our office and pretend to be a conductor in our restored Caboose.
Southampton
In 1955, the idea of a museum was suggested by Mrs. W.G. McKenzie of Lucknow. From her suggestion the Bruce County Museum was born. With overwhelming support from all over Bruce County, the new museum was flooded with donated articles.
Collingwood
Featuring adventures ranging from caves deep underground to zip lines high in the trees, with miniature golf, train ride, gemstone mining and adventure playground in between.
Blue Mountains
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons, offering 17% green runs plus snow park. A host of other family activities available including mountain coaster, ice skating, toboggan tours and an aquatic park.
Blue Mountains
Plunge! is the ultimate, all ages, four season water adventure at the base of Blue Mountain Ski Resort, the largest mountain resort in Ontario, Canada, located near Collingwood - just a 90-minute drive from Toronto.
Rosemont
The Dufferin County Museum and Archives strives to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Dufferin County. Built in the style of an Ontario bank barn, the museum's striking architecture reflects the agricultural heritage of this central Onta...
Wiarton
Located in a cafe setting overlooking the tarmac and runways of Wiarton-Keppel Airport, we are a collection of archival photos, artist's prints, and posters of many of the historic moments in Canada's aviation history.
Brubacher House
(48 KM)
Waterloo
Learn first hand from knowledgeable tour guides about the life of a Pennsylvania German Mennonite family during the mid-nineteenth century. See an authentic depiction of a Pennsylvania German farm home in Waterloo County during the 1850-90 period.
Waterloo
The CCGG is recognized nationally for its critically acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, conferences, classes, workshops, tours, and specialized library, archive, and research centre.
Kitchener
The area's largest water park, offers days of fun and entertainment for kids of all ages. there is also the newest and largest indoor family playground in the region with 25,000 square feet of fun.
Guelph
If your kids are going to learn how to climb, real outdoor rock climbing is the way to go. With personal coaching and top-notch instructors, the whole family is guaranteed awesome outdoor fun!
Guelph
Drop in art program for 2 to 7 year olds with varying weekly big art theme, plus base features of costumes and puppet theater plus stage with microphones, moon sand kitchen and craft table.
Artery Gallery
(50 KM)
Kitchener
The Artery’s mandate is to provide a space for exhibitions and creative projects. We hope to fulfill a responsibility to the artistic community by providing a venue for outstanding emerging art as well as an undefinable creative space; testing the ...
Castle Kilbride
(51 KM)
Baden
In an era when important landmarks are all too often sacrificed in the name of progress, Castle Kilbride stands as a monument to our heritage, our traditions, and to the commitment that the people of Wilmot Township have made to preserving our herita...
Stratford
Offcially opened in 1853. A half or full day living history program welcomes classes during the spring and fall. Groups are also welcome to use the building and grounds for meetings reunions etc.
Stratford
A museum featuring artifacts of the Perth County area. Lists hours of operation, calendar of events, and featured exhibits.
Springwater
Our park contains 14 unique fields (such as a western-themed town, tank-attack field, POW camp, etc) on over 70 acres of beautifully wooded, landscaped terrain designed specifically for paintball.
Milton
Come out to the Halton County Radial Railway for an experience you won’t forget. Your admission gives you access to display barns, railway station AND unlimited rides! Free parking is also available.
Milton
Looking for something to do for an afternoon? Then this is the place for you! Come out to the Halton County Radial Railway for an experience you won’t forget. Your admission gives you access to display barns, railway station AND unlimited rides...
Guelph
The new Museum is now home to hundreds of receivers and transmitters dating from the spark era up to and including National's first solid state HRO500. Over the years the Museum has evolved to become one of North America's premiere wireless museums...
North of Brampton
The goal at Downey's Farm Market is to make your visit to the farm unforgettable, providing not only tasty and nutritious farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, but cherished memories as well.
Minesing
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 33 % green runs plus terrain park, snowshoeing and snow tubing. During the summer kids' camps are held.
Elmvale
Over 300 exotic and exciting animals to visit, plus interactive reptile sessions, adventure playground and more.
Putt Mini Golf
(60 KM)
Barrie
Bored of the doing the same thing every night? Need somewhere fun to go on a first date? Looking for something to do between dinner and a movie? Come check us out at Putt. We are just a 5 minute walk from the movie theater.Call for more information a...
Cambridge
The Art Gallery at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts offers an enlightening experience for visitors to discover and appreciate a broad range of artistic expression.
Cambridge
Nestled along the historic Grand River and joining the Trans Canada Trail, the CSG offers a central oasis to picnic, walk, contemplate, attend an art show, or participate in one of our many children’s art programs.
Brampton
Premier indoor play centre, growing healthy, happy children in a safe, interactive, educational and creative environment for the entire family. Our playground activities and equipment are designed to promote healthy childhood development, so you can ...
St. Marys
The Hall of Fame strives to make Canadians proud of the game’s long history in their country. Baseball’s origins in Canada date back to 1838, when a game closely resembling baseball in its current form was played in the nearby community of Beachv...
Midland
Visit with some of your favourite fairytale characters and take a tour of the Museum of Medieval Arms, Armour & Heraldry!
Huronia Museum
(64 KM)
Midland
Huronia Museum (HM) in Midland, Ontario, Canada consists of the museum building (housing collections and gallery) and the Huron/Ouendat (Wendat) village (palisade and longhouse), is open year round and has nearly one million objects.
Cambridge
Go “On Safari!” and get closer than you ever imagined to over 1,000 exotic birds and animals from around the world! See majestic lions, rare cheetah, a herd of graceful giraffe, and a crash of rhino! A full day of Family Fun!
Midland
Protecting one of Canada's national treasures for your enjoyment: from Honey Harbour to Twelve Mile Bay in southern Georgian Bay you will discover spectacular landscapes, time-worn rock faces, diverse habitats and the rugged beauty of the Canadian Sh...
Penetanguishene
Discovery Harbour, on scenic Penetanguishene Bay, will take you back in time to the presence of British naval and military forces in Central Ontario. Come and explore this recreated, 19th century community on the southeast corner of Georgian Bay.
Brampton
Indoor playground offering tonnes of fun.
Barrie
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 25% green runs, plus snow park and family snow tubing hill.
Barrie
offers a huge number of activities suitable for families indoor, outdoor, on land and in water including Zip Line, Winter Tubing, Climbing Wall, Downhill Mountain Biking, Ridgetop Mini Golf, the Skate Park, Segway, Treetop Trekking and more.
Brampton
Canada's only salt water park offers unlimited use of bumper boats, batting cages, minigolf, and rock climbing under a waterfall!
Alphas Discovery Club
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(67 KM)
Mississauga
Alpha’s Discovery Club specializes in birthday parties, children’s programs and indoor play.
St. George
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead is a National Historic Site. It is the birthplace and childhood home of one of Canada's most eminent citizens. Growing up on a mid-19th century farm with its privations and isolation perhaps inspired her to take up ...
Woodbridge
Bisque It is a fun & funky contemporary pottery painting studio where you can create fully functional, fabulous, personal pottery for your home or as gifts. Bisque It is the perfect place for all types of events. Our relaxed atmosphere is unique an...
Burlington
Kelso Conservation Area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Indulge in a swim at a sandy beach, fish for trout in the glistening lake or get energized with some great downhill skiing at Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre.
Toronto
Enter a world of beauty as you wander along trails and boardwalks through gardens, forests, meadows and wetlands. First opened in 1977, the Humber Arboretum is a joint venture of the City of Toronto, Humber College and Toronto and Region Conservatio...
Fantasy Fair
(69 KM)
Etobicoke
Come out and enjoy Fantasy Fair - the perfect place for the whole family. Little ones love the bumper boats and the play village while older children can enjoy the bumper cars, the spinner and the arcade. Of course, everyone loves the train and the c...
Laser Quest
(69 KM)
Mississauga
Laser Quest is a great activity for a family reunion, church groups, scouts, and team activities as it is good for all ages. Children and adults play together on an equal playing field. Rain or shine in air-conditioned comfort.
Vaughan
Canada's Wonderland is home to the most exhilarating collection of rides and roller coasters in all of Canada! Test your level of thrill being spun 360 degrees on Riptide, or free falling 230 feet on Drop Tower!

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