Whether you're visiting the GTA or living in the city, there are surprisingly a lot of options when it comes to weekend trips from Toronto.

In this guide, you'll find both popular and hidden secret Toronto getaways that can be done in the spring, summer, fall, or winter whether for a day or the full weekend.

Hilton Falls

This is part of a Conservation Halton park with a great escape to nature and an athlete's paradise with its 33.5 km of trail.

The area features 1,200-hectares Carolinian forests, colourful meadows, cold-water streams, stunning geological formations and an array of rare plants, birds and wildlife.

Dundas Valley

Wasaga Beach

It is in fact the longest freshwater beach in the world at 14km. Come here for swimming, walking along its trails, suntanning, and its connection with nature.


Matched with the beauty of the flower-lined streets, cute boutique shops, and historic towns are the endless number of world-famous vineyards, the Shaw Festival, and Fort George.

Prince Edward County

On the north shore of Lake Ontario is a county characterized by a charming rural lifestyle with tasteful urban flavour.

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