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Great trip ideas for the family withing 1-2 hours driving distance from GTA. Don’t waste time driving … spend it having fun!

Rattlesnake Point Milton – taste of hills in the plains

Rattlesnake Point Milton – taste of hills in the plains

Like me, if you are a mountain lover and are sorely missing them in Ontario, places like Rattlesnake point in Milton are a good place to experience a few ups and downs which will give you the feeling of being in mountains, surrounded by forests. Its within an hour’s drive from anywhere in the GTA. Its part of the Niagara escarpment which offers easy hikes, good lookout points and good rock climbing and rappelling options. Park Address 7200 Appleby Line…

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Grey County Waterfalls tour

Grey County Waterfalls tour

Grey county has 9 waterfalls. except for 1 or 2 they are all small falls but are very scenic. You can do this tour in 1 day but I would recommend doing it in 2 days as you can then take an overnight halt on the scenic shores of Georgian Bay. Most falls can be seen by walking for 5 -15 minutes from the car parking but to really enjoy the waterfalls, one should be prepared to do some hiking…

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Elora Gorge – Tubing the Grand River through the stunning Gorge

Elora Gorge – Tubing the Grand River through the stunning Gorge

If you’re looking for an exciting outing for the family with a rush of adrenaline, Elora Gorge is the perfect setting for you. It is one of the most beautiful and spectacular natural areas in the Grand River Valley which is about 1 to 1 1/2 hours drive west of Brampton. The Elora Gorge conservation area has camping facilities with unserviced and serviced sites with electricity. So you could either take an RV or just go tent camping with your…

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