Top Day Trip Ideas From the Locals

From the locals

Hit these local spots and make it a summer to remember


We polled our staff for their favourite LOCALS spots, and put together these day trip ideas all within a couple hours of the GTA.

Our Staff’s Top Day Trip Recommendations:



Ganaraska – Goats and Patios

Treetop Trekking Ganaraska is less than an hour east of the GTA and is surrounded by quaint small towns and farms.


Morning adventure: Get your heart beating during an Aerial Game Trek at Treetop Trekking Ganaraska


Meal: Take in the views on the rooftop patio at Ganaraska Brewing Company in Port Hope OR try the Butter Chicken Nachos at The Pastry Peddler in Millbrook


Afternoon Activities: Play with the goats at Haute Goat farm OR check out the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough OR take a dip at Cobourg Beach


Barrie – Spa and Beaches

Head only 1 hour north of the GTA to the Barrie area and our adventure park at Horseshoe Resort.


Morning adventure: Head to our Barrie Treetop park at Horseshoe Resort for a Zipline & Aerial Game Trek or Discovery Kids Course tour.


Meals: After your trek stroll over to Horseshoe Resort’s Crazy Horse Pub & Patio (trekkers save 15%!) OR  take a short drive to Quayles Brewery for a unique line up of food any drinks.


Afternoon Fun: Unwind at the new Vetta Nordic Spa just up the hill from our adventure park OR get your toes in the sand at one of these ‘under the radar’ beaches in Barrie


* Make it a weekend getaway with a stay at Horseshoe Resort


Huntsville – Paddle and Pints

Head up to Muskoka for the ultimate cottage country feeling.


Morning adventure: Take on Dragonfly and our other aerial courses at Treetop Trekking Huntsville


Food and Drink: Enjoy lake views from Deerhurst Resort’s Maple Pub & Patio OR head to downtown Huntsville and the Huntsville Brewhouse OR stop in at the Muskoka Brewery Tap Room on your way back home.


Afternoon exploring: Go for a paddle at Arrowhead Provincial Park OR hike to Ragged Falls at Oxtongue River Provincial Park


*Make it a getaway with a stay at Deerhurst Resort


1000 Islands – Boat Cruise and Brews

Head about 2.5 hours east of the GTA to the beautiful 1000 Islands region along the St. Lawrence River


Morning Adventure: Our new Treetop Trekking 1000 Islands adventure park has activities for all ages, including ziplines and a tree house play area for kids.


Food and Drink: Our staff are quickly becoming regulars at the 1000 Islands Brewery in downtown Brockville


Afternoon fun: No visit to the 1000 Islands is complete without a boat cruise OR explore the Brockville Railway Tunnel OR go for a hike in Thousands Islands National Park


Book your Treetop Adventure Now

Book your trip!

To get your summer day trip started, book into one of our Treetop Trekking parks, then get your gang ready for their day of fun.