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Fall Fun at the Farm

When harvest season nears, Toronto and GTA farms swing open their gates for agritourism and Fall fun in the fields. Load up the family for some kid-friendly learnin’, pickin’, and eatin’!

Toronto's First Post Office

Toronto's First Post Office is Canada's oldest surviving purpose-built post office, located in the heart of the St. Lawrence district. Guests visiting can write letters with a quill pen and seal them with wax like in the 1830s.

New Coaster at Centreville

Centreville Amusement Park, Toronto’s favourite family amusement park opens the brand new Toronto Island Mine Coaster on Centre Island. Ferry over to Toronto Island to ride the new roller coaster!

Summer Fun at a Drive-In Movie

Going to a drive-in movie is the ultimate Summer experience. It's a lot more than the movies themselves. It’s about sharing time with your family and spending a Summer night under the stars.

Wild Wetland Splash at Heart Lake

As the temperature continues to climb, moms look for ways to get their kids to "chill." Wild Wetland Splash Pad and Pool located at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton is great way to cool off.

Our Visit to Far Enough Farm

A visit to Centre Island is not complete without stopping in on Far Enough Farm. This quaint working farm is one of the most unique animal farms located just minutes from Toronto's downtown core.

Fun at Centreville Amusement Park

Centreville Amusement Park is waiting for you this Summer! Don’t miss a visit to this theme park that's big on family fun, located on Centre Island. It's the perfect destination for young families with toddlers.

Free & Cheap Summer Fun

Let's face it, "free fun" and "Toronto" are not often uttered in the same breath. But truth be told, this city has many offerings that families can enjoy without breaking the bank!

August on the Cheap! 2014

While some of us can't wait for lazy Summer days with lots of time to spare, others need a calendar brimming full with activities each day, especially when they're free! It's another great month of free family fun.

Peach Picking in Ontario

August is the perfect time to head to the farm and fill up a bucket with luscious peaches. In fact, August is National Peach Month. Here are some family-friendly PYO peach farms to visit in Southern Ontario.

New! Treetop Trekking in Stouffville

Summer just got a little more adventurous with the grand opening of Treetop Trekking Company’s newest location of their Zip Line and Aerial Game Park located at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville.

Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Whether you are the king of strikes, spares, or gutter balls, it's always fun to bowl! And this Summer, kids can bowl two free games every single day by registering online for the Kids Bowl Free program!

Blueberry Picking Farms

It's blueberry picking time! Celebrate National Blueberry Month by heading out to one of the many places in the Greater Toronto Area where you can pick your own.

Getting Away to Blue Mountain

The same incredible ski resort that bring us thrilling adventures each Winter remains open in the beautiful Summer months. Here's what we did during our spectacular weekend at Blue Mountain Resort...

Wonder Mountain's Guardian

This innovative ride provides a new dimension of thrills that combines the excitement of a roller coaster, 3D animation, and an interactive gaming experience. This 4D immersive experience will amaze guests!

July on the Cheap! 2014

It’s official! Summer has arrived. The kids are done with school, camp is around the corner and parents need some hot-weather fun to fill the gap. Blast off the Summer with these free or cheap events.

Hit the Beach!

Dig your toes into the sand. Relax to the sound of soothing waves. Build sandcastles. It’s no secret Ontario has many beautiful shorelines and some of the most prestine beaches anywhere.

Fern Resort

Fern Resort is a family owned and operated resort located on the shores of beautiful Lake Couchiching near Orillia, Ontario. Fern Resort offers fun and friendly all-inclusive vacations for families.

Eco-Adventure Tour at Scenic Caves

Located along high ridges and over scenic valleys just outside of Collingwood, Scenic Caves provides one of Ontario's largest canopy tour adventures with 16 aerial suspension platforms and 2 ziplines.

High Park Zoo

Toronto's largest public park is home to a unique and wonderful animal attraction that is open year round. The High Park Zoo allows kids to experience, appreciate, and learn about animals.

June on the Cheap! 2014

Festivals, fairs, and parades abound throughout June and our roundup of the absolute best free and cheap things to do this month includes annual favourites and great family activities on tap.

Strawberry Fields in Toronto & GTA

The Toronto area is ripe with places that will allow you to pick your own strawberries. Deciding where to go can be a challenge, so we've hand-picked a few locations in the Greater Toronto Area.

Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls

Bird Kingdom is the world's largest free-flying indoor aviary that connects people with nature through the world of birds. At Bird Kingdom you'll see exotic birds, animals, and reptiles, all in a unique oasis.

Summer 2014 at Safari Niagara

School's out for the Summer! Well, not yet but it is just around the corner! Discover what the Niagara region has to offer and in particular - Safari Niagara, only 10 minutes from Niagara Falls.

May on the Cheap! 2014

No matter what you're looking to do, there's always plenty of free or cheap fun for everyone in Toronto and the GTA. May brings lots of outdoor activities, packed with exciting festivals and fun for the entire family.

Laser Quest

Looking for a truly unique competitive and fun activity for kids of all ages? Check out laser tag at Laser Quest! It's a fast paced, classic game of hide-and-seek and tag with a high tech twist!

April on the Cheap! 2014

We're all looking ahead to everything that Spring brings... like free Easter and Earth Day events. Read on for our favourite free or affordable family activities in and around Toronto this month!

New Thrilling Fun at Fantasy Fair

Countless thrills await you at Fantasy Fair inside Woodbine Shopping Centre. With 11 full size rides and attractions, including 3 new rides, the indoor amusement park offers excitement for all ages.

March on the Cheap! 2014

March has arrived and so has March Break, and there are lots of cool things to look forward to, especially free and cheap events! Here's our roundup of inexpensive family fun happening this month.

Head for the Hills

Whether you jump the moguls like an Olympic athlete or hang on for dear life gliding down the bunny hill, 'tis the season for all things skiing. Luckily, we just happen to live in a province of amazing resorts.

February on the Cheap! 2014

Hello February! You might think the beginning of this chilly month doesn’t have much to offer but there’s lots of free fun to be had with Winter carnivals and Family Day! Free and cheap events taking place this month...

Dog Sledding in Ontario

Experience the playful excitement, the determination and the hot breaths of a pack of huskies fogging up the crisp Winter air as they gleefully pull you across the glistening landscape.

Todmorden Mills Heritage Site

Want to discover more about Toronto's history? We recently visited Todmorden Mills. With its ongoing monthly programming, there is always something new waiting for you when visiting this inspirational site.

A Winter Day at Riverdale Farm

It can be a challenge to finding family fun in the middle of Winter but think Riverdale Farm! Amidst this year’s cold harsh Winter, a recent balmy day led us to a visit to this quaint little farm in the heart of city.

Winter Fun at Horseshoe Resort

One of the most popular and well-known Wintertime Ontario destinations is Horseshoe Resort in Barrie where skiers and snowboarders can look forward to an exciting Winter!
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