Things to do in Milton, Ontario!   ( and out of town too! )

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Spring 2015


Mountsberg Maple Town  



Crawford Lake Sweet Water festival






Bronte Creek - Maple Syrup Festival  



Springridge Farm Easter Festival



Milton Spring Farm Craft Show



Summer 2015

Famiizuu Family Fun Fair


Milton Farmers Market



Georgetown Farmers Market



Rotary Outdoor Pool & Splash Pad   


Milton, Mill Pond Walk


Postridge Park Pirate Ship Splash Pad


Bronte Creek Park swimming pool


MCRC Fun Fair


Milton Street Festival


Strawberry Festival


Sound of Music Festival


Pirate Festival


Fergus Scottish Highland Games


Port Credit Buskerfest



Burlington Ribfest 


Burlington Beach



Bell Fountain Park



Autumn 2015


Milton Steam Era


Crawford Lake Turtle Island Festival



Springridge Farm Fall Harvest Festival





Milton Fall Fair


Fall into Nature










Wheel Barrow Orchards 


Chudleigh's Apple Farm



Willis Family Fruit Farm


Fall Farm Craft Show


Halloween 2015


Haunted House - Milton Mall


Wild Hagan Greenhouses


Halton Country Railway


Winter 2015


Terra Winter Farmer's market




Glen Eden


Christmas 2015


Mountsberg Christmas Town



Orangeville Santa Train




Halton Country Railway with Santa




On the Road to Bethlehem


Evening Train ride to Santa - Muskoka


Year Round


Joesph Brant Museum




Ireland House Mueseum



Simply Creative




Crawford Lake- Iroquoian Longhouses




 

Hilton Falls 


 



Finnegan's Irish Wake Pub & Golf




Lowville Park




Halton Hiking Trails





Credit Valley Conservation Areas


White Rock Ostrich Farm



Day Trips:  1 hour or less

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory




Emerald Lake

(Camping)



Professor's Lake



Valen's Conservation Area

(Camping)

Dundurn Castle



HMSC Haida Naval Battle Ship




Canadian Warplane Museum


St' Jacobs Farmers Market



St. Jacobs Country Rd Tour 24K




Waterloo Central Railway


African Lion's Safari




Bingeman's Big Splash




Tubing the Grand River



Bell Fountain Park




South Simcoe Railway



Rockwood Conservation Area

(Camping)




Aberfoyle Antique Market


Alpaca  Central



Grand River Rodeo



Day Trips: 1 hour or more


Grand River Pow Wow- Six Nations



Castle Kilbride National Historic Site



Elora Gorge / Elora Quarry 

(Camping)


Village of Elora




Long Point Provincial Park

(Camping)


Turkey Point Provincial Park

(Camping)


Port Dover





Day Trip:

Niagara Falls to Niagara-on-the-

Lake

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Fort George Ghost Walks







Wknds March-Apr 7 & March Break



Wknds March-Apr 7 & w.o March Break






Wknds in March & w/o March Break



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June 7 - Oct 18 (Sat's 8 am-12:30 pm)



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June to Labour Day 10-6 pm


Sat June 8 - Victoria Park (Town hall)


Sat June 8 - Main St. Milton


June 22


June 13-14, 18-21


Aug 3-5: Country Heritage Park


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Aug 30 - Sept 2


Sept 20        Trail Map



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Nov-Dec.  Register between Sept 3-24

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Mountsberg: Horse rides, play barn,

maple syrup & pancakes in the snow!

Check out the birds of prey!

Crawford Lake: Minutes from

downtown Milton step back 600 year

into an Iroquoian longhouse village

and learn how maple syrup was first

discovered and used by Ontario's First

Nations.

Burlington: Pancakes and Wagon rides

where 1890's interpreters demonstrate

how to make maple syrup.

Springridge Farm: Say hi to farmer

John!  Kids slides, extraordinary baked

goods a great kids puppet show!

Country Heritage Park: Find that

unique gift from vendors from across

Canada.


Milton Fair grounds


Milton Main St.: Go local and

indulge your senses with amazing local

goods!

Enjoy the sights and smells of the

Farmers’ Market. Main Street S. from

James St. to Church St.

Rotary Park: Secluded setting in the

woods!  Pool &  splash pad!

Milton Mill Pond: A beautiful walk on

a stroller friendly trail downtown

Oakville: Huge pirate ship splash pad

in north Oakville!

Burloak Drive just north of QEW

Enjoy the huge shallow pool.

Victoria Park at Milton Townhall:

Fundraiser, bouncy castles & slides.

Main St. Milton: Music, eats & treats,

wine & dine with tons of family fun!

Milton Fair Grounds: Kids fun at the

mid way- best strawberries & cream! 

Burlington: Canada's largest free

music festival!

Country Heritage Park: Stories,

pirate ship, mudafts and vendors.

Fergus: Scotland without the airfare!


Port Credit: Over 40 buskers deliver

side-splitting comedy, eye-popping

acrobatics and mind-bending stunts!

Canada's Largest Ribfest: Ribs, music

and kids zone.

Beach Way Park: Play in the sand and

take in  a swim.  Go on a hot day...

water can be on the cooler side.

Bell Fountain Conservation Area:

Day Park with a quaint water fall and

surrounding gardens.



Country Heritage Park: tractors and

cool steam era machinery.

Crawford Lake: Enjoy a full day of

celebrating Canada's Aboriginal past,

present and future.

Springridge Farm: Pumpkins & pies,

Puppet shows, wagon rides, slides and

great fall baking! Take a walk up to the

lookout to see as far as the CN tower &

have fun in the corn trail!

Milton Fair Grounds: Don't miss the 

crash up derby a personal favorite.

Glen Eden: Ride the chair lift at Glen

Eden to the top of the mountain (not 

recommended for small children)

Mountsberg: Take a wagon ride into

the Bison herd!! AWESOME!

Crawford Lake: Take a wagon ride

through the colourful Carolinian forest!

Hilton Falls: Great walk to the falls

and cook hot dogs and marshmallows

at the campfire.

Wagon rides, apple picking and a full

line up of fall baked goods.

Wagon ride out to the rolling apple

orchards! Petting zoo & play structure

for the kids. Great apple pies!

Britannia Rd, @ 5th line: Apple

picking in the heart of Milton!

Country Heritage Park: Find that

unique craft for dozens of craft vendors.



Fun for all ages! Hospital Fundraiser.


Halloween Festival - Scavenger hunt,

fun barn & tons of kids activities.

Halloween Spooktacular. Tickets sold at

the door. 



Terra Greenhouses, 2800 Britannia

Milton: Over 50 local vendors in a

warm tropical greenhouse setting.

Eat well!

Glen Eden: Skiing, snowboarding and

tubing!  Night skiing for as low a $20.



Mountsberg: Visit Santa & Mrs Claus

after a horse drawn sledge ride through

the forest.

Orangeville: Ride the train and have

one and one time with Santa while

taking in the scenery. Magical for young

kids!!!

13629 Guelph Line, Milton. Ride the

train and have one on one time with

Santa while taking in the scenery.


Country Heritage Park: Outdoor

Christmas Nativity Pageant.

Muskoka Heritage Place, Train Station




1240 North Shore Bvld East: This 

replica home is named after the famous

Mohawk who settled at the Head-of-

the-Lake.

2168 Guelph line: Lean about the

Ireland family's history and Burlington's

agricultural roots. Step back in time!

Milton: Pottery Finishing & Glass

fusing...great for kids of all ages.

Lynn and her staff are great with kids

of all ages!  Great for birthday parties.

Crawford Lake: A place like no other.

How many parks within an hour of

Toronto boast a meromictic lake

surrounded by a boardwalk and a 15th

century reconstructed Iroquoian village.

Hilton Falls: Hike or bike to falls,

cook hot dogs and marsh mallows at

the campfire. Feed the chickadees...be

sure to ask for bird feed at the gate

house.

9196 Sixth Line, Milton: A true

country pub with with a little golf -

great for kids!  Great Food- Wed &

Fri dinner specials -live music & patio.

Lowville: Watch the Chinook Salmon

run in late October...when the cooler 

and wet weather arrives. Picnics, hiking

and play in the river during summer.

Halton: Dozens of trails to choose.

Limestone House trail in our favorite!

Crawford Lake hiking trail map...we 

enjoy the walk around the lake.


2014 CVC Conservation Area guide


Rockwood: Feeding the ostriches is 

so much fun. Bring your camera!



Cambridge: Discover thousands of free

flying butterflies in a tropical garden!

Also see tarantulas, turtles and other

cool insects-warm getaway in winter! 

Hamilton: Great swim hole, spring fed

quarry lake, 200 ft water slide, water

play rafts and jump off the rocks! 

Camping available too.

Brampton: Swim in the spring fed

lake, paddle boats, canoe, water slide

splash pad.

Hamilton: Swim, fish and camping.


610 York Boulevard, Hamilton: Step

back in time to the mid 1800's, home of

one of Canada's first premiers.  

658 Catharine St N, Hamilton: 

Last of the WW2 tribal class

destroyer ships built in England.

Great for older kids.

9280 Airport Rd. Mount Hope:

Over 40 aircraft and a flight simulator.

St. Jacobs: Huge mix of local

producers, and Old order

Mennonite farmers.

St. Jacobs: The most scenic roads I

have ever traveled in Ontario. Cycle or

drive this 24K route -starts in St.

Jacobs.

St. Jacobs: Ride the historic train from

the St. Jacobs Farmer's Market.

1386 Cooper Rd Cambridge: Get up

close to 1,000 exotic birds and animals

that roam freely in the Game Reserves!

Check out the Misumu Bay water park!

425 Bingemans Centre Dr

Kitchener:

Awesome Waterpark, Funworx,

Playdium and so much more.

info@TubingTheGrand.ca, Kitchener.

This is totally different - adventure on

your own tube down the Grand River.

Bell Fountain Conservation: Day

Park with a great waterfall and

surrounding park. Drive offers beautiful 

scenery.

Tottenham: Special events include the

Easter Express, Haunted Halloween

Adventure & the Santa Claus Express.

Rockwood: Towering limestone cliffs,

caves and glacial potholes, including

one of the world's largest, are a few of

the natural wonders.  105 campsites

with swimming, fishing and canoeing.

Aberfoyle: Canada's Oldest Antique

Market.  Only $2 per adult.

Grand Valley: If you love alpacas like

my daughter, once a year they shear

the alpacas! Contact for details.

Grand Valley:  Ever been to a rodeo...

Small town rodeo...but the real deal!




Grand River: Champion of Champions

Pow Wow held at Six Nations the 4th

weekend in July each year.

Kitchener: for the history buffs...step

back in time to this 1877 Victorian

home

Elora: River tubing, hiking, swimming

& camping. Picnic areas and sandy

beach.

Elora: Ontario's most beautiful

village... quaint shops and

restaurants. Stay at the Elora Mill

Hotel. 

Lake Erie: Amazing sandy beach...like

swimming in the ocean. Spacious

camping sights.

Lake Erie: Warm shallow sandy beach.

Great place to rent a cottage or camp. 


Lake Erie: Laid back beach town with

a warm sandy beach. Mini putt and hit

up the Arbor for great hot dog lunch!




Early Morning - Start in Niagara

View it from American or Canadian

side. Either side is great, different

experiences.

Start early for better parking, less

crowds and shorter line-ups. 

Canadian side: Park at Table Rock.

Start with Journey behind the Falls and

walk down to the Maid of the Mist

US Side: Cave of the winds and Maid of

the Mist are a must!

Midday-North on Niagara Parkway

Whirlpool Aero Car gondola ride over

the Whirlpool rapids. (Must like heights)

Botanical Gardens located at the 

Butterfly Conservatory.

Afternoon

Queenston Heights: Brock's

Monument stands 185 feet tall and the

largest monument of it's kind in

Canada.

Situated on the site Battle of Queenston

Heights. Climb the 235 steps to a

spectacular view of the Niagara River.

Drop by Inniskillin or Reif wineries on

your way to:.

Niagara-on-the Lake: Built between

1796 and 1802, the fort served as the

British Army Headquarters during the

War of 1812. Musket Demonstrations!

Get here by 3:30 to explore the fort.


Evening 

Niagara-on-the-Lake: Explore the

shops and restaurants of this historic

town. 


Casual Dinner

Our favorite place is to eat is the Old

Angel Inn... oldest pub in Ontario

(and it's a little haunted).

Angel Inn Ale with fries with curry!

Irish Harp has great food too - lively!


After Dinner

Before dusk talk a stroll down to Fort

Mississauga located within the NOTL

golf course. NOTL's hidden gem!


Late Evening

Niagara-on-the-Lake: 2 hour

candlelight ghost walk through the fort.