Sightseeing in Midland

Up to 68% Off at Holland Marsh Wineries

Newmarket

C$45 C$18

Family vineyard creates eastern European-style wines from all-natural grapes, surrounded by lush landscapes

Up to 50% Off Wolf Center Admission

Haliburton

C$22 C$11

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Wolves roam freely at this 15-acre sanctuary; an indoor observatory allows visitors to observe the wolves in the feeding area

C$7 for Reptile-Zoo Visit at Reptilia

Vaughan

C$15 C$7

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Reptilia showcases more than 200 species via recreated natural habitats, four daily live feedings, and shows in an on-site theatre

51% Off Painting Classes or Art at The One Gallery

Markham

C$100 C$49

Renowned artists dispense methods and advice for Chinese brush-painting in small-group, 90-minute classes for all skill levels

Up to 58% Off at Ceramic Art Museum

Downtown Toronto

C$12 C$6

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Canada's national ceramics museum has a specialized collection comprised of more than 3,000 pieces hailing from as far as Japan and Italy

51% Off Couples Walking Tour from LiveToronto

Downtown Toronto

C$100 C$49

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Customized tours take couples to places such as Four Seasons Centre; guide takes photos and emails 50+ edited digital photos within 24 hours

51% Off Pioneer Cruises Toronto Boat Charters

Downtown Toronto

C$80 C$39

Afternoon and evening cruises sail over the lake as passengers enjoy food and tunes from a DJ

C$11 for Boat Tour from Toronto Harbour Tours

Downtown Toronto

C$28.20 C$11

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The one-hour tour cruises the harbourfront and stops at islands as guests snap photos of scenic vistas while listening to crew's narration

59% Off from Toronto Cruise Lines

Downtown Toronto

C$70 C$29

Cruises offer views of Toronto's skyline, islands, lagoons, and beaches, as guests dine and sip on drinks from the cash bar

62% Off Baby Keepsake Sculpture

Stonegate - Queensway

C$49.99 C$19

Keepsake crafters take a plaster impression of a baby’s hand or foot and fashion it into a memento

Up to 53% Off from Toronto Heli Tours

Toronto

C$119 C$59

A 15-kilometre helicopter ride reveals panoramic glimpses of Toronto from 2,000 feet above sea level

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Travelling by motor coach is one of the most exciting ways to sightsee, according to Trip On. The tour company arranges single- and multiday trips that whisk travellers to popular destinations in the U.S.A. and Canada, all in the comfort of luxury coaches that never get stuck in cloud traffic. After collecting passengers from designated pickup locations, the coaches speed away to places such as the Kawartha Lakes, historic Gettysburg, or popular casinos. Most day trips include lunch and sightseeing tours led by Trip On’s knowledgeable guides, and multiday excursions also include hotel accommodations. The staff can also accommodate custom tour requests, to create a trip tailored to a customer’s unique adventurous spirit.

221 Caldari Road
Vaughan,
ON
CA

Ben Navaee Gallery is dedicated to two causes: first, to present and promote local Canadian artists in its gallery space, and second, to raise funds and awareness for philanthropic causes related to poverty, homelessness, and natural disasters. With classes, the gallery aims to educate its visitors, helping them learn about the work of a new artist or teaching them how to paint a heartfelt message onto that artist's car. During each calming session, students leave outside stress behind as they unlock hidden artistic talents with the help of gentle, encouraging instruction. This nurturing environment is an extension of Ben Navaee himself; a veteran painter, sculptor, and photographer, Ben has spent the last 25 years helping students better their lives through art, as well as yoga and meditation.

1111 Queen St E
Toronto,
ON
CA

The sixth annual Wings & Wheels Heritage Festival celebrates the history of Canadian aviation with showcases, exhibits, and live demonstrations on the grounds of Downsview Park and Airport, Canada’s first urban national park. Tickets grant entrance to Hangar Bay 1's exhibitions and aircraft displays, access to outdoor display grounds and runways, free Canadian Air & Space Museum admission, and a tour of the newborn helicopter nursery. Wings events showcase classic aircraft from the world's oldest flying DHC-1 Chipmunk to brand-new cloud ticklers such as the gargantuan C-130J Super Hercules. In-between browsing fields of professionally manufactured and home-built aircraft, guests watch pilots fly swiftly into the airport compound.

65 Carl Hall Rd
Toronto,
ON
CA

A non-profit design centre and museum, Design Exchange educates guests in all realms of design with unique lectures, programs, exhibitions, tours of its historic building and collection, and youth activities. A family/dual membership grants pairs and families unlimited exhibition entrances, as well as free admission or discounts to lectures, movie nights, workshops, and gladiatorial paintbrush matches. Members may also enter a raffle drawing for two tickets to the November DX Awards, a celebration of excellence and creative mind bending in Canadian design. Membership also proffers discounts for children's enrolment in design camps and a 15 per cent discount off items from the DX Shop, a gallery of designer publications, apparel, household goods, and decor. Visitors may expect impromptu sightings of the industry's most creative and untamed minds, as well as peeks at upcoming design trends.

234 Bay St
Toronto,
ON
CA

In addition to hosting Unlockthecity events, Urban Expeditions quenches humans’ innate thirst for exploration and knowledge with tours of Toronto that showcase noteworthy cultural and infrastructural sites, as well as its useful urban resources. During tours, wayfarers use game boards and online tools to drive their voyage in collaboration with a seasoned and friendly guide. Urban Expeditions offers casual walks, 5K trots, and bicycle rides through the city, so guests can acquaint themselves with Toronto’s novel features in the mode of transit they find most appealing.

Event Starting Location (Varies)
Toronto,
ON
CA

Named as a national historic site, Parkwood Estate guided tours offer an intimate and informed look at pristine turn-of-the-century architecture, furnishings, gardens, and landscaping. Knowledgeable volunteers contextualize the experience, narrating events from former owner R. Samuel McLaughlin's life as an auto baron, or explaining the intricacies of his elaborate black-truffle badminton tournaments. While truth may be stranger than fiction, it's seldom as interesting: explore Parkwood Estate's role as a film set, viewing the hall where Professor Xavier appealed for calm in mutant-human relations, or the stairway where Billy Madison single-handedly overcame schizophrenia to victoriously re-enter the world of mathematics. Tours run Tuesday through Sunday, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

270 Simcoe St N
Oshawa,
ON
CA