Top 3 Activities To Do Canada Day Long Weekend Near (or far) north of Toronto

Top 3 Canada Day Long Weekend Activities Up North

This is it. The first long weekend of summer and Canada’s 151st birthday!

When you think of summer in Ontario, the top iconic image is the beautiful great outdoors. Woods, campfires, fresh water rivers, lakes and bays are all part of our summer memories at any time in our lives. You name the cottage country or area, and someone’s got great long weekend road trip story to go with.

The weather prediction so far for the weekend looks like a hot one. It’s time to pack the car and make it a road trip weekend. Head for the woods, cool fresh waters, crystal clear pools or the cranked AC resorts of Ontario.

What is there to do? Fireworks, of course and a whole lot more. Here are our suggestions on how to spend the long weekend in Ontario this Canada Day. 

Why do we suggest these activities? Because these are a round up of the most popular activities on our website. We will keep it short and sweet and direct you to the places on our website where you can find more information and links to take you directly to the source of where your particular interest. 

So without further delay, the…


Freshwater Fun

On the water or in the water, it doesn’t really matter. Water activities for all ages are a great way to keep cool and have fun. Here are a few suggestions from our most popular pages:

Ontario Beaches | Fishing Getaways | Canoe & Kayak GetawaysCruises

Canada Day Celebrations | Events & Festivals

Happy Birthday Canada! Fireworks, cakes, midways, vendor and festival fun. Put on your red and white and enjoy a good municipal throw down. Large parks and waterfronts up north are the perfect place for impressive fireworks displays. Factor in good food, family and friends and it’s easy to have a good time all weekend long.

Canada Day Weekend Getaway Offers 

Canada Day Celebrations by Town

Visit an Attraction

Ontario’s best attractions, museums, art galleries and event farmers’ markets are great ‘attractions’ and entertainment draws up north. Pass your time having fun at a theme park or learn about Ontario and Canada’s rich heritage and history. It’s all possible up north! 

Ontario Attractions


Happy Birthday Canada! Have a great long weekend up north!