Day Trips & Drives

Kathryn Lagden Burlington ParentsIdeally located between Toronto and Niagara, Burlington is the perfect destination for day trips & drives where you can enjoy a variety of attractions, shopping, dining as well as, scenic drives along the waterfront and rural areas.

Day Trips

Art and Horticulture Enthusiasts

On Stage at BPAC - Day Trips & DrivesEscape to paradise and explore Canada’s largest botanical garden, the Royal Botanical Gardens and enjoy 2,700 acres of nature sanctuaries, 23 km of hiking trails, outdoor display gardens with spectacular seasonal shows of lilacs, tulips, iris, roses and fall colours along with many special events.  Eat at one of the newly renovated on-site restaurants or select from one in the area, many with outdoor patios, ranging from fine dining to casual fares.  Spend the afternoon at the Art Gallery of Burlington, which boasts the world’s foremost collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics, art exhibits, the Art Etc Gallery Shop and an indoor conservatory.  Check–in to one of our brand name hotels for the evening, enjoy dinner at a local establishment and check-out local theatre groups and what is playing at the Performing Arts Centre.

Now on stage…

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre hosts internationally renowned artists and local performances year round including a summer concert series on the plaza. Check out the events calendar for details. The Crossroads Centre boasts one of the finest television production centres in the world. Tour their state of the art broadcasting facilities and beautiful chapel. Aldershot Players, Theatre Burlington, Tottering Biped and Drury Lane Theatre host wonderful local productions throughout the year. In the summer enjoy free Concerts in the Park featuring local musicians such as Burlington’s own Teen Tour Band at one of the beautiful outdoor locations.  The Royal Botanical Gardens also offers outdoor music in the gardens and theatre performances throughout the summer.

Outdoor Adventurers

Outdoor fun hike winter - Day Trips & DrivesIn any season you can spend a day visiting area parks and conservation areas such as LaSalle Park, Spencer Smith Park, Paletta Lakefront Park and Mansion, Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Kelso, Glen Eden, Mountsberg, Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, Rattlesnake Point, Robert Edmondson and Mount Nemo Conservation Areas. Walk, ski, jog or cycle through their scenic trails with breathtaking waterfalls and hidden lakes and streams. Travel north of Dundas Street and encounter the Bruce Trail, along one of Canada’s most spectacular world biospheres the Niagara Escarpment.

History Buffs

Start your day with a visit to Joseph Brant Museum to discover a replica of Captain Joseph Brant’s home, which houses Burlington history and Canadian costume and accessory displays. ( Joseph Brant Museum is temporarily closed to the public.)   Stroll historic streets of the downtown area to discover some of the first homes built in Burlington, dating back to the late 1800’s. A Walking Tour of Burlington Downtown brochure is available from the Visitors’ Centre. Continue your step back in time with a drive to Ireland House at Oakridge Farm, a living history museum that has been restored to reflect the four generations of the Ireland family who lived on the farm. Travel north of the city to see Country Heritage Park and the Streetcar & Electric Railway Museum.

Shop ’til you Drop

Visit Burlington Downtown and discover unique shops such as one of Canada’s best known bookshops, A Different Drummer Books, as well as distinctive and upscale clothing, accessories, gift shops and galleries. Take time out to dine at one of many fine restaurants located along the streets of Burlington Downtown or visit a local spa for a relaxing treatment. End the day shopping at familiar brand names such as IKEA, Best Buy, COSTCO, Lee Valley, Marshalls, Sail and two large shopping malls the Burlington Mall, (with seasonal Farmer’s Market) and Mapleview Shopping Centre.

Golfer’s Dream

Book a game at one of 9 courses within the city limits or travel a little north to our many award winning golf courses scattered throughout our rural area.  Enjoy miniature golf at several locations or visit the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum at nearby Glen Abbey Golf Club.

Central Park LabyrinthSpiritual Journeys

Relax, meditate and reduce stress by walking the eleven-circuit wheelchair accessible Central Park Labyrinth. Visit the many local historic churches and cemeteries. Take a tour of Crossroads Centre with its lovely chapel and home of Christian Television Station and the popular show 100 Huntley St.

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10 Toe Paddle 289.237.6787
ActiveParents 905.484.3886
Advanced Rejuvenation Medical Spa 425 Locust Street 905.340.0401
African Lion Safari 1386 Cooper Road 519.623.2620
Aldershot Players 549 Plains Rd. W. 905.831.1441
Amazing Adventures Playland 4325 Harvester Road 905.639.6544
Amp Salon 403 Pearl Street 905.639.1095
Anchor Bar 2000 Appleby Line 905.319.6633
Anthony Victor Hair Salon 372 Brant St. 905.637.2427
Appleby Ice Centre 1201 Appleby Line 905.331.7465
Archery Terminal Mobile 952 Century Drive 888.576.9321
Art Etc. Gallery Shop 1333 Lakeshore Road 905.632.7796
Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road 905.632.7796
Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour 654 Spring Gardens Road 289.337.2621
Art in Hair Ltd 425 Locust Street 905.637.2325
Art of Learning, The 2225 New Street 905.805.2787
Arts Burlington – Guilds of Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Rd.
Asia Shin Yoga Studio 1072 Westhaven Drive 905.220.6315
B Town Sound 919 Fraser Drive 905.616.7500
Bad Axe Throwing 2487 Industrial Street 888.435.0001
Bayfield Equestrian Centre 3180 Cedar Springs Rd 905.331.6516
Bazak Salon and Spa 650 Plains Road East 905.631.7111
Beachway Park 1100 Lakeshore Road 905.335.7738
Beauty Bar, The 472 Elizabeth Street 905.634.4247
Beauty Destination Spa n Esthetics 460 Brant St (Upper Canada Place) Unit 16 905.639.1800
Beauty First for Women 777 Guelph Line 905.633.8118
Beaver & Bulldog 2020 Lakeshore Road 289.337.9119
Black Bull, The 1124 Guelph Line 905.332.4282
Black Swan, The 4040 Palladium Way 905.336.1200
Blue Roots Art Studio 424 Sparling Cres. 905.639.3419
Body Language Esthetics & Spa 534 Brant Street 905.637.6638
Boston Manor 4460 Fairview Street 905.637.1984
Brant Barber Shop 541 Brant Street 905.637.7652
Brant Hills Community Centre 2255 Brant Street 905.335.7720
Bridget Bezanson
Bronte Creek Provincial Park 1219 Burloak Drive 905.827.6911
Brush Hair Studio 431 Pearl Street 905.220.0414
Bubble Force 952 Century Drive 905.634.2444
Burlington Beach Rentals 1094 Lakeshore Road West 289.337.0808
Burlington Boating & Sailing Club School 841 LaSalle Park Road 905.631.9291
Burlington Bowl 4065 Harvester Road 905.681.2727
Burlington Boys Gymnastics Club 680 Maple Avenue 905.634.0310
Burlington Civic Chorale 662 Guelph Line 905.632.2085
Burlington Concert Band 426 Brant Street
Burlington Footnotes Senior Performing Troupe 905.681.1517
Burlington Golf & Country Club 422 North Shore Boulevard East 905.634.7726
Burlington Lawn Bowling Club 2275 New Street 905.333.5622
Burlington Mall Farmers’ Market 777 Guelph Line 905.617.1227
Burlington Performing Arts Centre 440 Locust Street 905.681.2551
Burlington Public Library 2331 New Street 905.639.3611
Burlington Seniors’ Centre 2285 New Street 905.335.7888
Burlington Skating Centre 1201 Appleby Line 905.319.0866
Burlington Springs Golf & Country Club 5235 Cedar Springs Road 905.335.2922
Burlington Student Theatre 2131 Prospect Ave. 905.637.6000
Burlington Teen Tour Band 2311 New Street 905.335.7807
Burlington Welsh Male Choir 1477 Lakeshore Rd. 905.632.4461
Busy Liz’s Farm Shop 8405 Guelph Line 905.854.9957
Buzz Hairstyling for Men, The 359 Brant Street 905.592.3263
Camisle Golf Club 2090 No. 2 Side Road 905.335.6028
Carrigan Arms, The 2025 Upper Middle Rd. East 905.332.6131
Casa Muzeu ReMo 905.330.7090
Casablanca Salon 695 Plains Rd. E. 905.637.9191
Cedar Springs Health, Racquet & Sports Club 960 Cumberland Avenue 905.632.4800
Celestial Beauty 408 John Street 905.319.2822
Central Park 2299 New Street 905.335.7738
Central Park Labyrinth 2299 New Street 905.335.7600
Central Recreation Centre 519 Drury Lane 905.634.5571
Centre Stage Productions 3505 Mainway 905.634.7324
CineStarz Upper Canada Place 460 Brant St. 905.632.1919
City of Burlington Festivals & Events 390 Brant Street 905.335.7766
City of Burlington Parks & Recreation 426 Brant Street 905.335.7736
Climber’s Rock 5155 Harvester Road 905.633.7625
Club 54 Night Club 3345 Harvester Road 905.634.5454
Community Drum Circle 905.637.9516
Confundrum Escape Rooms 775 Woodview Rd. 905.333.1386
Conservation Halton Parks 2596 Britannia Road W 905.336.1158
Country Heritage Park 8560 Tremaine Road 905.878.8151
Crawford Lake Conservation Area 3115 Conservation Road 905.854.0234
Creative Edge Dance Studio 1160 Blair Road 905.220.0741
Creative Nails 5327 Upper Middle Rd 289.337.9350
Crosswinds Golf & Country Club 6621 Guelph Line 905.319.5991
Crystal Nails Spa 3505 Upper Middle Road 905.592.3780
Dancescape 2077 Pine Street 905.633.8808
Define Hair Design 5327 Upper Middle Road 905.635.1007
Deséame Salon & Boutique 414 Plains Road East 905.634.4366
Dickens, The 423 Elizabeth Street 905.333.4991
Doctors Naturae 2951 Walkers Line 905.336.9621
Dolce Salon & Spa 389 Brant Street 905.333.1066
Driftwood Theatre 416.605.5132
Drury Lane Theatrical Productions 2269 New Street 905.637.3979
Dynamic Laser Works 1455 Lakeshore Road 905.637.3982
Dynamic Training 168 Barton Street 905.802.3960
Edy Roy Gallery 654 Spring Gardens Road 905.630.3381
Emerge Lifestyle and Fitness Training 125 Lakeshore Road East 905.541.3047
Emma’s Backporch 2084 Old Lakeshore Road 905.634.2084
Entertainers, The 475 Iroquois Shore Road 905.484.4153
Escape Esthetics 2100 Old Lakeshore Road 905.681.9600
Essence of Nature Spa, Salon & Boutique 1035 Brant Street 905.681.1772
Exit Strategy- Escape the Room Challenge 1233 Northside Road, Unit 1A 289.925.2259
FarAway Greens Indoor Golf 3070 Mainway 289.635.2858
Farmer Jack’s 104 - 676 Appleby Line 905.333.5225
Fifty Point Conservation Area & Marina 1479 Baseline Road 905.525.2187
Fionn MacCool’s 2331 Appleby Line 905.332.9990
Fionn MacCools 2331 Appleby Line 905.332.9990
Flow Hair Studio Inc. 2100 Old Lakeshore Road 905.333.6800
Follicle Hair Salon & Spa, The 433 Guelph Line 905.681.0277
Four Forty Fitness for Women 440 Pearl Street 905.639.1440
Gator Ted’s 1505 Guelph Line 905.336.3133
Golden Horseshoe Chorus 549 Plains Road West 289.838.9493
Goodlife Fitness 777 Guelph Line 905.634.9461
Gym on Pearl, The 430 Pearl Street 905.333.3343
Hair Forum 777 Guelph Line 905.634.0740
Hair Lounge And Colour House, The 666 Appleby Line 905.637.1823
Hair Saloon, The 710 Cumberland Avenue 905.632.1112
Hair Xtacy 534 Brant Street 905.631.1977
Hair Xtacy 3505 Upper Middle Road 905.332.3415
Hairitage House Salon 415 Elizabeth Street 905.631.8810
Halton Outdoor Club, The 3310 Palmer Drive 905.634.2012
Halton Region Museum 5181 Kelso Rd 905.875.2200
Hamilton Conservation Authority 838 Mineral Springs Road 905.525.2181
Hamilton Waterfront Trust 47 Discovery Drive 905.525.4498
Harpist – Patricia Johnston 905.634.8863
Harvest Goodies at Wheelbarrow Orchards 8277 10th Sideroad 905.878.6216
Healing Touch Natural Wellness 581 Plains Road East 905.634.5495
Heritage Burlington 426 Brant Street P.O. Box 5013 905.335.7600
Hi End Fitness 1233 Dillon Rd 905.512.5421
HiLite of My Day 2100 Old Lakeshore Road 905.399.0942
Hidden Lake Golf Club 1137 No. 1 Sideroad 905.336.3660
Hidden Valley Park 1137 Hidden Valley Road 905.335.7736
Hilton Falls Conservation Area 4985 Campbellville Sideroad 905.854.0262
Holistic Counselling 445 Elizabeth Street, 905.331.0750
Honey West 399 Elizabeth Street 905.634.7999
Indian Wells Golf Club 5377 Walkers Line 905.335.3955
Integrative Medicine Consultants Inc 2159 Lakeshore Road 905.333.1104
Ireland House at Oakridge Farm 2168 Guelph Line 905.332.9888
Ivy Bar & Kitchen 3330 South Service Road 905.333.4891
J’Adore Nails & Spa 585 Brant Street 905.634.4772
James Anthony Band 905.317.7718
JeSpa, House of Beauty & Wellness 612 Brant Street 905.631.2951
Jerry Hair & Company 468 Locust Street 905.632.6107
Jersey’s Bar & Grill 1450 Headon Rd 905.319.0525
Joe Dog’s 531 Brant Street 905.632.5110
Johanne’s KnitNStitch 2049A Mount Forest Drive 905.332.5565
Joseph Brant Museum 1240 North Shore Boulevard 905.634.3556
Julie’s Spa 520 Guelph Line 905.333.0880
Just A Wee Gallery 5591 Cedar Springs Road 905.335.2935
Just Nails and More 2027 Lakeshore Road 905.333.8312
KATZ Bar & Eatery 2475 Mountainside Drive 905.319.8555
Kate’s Hair Expressions 2082 James Street 905.681.9887
Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Road 905.878.5011
Keora Aveda Salon, Spa & Boutique 2025 Lakeshore Road 905.681.7171
Kinetic Physiotherapy 401 Pearl Street 905.637.1414
KooGle Theatre Company 905.633.8788
Koupi Studios 9-1455 Lakeshore Road 905.637.7800
LaSalle Park & Pavilion 50 North Shore Boulevard 905.631.6158
LaSalle Park Marina Association 831 LaSalle Park Road 905.633.9483
Lake Woude Hair Studio 2011 Lakeshore Rd.
Lakeshore Clinic Massage 2159 Laekshore Road 905.333.1104
Lakeshore Coffee House 2007 Lakeshore Road 905.631.1622
Lil’ Monkeys Indoor Playgrounds 3250 Harvester Road 905.632.4200
Lilypad Cosmetica 534 Brant St. 905.966.0952
Lively Dragon Harbour Front Dr 905.407.2174
Lorna’s Esthetics 2022 Victoria Avenue 905.637.0262
Lowville Bistro 6179 Guelph Line 905.335.0750
Lowville Golf Club 2662 Britannia Road 905.335.6181
Lowville Park 6207 905.335.7738
Luminescence Spa 397 Pearl Street 905.681.1118
M’Lord & M’Lady’s Hair Court Inc. 2054 James Street 905.632.1443
Mainway Recreation Centre 4015 Mainway Avenue 905.336.1877
Malgosia Spa 418 Pearl Street 905.631.8817
Maria D’Amelio Musical Entertainment 2211 Brant Street 289.568.0605
Marilu’s Market 4025 New Street 905.639.0319
Massage One Inc. 427 Brant Street 905.333.3663
Mattamy National Cycling Centre 2015 Pan Am Blvd. 905.875.5398
Max Resto Lounge 2180 Itabashi Way 905.336.1500
Medium Art Studio 1010 Downsview Drive, Unit 4B 905.635.5000
Michael Keys
Milano Hair Studio 16 - 1253 Silvan Forest Drive 905.333.0717
Millcroft Golf Club 2155 Country Club Drive 905.332.5111
Mission Possible Escape Rooms 4380 South Service Road 905.632.5653
Mohawk Racetrack 9430 Guelph Line 905.854.2255
Moksha Yoga Burlington 676 Appleby Line 905.631.9595
Mommy & Baby Fitness Workout and Play 905.770.3400
Mount Nemo Conservation Area 5317 Guelph Line 905.854.0262
Mountainside Pool 2205 Mount Forest Drive 905.332.6060
Mountainside Recreation Centre 2205 Mount Forest Drive 905.332.6060
Mountsberg Conservation Area 2259 Millburough Line 905.854.2276
Mrs. Michelle’s Cool Cuts 1505 Guelph Line 905.332.5225
Mystic Stained Glass Studio 185 Plains Road East 905.639.3820
NEX Wellness 672 Brant Street 905.634.5000
Nail Candy 2084 Pine St. 905.631.8263
Nelson Arena 4235 New Street 905.637.2552
Nelson Outdoor Pool 4235 New Street 905.637.2552
New York New York – Men’s Grooming Lounge 2082 Pine Street 289.337.6085
Neworld Cycle 560 Plains Road East 905.333.3720
Nonna’s Cucina Ristorante 127 Plains Road West 905.632.7677
On Second Thought Laser 389 Pearl St. 905.599.9049
Paddle Sport Lessons 647.848.4177
Paintball Nation 3336 Mainway 905.315.7966
Paletta Lakefront Park 4250 Lakeshore Road
Parish Ridge Stables 2377 Colling Road 905.331.7176
Pepperwood Wine Bar & Micro Brewery 1455 Lakeshore Road 905.333.6999
Phat Chicks 905.467.0499
Playbar 4170 S Service Rd. 905.634.4900
Pluckers Wing and Crab Shack 335 Plains Road East 289.337.9454
Prestige Circus & Gymnastics School Inc. 5311 John Lucas Drive 905.335.4237
Pulse Studio’s (Hair Salon) 2009 James Street 905.681.2622
Pure Hair & Colour Group 460 Brant Street 905.631.0951
Purity Nails & Spa 535 Brant Street
Purple Heather, The 3600 Dundas Street West 905.315.8782
Q Spa 441 North Service Road 905.632.4222
Queen’s Head Tavern, The 400 Brant Street 905.632.1300
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area 7200 Appleby Line 905.854.0262
Rayhoon Eatery 420 Pearl Street 905.637.2500
Reschburl Equestrian Centre 4265 No. 2 Sideroad 905.319.0451
Ron Edwards Family YMCA 500 Drury Lane 905.632.5000
Roseland Bowl 422 Guelph Line 905.634.9805
Rosewater Spa 482 Elizabeth Street 905.633.7724
Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Road West 905.527.1158
SNAP Fitness Burloak 700 Burloak Drive 289.337.4119
Sahaja Yoga Meditation 3040 Tim Dobbie Drive 905.901.5006
Salon 360° 388 Plains Rd East 905.635.4262
Salon 612 2022 Victoria Avenue 905.631.0103
Salon Miah & Spa 38 Plains West 905.333.4447
Salon Red 414 Pearl Street 905.631.0098
Samantha’s Esthetics & Electrolysis 524 Brant St. 905.681.0484
Sanctuary Burlington 3235 Fairview Street 905.639.5000
Santa Burlington 5K 561 Brant Street 905.639.8053
Sante Day Spa 396 Martha Street 905.333.9993
Sante Day Spa Boutique 396 Martha St. 905.333.9993
School in the Woods 435 Martha Street 416.839.7333
Senka Spa & Beauty Clinic 5409 Duchess Court 905.332.6262
Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids 2435 Appleby Line 905.335.4100
Shiatsu by Sher Spiritual Centre 416.345.0000
Silver City Burlington 1250 Brant Street 905.319.8677
Slye Fox, The 4057 New Street 905.639.3900
Smart Wheel Canada | Kartechs 1207 Appleby Line 437.887.5588
Spa Vaidosa & Skin Care Centre 374 Plains Rd East, 905.639.4531
Spa in the Village 414 Pearl Street, Village Square 905.333.1555
Splitsville Entertainment 830 Laurentian Drive 905.333.6570
Sport Clips Haircuts 1940 Appleby Line 905.335.2223
Sports Specific Training 3018 New Sreet 905.632.3558
Springridge Farm 7256 Bell School Line 905.878.4908
Stonehaven Farm Market 7388 Guelph Line 905.878.1870
Streetcar & Electric Railway Museum 13629 Guelph Line 519.856.9802
Supercars Canada 905.371.7787
Symphony on the Bay 1100 Burloak Drive 905.320.4697
Table 34 1455 Lakeshore Rd 289.337.3344
Tahira’s Middle Eastern Bellydance Studio 562 Maple Avenue 905.333.1370
Tanis Hair Styling 541 Brant Street 905.681.0778
Teo Hair & Bodyworks 524 Brant Street 905.681.0000
Teo Hair & Bodyworks 2435 Appleby Line 905.331.1002
Teresa Seaton Studio & Gallery 652 Spring Gardens Road 905.510.5030
The Graphic Attic 1439 Caroline Street 905.333.5576
The Lash Beautique 446 Pearl Street 905.220.9373
The Parish Church of St. Luke 1371 Elgin Street 905.634.1826
Theatre Burlington 2311 New Street, 905.637.1728
Tin Cup 1831 Walkers Line 905.315.7727
Toetally Nailed Medi-Esthetic Studio 450 John Street 289.245.1212
Tottering Biped Theatre 540 Rosedale Crescent
Tourism Burlington Visitor Centre 414 Locust St 905.634.5594
Tread Powerfully 561 Brant Street 905.580.9777
Tresses Hair Studio 397 Pearl Street 905.633.4830
Truly Salon and Spa 4040 Palladium Way 905.336.2777
Tryst Hair 2097 Old Lakeshore Road 905.637.1041
Tyandaga Golf Course 1265 Tyandaga Park Drive 905.336.0005
Urban Retreat 513 Locust St. 905.333.9903
Valens Lake Conservation Area 1691 Regional Road 97 905.525.2183
Village Cigar Company & Barbershop 2049 Pine Street 906.681.2012
Viva Hair Salon & Nails 355 Brant Street 905.634.3739
Walt Rickli Studio 6197 Guelph Line 905.315.8026
Water’s Edge Salon & Spa 2097 Lakeshore Rd. 905.631.1101
Waterfront Trail 4195 Dundas St. West - 416.943.8080
Waterfront at Downtown Burlington 1340 Lakeshore Road 905.335.7766
Wedgewood Golf Centre 1535 Plains Road West 905.523.4653
Wharton Medical Clinic 2951 Walkers Line 905.592.2301
Wigsville 390 Brant. St. 905.634.9022
Windjammer By the Lake Bar & Grill 5353 Lakeshore Road 905.632.2333
Wings and Slicks 8560 Tremaine Rd at Country Heritage Park 888.267.9123
Within Range Golf Centre 3050 Guelph Line 905.319.8870
Xqisit Salon 497 Brant Street 905.632.4100
Yee Haw Adventure Farm 1817 8th Concession 519.624.0085
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