Attractions & things to do for the kids in your life

Nathalie's tips for a smooth outing

After years of doing all kinds of outings with my children, I can assure you the secret to a perfect outing lies in the details, not the destination.



Tired of the routine? Don't know exactly where to take the kids outside of your «hood» or off your radar?

You've come to the right place. In this personal yet practical website based on bestseller 480-page guide Toronto Fun Places... for families by Nathalie Prézeau, you'll find the best attractions and things to do with kids, tested by the author with her friends and family, most of them in the GTA, within a two-hour drive of downtown Toronto. Most activities are free - and not so far away that your kids won't be back for bedtime! Look for Summer fun in the Fairs & Festivals section!

Try this Toronto Summer activity with your kids this weekend!

Water tubing at Elora Gorge

First, let's say that tubing down the Grand River in Elora Gorge Conservation Area is not as adventurous as it seems from the trail above (which, as a mother I thought is good news!!).

My 9-year-old thought the 1-hour long descent did not offer enough action. We showed up at the...
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