You don't need a car to escape the city. You can travel to some quiet spots near Toronto with just a tap of your Presto Card.

The area surrounding the city is filled with gorgeous spots to explore this season, and you can get a taste of country life for the day.

Wander through lush vineyards, vibrant forests and pumpkin patches at these spots accessible by public transit.

Leave the city behind and embark on some of these peaceful fall adventures.

Rouge National Urban Park

Price: Presto Fare

Address: Zoo Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore this spacious park for some much needed quiet time. From downtown Toronto, travel to Meadowvale at Zoo and then walk to the park.


Hidden Valley Park

Price: Presto Fare

Address: 1137 Hidden Valley Rd., Burlington, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel miles away from the city as you explore the winding trails at this park. From downtown Toronto, take transit to Plains at Howard and then walk to the park.


Legends Estates Winery

Price: Presto Fare

Address: 4888 Ontario St., Beamsville, ON

Why You Need To Go: Go on a weekend outing to this charming winery, where you can arrange a tour and enjoy some vino. From downtown Toronto, travel to Ontario Street at QEW Park and Ride. The winery is a short walk from the station.


Oshawa Valley Botanical Garden

Price: Presto Fare

Address: 155 Arena St., Oshawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy a piece of serenity at this garden paradise. Take transit from downtown Toronto to Bond West at Park Road North. 

 


Woodend Conservation Area

Price: Presto Fare

Address: 1 Taylor Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a day trip to these gorgeous trails and stunning vistas. From downtown Toronto, travel to Niagara College and walk to the conservation area.


Rattray Marsh

Price: Presto Fare

Address: 1180 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, ON

Why You Need To Go: This gorgeous lakefront wetland features an extensive boardwalk trail to explore. From downtown Toronto, take transit to Lakeshore West at Bexhill.


Reesor's Farm Market

Price: Presto Fare

Address: 1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Go on a pumpkin adventure to this adorable farm. From downtown Toronto, hop on transit and get off at Ninth Line / Elgin Mills.



Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.


 

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