Explore the Outdoors

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This article is an oldie but a goodie!

Posted: April 26, 2023

Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in Vaughan. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.

There are stunning trails to discover in Vaughan – from easy, paved walks to paths that are surrounded by forest. Whether you want to breathe easy or get active, take a peek at these great trails to explore.


Oh, the Outdoors


Burn off that excess energy and take a walk (or a hike!) outside. The Great Walks of Vaughan offer a variety of walking trails so that no matter what you’re feeling – a calm breather, an easy stroll, or even a walk through the forest – you’ll find it! Here are just a couple to explore:

Want all the options? Let’s pick your perfect place.

Kid Flying Kite

Outdoor Concerts, Festivals, and More


Looking for a unique Vaughan experience? The City of Vaughan hosts a variety of outdoor concerts during the summer, and they simply can’t be missed. Concerts in the Park is a series that starts in June, showcasing a variety of talent and genres to get everyone excited.

Already making those plans for the Canada Day long weekend? Look no further than here. Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day is one annual event that can’t be missed.

Find more amazing things to discover with our events calendar!


Stay to Play Longer


Plan your staycation now. Vaughan is a great one-day trip, but it’s an even better weekend getaway! With so much family fun and places to explore outdoors, 24 hours simply isn’t enough. There are fifteen wonderful accommodations in Vaughan – many of which are located so close to the very places you want to explore. Find your stay now.

Family in Hotel Room

With all the beauty that will surround you on the trails, show us the places you love most! Tag us with #VisitVaughan, to show off your memorable family trip.

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