Less than an hour’s drive from Toronto, there is plenty of urban buzz and small-town charm waiting to be explored. Whether you’re planning a family adventure, weekend escape, or visiting for the first time, we welcome you to experience Durham Region, brimming with star attractions, diverse creativity and experiences year-round.
Seasoned chefs are serving up their finest food in a wide variety of welcoming restaurants throughout Durham Region. Enjoy a luxurious fine dining experience, explore our diverse bistro and café culture, or immerse yourself in one of our many multicultural food festivals which include food trucks, live entertainment and so much more.
Excite your palette with the rich and refreshing flavours of Durham Region’s wineries. Each winery has something delicious to offer, including the best apple cider around! Your taste buds will be bursting with joy from the very first sip. If craft beer is more your style, then you’ll enjoy exploring Durham Region’s quality local brews! Durham is proudly home to several local craft breweries dedicated to producing new and enticing flavours.
Steps away from Durham’s urban centres are incredible farms that are known for producing fresh, tasty and abundant produce. It is such a satisfying experience to create a complete meal with local flavours and produce from start to finish. It’s even more satisfying to be able to pick those local flavours with your own hands, while creating lifelong, farm-tofork memories with your family and supporting local farmers. We are known for our pumpkin patches and great variety of apples. There is no shortage of fun to be had when they become ripe for the picking!
More than 350 kilometres of recreational trails intertwine throughout Durham Region. During the summer, you can walk, jog, hike, cycle, in-line skate or even ride them on horseback. The Township of Uxbridge, located within Durham Region, reigns proud as the Trails Capital of Canada.
From a vast collection of conservation areas to picturesque rural countryside, greenery abounds in Durham Region. Find your way to the green at the end of a fairway at one of Durham Region’s world-class golf destinations. Get swinging on a unique course winding through an apple orchard, or test your skills at a PGAinspired course.
For more information on what to see and do in Durham Region, visit www.durhamtourism.ca or call 1-800-413-0017.