Holiday Road Trip ~ YDH is Ontario’s Road Trip Destination
The holidays are right around the corner and it’s the perfect time for a shopping adventure!
Just a short drive from Toronto, York Durham Headwaters is your ultimate road trip destination. We invite you to hop in your car for a holiday shopping weekend road trip. Visit our small towns and villages and find one-of-kind treasures. Don’t forget to pick up the ingredients for your holiday feast!
MEET THE MAKERS! We’ve gotten up close and personal with some of our local heroes.
With plans in full force for holiday feasts and celebrations we are shining the spotlight on our culinary stars! Chefs, growers, brewers and vintners are all waiting to meet you!
Looking for the perfect holiday gift idea? Look no further than York Durham Headwaters!
When the holidays roll around, gift-giving immediately bubbles to the top of everyone’s mind. We here at YDH don’t think that this yearly tradition has to be a chore. We suggest getting into the spirit and making the most of this daunting task by planning a weekend road trip, gathering treasures for your loved ones along the way!
Find unique handmade gifts by adding these stops to your road trip treasure hunt. We’ve sent our elves out ahead of time to scope out the scene, and they have put together a list of featured finds that are sure to please everyone on your list.
Historical Landmarks in YDH
Take a trip back in time with these historical gems.
Melville White Church | Parkwood National Historic Site | Uxbridge Heritage Museum | Thomas Foster Memorial | Sharon Temple National Historic Site & Museum | Canadian Automotive Museum | Museum of Dufferin | Ontario Regiment Museum |
Charming Theatres for Live Performances
Take in a theatrical performance at one of these unique venues in York Durham Headwaters
Century Church Theatre | Flato Markham Theatre | Herongate Barn Theatre | Oshawa Little Theatre | Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts | Theatre Orangeville | Town Hall 1873 Centre for the Performing Arts |
Must See Galleries in YDH
For Lovers of Art and Culture
The Alton Mill Arts Centre | The Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery | The Robert McLaughlin Gallery | Dragonfly Arts on Broadway | Station Gallery | Museum of Dufferin | McMichael Canadian Art Collection |
Escape the Holidays!
Dreaming of a white Christmas without all the fuss of entertaining? Or, perhaps, its not a holiday you celebrate, or a mini retreat is calling your name instead. Whatever your reason, an escape to this winter wonderland just north of Toronto is where you’re headed!
The Briars Resort and Spa
Enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, skating or a horse drawn sleigh ride through the grounds
cross-country ski trails, snow tubing or snowboarding
Holiday Shopping to the Max
Vaughan Mills | Main Street Unionville for some unique finds at their all-new Christmas Market | Upper Canada Mall
Just SOME examples of York Durham Region offerings, Please check their website for up-to-date details, ENJOY!