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Top Picks for Fall Family Fun

If the scent of pumpkin spice has you bombarding google for the nearest corn maze, or you are simply looking for something fun to do on the weekend with your kiddos, let this post be your guide to fall family fun in the 'Shwa.



Top Pick for the Family: Linton's Farm Market

Located at 571 Raglan Rd. E., this family-friendly venue has all of your favorite fall activities packed into one. While you peruse the vast array of farm fresh fruit and vegetables at the market, your kids can entertain themselves in the children's play area for only $5/child.


Once the kids have raced around the 'Farmer 500' tricycle course, tried their hand at corn bowling, and brought home a win at the rubber duckie races, be sure to take them out to the pick-your-own pumpkin patch to choose the perfect pumpkin for your porch.


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Instagram @lintonsfarmmkt


Top Pick for Shopping Local: White Feather Country Store

You have not tasted an apple fritter until you have tasted the White Feather Country Store apple fritter! Oh, and did I mention they also have cherry and maple glazed fritters too? If fritters alone aren't enough to convince you to take the short drive up Simcoe St. N. for a visit, you may also want to pay them a visit to take a selfie in the $5 sunflower maze, or browse the enormous country store!


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Top Pick for the Adventurer: Tree-top Eco-adventure Park

Climb and zipline your way through the beautiful fall-coloured forest as you explore over 5 courses with a plethora of obstacles. Save some courage for the finale with a trip down the 'Big Zip'! Bring the children along to check out the Children's Jr. Course (ages 3-6) or the Children's Course (ages 6 to 9).


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Top Pick for Foodies: Oshawa Farmers Market

Support local farmers while picking up the freshest produce on the block at the Oshawa Centre Farmers' Market. Operating every Friday (May through October) from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Oshawa Centre Farmers' Market features over 20 farmers from across the Greater Oshawa Area. Swing by for delicious Honey Crisp Apples, Kettle Corn, freshly picked produce, unique deli meats and cheeses, and so much more!


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Top Pick for the Explorer: Second Marsh Wildlife Area

Lace-up your shoes and head out to Second Marsh to enjoy the brightly coloured fall leaves. Explore a variety of different hiking trails and keep your eyes peeled for some of the local residents as Second Marsh has reported a number of different birds, 32 species of mammals, 8 species of reptiles, 10 species of amphibians, and 57 species of fish. And after you're finished, swing by the Baker's Table to warm your belly with some of the best chocolate chip cookies in town!


Check them out online:

Instagram @secondmarsh

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