Follow the flavour on these foodie trails and tours
Set out at your own pace or let a local foodie guide you along these tasty trails and food tours this season.
Take your time and savour the experience.
Butter Tart Tour, Kawartha Northumberland
Savour each satisfying bite-size moment when you embark on a flavour-filled adventure to discover some of the richest, flakiest and tastiest butter tarts in the world. The purist will appreciate the traditional tarts, while the adventurous will want to try new flavours such as pumpkin, chocolate, rhubarb or coconut.
Cranberry Route, Muskoka
The annual Muskoka Cranberry Route is a fun and tasty trail with over 30 stops inspired by Muskoka's love for cranberries.
The Sip & Savour Trail, Lanark County
There’s more than just maple in the Maple Capital of Ontario. The Sip & Savour trail will lead you to great breweries, cideries, cafes and bakeries throughout Lanark County. And naturally, to some of the best sugarbush operations in Ontario.
Bacon and Ale Trail, Stratford
Agricultural roots run deep in the Stratford area, as does a passion for fine craft brewing. Sample dishes that incorporate a variation of pork offerings and then wash it down with signature brews of the area along the Bacon and Ale Trail.
Cheese Trail, Oxford County
There’s always something new to savour in Canada’s dairy capital. Sample traditional and innovative varieties of cheese and discover dairy creations you never knew existed. New experiences are always added, so be sure to check the website for up to date information.
Trent Hills Flavour Tour, Northumberland County
From dairy products to craft beer, learn all about locally produced goodies and find your new favourite flavours in the picturesque region of Trent Hills.
Apple Pie Trail, South Georgian Bay
The fertile, apple-growing area around the communities of Blue Mountain Village, Craigleith, Beaver Valley, Thornbury and Meaford is home to the famous Apple Pie Trail. Download the trail map to pick your favourite trail spots, including wineries, cideries, breweries, markets, restaurants and bakeries that create apple-inspired delights.
Midland Food Tours, North Simcoe County
Take a self-guided driving tour to five different local restaurants for delicious food, drink and conversation. Learn all about the communities you visit and the local owners and chefs. A guided walking food tour of downtown Midland and it’s rich history and culture is also available.
Perth County Farm Gate, Perth County
From cheese themed tours or syrup and jam trails, the Flavour Farm Game Map gets you right to the source of local food in Perth County.
The Chocolate Trail, Stratford
Snack on a variety of sweet and delicious chocolates from six shops in Stratford and meet local chocolate makers and purveyors. Chocolate Trail passes can be purchased at Destination Stratford, located close to Stratford City Hall and various Stratford locations.
The Good Food Stroll, Collingwood
Collingwood is brimming with celebrated restaurants, craft breweries, cafés, specialty food stores and markets. Get to know the Collingwood culinary community and find inspiration for your next meal using the good food map.
Guided food and drink tours
Get a local perspective on the unique flavours and culture of a community on a guided tour.
Drinks of Walkerville, Windsor
Explore North America’s largest distillery on this immersive tour in the birthplace of Canadian whisky that shares the folklore and the history of the company and the brewing process. You’ll gain access to the exclusive members club that has been around since the beginning of the 20th century, and enjoy snacks, a cocktail and whisky sampling.
Tasty Road Trips, Paris
Resident food ambassador, Spicy Jan, has the perfect itinerary for group tours in Paris that feature places to eat and entertaining nuggets about the area (self-guided info is also available). Tour package includes an exclusive Tasty Road Trip Market Bag you can fill with goodies around the tour.
Niagara Culinary Tours, Niagara
Described as speed dating with restaurants, Niagara Culinary Tours is a walking tour that integrates Niagara’s history and culture with great food from local establishments along with wine pairing. Tours are also available in St. Catharines and feature vegan tour options.
Taste Detours, Guelph
Get a taste of the Wellington Country culinary scene from a local perspective on this small group tour. You can arrange for a fully customized experience, including vegetarian themed options.
Culinary Adventure Co., Toronto
Peruse Toronto’s famous markets for new food discoveries and preparation tips. Learn about the cultures that make the neighbourhoods so special. Sample an array of food that will transport your palate to the authentic cuisine enjoyed in far away countries.
Blaq Bear Culinary Adventures, Sault Ste. Marie
Along with tasty food and drink samples, learn about the rich culture, landscape and history that inspires the local cuisine of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma.
C’est Bon Cooking, Ottawa
Let the culinary experts guide you on a tour of the food scene in Ottawa’s most celebrated market and foodie neighbourhoods to sample beverages and tasty treats. Bike tours are also available if you prefer to navigate on two wheels.
Puck's Plenty Foraging Tours, Stratford
Take a professionally led foraging expedition along Stratford’s wooded trails in search of wild edible plants. Learn how to identify each one and its health benefits, and then transform your finds into a delicious meal. Everyone in the family is invited to join, including your pooch.
Forest City Culinary Experiences, London
Guided walking tours let by a local culinary insider will introduce you to London’s diverse culinary scene.
Last updated: March 4, 2023