July 19 - 26, 2018
Tour Status - Available
Join Select Holidays as we travel to the Province of Ontario. We will visit Cambridge, St. Jacobs, Niagara Falls and Stratford, as well as many agricultural and cultural stops. The winter wheat harvest should be in progress at this time. You may also want to take in a Blue Jays baseball game prior to or after the tour.
- Accommodations as per itinerary
- Meals as outlined
- Tours and attractions as outlined in itinerary
- Farm and Agricultural visits
- Escorted by Select Holidays
July 19th: Thursday Toronto -Cambridge, Ontario* [D]
This tour starts upon arrival at the Toronto airport and transferring to the Cambridge region for an overnight stay. Cambridge is a modern, thriving community that has small town charm. The City has everything people want in terms of industry, business and life style. Enjoy a “Welcome Dinner” this evening.
*Airfare into Ontario is at an additional cost.
July 20th: Friday: Cambridge – St. Jacobs, Ontario [B/L/D]
Cambridge area is noted for the production of beef, chicken, pork, lamb, cheese, eggs, honey, asparagus, rhubarb, sweet corn, pumpkins and maple syrup, just to name a few. Crops grown in the area are mainly corn and soy beans. After visiting farms in the region and having lunch, You travel to St. Jacobs for an overnight stay and a chance to enjoy a home cooked meal.
July 21st: Saturday: St. Jacobs – Niagara Falls, Ontario [B]
St Jacobs developed around the Amish region of Ontario. You will still see the Amish driving their horse-drawn buggy along the roads and taking their produce to sell at the St. Jacobs Market. The market was established in 1975 and is the largest year round farmers market in Canada. After touring through the market on your own and having lunch there, you will want to climb aboard a horse drawn trolley to visit an Amish farm to learn about their culture. This afternoon you depart for Niagara Falls for a 2-night stay at a hotel overlooking the falls.
July 22rd: Sunday: Niagara Falls Region, Ontario [B/L]
Following breakfast you tour the region, and drive to the picturesque town of Niagara-On-The-Lake as well as visit one of the many local wineries in the region for lunch and tasting. Return to Niagara Falls in the afternoon where you can explore on your own and take an optional “Maid of the Mist Tour” or one that takes you behind the falls, just to name a few. Overnight once more in Niagara Falls.
July 23rd: Monday: Niagara-Simcoe-London, Ontario [B/L]
Departing from the Niagara you head towards the Simcoe region where most of Ontario’s ginseng and tobacco is grown. After touring these farms a stop will be made at Port Dover on the shores of Lake Erie for their famous Lake Perch Lunch. This afternoon you visit a robotic dairy before checking into your hotel in London, Ontario for an overnight stay.
July 24th : Tuesday: London-Chatham, Ontario [B/L]
Driving into the region known as the “Golden Triangle” you visit greenhouses that produce peppers and tomatoes for the commercial markets. Following lunch you visit the Jackson Farm. Jackson Seed Service is proud to be one of Southwestern Ontario’s top soybean processing, cleaning, and distribution centres for distribution internationally. Overnight in Chatham, Ontario.
July 25th: Wednesday: Chatham-Stratford, Ontario [B/D]
This morning you drive to Tupperville to visit a Horse Stud Farm before continuing along the St. Clair River, that form in part, the border between Ontario and Michigan, USA. This afternoon continue your drive to Hensall, to view the bean processing facility there as well as a visit to a local grain farm. Overnight in Stratford, Ontario, situated on the Avon River. Stratford is well known for being the home of the Stratford Festival (previously known as the Stratford Shakespeare Festival). While Shakespeare's plays are still produced, theatre in a wide range of genres is from May to October. Enjoy a “Farewell Dinner” this evening.
July 26th: Thursday: End Of Tour* [B]
Following breakfast at the hotel, depart for the airport and your flights back to your home city.
*Airfare from Ontario is at an additional cost.
Per Person, Double - From $2,870.00 (Land Portion)
Plus $143.50 GST
Single Occupancy - $860.00 plus $43.10 GST
>Ask about special airfare to join this tour.
>Ask about extending your stay in Toronto to take in a Blue Jay's baseball Game OR
>Ottawa and Quebec City Train Option available.