School’s out! Did summer vacation sneak up on you? Are you looking for some last-minute inspiration for outdoor activities to do with the kids this summer? Have fun, stay active, and enjoy the outdoors with this list of summer activities in London, Ontario to do with your family.
Heeman’s Greenhouses & Strawberry Farm
Pick your own strawberries this summer at Heeman’s Greenhouses, located just 20 minutes outside of London. Share a free wagon ride out to the field and spend the afternoon picking and tasting fresh, local strawberries. Make a day of this sweet adventure by cooking some healthy summer snacks with your fresh picks — all while teaching your kids about the importance of local produce. Strawberry season ends in early July so get them while you can!
Boler Mountain Treetop Adventure Park
Take family fun to new heights this summer at Boler Mountain’s Treetop Adventure Park. Spend the day exercising and have fun doing it! Stay active with zip lines, rope courses, swinging bridges, Tarzan swings, and pirate nets. Not a fan of heights? Boler Mountain offers a variety of outdoor summer activities, including mountain biking, fitness trails, and beach volleyball.
Storybook Gardens is an outdoor amusement park with rides and attractions themed around popular fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Open daily from 10 am – 5 pm, Storybook features outdoor play facilities, a large interactive splash pad, amusement rides, pedal cars, a miniature play village, and musicals and puppetry on the outdoor stage. With three core themes of storybook literacy, interactive play, and connections with the natural world, a day spent at Storybook Gardens is fun for the whole family.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village
Discover history at the Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Experience a day in the life of 19th-century villagers as you and your children explore the grounds and learn about the local rural communities.
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London Children’s Museum
The London Children’s Museum displays child-centred exhibits that encourage hands-on learning. Explore history and heritage, investigate the complexities of science and social relationships, and celebrate the beauty in art and culture together with your kids. In addition to the galleries and exhibits, the London Children’s Museum offers hands-on activities and programs designed for children and their families to learn and play together. They can even explore the outdoor garden ecosystem and learn about the world around them and their relation to it.