Mid-Morning: Get your steps in while enjoying a peaceful escape at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. Built in honour of Canada’s centennial in 1967, the garden symbolizes the friendship between Canada and Japan. Take a garden tour with one of their knowledgeable guides and learn about the Garden’s history, design and Japanese culture. Tours are free with admission and depart the main Garden gate at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Read more about Nikka Yuko here.
Lunch: Go from the far east to southern beaches with a lunch stop at Tacos Made in Mexico. This small, friendly restaurant is family-run, bringing authentic Mexican dishes to Canada. On the weekend, don’t miss trying a bowl of homemade Pozole, a traditional Mexican soup.