Move Seniors Lovingly – Caledon
Caledon, Ontario, which includes several smaller villages and hamlets, might have some urban amenities but still retains its rural charm. This town and its surrounding areas are the perfect region for seniors to explore this summer because they have a little bit of something for everyone. From unusual landscapes to exceptional art, there are many ways to fill your day here!
Move Seniors Lovingly – Caledon has some suggestions for spots you should check out based on your interests:
For the Flower Obsessed Senior: Stonewell Lavender Farm
Where: 9762 Wellington Road 42, Erin, Ontario
You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a dreamscape when you visit this Ontario Gothic revival farmhouse and lavender field. You can wander the fields yourself or book a tour with the owner. Children under three are free if you’re keen on bringing the grandkids along. There is a lovely gift shop and workshops that you can pre-book, such as flower pressing and basket weaving. It’s a great place to make some unforgettable summer memories. For more information, click here.
For the Landscape Loving Senior: Cheltenham Badlands
Where: 1739 Olde Base Line Road, Caledon, ON
Who knew there was a landscape shaped at the bottom of the sea over 450 million years ago in our own backyard? The Cheltenham Badlands is a natural heritage landmark and geographical marvel in Southern Ontario that you can explore through its accessible boardwalk or badlands trail. You can now book online to make your visit that much easier. For more information, click here.
The Cheltenham Badlands: Photo Courtesy of iStock
For the Art Aficionado Senior: Alton Mills Arts Centre
Where: 1402 Queen Street W., Village of Alton, Caledon, ON
The historic Alton Mills Art Centre is a vibrant art hub where you can tour its galleries, studios, café, and original turbine room or even take a workshop. Its surroundings are equally beautiful and feature a waterfall courtyard. Once getting your art fix, you can wander the surrounding woods for a breezy summer experience. For more information, click here.
For the History Buff Senior: Great Warm Flying Museum
Where: 13961 McLaughlin Rd, Cheltenham, ON
The Great War Flying Museum is dedicated to pilots who served in WWI. Here you can discover a range of uniforms, battle maps, family mementos, flags, and limited-edition prints and posters of the era. If you love air shows, there is often a flying fleet on days when the museum is open. It’s a must-see for history and aviation buffs! For more information, click here.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our suggestions for how to spend the perfect summer day in and around Caledon. Stay tuned for the next region we feature for more great places to visit.
– Published July 2023
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