Things to Do and See in Caledon, Ontario In the Spring

A couple exploring Caledon, Ontario while staying at Millcroft Inn & Spa.

At the Millcroft Inn & Spa, we love springtime in Caledon, Ontario. As a region that celebrates the great outdoors and the beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of local greenspaces, we think that Spring is the ideal time to visit the region. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best things to do and see in our county during the spring season. We hope this blog will make you think of the beautiful blooms that are awaiting Canadians in the coming months, so you can feel the sunshine spread across your cheeks.

Celebrate Maple Season

Freshly tapped maple syrup packaged at Millcroft Inn & Spa in Caledon.

Taste Caledon’s Best Maple Syrup

There is truly nothing sweeter than freshly tapped, handcrafted maple syrup. Caledon is revered for its extraordinary landscapes, and our mature trees are part of our region’s appeal. Whether you want to try the maple syrup we’ve produced right here at the Millcroft Inn & Spa and see how we’ve seamlessly incorporated this oh-so-Canadian ingredient into our seasonal menu.  Or, if you want to visit any of the local sugar bushes, you will find Caledon’s very best maple syrup makes for the perfect addition to your morning pancakes – or evening chicken wing sauce.

Taffy making demonstration at Millcroft Inn & Spa in Caledon.

Indulge in the Magic of Maple

With our Magic of Maple package, you can experience the best of maple season all in one exclusive getaway! Your marvelous maple escape to Caledon includes overnight accommodations in one of our luxurious guestrooms, complete with a welcome gift of a bottle of homegrown Millcroft Maple Syrup and two delicious maple-based treats. Don’t forget to check out our maple-themed craft cocktails, menu items, and spa treatments, available at Headwaters Restaurant and at the Spa.

As a special treat, explore our maple syrup extraction process with a guided walking tour of the sugar bush right here at Millcroft Inn! See how trees are tapped and sap is harvested, then processed in our sugar shack. You’ll end the tour with a taffy-making demonstration using our fresh maple syrup for the perfect sweet finish to your trip.

Enjoy Local Food and Produce

A couple enjoying alcoholic beverages in Caledon.

Take a Culinary Journey Through Caledon

Each year, the Caledon region’s agricultural experts produce an incredible array of produce that our foodie enthusiasts transform into delicious baked goods, meals, desserts and – of course – fresh fruits and veggies to cook your own meals with.

Whether you’re most interested in exploring local farmers’ markets or want to sip and savour cider at our local cideries, Caledon is home to many spots where you can taste the fruits of the farming labour taking place in our region.

After exploring Caledonian orchards and wineries, you can return to the Millcroft Inn to indulge in a carefully prepared dinner that reflects all the flavours you’ve become accustomed to – and learned about – during the day.

Signature maple dessert served at Headwaters Restaurant in Caledon.

Enjoy Homegrown Cuisine at Headwaters Restaurant

For farm-fresh ingredients and impeccable service, look no further than Headwaters Restaurant! As Caledon’s premier fine dining establishment, you’ll love sampling Ontario’s rich bounty of flavours through our menu. Join us for dinner and try our succulent Pan Seared Halibut, served with mashed sweet potato and a delicious saffron tomato sauce. For a spectacular finish, try our Millcroft Signature Honey & Maple, featuring a delightful assortment of sweet treats crafted from our house-made honey and maple syrup.

Other Activities & Things to Do in Caledon

A hiking trail outside of Millcroft Inn & Spa in Caledon, Ontario.

Celebrate the Great Outdoors in Caledon

Once spring has sprung, Caledon offers a number of wonderful options for the nature-lover in your travel group. Choose from the Belfountain Conservation Area, the Cheltenham Badlands or the Bruce Trail to find your perfect footing in Caledon.

The Belfountain Conservation Area spans a stunning gorge using a suspension bridge. Along this rugged hike, you’ll encounter many waterways and a wide variety of robust foliage.

The Bruce Trail boasts 900 km of main trails and 400 km of side trails. From Niagara to Tobermory, you can weave along the Niagara Escarpment while taking in the Green Belt’s best features.

The Cheltenham Badlands offers a completely unique hiking experience in Ontario. The hills are bare, exposing an eye-catching red shale. This rare natural occurrence has a burnt red appearance which is not something you see every day, so it’s a must-see!

Osprey Valley Golf Course in Caledon, Ontario.

Get Golfing in Caledon

Within a very close distance to the Millcroft Inn and Spa, you will find a number of high-quality golf courses where you can warm up on the putting green or play as many holes as your heart desires on the 9- and 18-hole courses. Ranging from easygoing fairways through to challenging roughs and well-sculpted greens, Caledon attracts golfers of every ability who want to enjoy the Niagara escarpment, while working on their game.

The outside of Millcroft Inn & Spa in Caledon.

Explore the Grounds at Millcroft Inn & Spa

Surrounded by lush scenery, the grounds at Millcroft Inn are the perfect place to spend an afternoon exploring and enjoying the natural beauty of the Ontario countryside. Take a stroll around the sparkling waters of the millpond, see the magnificent Shaw’s Creek Falls, and relax by a cozy firepit after dark.

Hydrotherapy pools at Millcroft Inn & Spa in Caledon.

Experience the Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Experience the restorative wonders of hydrotherapy at Millcroft Inn and Spa under the spring sun. Whether it’s soothing muscle tension, enhancing circulation, or alleviating stress, our hydrotherapy pools promise a rejuvenating experience that belongs on every traveler’s itinerary. Set against the backdrop of the country’s picturesque landscape, guests can unwind poolside, treating themselves to exquisite beverages, tantalizing cuisine, and the delightful companionship of fellow visitors.

Caledon is a Wonderful Place to Rediscover the Springtime

We’re all patiently waiting for the time when we can get outside and enjoy the best parts of spring. For your next Ontario springtime getaway, consider the stunning region of Caledon and experience natural beauty, delicious food, fun activities, and new experiences.

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