With a wide array of seasonal activities in Whitby, there are plenty of things to see and do in this incredible town.

Let’s explore the top free things to do in Whitby this summer!


Explore the Waterfront


The Port Whitby Marina is a 420-slip, year-round facility located on the natural harbours of Lake Ontario. Enjoy the beautiful clubhouse or the many waterfront excursions.

Visit Downtown Whitby


From boutiques and world-class restaurants to historic buildings, there is much to offer for the whole family in Downtown Whitby.

Embrace Nature


Surround yourself with nature by visiting the Lynde Shores Conservation Area, including the adjacent Cranberry West Tract. Explore the beautiful wildlife, including the migrating waterfowl and shorebirds.

Take a leisurely walk, hike or cycle through the Town’s 60 kilometres of trails. Whitby has 11 trails in total, including the Ash Creek Channel Trail, Brooklin’s Lion Trail, and the Whitby Scout Trail.

Visit a Museum


One of the first homes to ever be built in Whitby and a cultural community hub, the Lynde House Museum is a historic mansion, now known as a world-class museum.

Play in the Splash Pads

DURHAM -- With the warm weather finally here, it’s time to get out and explore some of Durham’s coolest parks. The ones on our list have plenty of fun features, everything from splash pads and concession stands to accessible playground equipment and skate parks. May 8, 2015.

Spend an afternoon in one of the Town’s 15 splash pads. Located throughout the town’s parks, it’s the perfect way to cool off this summer.