Are you looking for a fun and exciting place to enjoy a little free time? Your first instinct might be to head to the beach for fun in the sun, but with increased crowds and current restrictions regarding how many people can reside in the same area may make you cautious about going to the beach. However, this year, try something a little unexpected and new for a change. Abandon what you think you know about taking a great vacation and try something a little off the well worn path. Ajax, ON is the place you need to go to this summer and every season for an excellent vacation everyone will enjoy and here are just a few reasons why.

Laugh a Little

You do not have to be in some major city to find a good comedy club. While visiting Ajax, ON, consider a trip to the Yuk Yuk Comedy Club. You can enjoy comedians from all genres and best of all, this local club includes amateur night, so if you are an aspiring comedian or someone who simply wants to try out the biz, you can do it all at Yuk Yuk’s. A night here will have your sides splitting with laughter.

Play with the Kids (Indoors)

While on a vacation, you should certainly find something for the kids to enjoy, but sometimes, the weather does not cooperate for your scheduled outdoor activities. When in Ajax, you need not worry about the weather spoiling the fun. Simply bring your activities indoors at Creative Place Indoor Playground and Party Centre. Your kids will find hours of fun in this indoor play place, including a hocky rink, basketball courts, and a large indoor play place. You can relax while your kids play in a safe, secure environment.

Play a Little Golf

There are a few places throughout the world where avid golfers frequent, but again, these are areas where crowds are common, and it can be difficult to truly enjoy your game. However, in Ajax, the golfing is some of the best you will find without an overabundant crowd. The Hy Hope Farm offers a full 18 hole golf executive golf course experience throughout the year. Their farm market is open each day as well. Should you come in winter, you can enjoy tobogganing on the farm with your family. Hy Hope Farm has something for everyone during every season of the year.

Take a Hike

Throughout Canada, you will find some of the best places to hike in all the world and Ajax, ON offers some amazing places to get out and enjoy nature also. Enniskillen Conservation Area is home to a variety of animals native to Canada that can be viewed in their natural habitat. Not only can you walk the trails looking for your favorite animals, you can take some time in the conservation area to do a little fishing. For those visiting in the throws of the winter season, cross country skiing is a common activity in Enniskillen Conservation Area, so get out and take a hike.

Visit a Few Pubs

A pub is a unique environment. The best ones offer plenty of spirits on tap and a relaxed enjoyable atmosphere and two of these amazing pubs are found in the heart of Ajax, ON. The first, for those looking to get in touch with their Irish roots, is Fun McChicken. This Irish pub offers a great place to see live music and have a pint of Guinness. Another amazing pub is called the Lion and Dragon Club. This one is a bit more upscale, but still offers an enjoyable atmosphere. The Lion and Dragon Club is an English pub, so you can enjoy catching up with friends and watching the football game on the big screen.

Shop and Embrace History (at the same time)

Many areas offer extensive shopping experiences, but few incorporate history into browsing through shops. In Ajax, ON. one of the most popular shopping destinations is called Tyron Mills Limited. Whether you are looking for clothes, kitchen goods, lumber, or anything else that you may want, you can find it here. Tyron Mills Limited is more than just a place to shop, the structures are from 1847, so they depict the construction of that area. It is a fun, quirky place to satisfy your shopping itch.

Feed Your Spirit

It is somewhat uncommon for people to seek out church on a relaxing vacation, but when in Ajax, ON, you may find yourself doing just that. St. Michael the Archangel is more than just another church, it is actually the oldest Roman Catholic church in Ontario. The style of architecture Gothic stone and the original structure was built in 1887. However, in 1904, a fire devastated the building. It was built back to its original state later that same year and since that time, it has been a beacon of hope and light in Ajax, ON for Catholics in the area. The church remains a stunning representation of its important architectural time and is certainly worth a visit.

Don’t Forget About the Food

When you decide to take a vacation, one of the first things you will want to know is how good, and what type of food you will find at your destination. Food in Ajax, ON is as diverse as its people and you can find various types of culinary delights throughout the city. Among it most popular restaurants is called, Awe Shucks. Although the name is cute, the seafood is amazing. Fresh oysters are part of the restaurant’s name sake and locals, as well as tourists frequent this epic seafood restaurant to enjoy an amazing oceanic bounty for themselves.

Ajax, ON is a place that you should definitely put on your must see list. While everyone else is headed out to the same location for a vacation again this year, you can go to a place you can truly relax and enjoy yourself. Whether you are looking to hike the hills, enjoy a few sports, or just shop til you drop, Ajax, ON has all you want.