07/28/2015 04:10 EDT | Updated 07/28/2015 04:59 EDT

Off The Beaten Path: Fun day trips worth the time

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Though you may not have time for an extended road trip this summer, don’t fret. Just plan a day trip for good times close to home. These terrific breaks relax and refresh you, almost as well as a regular vacay. It’s time to break free from the everyday and treat yourself to a day trip.

Here’s where to point your vehicle for short-distance getaways across Canada:

If you're looking to get off the beaten path this summer, make sure to tell the tale of your adventures! A good story is only as good as the audience it's told to, so share your story!