Places to Visit in Ontario

There are so many great places to visit in Ontario, you could easily find yourself exploring a new city or town every weekend, each with its own unique attractions and excitement. Ontario is easily one of the most exciting destinations in all of Canada.

Bustling Cities

If you’re looking to spend the day or weekend away exploring Ontario’s exciting cities, there are so many bustling metropolises to choose from. Toronto, Ottawa, Windsor and Hamilton are all great places to visit if you want that big city experience in Ontario. Visit local art galleries, theatres, unique restaurants and exciting attractions. Ontario’s big cities offer fun that the whole family can enjoy.

Farm-Fresh Country Markets

Explore the sights, smells and tastes that Ontario has to offer by visiting one of the many country markets around Ontario. St. Jacobs hosts one of the largest markets in the region, but you can visit farm-fresh markets in towns and cities such as St. Catherine’s, Kingston, Kitchener, London and many more.

Historical Monuments and Culture

If you’re a History buff, why not spend the weekend in one of the many historically rich towns and cities throughout Ontario? Ottawa is a great place to visit historic heritage buildings that are hundreds of years old and have some interesting stories. Guelph is another great place to see historical landmarks and architecture.

Nature Sights, Parks & Trails

If your ideal weekend is spent hiking and exploring the great outdoors, Ontario is the place to be. There are hundreds of outstanding hiking trails, all with incredible views. Plan a trip to Tobermory and hike along the Bruce Peninsula. You can also take a trip to Muskoka or Peterborough and explore the outstanding parks and waterfront trails. No trip to Ontario is complete without a stop in Niagara to see the Falls – one of the natural wonders of the world.

Whichever way you prefer to spend the day or weekend, Ontario has just the place to do it. Discover the unique attractions and places to visit throughout Ontario – you’re in for an exciting getaway no matter where you end up!

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Carleton Place Info Centre

170 Bridge Street , Carleton Place, Ontario
Eastern Ontario

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Looking for a day trip? Carleton Place is the perfect spot! Only 40 min. from downtown Ottawa, this charming town will keep you busy with things to do. The Information Centre staff can provide you on local history & heritage, activities, museums, walking trails, dining & much more. Your one stop shop when planning your day in Carleton Place.   » More

Experience Cobourg

55 Queen Street W. , Cobourg, Ontario
Central Ontario

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Cobourg is known for its prime location on the lakeshore between Toronto and Kingston. It’s a short drive from urban centres where, in a spacious, small-town setting, you can enjoy unique architectural landmarks and great shopping, dining, galleries and theatre, a spectacular white sand beach and beautiful waterfront. Come and experience Cobourg. We promise you won’t be disappointed.   » More

Kivi Park

4472 Longlake Rd. , Sudbury, Ontario
Northern Ontario

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480-acre, all-season park with hiking/biking & cross-country skiing, plus boating, camping & events. Kivi Park features many attractions & amenities to make your stay fun & engaging for you & the entire family! Year-round for activities like hiking, mountain & fat biking, snowshoeing & both classic cross-country skiing & skate skiing. A premier destination for outdoor health & wellness, sport & adventure.   » More

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Visitor Centre

Visitor Centre: 270 George St N, Suite 101 , Peterborough, Ontario
Central Ontario

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Peterborough & the Kawarthas is home to Canada's Treasured Waterway. An easy 90 minute drive from Toronto and 3.5 hour drive from Ottawa. A place with rugged wilderness as Canadian as the Canadian Shield itself, a city with culture in its soul, lakes of bright, shining waters and rolling farmlands. What memories will you make?   » More

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