6 Stunning Summer Destinations That You Won't Believe Are 2 Hours Or Less From Toronto
Start planning those adventures!
With summer just around the corner, it's time to start planning those road trips. There are so many scenic destinations that are two hours or less from Toronto.
From turquoise swimming holes to sunflower fields, here are six spots to plan a trip to this summer.
Port Dover Beach
Address: Port Dover, ON
Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like you're in the tropics as soon as you set foot on this sandy beach. The shoreline is dotted with real palm trees and has all those Caribbean feels.
Purple Hill Lavender Farm
Price: $15 per adult
When: Opening June 17, 2023
Address: 7484 6/7 Nottawasaga Sideroad, Creemore, ON
Why You Need To Go: Located in the charming village of Creemore, this stunning lavender farm lets you wander through fragrant fields of purple. You can even picnic amidst the blooms.
Price: $11.30 + for booking fee
When: Reopening April 29, 2023
Address: 1739 Olde Base Line Rd., Town Of Caledon, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can gaze across rolling red hills at this unique natural wonder near Toronto. The badlands will make you feel like you're on Mars and you can follow a boardwalk trail through the scenery.
Price: $10.50 per adult
When: Opening June 10, 2023
Address: 319 Wellington County Rd. 18, Elora, ON
Why You Need To Go: This breathtaking swimming hole is a popular summer destination near Toronto. You can bask in turquoise waters surrounded by white cliffs. Don't forget to book in advance!
Campbell's Cross Farm
When: To be announced
Address: 3634 King St., Inglewood, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can get lost in a sea of sunflowers at this enchanting farm outside of Toronto. The fields typically burst into bloom during August but keep an eye out for the opening dates.
Rockwood Conservation Area
Price: $7.08 per adult
Address: 161 Fall St. S., Rockwood, ON
Why You Need To Go: This scenic conservation area features white cliffs, glacial potholes, a sandy beach, and more. It's a beautiful spot to spend a summer day.
Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.