As we all know, it's Canada's 150th birthday this year! That means it's time to take a minute to appreciate the beautiful country we live in. The best way to do that? Go visit the incredible places in your province.

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Toronto is cool and all, but this weekend take a trip to one of the amazing cities in the province of Ontario for a really good time. There's something for everyone: bucket lists, chill weekends, cottages and more! Check out the list below and start planning your weekend away: 

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1. Go Wine Tasting In Niagara On The Lake.

Niagara on the Lake is a beautiful town with incredible views and things to do. Niagara is the ultimate wine town, so take advantage of the delicious craft beers, ciders and Ontario wines! Planning on staying a while? Here's a list of things to do in Niagara on the Lake.


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2. Celebrate Canada's birthday early in our nations capital, Ottawa!

Just 4 hours from Toronto is our nation's capital, Ottawa. Start celebrating early this weekend in this amazing city! Looking for things to do? Give this insane Ottawa bucket list a shot.


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3. Visit the legendary Donkey Sanctuary in Guelph.

This is a real thing, I could not make this up! Once you're done taking selfies with the donkeys, check out this list of other amazing things to do while you're in Guelph.  


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4. Get cultured in Stratford at the Stratford Festival.

Not only Justin Bieber's home town, Stratford is home to this amazing theatre festival. Check out this summer's line up here.


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5. Get active with some killer outdoor rec in Collingwood!

Collingwood has some amazing things to do during a weekend away. You can rent canoes, kayaks and more! Adventures for the whole squad! Check out their amazing other facilities here.


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6. Have a squad cotty weekend in Muskoka. 

If you've ever spent your summer in Muskoka, you know how much fun it is. Rent a cottage with friends and split the cost for an amazing weekend in Ontario's Hamptons. 


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7. Complete this whole Hamilton bucket list in one weekend

Hamilton has plenty of things to do. Whether you're looking for outdoor activities, restaurants, date ideas or more, this is a great city to spend a weekend in with friends!


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8. Don't have money to spend? London has plenty of things to do when you're broke. 

Sometimes we need a getaway, but can't really afford one at all. Fear not! London Ontario has super cheap things to do! Spend less money, and still have great times. 


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9. If your squad is full of adrenaline junkies, visit Long Point Eco-Adventures

What's better than zip lining, canopy tours and jungle ropes? Doing all of those things (and more) with your squad!!


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10. Rent this cottage in Parry Sound!

This beautiful cottage sleeps 12, 4 bedroom, 4 bathrooms and is $835 for the weekend. That's only $70 per person! A perfect price for a perfect weekend. 


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11. Go hang gliding in St Jacobs. 

Have you ever wanted to go on a hang gliding adventure? Now is your chance! Get your friends together and go on an amazing hang gliding adventure! 


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12. Go back in time by visiting Jordan Village. 

Just outside of the Niagara region is Jordan Village. This adorable town is influenced by Pennsylvanian-German Menonnite roots and has lots of 17th century architecture. This place is perfect for a quaint weekend away!


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13. Enjoy the Burlington Waterfront

This town just outside of Toronto has a beautiful waterfront and is the perfect place to spend the weekend walking around, and travelling by foot! For more Ontario towns with amazing waterfront views, check out this list!

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