There's nothing better than a summertime adventure. When the weather turns warmer, who doesn't want to get out and explore the world? While all we'd like to do is board a plane to somewhere exotic, a lot of the time that just isn't feasible.
Lucky for us, Ontario is actually home to a ton of incredible things to do and see. If you're experiencing major wanderlust but don't have the funds to get you out of the province, here are 14 activities to keep you entertained this summer.
Niagara Vintage Wine Tour // Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario
If the vineyards of Napa Valley aren't in the cards this summer, why not check out some a bit closer to home? Niagara-On-The-Lake is Ontario's designated wine county, and with Niagara Vintage Wine Tours, you can check out all the best wines that the area has to offer.
Bruce Peninsula // Tobermory, Ontario
Located between Georgian Bay and Lake Huron, the Bruce Peninsula is one of the most beautiful spots in the province. With its turquoise waters and massive cliffs, you'd swear you were in the Carribean.
Zip line at Eagle Canyon // Dorion, Ontario
Soar above the trees in Dorion, located just 45 minutes east of Thunder Bay. Eagle Canyon is a beautiful park made up of two canyons. Visitors can take a zip line between the two peaks at 175 feet in the air.
Revival House // Stratford, Ontario
Dine in style at Revival House, a historic cathedral that has now been converted to a restaurant. Chef Loreena Miller serves up authentic French dishes that are definitely worth the drive.
Long Point Eco Adventures// St. Williams, Ontario
For a Costa Rican-like adventure, head to Long Point Eco Adventures. Located in St. Willaims, this company offers zip lining, boating tours, mountain biking and more.
The Shameful Tiki Room // Toronto, Ontario
If a trip to Hawaii isn't in the cards, Toronto offers the next best thing. The Shameful Tiki Room is a Hawaiian-inspired restaurant that will provide you a tropical getaway within the city.
Mazinaw Rock // Bon Echo Provincial Park
For an outdoorsy adventure, take in the incredible sites of Mazinaw Rock from a kayak. The incredible formation, which stands at 330 ft high, is located in Bon Echo Provincial Park.
St. Marry's Quarry // Perth County
St. Marry's Quarry is Canada's largest outdoor swimming pool. Located in Perth County, the quarry is the perfect summertime attraction, complete with a water trampoline, a large grassy area, sand volleyball courts, paddleboard rentals and a Tiki Hut that serves food and drinks.
The Sultan's Tent // Toronto, Ontario
For a taste of authentic Moroccan culture, head to the Sultan's Tent in Toronto. This cozy restaurant serves Middle-Eastern cuisine and offers live entertainment in the way of belly dancers.
Port Stanley Beach // Port Stanley, Ontario
For a beach getaway only 2 hours from Toronto, look no further than Port Stanley. This adorable town is known for its cute and colourful cottages that line the waterfront, as well as its massive sandy beach.
Lake House Restaurant// Vineland, Ontario
Many restaurants offer waterfront dining, but few are actually on the water like the Lake House Restaurant. Located in Vineland, Lake House Restaurant offers an unparelled dining experience on Lake Ontario.
Grail Springs // Bancroft, Ontario
For a luxurious getaway, there's no need to travel to the Swiss Alps. Instead, just head to Grail Springs. Located in the heart of Ontario, Grail Springs is a wellness resort that offers yoga, meal service, hot tubs, and more.