Now that Spring has finally rolled around it's the perfect opportunity to get out there and explore all the amazing spots that Ontario has to offer. There's everything from adorable inns, scenic views, rushing waterfalls, and relaxing spas!
Use this list as a bucket list for your Spring and Summer road trips now that the weather is going to get so much warmer in the next few weeks! All you have to do is hop in the car, grab your S/O, best friends or family members and start exploring!
14. Jordan Village
Distance From Toronto: 1 hr 17 mins
Jordan Village is a rural town in Niagara Wine Country and it's the perfect place for a romantic road trip this Spring. The brick street, cute shops, cozy cafes and adorable inns are enough to make you want to turn your one-day road trip into a weekend-long getaway!
13. Felker's Falls
Distance From Toronto: 1 hr
Take a hike through Felker's Falls Conservation Area and you'll find this stunning 22 metre high water fall! It's the perfect hidden spot for adventurous couples to explore this Spring.
12. Dundas Peak
Distance From Toronto: 1 hr
Dundas Peak is famous for it's stunning nature views and while the weather in the winter prevents it from being a popular destination, spring is back so it's time to go again! Stand on the cliff edge and gaze out at all the green, blooming nature below.
11. Torrence Barrens Dark Sky Reserve
Distance From Toronto: 2 hrs 19 mins
The Torrence Barrens Dark Sky Reserve is probably the best spot in Ontario to view the stars. Plan your romantic getaway by pack some blankets, drinks, snacks and cozy up under the stars together!
10. White Water Walk
Distance From Toronto: 1.5 hrs
When you think of Niagara Falls the top thing that comes to mind is obviously, the falls! But what most people probably don't know is that you can explore the rushing rapids from the falls on the White Water Walk! Walk along a boardwalk right beside the rapids and take lots of cute pictures. The Walk opens up again for the season on April 7th!
9. Ste. Anne's Spa
Distance From Toronto: 1 hr 22 mins
The best way to plan a cute road trip with your S/O is to take them to an adorable spa! The Ste. Anne's Spa has gorgeous facilities with outdoor hot tubs, a wellness centre, and tons of relaxation areas!
8. Brockville Railway Tunnel
Distance From Toronto: 3 hrs 14 mins
The Brockville Railway Tunnel is an amazing place to explore for your next road trip. It was the first railway in Canada built back in 1860 and was since put out of use. Now it's a museum dedicated to this piece of Canadian history and the tunnel is all lit up in multi-coloured lights!
7. Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
Distance From Toronto: 2 hrs 5 mins
The Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is perfect for adventurous couples. You can hike across suspension bridges, see panoramic views, go ziplining, explore caves, enjoy picnics in nature and so much more!
6. Drake Devonshire Inn
Distance From Toronto: 2 hrs 8 mins
Take a weekend to yourselves a spend it in this gorgeous inn just a couple hours outside of Toronto! The Drake Devonshire Inn has a stunning restaurant with views of the lake, super cozy rooms and tons of fun activities!
5. Dorset Lookout Tower
Distance From Toronto: 2 hrs 45 mins
If you and your S/O love hiking to amazing views you should absolutely check out the Dorset Lookout Tower! Once you make it to the top of the lookout tower you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the nature below.
4. Cheltenham Badlands
Distance From Toronto: 51 mins
Ontario's version of the badlands are famous for it's unique landscape. The Cheltenham Badlands are officially re-opening to the public this Spring which means it's the perfect opportunity to take a road trip to them!
3. Spruce Bog Boardwalk
Distance From Toronto: 3 hrs 25 mins
Get immersed in nature at the Spruce Bog Boardwalk! Walk along the boardwalk past marshes and forest areas filled with wildlife to see. It's a popular spot for bird lovers and people who love scenic views!
2. Bridal Veil Falls
Distance From Toronto: 5 hrs 45 mins
If you're up for a bit longer road trip to see a gorgeous natural attraction this spring, this is definitely the best option. Located on Manitoulin Island is this gorgeous waterfall that you can swim in on warmer days and hike to the top for stunning views!
1. La Cloche Mountains
Distance From Toronto: 4 hrs 52 mins
Another great road trip that is definitely a little far, are these gorgeous mountains for hiking! Located near the northern shore of Lake Huron are La Cloche Mountains that are known to be one of the oldest mountain formations on the planet dating back 3.5 million years!