We could all use a little sparkle in our lives, and this spot in Ontario will add some dazzle on even the dullest days. Only a few hours from Toronto lies a secret mine brimming with blue gemstones. Grab a pail and head out to the Princess Sodalite Mine to find yourself some glittery rocks.\nYou'll feel like royalty after collecting the precious stones in Bancroft, known as the Mineral Captial of Canada.\nThe Princess Sodalite Mine is a hidden utopia full of crystals and gems.\nThe mine produces sodalite, a rare blue mineral often used as a gemstone.\nYou can visit the store to shop for all sorts of local and worldwide minerals and fossils.\nYou can also adorn yourself in jewellery from the mine's own "Princess Collection", which features the blue stones found on site.\nOther items include wind chimes, candle holders, and more that are decorated with sparkling rocks.\nIf you don't mind getting a little dirty, you can head out to the Rock Farm and search for your own glimmering gems.\nThis area is filled with trailings from the sodalite mine as well as materials from other mines and quarries, giving you a variety of stones to find.\nView this post on Instagram A collection of #sodalite we got from #Bancroft today! #rockhound #lapidary #gems #gemstones #minerals A post shared by LAVENDER & SOUL - TANYA GIBSON (@lavenderandsoul) on May 28, 2016 at 5:39pm PDT\nYou can find around 100 different rock types as you hunt for your treasures.\nThe mine supplies pails and guests are welcome to bring their own hammers, rock picks, and chisels.\nCompletely enclosed footwear is required if you'd like to search for stones.\nView this post on Instagram Today ROCKED 🔮✨ A post shared by maggie (@maggiepugh) on Jul 10, 2018 at 5:49pm PDT\nOnce you're done collecting your shiny rocks, you can take your newfound treasures home for $1.50 per pound plus tax.\nThe farm is open daily from May 1 until October 12, so you have lots of time to road trip to this spot.\nStart planning your dazzling adventure to this spot!\nView this post on Instagram Bloody fingertips & my bliss #sodalite #rockhound #perched A post shared by ENFP (@endlessjamwitch) on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:07am PDT\nPrincess Sodalite Mine\nPrice: $1.50 + tax per pound\nWhen: May 1, 2020 - October 12, 2020\nAddress: 31241 Hwy. 28, Bancroft, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Shop for sparkling gems and fossils, and hunt for your own in the Rock Farm outside.\nWebsite\n\n\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.