Ontario is a pretty big place, which means there are tons of possibilities when it comes to things to do. One of the most popular attractions is Niagara Falls, and while this always makes for a fun day, sometimes it's nice to see something a little different. Next time you're planning an outing, you can visit some of these 11 unique Ontario activities for an extra bit of adventure.

Stay away from the usual tourist destinations with these lesser-known spots.

Whether you're looking for a new date place or just somewhere new to explore, Ontario has endless possibilities.

Thrill-seekers can climb a giant cliff of ice, or fly down a snowy slope on a tube.

If you still want to chase waterfalls, you can also visit a stunning frozen cascade of water that will transport you to the Arctic.

Ontario is home to the world's first Dr. Seuss experience, and it's only here until the start of January.

You can dive into the worlds of your favourite childhood stories at this unique, immersive attraction. Wander through a Truffula forest, and get lost in a colourful maze of balloons.

Get some friends together and head out to these hidden gems across the province!

Go Ice Climbing

Price: $175 - $225

When: January 4, 2020 - March 31, 2020

Address: 271-1 Ecclestone Dr., Bracebridge, ON

Why You Need To Go: Adventure to the top of this 70 to 100-foot icy cliff for tons of winter thrills. There are several different packages to choose from depending on what you're looking for.


Explore the Dr. Seuss Experience

Price: $35 per adult, non-peak hours

When: October 26, 2019, to January 5, 2020

Address: 199 Rathburn Rd. W., Mississauga, ON

Why You Need To Go: Wander through the world of Dr. Seuss at this fantastical installation with tons of rooms and photo ops.


Wander Around Wheeler's Maple Farm

Price: Free

Address: 1001 Highland Ln., McDonalds Corners, ON

Why You Need To Go: Stroll through a snowy sugar bush and warm up in the pancake house with tons of housemade maple syrup.


Take a Ride Down Halton Radial Railway

Price: $15.50 per adult

Address: 13629 Guelph Ln., Milton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a ride along a 2-kilometre woodland track on a historic railcar. During the Christmas season, you can enjoy a special festive ride with tons of twinkling decorations.


Go Snow Tubing

Price: Starting at $25 per adult

When: Opening December 21, 2019

Address: 1600 River Rd. E., Kitchener, ON

Why You Need To Go: Fly down a snowy slope in a tube this winter!


Explore Tiffany Falls

Price: $5 parking

Address: 900 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're tired of seeing Niagara Falls, you can visit Tiffany Falls instead. This frozen waterfall will make you feel like you're in a magical winter wonderland.


Be Greeted By Butterflies at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Price: $15 per adult

Address: 2500 Kossuth Rd., Cambridge, ON

Why You Need To Go: Surround yourself with thousands of fluttering butterflies for an enchanting day trip.


Visit Exotic Animals at Jungle Cat World

Price: Starting at $17 per adult

Address: 3667 Concession Road 6, Orono, ON

Why You Need To Go: Visit all sorts of wild animals like exotic cats and wolves at this wildlife park. You can even stay overnight in their bed and breakfast. 


Wonderland Escape Rooms & Board Game Lounge

Price: $25 per adult for escape room

Address: 500 Gardiners Rd. Unit 12A, Kingston, ON

Why You Need To Go: Play board games or try to escape from this whimsical Alice in Wonderland-themed cafe and escape room. 


Glide Along Muskoka Lakes Ice Trail

Price: $12 per adult

When: Opens December 27, 2019

Address: 1074 Cranberry Rd., Bala, ON

Why You Need To Go: Glide along a stunning ice trail through fields of frozen cranberries and warm up with cranberry-flavoured treats afterwards.



We 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.


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