It's time to bundle up and step into the great outdoors because winter in Ontario is a beautiful sight to see. The entire province becomes a sparkling paradise to explore, and you don't want to miss out on it by hibernating inside. As tempting as it is to stay cuddled under a blanket all winter long, try taking a trip to these magical Ontario winter places that will have you forgetting that summer even existed at all.\nThere's so much to do, from skating down glassy trails to wandering through winter gardens.\nWhether you're spending time with a friend or loved one, you can journey to some of these enchanting frosty places for some good memories. \nBlumination at Blue Mountain Village has tons of glowing lights and illuminated displays that will light up the snow outside.\nOr, visit the Muskoka Lake Cranberry Ice Trail, where you can glide through frozen marshes all day long. Warm up afterwards by a crackling fire while enjoying some special cranberry treats.\nFrozen waterfalls are always magical sights to behold, and Ontario has several stunning spots to check out.\nGet started on your winter bucket list and explore some of these breathtaking destinations across the province.\nMuskoka Lake Cranberry Ice Trail\nPrice: $12 per adult\nWhen: Opens December 27, 2019\nAddress: 1074 Cranberry Rd., Bala, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can glide along a glassy skating trail through twelve acres of frozen cranberries this winter.\n View this post on Instagram Skating in a Winter Wonderland ❄️ A post shared by Rachel Lee 🌙 (@rachelclairlee) on Feb 19, 2018 at 2:51pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nNiagara Ice Wine Festival\nPrice: Prices vary \nWhen: January 10 - 26, 2020\nAddress: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Sip sweet wine and gaze at glimmering ice sculptures during this boozy winter festival.\n View this post on Instagram Is there anything more magical than ice and #icewine?! ⠀⠀ It’s not too late to escape the city for the wintery wonderland of Niagara-on-The-Lake! ⠀⠀ Be sure to check out #IcewineNOTL this weekend! I had such an amazing time visiting with @vinfatuation and @girldrinkswine - the ultimate girl’s weekend! ☃️ 🥂 ⠀⠀ There are amazing wineries serving up some of their best icewine, and some delicious warming snacks - like pork bao and Mac and Cheese!! 🥟 🍝 🧀 ⠀⠀ Be sure to check out @smalltalkwines Cabernet ice wine and grab some fudge - a match made in frozen heaven ❄️ 🍷 🍫 A post shared by Victoria Gamble (@victoria.gamble) on Jan 26, 2019 at 11:19am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nInglis Falls\nPrice: Parking fee\nAddress: Georgian Bluffs, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Gaze upon the beauty of this spectacular 18-metre frozen waterfall. You have to see it to believe it.\n View this post on Instagram To continue with the Frozen waterfalls theme I introduce you to Inglis Falls. Located 2 hours north of Toronto in Owen Sound, it is as spectacular during the winter as it is during the summer. Ontario, thank you for so many waterfalls! There’s more to come.. - - - - #inglisfalls #owensound #georgianbaylife #georgianbay #ontariowaterfalls #waterfallsofontario #ontariotravel #ontariotrails #canada_true #canada_gram #canada_pic #toronto_insta #torontoliving #torontotourism #discovertoronto #exploretoronto #discoveron #discoverontario #canadianoutdoors #canadianwildlife #waterfallsofinstagram #winterto #wintercanada #ontariowinter #snowytrees #whitemagic A post shared by Javier Eduardo Mendoza Olmos (@javier_en_el_norte) on Feb 21, 2019 at 6:55pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThe Buffalo Farm\nPrice: Prices vary\nAddress: 2137 Highway 630, Mattawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Have the ultimate snowy getaway on this 600-acre buffalo farm, where you can sleep in a tipi, yurt, or tiny house.\n View this post on Instagram let's go back... 💛 A post shared by erin leydon (@erinleydon) on Mar 13, 2017 at 8:14am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nMono Cliffs\nPrice: Prices vary\nAddress: 795122 3rd Line E, Orangeville, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Wander along frosty trails to some truly spectacular winter views.\n View this post on Instagram Remember that day this past weekend that was like -30 with wind chill? I called up @jessicasole_ to go for a hike and rediscover these hidden gems close to home! Somehow she’s as crazy as me and even though we froze our asses off it was totally worth it! Video coming soon. A post shared by Adam Stevens (@adamstevensvisuals) on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:42am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nTerra Lumina @ Toronto Zoo\nPrice: $29.99 per adult\nWhen: December 13, 2019 - April 13, 2020\nAddress: 2000 Meadowvale Rd., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Stroll along illuminated paths and glowing installations at the Toronto Zoo's Terra Lumina. \n View this post on Instagram Follow a glowing pathway deeper into a world of enchantment filled with streams of pure light. ✨#TerraLumina A post shared by Terra Lumina (@terraluminato) on Nov 29, 2019 at 9:09am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nNorth Ridge Ranch\nPrice: $135 - $205 per person\nAddress: North Ridge Ranch, Muskoka, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Visit North Ridge Ranch to go on a dog sledding adventure through a forest that looks like it's straight out of Narnia.\n View this post on Instagram Fun fact: I am German/Austrian background - so I celebrate Christmas today 🎅 Happy Holidays and I hope you enjoy some well deserved time off. Love you all. ❤️🇨🇦 Also this looks like Santa stole my camera and I’m chasing him down in a sleigh. 🤓 *zoom in* A post shared by Chris Hau (@thechrishau) on Dec 24, 2018 at 11:45am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nNespresso Nordic Garden\nPrice: Free\nWhen: November 19, 2019 - December 22, 2019\nAddress: Nespresso Nordic Garden, 39 Parliament St., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Lounge in a magical winter garden while sipping limited-edition festive drinks.\n View this post on Instagram I want this apartment. Exactly like this - plus all the Nespresso machines and capsules please. Oh, and the Nordic trees. I’m in hygge heaven. // Before I move in, you can come take a look for yourself. This is the Nespresso Store in Toronto’s Distillery District, check it out now till Dec 22. Also, grab their holiday capsules when you can - avail online! 📷: @samanthasito @nespresso.ca #nespressomoments #vanblogpartner A post shared by The Vancouverite | CINDY YU (@thevancouveriteblog) on Nov 16, 2019 at 10:59am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nTorrence Barrens Dark Sky Preserve\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Southwood Road, Gravenhurst, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Gaze at the starry sky in this snowy wonderland for a totally dreamy experience.\n View this post on Instagram #dailyhivetoronto #blogto #way2ill #igdaily A post shared by Ragib Hasan (@ragib_hasan) on Sep 14, 2019 at 8:53pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nAllan Gardens Winter Flower Show\nPrice: Free\nWhen: December 1, 2019 - January 12, 2020\nAddress: 160 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Escape the frosty outdoors and wander through this winter garden filled with stunning blooms.\n View this post on Instagram Not a fan of whatever this is. Went to Allen Gardens last weekend for the Winter Flower Show. #allengardens #allengardensconservatory #flowers #winter #winterflowershow #flowershow #toronto #pic #picture #picoftheday #pictureoftheday #photo #photooftheday #canon #powershot #canoncanada #sx720hs A post shared by Gordon (@masteractor) on Dec 30, 2018 at 9:58am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nVisit Kingston\nPrice: Prices vary\nAddress: Kingston, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Enjoy wintertime in this historic city. With tons of sweet hot chocolate shops, quaint stores, and a beautiful downtown ice rink, you'll never want summer to return.\n View this post on Instagram City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style 🎄❄ . . . #ygk #kingston #christmas #photography #cityhall #canon #canada #christmastree #icerink A post shared by Madeline Forsyth (@madeline.forsyth) on Dec 7, 2016 at 4:31pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nArrowhead Park Skating Trail\nPrice: Prices vary\nWhen: TBD\nAddress: 451 Arrowhead Park Rd, Huntsville, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: The opportunity to drift along this 1.3 km skating rink through a snow-covered forest shouldn't be missed.\n View this post on Instagram Skating in a winter wonderland 🎶 Had a sneak peek of the skating trail at Arrowhead Provincial Park before it officially opens this year and it’s as magical as it looks. Def add it to your winter bucket list, but make sure to check weather conditions before heading over! Winter adventures are always weather dependent. Have you been? Tag someone you want to go with! #findyourselfhere #presstrip ⛸ . . 📷 @catherinescabinet and @travelingmitch 📷 . . . . #op125 #arrowhead #arrowheadprovincialpark #skating #winter #snow #winteradventure #skate #winterwonderland #iceicebaby #ohcanada #canadian #canada #discoverON #Ontario #curiosity A post shared by Solmaz | Toronto Blogger (@thecuriouscreature) on Dec 17, 2018 at 6:28am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nTiffany Falls\nPrice: $5 parking\nAddress: 900 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You'll feel like you've been transported to the arctic as you gaze upon this massive frozen waterfall.\n View this post on Instagram Onward and upward to Narnia and the North ❄ ~C.S. Lewis #explorecanada A post shared by Sarah Grace Photography (@sarahgraceportraits) on Jan 19, 2018 at 6:17pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nFrontenac Provincial Park\nPrice: Prices vary\nAddress: 6700 Salmon Lake Rd., Sydenham, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Take a winter journey through tons of glimmering white trails to get the most out of this season.\n View this post on Instagram Winter hike...#frontenacprovincialpark .⠀ .⠀ #snowhike #exploreontario #frontenacpark #winterhike #natureshots #canada #travel #beautifuldestinations #ygk #getoutside #canadianwinter #ontarioparks #hiking #fit #hikingadventures #daytrip #enjoycanada #canadawinter #naturephotography #discoverontario #mycanadianphotos #hikingviews #landscape #oneyearinkingston A post shared by Evi Tureluren 📷 (@oneyearinkingston) on Feb 1, 2019 at 6:27am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nSte. Anne's Spa\nPrice: Prices vary\nAddress: 1009 Massey Rd., Grafton, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Relax in this tranquil spa to forget all about the winter woes. Bathe outside amidst the snow and warm up in the steam room.\n View this post on Instagram Total princess day with the best👸🏼🧖🏼♀️ A post shared by Adelyn➕ (@bonjouritsado) on Dec 23, 2017 at 4:16pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nTew's Falls\nPrice: $10 parking fee + $5 per person\nAddress: Tews Falls, Hamilton, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Marvel at the frozen beauty of this stunning icy waterfall.\n View this post on Instagram ❄️ A post shared by kell (@kellylornaclark) on Jan 11, 2019 at 1:22pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nFairmont Royal York Gingerbread House\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Available for a limited time\nAddress: 100 Front St. W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: All your candy dreams will come true as you explore this magical two-storey house made of real gingerbread.\n View this post on Instagram It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas #toronto #fairmontroyalyork A post shared by David Cérat (@dcerat) on Dec 4, 2019 at 7:18am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nBlumination\nPrice: Free\nWhen: November 30, 2019 - March 28, 2020\nAddress: Blue Mountain Village, 156 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Stroll through this enchanting illuminated trail in Blue Mountain Village that will warm your heart.\n View this post on Instagram Have you checked out #blumination yet? A post shared by Elevated Photos Canada (@elevatedphotos_canada) on Dec 13, 2018 at 7:38am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nStanely's Olde Maple Farm\nPrice: $245\nWhen: December 2019 - March 2020\nAddress: 2452 Yorks Corners Rd., Edwards, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Ride a horse-drawn carriage through a dreamy snow-covered sugar bush this winter and warm up with hot chocolate and cookies later.\n View this post on Instagram Yesterday I had the pleasure to visit a maple sugar bush for the first time in my life. It was a great experience and I’ll definitely be back very soon. From all-you-can-eat pancakes, to maple taffy on snow, to a wagon ride around the farm @stanleyssugarbush has everything to offer. Thank you @ottawatourism, @igersottawa and @stanleyssugarbush for the invite! 🇨🇦 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • #FatalFrames #Gramslayers #gs10k #ourmoodydays #ShotzDelight #MillionDollarVisuals #AGameof10k #AGameofTones #MoodyGrams #igtones #theIMAGED #CreativeOptic #globe_visuals #CityUnit #Way2ill #ottawa #discoverontario #ExploreCanada #facesottawa #NarcityCanada #bravogreatphoto #paradisecanada #lensbible #myottawa #igersottawa #StanleysSugarBush A post shared by Sadik Elgallal 📸 (@boundcast) on Mar 31, 2019 at 8:03am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nScenic Caves Suspension Bridge\nPrice: $17.50 - $21.50 per adult\nWhen: November 8, 2019 - late March 2020\nAddress: 260 Scenic Caves Rd., The Blue Mountains, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Gaze upon the snow-covered world from atop this 420-foot suspension bridge.\n View this post on Instagram Good shoes can take you to even better places. Snowshoeing ✔️ Suspension bridge ✔️ A post shared by Vic The Explorer🤙🏽 (@theadventuresofvic_) on Dec 30, 2017 at 5:25pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nRattlesnake Point\nPrice: $7 per adult\nAddress: 7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Hike along this trail to see some sparkling views of the world from up high this winter.\n View this post on Instagram Can’t believe this was a year ago 💕 So much fun taking photos in a snowstorm ⛄️ A post shared by ✨Gabby Frank (@gabbafrank) on Feb 19, 2019 at 11:41am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.