11 Magical Winter Day Trips In Ontario That Need To Be On Your Bucket List
Winter is one of the province's most beautiful seasons, and there are so many enchanting places to visit during this time.
Ontario's winter day trips will add an extra sprinkle of magic to your world.
Start planning a trip to one of these ultimate winter destinations in Ontario this season.
Enchant At Blue Mountain
When: November 14 - December 25, 2020
Address: Blue Mountain Village, ON
Why You Need To Go: This season, Blue Mountain Village is transforming into a magical Christmas town filled with illuminated trails, festive shops, and more.
Alight At Night
Address: Upper Canada Village, ON
Why You Need To Go: Explore a historic village decked out in nearly a million lights for the most enchanting winter adventure.
Price: $5 parking
Address: 900 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, ON
Why You Need To Go: This 21-metre waterfall looks like it's straight out of Frozen, and it's worth a visit this winter.
Arrowhead Skating Trail
Address: 451 Arrowhead Park Rd., Huntsville, ON
Why You Need To Go: Glide through a forest at Arrowhead Provincial Park's fairytale ice rink. On select nights, the rink is lit by glowing torches.
Scenic Caves Suspension Bridge
Price: $17.50 + per adult
Address: 260 Scenic Caves Rd., The Blue Mountains, ON
Why You Need To Go: Gaze over the snowy wonderland from atop this towering suspension bridge.
St. Jacobs Sparkles
When: November 12 - December 24, 2020
Address: St. Jacobs, ON
Why You Need To Go: Add some magic to your Christmas shopping by spending the day in this festive village. Sip cozy drinks and visit quaint stores for the perfect winter day trip.
Bruce Peninsula National Park
Price: $7.90 per adult
Address: 469 Cyprus Lake Rd., Tobermory, ON
Why You Need To Go: Every winter, this park transforms into an incredible icy wonderland with towering frozen sculptures.
Niagara Winter Festival Of Lights
When: November 14, 2020 - January 10, 2021
Address: Niagara Falls, ON
Why You Need To Go: Visit Canada's largest free outdoor lights festival for an enchanting holiday experience. With over 3 million lights and tons of sparkling installations, it's a must-see this season.
Price: $65 + for bath
Address: 152 Grey County Rd. 21, The Blue Mountains, ON
Why You Need To Go: Relax in steamy Scandinavian baths that will warm you up on the coldest winter days.
MacGregor Point Provincial Park
Price: Fees vary
Address: 1593 Bruce Rd. 33 RR#1, Port Elgin, ON
Why You Need To Go: From skating along forest trails to snowy hikes, this park is the perfect winter escape.
Christmas Tree Train
Address: 50 Isabella Street, P.O. Box 546, St. Jacobs, ON,
Why You Need To Go: Take a winter train ride through the snow to pick the perfect Christmas tree at Waterloo Central Railway.
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.