Some have a u-pick flower garden! 🌻
Do you want to walk in a field of sunshine? There are so many sunflower fields near Ottawa where you can wander through a golden paradise.
This summer, the Central Experimental Farm won't have its massive sunflower garden, but there are plenty of alternatives nearby. Only a short drive away, you can visit gigantic fields of yellow blooms, and some of them even have pick-your-own gardens.
Fields Of Gold
Price: $18.67 per person
Address: 17650 Strathmore Rd., Monkland, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can follow the walking trails through the 20-acre garden. They also sell bouquets of fresh-cut blooms that you can bring home.
La Belle de Coteau-du-Lac
Price: $15.50 per person ($5 for the u-pick garden)
Address: 75 rte. 201, Coteau-du-Lac, QC
Why You Need To Go: For a fantastic day trip, you can head to this adorable farm with an 8-acre field that has sunflowers in a variety of different colours (not just the standard yellow). They also offer a pick-your-own flower garden.
Sultan Sanctuary Farm
Price: No set admission fee; donations accepted
Address: 8520 Flewellyn Rd., Ashton, ON
Why You Need To Go: It is a floral dreamland with 15 acres of sunflowers. While it is free to visit, guests can donate to help care for the field and animals.
Scotch Line Farm
Price: $15 per vehicle ($3 a stem for cut sunflowers)
Address: 2579 Scotch Line, Perth, ON
Why You Need To Go: This summer, they are having their biggest sunflower garden yet. If you are looking for a last-minute activity, this farm is perfect as they don't require you to book a timeslot in advance.
Price: $8+ per person ($2 a stem for cut sunflowers)
Address: 2495 Boul. Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot, QC
Why You Need To Go: You can reserve a timeslot to pick fresh sunflowers that you can use to decorate your home.
Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm
Price: Free admission
Address: 2452 Yorks Corners Rd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: It is Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm's first year having a sunflower field, and guests will be able to purchase bouquets and go shopping at their store.
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 adventure.