8 Incredible Things To Do In Ontario This Spring That Won't Cost You A Dime

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Things To Do In Ontario This Spring That Won't Cost You A Dime
Staff Writer

Just because you're broke doesn't mean you can't have fun. There are so many awesome free things to do in Ontario this spring.

To help save you from spending another weekend bored at home, we've gathered up fun-filled activities you'll want to try. From finding enchanting gardens to truly surreal roadside sights, each spot doesn't cost a thing. 

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Here is everywhere you'll want to explore for yourself.

Hike To A Cascading Waterfall

Price: Free

Address: Bridal Veil Falls, Billings, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can follow the short hiking trail to the breathtaking 35-foot Bridal Veil Falls, which pours into a glistening pool.

Visit A Shoebox Sized Chapel

Price: Free

Address: 15796 Niagara Pkwy., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Why You Need To Go: Living Water Wayside Chapel looks like a building for fairies as it is just so tiny.

Enter A Flower Paradise

Price: Free

Address: 777 Lawrence Ave. E., North York, ON

Why You Need To Go: In the spring and summer, there is an explosion of colours at the Toronto Botanical Garden. It is a tranquil spot to enjoy the sunshine and see what flowers are currently blooming.

Look For Shooting Stars

Price: Free

Address: Southwood Rd., Gravenhurst, ON

Why You Need To Go: Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve is the world’s first permanent Dark Sky Reserve and the perfect spot to spend the night stargazing.

Walk Along The Waterfront

Price: Free

Address: 3145 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Etobicoke, ON

Why You Need To Go: Colonel Samuel Smith Park is a gorgeous spot to enjoy the sunshine as you walk along the waterfront.

Find Ship Ruins

Price: Free

Address: 2793 N. Service Rd., Jordan Station, ON

Why You Need To Go: On your next road trip, one easy pit stop is La Grande Hermine. The surreal attraction looks like an abandoned pirate ship.

Stop And Smell The Lilacs

Price: Free

Address: 75 National Capital Commission Scenic Driveway, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can explore the sweet-smelling rows of lilacs at the Ornamental Garden that blooms in every shade of purple.

Have A Picnic

Price: Free

Address: 550 Broadview Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: For a dreamy picnic spot, head to Riverdale Park East, as you can watch the sunset over the Toronto skyline.

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.

Stephanie White
Staff Writer