Spring is finally here, which means most Torontonians are finally ready to start embracing the nice weather and getting outside.

Although our city might seem like a concrete jungle, it is surrounded by some beautiful nature that is just waiting to be explored! For those of you looking to get outside and enjoy the outdoors this spring, be sure to check out the 11 places we have listed below, you won't regret it!

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Weir's Lavender Farm // Flamborough

Weir's is an adorable lavender farm located in Flamborough. They offer complimentary tours and mocktails, and have an adorable gift shop that will fuel your lavender addiction!

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Tews Falls // Dundas

Tews Falls is a great place to hike if you're looking for a bit of a challenge. Once you make your way down to the falls you'll be completely mesmerized!

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St. Jacobs Market // Woolwich

St. Jacobs Market is a great way to spend a lazy Sunday. You'll be able to indulge in some local goods, as well as enjoy a day outside.

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White Water Walk // Niagara

The Niagara White Water Walk is extremely picturesque and a great way to spend an afternoon. There are also multiple lookouts along the hike that will allow you to get the perfect Instagram.

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Belfountain Conservation Area // Belfountain

Belfountain Conservation Area is the ideal place to have a picnic, go on a hike, or just enjoy nature on a beautiful spring day!

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Devil's Punchbowl // Stoney Creek

The Devil's Punchbowl is a great place to explore if you're on a budget. This spot has no admission charge and will allow you to be one with nature even if you're on a budget.

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Dundas Peak // Dundas

Dundas Peak is the ideal place to catch a gorgeous sunset, or see some incredible fall colours.

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Elora Gorge // Guelph

Elora Gorge is a beautiful part of the Grand River Valley and should definitely be added to your adventure bucket list!

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The Toronto Island // Toronto

If you have not spent a day on the Toronto island you are truly missing out. You'll be able to spend the entire day enjoying the Toronto skyline while sunbathing on the beach, what could be better?

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Rattlesnake Point // Campbellville 

Rattlesnake Point is another great place to go if you're looking to get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful views of the GTA.

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Royal Botanical Gardens // Hamilton

RBG has a wide range of walking trails and an amazing indoor garden. There are also a few great restaurants near by to grab a bite to eat after your adventure!