Summer is coming and not fast enough! After what feels like a long winter, it's hard to remember what it was like when we could just bask in the sun. Lucky for us, there are only a few months left until we can wear shorts and take lots of trips to the beach.
Ontario is known for being ours to discover, so why not use this summer as the opportunity for adventure? With numerous lakes, amazing forests, little towns, and big cities, this province is one of the most diverse and beautiful places in the world. Plus, 2017 is Canada's 150 birthday so why not celebrate by exploring our exquisite country?
Now would be the time to call up your favourite travel buddies (or just text the group chat) and plan the best road trip for this summer. It's time to make some amazing memories that will last a lifetime with the best people in the world.
Home to the Grotto and Flower Pot Islands, Tobermory is a must-visit place in Ontario for any road trip. You can dive and to see sunken shipwrecks or just enjoy a nice hike in a cave. For an unreal trip, you need to visit this adorable location.
Located to the south of Georgian Bay, Killarney is beautiful spot everyone should see once. Camp out and hike through some forestry, enjoy some kayaking, and soak up the beauty Killarney has to offer.
This small town on Lake Huron is the perfect getaway for some cottage living and unique experiences. Kincardine is known for their haunted lighthouse, weekend Scottish pipe band show, and Boiler beach. Take a trip and make sure to check out the Erie Belle for some killer fish and chips.
Part of Ontario's highlands, Haliburton is a scenic spot that you definitely have to visit. Known for having many local artists, explore this small town's sculpture forest or attend the Forest Festival held every August. You won't want to miss it!
What isn't there to do in the Thousand Islands? When you arrive you can enjoy the water, take a boat tour, explore a lighthouse, or just relax! Whether you're an active or passive vacationer, a road trip to Thousand Islands is sure to be a great experience.
Webster's Falls is one of the most beautiful spots in all of Ontario. Surrounded by luscious greenery, you can take in nature while hiking or while having a picnic. Nothing beats beautiful scenery surrounded by your best friends.
Everyone in Ontario knows that Sauble Beach is the go-to place every single summer. There are campsites and cottages for you to stay in while you enjoy the beach and work on your tan.
Who doesn't love Collingwood? Road trip down to Blue Mountain for loads of adventure while also soaking up everything Collingwood has to offer. Also, take amazing Insta's with your girls in their charming downtown.
Niagara on the Lake
Niagara on the Lake is perfect for any girls weekend and a road trip is no exception. There are wine tours, the Shaw festival, and tons more to see in this picturesque town.
Does anyone really know what's going on in Thunder Bay? No, but why not go and find out! Right on Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is a great combination of big city and nature!
With Canada turning 150 this year, Ottawa is definitely the perfect road trip. Go check out parliament, explore the local bar scene, and maybe even get to say hi to Trudeau.
Oh cottage country, is anything better? Muskoka is home to tons of beautiful summer homes, lakes, islands and greenery as far as the eye can see. Airbnb a cottage or camp, it'll be a road trip you never forget.
Prince Edward County
Everyone knows that Prince Edward County is unreal, but have you ever experienced it first hand? With the Sandbanks, great local food, and the Murray canal, you definitely won't have a dull moment.
Temagami is so beautiful you just have to go! As part of the Canadian Shield, Temagami has over 30 lakes and is a perfect destination for a nature adventure. Plus, you can always explore one of the many small towns nearby!
Not only is Algonquin Park among one of the most beautiful places in Canada, it's also the perfect place to visit. With lakes, hiking, and tons of space for camping, you can just relax and submerge yourself in nature.
Heading to the Gorge for a camping trip is a summer must. With tons of activities like nature walks, tubing, kayaking, and cycling trails, you and your BFF's will certainly be entertained.
At the southern tip of the province, Point Pelee is a national park that's perfect for exploring. The marsh is perfect for a nature walk on the boardwalk and will lead to some unreal Instagram shots.
If you need some adventure this summer pack your bags and hop in the car. This summer will be the best one yet!