With fall in full swing, it's time to appreciate the colour that Ontario has to offer. If you're itching to celebrate the season outside of the city, there are plenty of secret spots near Toronto that you can discover.
You don't have to drive for hours to try something new.
These secret spots are all less than two hours away from the 6ix and are totally worth the road trip.
From hiking to waterfalls or exploring massive corn mazes you won't even know you're just outside of the 6ix.
So grab a friend, and take a road trip to these colourful spots.
Address: 885 Mountain Brow Blvd., Hamilton, ON
Why You Need To Go: This striking waterfall in Hamilton is about an hour away from Toronto, and taking in the sight of it will be totally worth the road trip.
Mount Nemo Conservation Area
Address: 5317 Guelph Ln., Burlington, ON
Why You Need To Go: This breathtaking nature escape is an hour out of the 6ix and is less crowded than other more well-known conservation spots.
Price: $59.99 per person
Address: Various locations
Why You Need To Go: Do an obstacle course among the treetops at this obscure nature adventure park with multiple locations.
Price: $3 per person
When: By appointment only
Address: 14309 Dixie Rd., Inglewood, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can pick your own fruit at this apple orchard and pumpkin patch which is an hour out of the city.
Step Back In Time at St. Jacobs Village
Address: St. Jacobs, ON
Why You Need To Go: This small town near Kitchener will make you feel like you stepped back in time.
Visit A Suspension Bridge
Price: $26.50 admission to the park
Address: 260 Scenic Caves Rd., The Blue Mountains, ON
Why You Need To Go: This location is just under 2 hours from Toronto and is totally worth the road trip.
Get Lost In Hanes Corn Maze
Address: 1001 Highway #5 West, Dundas, ON
Why You Need To Go: Get lost in this 20-acre maze with 12-foot corn stalks and have a blast not far from home.
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.