Love is in the air! Between the snuggle-worthy weather and pumpkin patch dates, fall might just be the most romantic season of the year. And if you’re looking to have the most memorable autumn yet, then why not take your favourite person to one of these unique Ontario date spots?
Dinner and a movie is a classic, but if you’re more of an adventurous soul, then this probably doesn't cut it for you and bae.
Luckily, Ontario is filled with beautiful outdoor adventures that will make you feel like the only two people in the world.
From easy day trips to wildlife reserves to overnight cabins with all the privacy you could ever want, there’s a little something for any occasion.
Between peaceful lookouts and challenging hikes, this province is brimming with things to do with someone you love.
Even if that someone is your dog.
So if you’re long overdue for some quality time, these places are sure to send sparks flying.
Travel To The Tip Of Canada
When: Daily 7 a.m. to sunset
Address: 1118 Point Pelee Dr., Leamington, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can wander to the tip of Canada inside Point Pelee National Park and enjoy vast lake views with someone special.
Explore Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
Price: $2 walk-in fee
When: Daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Address: 795122 3rd Line E, Orangeville, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can explore tons of trails, cliffs, and breathtaking lookout points inside this provincial park.
Stargaze @ Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve
When: Open 24-hours
Address: Southwood Rd., Gravenhurst, ON
Why You Need To Go: Does it get any more romantic than stargazing? You can enjoy unreal views of the night sky at this dreamy spot. Just remember to leave this special place just as you found it.
Book A Secluded Cabin In The Woods
Address: Kearney, ON
Why You Need To Go: The River Cabin Airbnb is a cozy romantic getaway with a cute little creek out front. With no cell service, it's ideal for reconnecting. You could also try these cottages if you want to be surrounded by fall foliage.
Take A Walk On The Wild Side @ Haliburton Forest Wolf Centre
Address: 1305 Redkenn Rd., Dysart et al, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can meet a pack of gorgeous grey wolves at this Ontario wildlife reserve. Just make sure you book your visit in advance on the website.
Chase Waterfalls @ Belfountain Conservation Area
Price: From $17.70 per vehicle
When: By reservation only
Address: 10 Credit Street, Belfountain, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can make a reservation to wander around this stunning Ontario conservation area. Take a romantic walk on the footbridge where you can get an excellent view of the waterfall below.
Climb To New Heights @ Ouimet Canyon
Price: $2 walk-in fee
Address: Greenwich Lake Rd., Pass Lake, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can take in incredible views of a 150-metre wide gorge and cliffs that tower 100 metres in the air. This is the kind of place that will make you want to shout "I love you" into the vast open sky.
Take An Open-Air Gondola Ride @ Blue Mountain
Price: $17- $19
When: Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Address: 190 Gord Canning Dr., The Blue Mountains, ON
Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like you're floating on a cloud when you soak in the sights from this amazing open-air gondola ride.
Tackle 99 Steps @ Thornton Bales Conservation Area
When: Open daily
Address: Mulock Sideroad, Newmarket, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you're up for a challenging adventure, you and your favourite person can take on this breathtaking hidden staircase hike.