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9 Ways To Enjoy The Fall Colours In Ontario If Hiking Isn't Your Thing

Enjoy the views without the sweat!
Toronto Senior Staff Writer
Ontario's Fall Colours Activities That Don't Require Hiking Boots

Every autumn, the province transforms into a stunning patchwork of orange and red. 

Taking in Ontario's fall colours is one of the best ways to enjoy the season, but not everyone is up for a hike.

If the thought of lacing up your hiking boots has you running for the couch, then these activities are straight up your alley.

You can enjoy the views minus the hiking with these experiences around the province this season.

Editor's Choice: Parts Of Ontario Will Be Hit With Snow & Chilly Temperatures This Week

Go On A Gondola Ride

Price: $17 + per adult

Address: 190 Gord Canning Dr., Blue Mountains, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take in the colours from above by riding the open-air gondola at Blue Mountain, which brings 360-degree views of the world below.

Cruise Through The Colours

Price: $33.90 + per adult

When: Until October 12, 2020

Address: 185 Cherokee Lane, Gravenhurst, ON

Why You Need To Go: Hop on board a traditional steamship and float your way through the gorgeous Muskoka foliage.

Ride Through A Maple Forest

Price: $145 + tax for up to 4 people

Address: 2572 Muskoka Rd. 10, Huntsville ON

Why You Need To Go: Back of Beyond Equine Centre offers horse-drawn wagon rides through their maple forest, which is especially beautiful in the fall.

Wake Up In Nature

Price: Prices vary

Address: Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: Take a fall camping trip to enjoy the views and some peace and quiet. Ontario parks, such as Algonquin, are stunning places to enjoy the season.

Go On A Fall Drive

Price: Free

Address: Muskoka, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take in the views without leaving your car by exploring some gorgeous driving routes in Muskoka.

Add Some Sweetness To Your Trip

Price: Free

Address: Georgian Bay, ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy the colours and the taste of the season by exploring the Apple Pie Trail. You can fill up on delicious treats while driving along beautiful autumn roads.

Wander Through The Leaves

Price: $59.99 per person

When: Most parks open until early November

Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: Take your season to new heights at this treetop experience. With zip lines and towering net walks, you can totally immerse yourself in the leaves at Treetop Trekking.

Glide Down A Vibrant Mountain

Price: $17 + per adult

Address: 150 Jozo Weider Blvd., Unit AY2, The Blue Mountains, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Ridge Runner at Blue Mountain will take you on a thrilling one-kilometre ride through the foliage.

Ride Along A Red & Orange Escarpment

Price: $14 per adult

When: Weekends in October

Address: 416 Fallsview Rd. E., Dundas, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a wagon ride along the Niagara Escarpment to a pumpkin patch at Dyment's Farm this season.

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.

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