You don't need to go broke to have a good time. Ontario's free fall activities will let you enjoy the season without spending your entire paycheck.
There are lots adventurous of things to do across the province, from stunning hikes to charming apple orchards.
Save your money for pumpkin spice lattes and enjoy some free activities around the province this season.
Explore An Adorable Orchard
Price: Free admission
Address: 6121 Cabin Rd., Osgoode, ON
Why You Need To Go: The Log Cabin Orchard offers free admission, as well as pumpkin fields, apple picking, and giant apple cinnamon churros.
Hike Your Way To The Sky
Address: Skinner's Bluff, ON
Why You Need To Go: Skinner's Bluff will give you panoramic views of fall colours from atop the Niagara Escarpment.
Stroll Across A Towering Bridge
Address: Trans-Canada Trail, Kawartha Lakes, ON
Why You Need To Go: Drink in the fall views from atop the 200-metre Doube's Trestle Bridge.
Chase An Autumn Waterfall
Address: Lower Valley Rd., Grey Highlands, ON
Why You Need To Go: The forest surrounding Hogg's Falls ignites with red and orange colours each season, making it the perfect place to explore.
Gaze Over The Foliage From A Tower
Address: 30 Golf Course Rd., Quinte West, ON
Why You Need To Go: The short, 1-kilometre trail at Sager Conservation Area leads to a massive observation tower, where you can enjoy the vibrant views.
Hike Down A Hidden Spiral Staircase
Price: Parking fee
Address: Hwy. 6, Wiarton, ON
Why You Need To Go: Spirit Rock Conservation Area has a secret spiral staircase that leads down a cliff, as well as historic ruins that will make your fall outing even more magical.
Visit A Town Filled With Monsters
Address: Elora, ON
Why You Need To Go: Monster Month in Elora transforms the quaint town into a spooky village. You can see giant monster installations scattered throughout the area.
Take A Trip To Outerspace
Address: Southwood Rd., Gravenhurst, ON
Why You Need To Go: Gaze into the stars at Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Preserve. The area is free of light pollution, giving you a perfectly clear view of the night sky.
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.