The sunniest season is on the way, and that means you can soon enjoy sandy beaches, ice cream, and gorgeous hikes.

If you're looking for some summer date ideas in Ontario, then these secret spots are worth keeping in mind for fun adventures with your favourite person.

Go On A Boozy Bike Tour

Price: $35.00 + per person

When: Opening May 22, 2021

Address: 1627 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara on the Lake, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can pedal your way around Niagara and visit some gorgeous wineries with Grape Escape Wine Tours. There are all sorts of options to choose from, including a morning tour and a patio tour.

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Chase A Waterfall

Price: Parking fee

When: Opening date to be announced

Address: County Road 13, Eugenia, ON

Why You Need To Go: Eugenia Falls is a magical spot to see in the summer, and you can explore scenic hiking trails and enjoy the views of the 30 metre cascade.

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Spend A Day In The Sand

Price: Free

Address: Ipperwash Beach, Lambton Shores, ON

Why You Need To Go: Ipperwash Beach is one of Ontario's longest freshwater beaches, and its the perfect spot to soak up some summer sun without the crowds.

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Hike To Amazing Views

Price: $5 per person

When: Opening May 15, 2021

Address: Rock Dunder Summit Trail, Rideau Lakes, ON

Why You Need To Go: Gaze over the Thousand Islands by hiking Rock Dunder, which will take you to the top of the world.

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Paddle Down A River

Price: $18 + per hour

When: Opening May 1, 2021

Address: 30 York St., Stratford, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can up the romance by drifting down a picturesque river with your favourite person this summer. Avon Boat Rentals offers kayaks, paddle boats, and more, and you can take in the views of charming Stratford as you paddle along the water.

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Indulge In Some Ice Cream By The Beach

Price: Prices vary

When: Opening April 2021

Address: 290 Bridge St., Port Stanley, ON

Why You Need To Go: It isn't summer without enjoying some ice cream, and the charming Broderick's Ice Cream Parlour serves up tons of flavours. Plus, it's a walk away from the beach, so you can enjoy your cone while strolling on the sand.

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Cozy Up By A Campfire

Price: $100

When: Opening date to be announced

Address: 7893 Bleeks Rd., Munster, ON

Why You Need To Go: Saunders Farm is bringing back its campfire nights, and you can cuddle up under the stars while enjoying treats like kettle corn and, of course, s'mores.

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Get Lost In A Field Of Sunflowers

Price: To be announced

When: Opening July 2021

Address: Hwy 48 & Sideroad 17 Beaverton, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can let your love grow while wandering through the blooms at The Sunflower Farm. The massive field will be even bigger this year, so it's worth adding to your bucket list.

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Float Over Shipwrecks

Price: $40.71 + per adult

When: Opening May 22, 2021

Address: 7425 Hwy. 6, Tobermory, ON

Why You Need To Go: Blue Heron Cruises will take you on a tour of some incredibly magical scenes, including historic shipwrecks.

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Go Berry Picking

Price: Prices vary

When: Opening early May

Address: 2935 Barrie Hill Rd., Springwater, ON

Why You Need To Go: Spend some time together in the lush fields of Barrie Hill Farms, where you can fill your baskets with all sorts of delicious fruit.

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Wander Through Purple Blooms

Price: To be announced

When: Planning to open mid-June

Address: 7484 6/7 Sideroad Nottawasaga, Creemore, ON

Why You Need To Go: Purple Hill Lavender Farm boasts over 3 acres of purple blooms, and you'll feel like you're on a date in the European countryside.

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