This Ontario Driving Route Lets You Cruise Through Endless Lilac Blooms

You'll want to roll down your windows for this sweet-smelling drive. 🌸

Toronto Senior Staff Writer
A woman in a red dress stands in front of lilac trees. Right: A map of the Ontario route.

A woman in a red dress stands in front of lilac trees. Right: A map of the Ontario route.

You can cruise through a purple paradise this spring at the Northumberland Lilac Tour.

Every year at the end of May, the area bursts into fragrant blooms, and you can choose from these three driving routes that will take you through all the floral splendour.

The maps will take you around shining lakes and scenic farmlands dotted with lilac bushes.

There are also several hikes along the way that you can stop at and explore for more nature views.

Breathe in the scent of lilacs as you drive along this gorgeous floral route.

Northumberland Lilac Tour

Price: Free

When: Blooms near the end of May

Address: Northumberland, ON

Why You Need To Go: Drive through a lilac paradise by following these scenic routes.


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 adventure.

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