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6 Places In Ontario That Will Give You An Otherworldly Experience Right Here On Earth

You can spot a giant UFO right here in the province!

Are you obsessed with movies like Star Trek and Star Wars, and wish you could explore other planets, too? Though you might not be able to fly off into space, there are lots of otherworldly places in Ontario where you can discover the final frontier in person. Plus, you won't need to survive astronaut training. Ever wondered where to go in Ontario for these unique space-themed attractions?

Within the province, there are actually tons of bizarre attractions. You can find a giant UFO, a spaceship you can sleep in, and even get an up-close view of the Milky Way.

Here, we've compiled six spots in Ontario that will take you out of this world:

Cheltenham Badlands

Price: General admission is $6.50 per hour per car

Address: 1739 Olde Base Line Rd., Caledon, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: Seeing the surreal red surface of the Cheltenham Badlands will make you feel like you're on Mars!


Moonbeam UFO Monument

Price: Free

Address: 66 Leonard Ave., Moonbeam, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: In front of the Moonbeam visitor center, there's a giant UFO monument!

Best Western Fireside Inn Kingston

Price: Varies, depending on the date

Address: 1217 Princess St., Kingston, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: You can experience your own lunar landing in this insane hotel room! The entire room is space-themed, complete with your bed being inside a spaceship!

Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve

Price: Free

Address: Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve, Southwood Road, Gravenhurst, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy panoramic views of the Milky Way overhead. Even without a telescope at this remote spot in Ontario, you can enjoy the view of the stars.

Canadian Museum Of Nature

Price: General admission is $15 per person; free on Thursdays, 5-8 p.m.

Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa, Ontario

When: Until Oct. 25, 2019

Why You Need To Go: Right now, there's a giant floating moon at the Canadian Museum Of Nature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.



Price: $24.99 per hour

Address: 820 Wharncliffe Rd. S., London, Ontario

Why You Need To Go: These virtual reality games will literally make you feel like you've stepped into a completely new world!