So Much More Than the Urban Centre of Canada
Ontario is our home province. And we love to explore Ontario any chance we can get. When we aren’t traveling the world, we are usually saving our pennies by exploring locally in Ontario. And with so much to see here, it’s hard to know where to start! Ontario is home to Ottawa, Canada’s Capital. Toronto, the country’s largest city. The largest island in a freshwater lake in the world. 5 stunning national parks. And so much more!
From the bottom of the province, where Point Pelee dips into Lake Michigan, reaching as far south as Northern California, to the world’s most powerful waterfall. Ontario is a treat for both adventure travelers and urban explorers alike.
Discover the Beauty of the Ontario
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What you need to know about travel in the Ontario
- The capital of Ontario is Toronto. Toronto is the 6th largest city in North America and is also considered the most multicultural city in the world! Toronto is beautiful during all seasons and is stock full of museums, art galleries, world-class restaurants and more. It is also home to great festivals such as the Toronto Christmas Market, the Toronto Lightfest and much more.
- Ontario is also home to Canada’s capital, Ottawa. This beautiful city is a treat to explore at any time of the year. It’s especially lively during the June 1 Canada Day long weekend. And during the exciting Winterlude festival in February.
- Ontario is a big province. From the southern tip to the entrance to Manitoba requires 24 hours of drive time. Its main regions are Southern Ontario, which includes Windsor, Niagara Falls, and Toronto. Southern Ontario also encompasses the province’s cottage country, including Peterborough and the Kawartha Lakes, as well as the Muskoka Region. Eastern Ontario covers the Ottawa River to the St. Lawrence River and through the Ottawa Valley. Northern Ontario is the largest section, but least populated region of the country. Extending north from Parry Sound and north to Hudson Bay, Northern Ontario holds some of the province’s most incredible natural beauty.
- Wine Regions
- Ontario has three major wine regions, the North Shore of Lake Erie, the Niagara Peninsula, and Prince Edward County on the shores of Lake Ontario. Niagara-on-the-Lake is especially popular due to its scenic beauty, great vintages, and popular icewine.
- Ontario with Kids
- Ontario is a great destination for family travel. The province is filled to the brim with amazing activities. And no matter what season you visit, you will have lots to see. Winter has incredible festivals. Spring offers amazing hikes at some of Ontario’s best provincial parks. Summer is perfect to take in a river cruise in the amazing cottage country. Ontario is also home to the worlds longest freshwater beaches! Or you can take in some of the fun museums. And the fall is perfect for the amazing weather and stunning autumn colours.