While Canadians, especially those in Ontario do not usually experience a long summer, we can certainly make the most of the time we get. With so many different summer getaways for families in Ontario to choose from, there is no shortage of fun to be had each summer.
Not only is the history behind Niagara Falls Ontario incredibly interesting, the attractions are plentiful. Boasting several different family friendly hotels, a rich history, beautiful sights and activities, Niagara Falls is one of the most amazing summer getaways for families in Ontario. Check out the wax museum, take a tour under the falls, head to Clifton hill or visit one of the many indoor water parks. The fun and the possibilities are endless.
Manitoulin Island is a beautiful outdoorsy destination perfect for those who enjoy cycling, hiking, boating, kayaking, fishing and more. This beautiful summer getaway destination is also packed with different attractions like art galleries, farmer’s markets, museums and more. With several different places to stay on Manitoulin Island, your family is bound to have an amazing time.
If you enjoy outdoorsy activities, head on up North to Kenora, Ontario. Boasting a beautiful, picturesque outdoor life, plenty of places to stay, year-round fishing, boat tours, and several gorgeous beaches, Kenora provides several fun opportunities for families to explore. Take in one of the festivals, go kayaking, or stay in a beautiful yurt. No matter what activities you decide to participate in in Kenora, it is an amazing place to visit with your family this summer.
Take in an eclectic mix of activities in Canada’s London, Ontario. From beautiful provincial parks and museums to exciting festivals and attractions, you will find something fun for the whole family. Visit Sun fest and take in some amazing music, visit Boler Mountain and participate in some fun outdoor activities or enjoy an amazing adventure at storybook gardens. From the culture to the atmosphere, London is an amazing summer getaway for families.
The Capital of Canada is an amazing summer getaway destination for families. Not only can you spend time with your loved ones, but you will be provided with several opportunities to relax and enjoy your getaway. Cool off at a local waterpark, learn something new at a museum, head to Parliament Hill to take in a spectacular light show, or indulge in one of their many outdoor wonders. With so many fun and exciting activities to participate in, amazing dining opportunities and beautiful places to stay, Ottawa is a fantastic place to visit with your family this summer.
Algonquin Provincial Park has tons of summer family outdoor fun to offer including camping, fishing, mountain biking, canoeing, and swimming. Kids can take part in the Junior Ranger Program where they can learn about the natural and cultural history of the park. Take the whole family to check out the Algonquin Logging Museum for a fun history lesson on logging before stopping at the Algonquin Art Centre where you can participate in various activities.
There are lots of things to do with your kids in beautiful Muskoka Lakes from aquatic adventures to biking and hiking. Known as cottage country, there are plenty of great cottage rentals in the area as well as camping grounds. Be sure to check out Santa’s Village in nearby Bracebridge where kids can celebrate Christmas in summer!
There are several different summer getaways for families in Ontario to participate in. Ontario is a large province with many different places to see, whether you choose to go north, south, east, west or stay central, you are bound to find something exciting this summer for the entire family.
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!