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Travel Destinations in Ontario

Explore the true meaning of multiculturalism in the cosmopolitan city of Toronto Canada, nestled on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. This vibrant hub is Canada's largest city (also the 5th largest city in North America), and has long been a popular destination for tourists and immigrants with nearly a hundred languages being spoken within the boundaries of the Greater Toronto Area. Book accommodations in Toronto and participate in the excitement of Canada's most happening city.

Toronto literally means "meeting place;" it is ideal for business or travel, and Toronto hotels are busy year-round. Take in a Blue Jays or Argos game at the Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome); shop at Kensington Market; wander the Royal Ontario Museum; hear the Toronto Symphony play at Roy Thompson Hall. Every possible passion is indulged in Toronto.

Toronto is a visitor's dream, but it is also a community-focused city, with a multitude of neighborhoods, each with their own membership and architecture. The weather is frosty in winter, and hot in summer, adding to the variety of activities enjoyed by Torontonians.


The capital of Canada, Ottawa brings together all that is Canadian and presents it with charm and style. A unique combination of French, British, and First Nations heritage, Ottawa offers activities as diverse as Canadian culture itself.

The "Parliament City" is home to many monumental points of historical interest including the Parliament Buildings, The Supreme Court of Canada, and several national museums. Book accommodations in Ottawa and learn about Canadian history the interactive way!

Situated at the junction of three stunning rivers, and boasting an abundance of green space right in the city (and clean air!), Ottawa is more than just a government city. Natural beauty abounds: the attractive Rideau Canal flows through the city and offers fabulous bank-side trails and winter skating; Confederation Park hosts the renowned Ottawa International Jazz Festival; and Gatineau National Park caters to the sporty visitor. Book Ottawa Canada hotels online and be a part of the historical grandeur in the laid-back and friendly city of Ottawa.

Niagara Falls

Charmed with sprawling vineyards and fruit-picking orchards, the Niagara Peninsula is the ideal retreat from life in the fast lane. Curl up at a heritage house Bed and Breakfast accommodation, go cherry picking, and then tour the region's many wineries where the Ice wines are world-class. The British-inspired town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is a quaint tourist destination, where the homes and hotels are as charming as the people. It is home to the annual Shaw Festival, which presents plays during the spring and summer in three different theatres.

The focal point of the area is, of course, stunning Niagara Falls, Canada, which outshines the commercial man-made attractions in the area (such as Marineland or the nearby casinos) by a country mile. The Falls are a popular site for weddings and anniversaries, and visitors can view them by plane, boat, on guided hikes, from towers, and even from behind the falls themselves! No visitor walks away uninspired by this spectacular natural wonder. Book a hotel, guesthouse, or Bed and Breakfast in the Niagara Peninsula and experience this land of riches for yourself.

Kitchener Waterloo

The "Greenhouse of Ontario", this region is covered in farmlands, and has a strong Mennonite heritage. Cambridge and Guelph are both not to be missed.


This is a not-to-be-missed stop on the route to Niagara Falls, Canada. Although it has a strong industrial history, the beauty and abundance of quality attractions will surprise you.

Port Dover & Long Point

Discover marshlands, cattails, and nature running wild in this region. The sounds of nature at the stunning pale-sand beaches are soothing and breathtaking.


British roots shine through in the world-renowned Stratford Shakespeare Festival, and the swans of the Avon river.

Peterborough Ontario

Water sports at their best! If you enjoy the water in the summer, this is the place for you. Kayak, canoe, swim, water ski, even suntan on the nearby beaches. Check out the Canadian Canoe Museum and learn about the evolution of the canoe.

Muskoka Lake

This, the famous "cottage country" of Ontario, is the place to kick off your shoes and take it easy in the stunning surroundings of orchards, beaches, forests, and lakes.

Haliburton Highlands

Lace up your hiking boots, and get ready for the hike of your life in the wilderness of the Haliburton Highlands. And don't let the snow keep you away in the winter. The territory here is perfect for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

Lake Ontario

Charming towns and lakeside paths are ready to be explored in by the shores of Lake Ontario. The beautiful water of the lake is only a short walk away when you stay in any of these lakeside spots, where water sports of all varieties are enjoyed year-round.

Kingston Ontario

The home of Queen's University and the Royal Military College of Canada, this city acts as the vibrant gateway to the St. Lawrence River. Set sail on the river and explore the famous Thousand Islands.

Brockville Ontario

Visit the popular Upper Canada Village and learn about Canadian culture interactively. Architecture admirers will stand in awe at the glorious buildings to be found here ...

Prince Edward County

Admire the local Loyalist architecture, swim, golf, hike, and visit Ontario's newest wine region. Prince Edward County is the stunning region where every town is water-front and picturesque.

Sudbury Ontario

Explore the mining town of Sudbury, where the history of the industry has been ingeniously preserved in the renowned 'Dynamic Earth' museum. Visit Manitoulin Island, the world's largest freshwater island, which is steeped in the rich Aboriginal culture. Hike one of the area's many beautiful hiking trails, where scenic viewpoints offer an unparalleled view of the Sudbury area.

Thunder Bay Ontario

This picturesque region offers a variety of activities for the curious traveler. Chip away at Amethyst rock and take home your very own precious stone at the Thunder Bay Amethyst and Mine Panorama. Try your hand at hunting or fly in fishing, as the area is populated with caribou, moose, and deer, and fish of various kinds. Book accommodations in the Thunder Bay Ontario area and get in touch with the land.

Algonquin Provincial Park

Peaceful, serene, a breathing place from the outside world. Once you visit this stunning locale, you will want to return year after year. Canoe the waters of the park, set up camp and tell ghost stories in the forest, or get a relaxing massage and pedicure at a nearby spa. Whatever your idea of relaxation is, Algonquin Provincial Park can offer it.
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