Ontario is a great summer spot for tourists and residents alike. See all that our spectacular province has to offer on a budget! Here are some cheap places to visit in Ontario that are worth the trip.
If you’re like most people when summer comes around all you can think about is fun in the sun, great food, and/or entertainment. Whether you’re trying to beat the heat on the Northern side of Lake Superior or enjoy one of the main attractions, there’s plenty of inexpensive activities in the Southern Ontario/greater Toronto area. Here’s a list of great activities that you can enjoy on a budget.
Your budget doesn’t have to limit your weekend getaway with the one you love. Here are some budget-friendly destinations to help you create special memories in Ontario.
Doors Open Ontario is an opportunity to explore great museums, architecture, and awesome walking tours during the summer for free in Ontario. You’ll even enjoy planning a home stay with just 50 bucks, set your accommodations, and you’re all set.
Ready to enjoy some beach sand? What’s more romantic than the sound of waves crashing or a sunrise/sunset on the beach? Experience a never ending summer at the Breakers Motel located on the Lake in Cobourg. Relax in your lawn chair under a canopy of tall trees with this awesome hidden gem that will remind you of your childhood. You’ll find yourself located on one of Ontario’s nicest, blue flag beaches within walking distance from heritage downtown. Get affordable, clean accommodations in motel-style rooms and cottages.
Celebrate your love and reconnect with nature at Foymount Farm. Set off the road on it’s on track, enjoy complete peace and quiet with a few friendly farm animals. Get free Wi-Fi accommodations, comfortable accommodations in a cottage, help out with the farm animals, home-grown veggies, fruit trees, and horses at Foymount.
Summertime is always a great time to bond with your family and friends. There’s plenty of free and cheap attractions for you guys in the Ontario/greater Toronto area.
For starters, enjoy hiking with your friends with absolutely breathtaking scenery at Horseshoe Falls and experience the beauty of Niagara Falls. This is one of the provinces most popular attractions– and it’s free. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the falls, rent a bike and take in the scenery with family and friends. Stop and smell the flowers and take in a firework display too.
Georgian Bay Island National Park is the world’s largest freshwater archipelago where adventure is easy. Enjoy a wonderful transition between Canadian Shield rock formations and dense deciduous forests. Activities include wooded cycling trails, hiking paths, and waterfront campsites.
If you’re into group camping, Turkey Point is a great destination for you, your family, and a group of your closet friends. With three hiking trails, marina, restaurants, zip lining, and shallow buoyed water (great for the kids), you’re invited to pitch a tent and enjoy a campfire. In fact, Turkey Point is the only provincial park with a golf course, but mom and dad can also get away and enjoy the nearby winery.
Whether you’re a couple trying to enjoy a romantic weekend, a family, or a group of friends getting together to bond all over again, there’s plenty of low-cost awesome attractions in Ontario.