Visit Ontario, Canada
Looking for a Canadian? Try Ontario. Almost 40% of the population call this province home.
This gorgeous region is flush with forests, wildlife and over 250,000 fresh water lakes – as well as hosting bustling and vibrant city life.
Most of Ontario’s population is based in the metropolitan cities of Toronto and Ottawa, both renowned for their chic culture, food, music and fashion scenes.
This multicultural and progressive region covers an area larger than Spain and France combined, and is known for its stunning natural beauty and friendly, hospitable locals.
Ontario covers all bases when it comes to travel. It’s not hard to see why this vital province is usually at the top of every Canada traveller’s list.
MUST SEE SIGHTS AND THINGS TO DO IN ONTARIO
Discover Toronto, the most multicultural city on earth. You’ll find a banging bar and club scene, incredible cuisine and a hugely passionate sports base. We’d recommend you head to Toronto during summer when this truly wonderful city is at its most gorgeous and electric.
Visit legendary Niagara Falls, the illustrious natural wonder and star of many a TV show, movie and marriage proposal backdrop. Every year 12 million visitors are drawn to the surrounding cliffs and boat tours to witness nature's roaring, mesmerising water show.
Sample the fruits of Ontario’s booming wine industry. Take a day tour of Niagara-on-the-lake and visit three wineries with a professional sommelier – an absolute must for wine connoisseurs.
Get cosy with Ottawa. This vibrant city has all the calling cards of Toronto and is kept relevant and hip by the guidance of its neighbouring cities New York and Montreal.
Make sure you check out Ottawa’s host of world-class museums while you’re there.
In winter, you can skate around the city on the frozen lake, stopping for heavenly Beavertail donuts and hot chocolate.
Visit the historic Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, a great activity for the whole family.
WHEN TO TRAVEL TO ONTARIO
Head to Ontario during May – July for moose-spotting and to make the most of the gorgeous spring weather welcoming floral blooms in Ontario’s parks. July - September is perfect for epic summer festivals and all things Canada. September - November is breathtakingly beautiful maple leaf turning time.
GETTING TO ONTARIO
You can travel to Ontario via air, rail or bus and the region is serviced by many airlines. Most carriers arrive at Canada’s busiest airport, the Toronto Lester B Pearson International, 27km away from downtown Toronto.