Ontario Real Estate

Relocating to Ontario?

Angela Papassotiriou

Designated Broker

[email protected]

Provincial Office
4711 Yonge St
10TH FLR
Toronto, ON M2N 6K8

The east-central province of Ontario is Canada’s second-largest province, housing around 14 million people. Ontario is home to Canada’s most populous city, Toronto, which provides endless restaurants, theatres, concerts, and sporting events for everyone to enjoy. Ontario also offers many national parks with the province’s most popular attraction, Niagara Falls. From urban condos to lakefront properties, Ontario’s real estate is as versatile as its culture and provides a beautiful place to call home.   Read More

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Just Listed Ontario Homes For Sale

New Listing – 11 minutes online
$929,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,883
SQFT
87 Sideroad 19
Fergus, ON N1M2W3
 
Listing courtesy of: Red Brick Real Estate Brokerage Ltd.
New Listing – 11 minutes online
$450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
508
SQFT
199 Burleigh Street
Apsley, ON K0L1A0
 
Listing courtesy of: Bowes & Cocks Limited Brokerage 015
New Listing – 11 minutes online
$1,275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,456
SQFT
116 Shanty Bay Road
Barrie, ON L4M1E2
 
Listing courtesy of: Century 21 B.J. Roth Realty Ltd. Brokerage
New Listing – 11 minutes online
$1,299,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,800
SQFT
453 Parkside Dr Drive
Hamilton, ON L8B0Y6
 
Listing courtesy of: Homelife Maple Leaf Realty Ltd
New Listing – 11 minutes online
$550,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,248
SQFT
40 Chichester Place
Scarborough, ON M1T3R6
 
Listing courtesy of: Re/Max Real Estate Centre Inc Brokerage
New Listing – 26 minutes online
$600,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,033
SQFT
1014 South Wenige Drive
London, ON N5X4G4
 
Listing courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS LIFESTYLES REALTY, BROKERAGE
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$7,800,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
7
TOTAL BATHS
5,312
SQFT
293 Ricardo Street
Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0
 
Listing courtesy of: REVEL Realty Inc., Brokerage
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$525,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
771
SQFT
275 Larch Street
Waterloo, ON N2L3R2
 
Listing courtesy of: PSR BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST – M448
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$1,099,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
69 River Drive
East Gwillimbury, ON L9N1A4
Rural East Gwillimbury Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE RCR REALTY
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$619,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
121 Mcmahon Drive #3203
Toronto, ON M2K2X9
Bayview Village Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RIGHT AT HOME REALTY INC.
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$439,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
755 BEAUPARC PRIVATE
Ottawa, ON K1J0B5
Cyrville Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX DELTA REALTY TEAM
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$350,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
4700 COUNTY ROAD 18 ROAD
North Augusta, ON K0A1T0
Agusta Township Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX AFFILIATES REALTY LTD.
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$889,800
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
715 SCHUBERT CIRCLE
Ottawa, ON K4A4W4
Orleans Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: INNOVATION REALTY LTD.
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$524,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,000
SQFT
45 Ferndale Drive
Barrie, ON L4N5W7
 
Listing courtesy of: Royal Lepage Frank Real Estate Brokerage 035
New Listing – 31 minutes online
$549,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,640
SQFT
175 Montgomery Street
Peterborough, ON K9J1X1
 
Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Frank Real Estate 457
New Listing – 36 minutes online
$819,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,514
SQFT
3929 Wood Avenue
Severn, ON L3V6H3
 
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA – CLARKE MUSKOKA REALTY BROKERAGE-PORT CARLING-M306
New Listing – 36 minutes online
$699,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,188
SQFT
259 Grove Street
Barrie, ON L4M2R2
 
Listing courtesy of: Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage
New Listing – 46 minutes online
$799,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
43 Mcmurchy #5
Brampton, ON L6X1X4
Downtown Brampton Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX REALTY SERVICES INC.
New Listing – 46 minutes online
$799,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,754
SQFT
34 Shaina Court
Barrie, ON L4N9S7
 
Listing courtesy of: EXP Realty Brokerage
New Listing – 46 minutes online
$999,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
380 Wallace #803
Toronto, ON M6P3P2
Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX REALTRON REALTY INC.
New Listing – 46 minutes online
$1,699,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
22 Adeline Court
Brampton, ON L6Y0W9
Credit Valley Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX REALTY SPECIALISTS INC.
New Listing – 46 minutes online
$649,999
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
35 Kingsbridge Garden Circle #1607
Mississauga, ON L5R3Z5
Hurontario Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX REALTRON REALTY INC.
New Listing – 46 minutes online
$1,488,888
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3184 Thorncrest Drive
Mississauga, ON L5L3Y7
Erin Mills Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RIGHT AT HOME REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$749,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1801 Cedarhollow Boulevard
London, ON N6H3V6
 
Listing courtesy of: HOME STANDARDS BRICKSTONE REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$699,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
196 Spence Crescent
West Perth, ON N0K1N0
 
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX COMMUNITY REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$599,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
178 Market Street
Hamilton, ON L8R1N9
Central Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: EXP REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$699,777
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
7 Greening
Hamilton, ON L8E3Z8
Stoney Creek Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX ESCARPMENT REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,148,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
10-9 Arbour Vale Common
St. Catharines, ON L2T4C5
 
Listing courtesy of: REVEL REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2938 Turner Crescent
London, ON N6M0J3
 
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE FLOWER CITY REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
277 6th Street
Hanover, ON N4N1C3
Hanover Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX PREMIER INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$399,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
125 Livingston #3
Grimsby, ON L3M4S5
 
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX ESCARPMENT REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$599,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
4915 Pettit
Niagara Falls, ON L2E7B8
 
Listing courtesy of: REVEL REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,749,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
316 Ironside Drive
Oakville, ON L6M1R1
Rural Oakville Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: REAL ONE REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$649,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
3 Marine Parade Drive #1106
Toronto, ON M8V3Z5
Mimico Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATES, LAROSE TEAM
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1264 Ruddy Crescent
Milton, ON L9T8M2
Beaty Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: CENTURY 21 GREEN REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$999,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
84 Rosethorn
Toronto, ON M6N3L1
Weston-Pellam Park Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: WOODSVIEW REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,299,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2 Chudleigh
Brampton, ON L6X0N1
Credit Valley Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE FLOWER CITY REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$639,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
251 Manitoba Street #718
Toronto, ON M8Y0C7
Mimico Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: HOMELIFE NEW WORLD REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$699,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
70 Plains Road #23
Burlington, ON L7T0B6
Bayview Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: SUTTON GROUP – SUMMIT REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$999,786
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1155 Stroud Lane #4
Mississauga, ON L5J0B3
Clarkson Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE REAL ESTATE SERVICES LTD.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$525,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
101 Subway Crescent #1011
Toronto, ON M9B6K4
Islington-City Centre West Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$678,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
65 Speers Road #1906
Oakville, ON L6K3V5
Old Oakville Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: CITYSCAPE REAL ESTATE LTD.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$799,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
883 Transom Crescent
Milton, ON L9T8K7
Willmont Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: EXP REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,049,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2926 Arvida Circle
Mississauga, ON L5N1R5
Meadowvale Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX PREMIER INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,799,905
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
2 Emperor Drive
Brampton, ON L6P1X5
Vales of Castlemore Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX REALTY SPECIALISTS INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,268,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3896 Stoneham Way
Mississauga, ON L5N6Y8
Lisgar Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: SUTTON GROUP REALTY SYSTEMS INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$580,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
251 Manitoba Street #911
Toronto, ON M8Y4G9
Mimico Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: BAY STREET GROUP INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$799,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
65 Brickyard Way #54
Brampton, ON L6V4M2
Brampton North Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: HOMELIFE/DIAMONDS REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$698,800
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
58 Elmvale
Brampton, ON L6Z1A5
Heart Lake West Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RIGHT AT HOME REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$560,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1300 Mississauga Valley Boulevard #103
Mississauga, ON L5A3S8
Mississauga Valleys Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: SUTTON GROUP REALTY SYSTEMS INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,099,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
106 Calm Waters Crescent
Brampton, ON L6V4S2
Madoc Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE FLOWER CITY REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$180,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
4673 Jane Street #312
Toronto, ON M3N2L1
Black Creek Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX WEST REALTY INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$3,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
14642 The Gore Road
Caledon, ON L7C3E3
Rural Caledon Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX REALTY SERVICES INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$2,750,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
18 Chestnut Hills Parkway
Toronto, ON M9A3P6
Edenbridge-Humber Valley Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: ROYAL LEPAGE WEST REALTY GROUP LTD.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$1,299,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
6 Manfred
Toronto, ON M9V2L2
West Humber-Clairville Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: SKY REALTY
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$999,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
26 Ted Wray Circle
Toronto, ON M3L0G5
Downsview-Roding-Cfb Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: HOMELIFE MAPLE LEAF REALTY LTD.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$499,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
80 Absolute #2405
Mississauga, ON L4Z0A5
City Centre Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX HALLMARK REALTY LTD.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$729,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
13 Burton Road
Brampton, ON L6X1M6
Brampton West Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: HOMELIFE/ROMANO REALTY LTD.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$640,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
300 Mill Road #E28
Toronto, ON M9C4W7
Markland Wood Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS INC.
New Listing – 51 minutes online
$899,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
51 Slater Circle
Brampton, ON L6X2S9
Brampton West Subdivision
Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX WEST REALTY INC.

About Ontario

Ontario is a stunning province with a lot to offer to both visitors and potential residents. Located in the east-central part of the country, it is the second-largest province in Canada and has a diverse population of over 14.7 million people. With its beautiful panoramic views and breathtaking landscapes to explore, Ontario’s natural beauty is a huge asset for those looking for a new place to call home in the region. If you are considering investing in Ontario real estate, keep reading below to learn more about all this part of Canada has to offer.

Ontario is Canada’s economic engine and a world-famous cultural hub with an abundance of things to do and events to attend all year round. The province is frequently divided into two areas: the South and the North. The majority of the population is living in Toronto and the southernmost region of the province. The Northern area is thinly populated, mainly due to its harsh winters and heavily forested territories.

Ontario is the ultimate destination for nature lovers in Canada. The province is one of the most biodiverse areas in the country with over 70 million hectares of forest, 250,000 lakes (including four of the five Great Lakes), five national parks, including Georgian Bay Islands National Park and Bruce Peninsula National Park, around 340 provincial parks, and 295 conservation reserves. Not to mention the province offers one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders: Niagara Falls.

With a land area of 908,607.67 square kilometres, the province is filled with lush forests, majestic waterfalls, scenic trails, and dramatic cliffs. Its rich biodiversity is one thing that makes Ontario a top adventure destination. If you are looking for outdoor activities in Ontario, there is no shortage here. The most popular options include hiking, ziplining, bungee jumping, All Terrain Vehicle experiences, skydiving, boating, fishing, canoeing, rafting, and kayaking.

To complement the natural marvels, the province is home of two of the most cosmopolitan cities in Canada: Toronto and Ottawa. Toronto, the largest metropolitan city in the country, is also one of the World’s Safest Cities on the planet and one of The World’s Best Cities. 

Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, is another gem in Ontario. The city is a great place to live and explore. Clean, environmentally conscious, not overly crowded, and with a strong reputation of being a quiet and family-oriented place, Ottawa has countless big-city amenities, excellent historical sites, and a welcoming and diverse population.

Living In Ontario

Windsor, ON skyline in Ontario Canada

Life can look very different depending on which part of Ontario you decide to settle in. If you aim to call Toronto your home, you’d probably experience a vibrant, fast-paced, and exciting city life. But if you seek a more calm atmosphere or beautiful rural areas are more to your taste, you’ll find the most charming small-towns in Ontario, including North Bay, Sarnia, Cornwall or Peterborough.

Living costs in Ontario can be high compared to other Canadian provinces, mainly because tax rates can be pretty high there. However, Ontario’s median income is roughly $73,000, which is higher than the Canadian average. 

People from all over the world have come to settle in Ontario, turning the province into a melting pot of communities of different backgrounds, cultures, faiths, and ethnicities. Toronto has an undeniable international quality and a reputation of being a welcoming and friendly place with over 140 spoken languages and dialects! 

Ontario Schools

The school system in Ontario is among Canada’s well-respected ones. The provincial education is publicly funded, providing quality instruction for children from kindergarten through 12th grade. Ontario has 72 school boards, and all students may be enrolled in public, French, or Catholic schools. The province has more than 900 high schools and a post-secondary education built on a system of world-leading institutions. Most of Ontario’s universities are well-ranked and internationally recognized. Queens University, University of Western Ontario, and York University, are among the top colleges.

Ontario’s Climate

The climate in Ontario is considered to be humid continental. The province has warm to hot summers, especially in its Southern region. Winters are considered to be pretty cold, with below-zero temperatures and heavy snowfalls. Spring and Autumn tend to be milder, with stable temperatures and more precipitation, especially near the Great Lakes area.

Ontario’s History

Ontario has a rich history that started approximately 11,000 years ago. In those days, the region was inhabited by different Indigenous groups including the Algonquian and the Iroquoian. Everything changed in 1600 with the arrival of the Europeans.

The French explorer Étienne Brûlé was the first to travel around Ontario, followed by Henry Hudson, who claimed the Hudson’s Bay area for Great Britain. After the Seven Years War, from 1756 to 1763, most of Ontario’s territories belonged to the British.  The immigration, and the subsequent conflicts that arose with Quebec and the First Nations, caused a territorial division of the area in Upper Canada (Ontario) and Lower Canada (Québec) under the Constitutional Act of 1791.

In the 19th century, and after many rebellions and conflicts, the Canadas unified. However, until 1867, the parties agreed to a federal union with the other British colonies. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia join Quebec and Ontario, becoming the first provinces of the new Nation of Canada.

How Ontario Got It’s Name

There is no consensus about the origins of the province’s name, but what is known is that it comes from an Indigenous term. Some people believe the area took its name from Lake Ontario, which derives from Ontarí:io, the Huron word for “great lake”. It is also possible that the term Ontario comes from the word skanadario, or “beautiful water” in Iroquoian languages.

Economy In Ontario

Ontario has a strong, mature, and highly diversified economy that has been thriving for many years. It is considered one of Canada’s wealthiest provinces thanks to its contribution of around 38% to the country’s Gross Domestic Product. Ontario leads in manufacturing, agriculture, forestry, and mining, but the service industry is considered the main economic activity in the province.

The manufacturing industries in Ontario are solid and include automotive, technology, pharmaceuticals, information, and communications. Additionally, the mining industry produces gold, nickel, platinum, and group metals. The province is also the second-largest producer of copper. The agriculture sector has corn, soy, tobacco, and fruits (including grapes for wine). Dairy and cattle farms are typical in the province as well.

The Ontario service industry makes up over 76% of its economy and is responsible for 79% of its healthy employment rates. Business and financial services are significant examples of the service sector in Ontario, along with professional, scientific, technical, and arts and culture services.

Real Estate In Ontario

The housing market in Ontario remains pretty dynamic and competitive despite the challenges the real estate landscape in the area has faced in recent years. This makes the province a great place to consider investing in a property right now. Home buying intentions across Ontario’s main cities are pretty stable, with most dwelling offerings being single-detached homes.

If you dream of being a homeowner in the province, many houses for sale in Ontario are worth checking out. Depending on the city, there are various property styles available to fit different tastes and budgets. That includes single and semi-detached homes, townhouses, condos, and duplexes. The average price for a property is around $600,000.

Ontario’s world-famous attractions and landmarks make the province a magnet for new residents. Families are more prone to investing in larger, more spacious houses in the suburbs of large cities or small towns due to the possibility of working remotely.

Transportation In Ontario

Ontario is a massive province, but its efficient and extensive transit system makes it incredibly easy to get around. Toronto has one of the largest public transit systems in North America and the third-biggest one in the world in terms of passenger usage. Buses, streetcars, and the subway are all great ways to move in the city. In Ottawa, the public transportation network is OC Transpo, operating the city’s bus network and the O-Train light rail system.

Traveling between smaller cities in Ontario is best done by bus, and some of the province’s inter-city bus leading companies are Greyhound and Ontario Northland. You can also travel throughout Ontario by train, with VIA Rail Canada, using water taxis, your car, a bicycle, or by air. The main airports in the province are the Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.

Things to do in Ontario

Ontario is home to so many exciting places that it is an almost never-ending source of exciting things to do any time of the year. Here are some landmarks and destinations in the province that are worth checking out:

  1. Toronto’s CN Tower:
    • The CN Tower has been a local staple in Ontario for over four decades. This engineering marvel of 553 meters offers visitors a breathtaking panoramic view of Toronto, a glass elevator, and the possibility of dining in a 360° – rotating restaurant. The experience will please everyone in the family.
  2. Niagara Falls:
    • Located at the border of the United States and Canada, Niagara Falls is one of nature’s greatest wonders and a world-famous vacation spot you may enjoy at any time! Here you can have year-round adventures, including hiking, having a helicopter ride, ziplining to the falls or taking a Voyage To The Falls boat tour. When the sun settles, you may witness the splendid nightly falls illumination, which happens every night of the year.
  3. Parliament Hill & Buildings:
    • Parliament Hill is a National Historic Site of Canada located in Downtown Ottawa. The 22-acre area is the perfect spot for learning history and admiring the Gothic revival suite of constructions, an architectural jewel of national relevance. The site offers visitors and locals free guided tours of the premises and the possibility to capture unique photos and videos of its buildings and external areas.
  4. Bruce Peninsula National Park:
    • Known for its beautiful scenery and turquoise waters, Bruce Peninsula National Park is the core of UNESCO’s Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve and the ideal place to plan many adventures with friends and family. Hiking, bike-riding, caving, kayaking, camping, boating, scuba-diving, and snorkelling are part of the activities available for visitors. Make sure to visit The Grotto and Flowerpot Island at Fathom Five National Marine Park.
  5. Royal Ontario Museum:
    • The Royal Ontario Museum is one of Canada’s top cultural institutions. The place is an essential destination for anyone seeking to learn about arts, culture, and natural history. The museum offers tours, a variety of family-focused activities, performances, workshops, and seasonal events.
  6. Thousand Islands:
    • Thousand Islands is a top tourism destination in North America and a hub for anything outdoor. The 1,864 islands archipelago stretches for 80 kilometres on the Canada-US border, offering visitors an array of unforgettable experiences. You have access to over 30 golf courses and can take a scenic boat tour to majestic castles or paddle to discover tranquil shores and bays. Also, consider a helicopter tour and going hunting for some magnificent sunsets.
  7. Distillery Historic District:
    • This gem in Toronto is a set of Victorian industrial buildings reimagined and transformed into a unique entertainment destination where there’s always something new to do or see. The reclaimed space is home to eclectic shops, art galleries, artisan breweries, seasonal art exhibitions, and delightful culinary options. Visitors can take a historical tour to get an insight into the origins and rich past of this one-of-a-kind place.
  8. National Gallery Of Canada:
    • The National Gallery is a prominent art institution in Canada and a pilgrimage spot for art lovers in North America and worldwide. The museum houses an impressive collection that includes over 90,000 works from around the globe, including paintings by iconic artists such as Botticelli, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Cézanne, Klimt, Monet, El Greco, and many others. They also specialize in Indigenous and Canadian art.
  9. Fort William Historical Park:
    • Fort William Historical Park is a renowned heritage and cultural attraction in Canada, perfect for history enthusiasts of all ages. It offers visitors various outdoor activities, including cycling, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and camping. Looking for a stargazing experience? At the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory, both children and adults can have an out-of-this-world adventure. The park has guided tours available year-round, as well as festivals and special events.
  10. Canada’s Wonderland:
    • Located in Vaughan, Canada’s Wonderland is the country’s top amusement park. It is an excellent place to have a date or a family outing at any time of the year. Canada’s Wonderland occupies 330 acres and bears over 200 attractions, including 69 rides (one of them is Leviathan, the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in the country) and Splash Work, a 20-acre water park. They also host seasonal events and attractions throughout the year.

Ontario Day Trips

One of the absolute best things about Ontario is the massive internal travelling opportunities for residents and travellers. It doesn’t matter where you decide to settle; there will always be a fantastic place to explore for just a day without exhausting planning or high money spending.

  1. From Ottawa to Kingston
    • Kingston is located only 2 hours away from Ottawa by car, making it the best place for a day trip. The eclectic city is home to about 185,000 people, and offers a perfect balance between traditional and modern. Make sure to visit Canada’s Penitentiary Museum or Fort Henry National Historic Site if you seek a rich cultural experience. Lemoine Point Conservation Area and Lake Ontario Park for scenic trails, spectacular views and an array of family-friendly outdoor activities. 
  2. From London to Hamilton:
    • Hamilton, ON is known as the “Waterfall Capital of the World,” making it a day-trip-worthy destination. Located 1 hour and 20 minutes from London, the town has tons of fun things to do, including over 100 waterfalls you can visit. Make sure to explore the conservation areas and historical sites, such as the famous Dundurn Castle, and several options for nature and park lovers, including Gage Park and Bayfront Park.
  3. From Toronto to Kitchener:
    • One of Ontario’s most beautiful small towns is only 1 hour and 46 minutes away from Toronto. Kitchener is filled with a variety of indoor and outdoor attractions you may enjoy in just a day, so get ready. Looking for some fresh air? Explore nature and wildlife areas such as Huron Natural Area. For a cultural experience, discover the city’s best museums and historic sites or make arrangements to participate in its renowned Oktoberfest, celebrated each year between September and October. The festival is considered the biggest one outside of Germany.
  4. From Hamilton to Niagara Falls:
    • With a population of 88,000 people, the small and vibrant city of Niagara Falls makes a beautiful day trip from Hamilton and other nearby towns. The home of iconic Niagara Falls, one of the world’s most impressive natural destinations, is only 52 minutes away by car. Here you’ll have the possibility of enjoying the falls from many different perspectives. You can take the Maid of the Mist cruise, make the Journey Behind The Falls excursion, or climb to the Skylon Tower to catch incredible panoramic views of the three waterfalls. Other activities, including zipline and helicopter rides, are also available.