Summer Vacation Destinations in Ontario

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Enjoy a summer in Ontario with luxury Ottawa rentals, Niagara Falls cabins, and the top Toronto accommodation options

With so many summer vacation destinations in Ontario, glampers will be simply spoiled with choice for outdoor adventures and Ontario summer resorts. Visiting a province like Ontario for the first time can be slightly overwhelming; when you have 250,000 freshwater lakes, five national parks, and countless beaches to choose from, it’s no easy task fitting them all into one summer vacation. Canada is home to some truly excellent summer getaways which include stunning Niagara Falls cabins, Toronto accommodation perfect for luxury camping, and some of the best Ottawa rentals for an Ontario summer getaway this year. While Ontario has the highest population of all the provinces in Canada, it boasts a world-renowned wilderness that stretches for miles across the province and houses some of the best places to visit in Canada during the summer season.

Luxury camping in Ontario: secluded summer vacations in top Ontario destinations like Niagara Falls and more!

Discover things to do in Niagara Falls for summer vacation

Niagara Falls is a brilliant place to start and for anyone interested in fun family getaways or romantic couple’s trips this summer, you can find some of the best Niagara Falls rentals right here when you go glamping. This is an excellent summer destination for anyone looking for luxurious secluded getaways. For example, glampers could choose to book a cozy Niagara Falls cottage in the forest of Niagara-on-the-Lake and enjoy hours of peace and quiet. Should you be interested in a balance between summer solitude and more energetic adventures, rest assured that there are many Niagara Falls activities just around the corner. Some of the best things to do in Niagara Falls include a Niagara Falls Day Tour from Toronto, climbing Skylon Tower, ziplining next to the falls, trips to the Butterfly Conservatory, and a visit to the Bird Kingdom!

Book summer vacations near Ottawa

As Canada’s capital city and a booming hub of culture, Ottawa vacation rentals are an obvious choice for summer vacations in Ontario. Our luxury Ottawa rentals are ideally located for glampers to enjoy off-the-grid glamping in accommodation like an authentic Canada tree house, perfect for romantic getaways in Ontario. We also have a collection of family-friendly rentals in and around the city where families and couples will have easy access to summer’s top outdoor Ottawa activities. Get out on the water with Ottawa City Rafting, Rideau Canal Cruises, and kayaking and canoeing also available on the Rideau Canal. Ottawa is also a city bursting with culture and during those Ontario weekend getaways here this summer, visitors can head over to the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the National Gallery of Canada! These are just a select few from the many extraordinary museums and galleries here which make Ottawa one of the top summer vacation destinations in Ontario.

Plan secluded weekend getaways from Toronto

Alternatively, Toronto is another hot-spot for any upcoming summer getaways. Ontario vacation rentals such as Acton cabin rentals are ideal for romantic getaways in Ontario and those looking for retreats immersed in nature. Again, glamping near Toronto is a great option for glampers looking to reconnect with the outdoors while being able to spend a day or two enjoying the top things to do in Toronto. Visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada for some of the world’s most fascinating sea creatures or take the kids across to Canada’s Hockey Hall of Fame Museum. Stretch your legs in the sunshine at Toronto Island Park or head downtown with Toronto Bicycle Tours before setting out on the water with Epic Sportfishing.

There are of course other popular places to visit in Ontario in summer that shouldn’t be forgotten about. Book Lake Erie cottage rentals and get outdoors in destinations such as Geneva State Park, Presque Isle State Park, and Cedar Point for hours of fun in the sunshine. If you decided to extend your Ontario summer getaway with a stay in any of our Lake Ontario rentals, you could check out some of the best beaches in Ontario at Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Hamlin Beach State Park, and Bay of Quinte! Book your weekend getaways from Toronto and enjoy the great outdoors this summer!

Secluded national park camping in Ontario

In total, there are five national parks in Ontario and all five of them are home to top-quality Ontario hikes, biking trips, and secluded summer vacation spots. What’s more, four of the five national parks are under a four-hour drive away from Toronto. If you're looking for national park camping in Ontario, then weekend getaways from Toronto are perfect. Pick from our Toronto vacation rentals and enjoy easy access to parks including Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Thousand Islands National Park, Point Pelee National Park, and Bruce Peninsula National Park & Fathom Five National Marine Park, which is home to the popular and picturesque Flower Pot Island. For keen hikers and outdoorsmen and women, consider spending the summer holidays in Northern Ontario cabin rentals where you can more easily head to Pukaskwa National Park which offers guided summer hikes at night with destinations like the Coastal Hiking Trail and Hattie Cove particularly well renowned. Go national park camping in Ontario this summer!

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