Ontario scenic drives and road trips

Ontario scenic drives and road trips

Ontario scenic drives and road trips

Are you in search for some of Ontario’s superb landscape? Keen to check out the amazing flora, fauna and geology that it has to offer? Going on road trips around Ontario is one of the best things that you can do to discover if you are in search for a great adventures. We encourage you to read on to explore what some of the very best Ontario scenic drives are that we think you should add to your bucket list 🙂

Just remember,  when planning your trip you have to remember about eTA Canada

If you enjoy the country, you might want to consider a drive to and around Muskoka and Cottage Country. Here you are sure to fall in love with the following:

-The gorgeous landscape that can only be found between Algonquin Park and Georgian Bay
-The intriguing tranquility of the lakeside life
-The fascinating oak forests

When you come here you will be able to stay in some of the excellent resorts or bed and breakfasts. Many of these have been around for decades. One of our recommended drives begins from the town of Gravenhurst. Stay on the Muskoka Road, 169, 17 or 118 and you will fall in love with the area with no doubt.


Muskoka Lake

The Rideau Heritage Route

This route is a long stretch of road that starts from the city of Kingston and goes right through to Ottawa. The drive boasts some outstanding scenery like no other. Not only will you discover local history but also natural landscape. The country side here once had many mills, forts and locks.

We recommend you : begin at the historic Murney Towner before going north to Highway 15. Also, check out the many stops along the route including lock stations. These lock stations are full of incredible views that are sure to leave you impressed. Have a browse around the many different museums and other historical landmarks.

The North Shore of Lake Superior

Now this is a drive that can only be described as ‘one of a kind’. It will give you a greater undrestanding of the political history in the area. You will also gain inside into the geographic landscapes surrounding you. This drive will take you past the incredible cliffs that surround the eons and vast array of glaciers, the famous Canadian Shield. This area is known to be very accessible, has lots of different parks to enjoy and many attractions for people of all ages to have fun at.


Canadian shield

Wine Country

Did you know Ontario has some stunning country where their wine comes from? This delicious country  showcases the southern shoreline of Lake Ontario. It will also take you to the northern shoreline of Lake Erie. When you drive to wine country, you will soon discover: Eighty four different wineries. These are all located in just five different locations. They can be found on the northern side of the border of the state of New York.




Not only are there spectacular scenic drives to appreciate, but you will also find yourself participating in some of the best wine tours in the world. Don’t forget to check out a large number of historic sites to gain insight into the history of the country.

These are just a few of Ontario scenic drives you can go on. We hope that you will enjoy the road trips Ontario has to offer. Do not forget about eTa Canada and we wish you a pleasant journey!


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