Ontario by Activity

To help you explore all the activities that Ontario has to offer, we have arranged the activities into 5 major groups: Attractions & Entertainment – Outdoors – Eating – Shopping – Rest & Relax. The various activities are further detailed within specific pages dedicated to each grouping as well as within the pages dedicated to each of the 49 Regions of Ontario.

Remember to check the activity’s site or call for updated information before venturing out.

Attractions & Entertainment

music3Explore the culture of the region and the unique attractions, artists and entertainers. From historic sites and museums to specialty amusements and curiosities, to live performance venues.

Current Attractions & Entertainment categories include: Aerial Tours – Amusement – Comedy – Drop-in Programs – Exhibits – Events – Gallery – Heritage Village – Historical Site – Live Music – Maple Syrup Tapping – Movies – Museum – Pedestrian Village – Scenic Train – Special Park – Special Events – Studio – Theatre – Water Park – Winery


skiing-boy-1835416_1920 There is something to do every season, for the adventure seekers and fitness enthusiasts, to those who appreciate nature and simpler pleasures.

Current Outdoor categories include: Biking – Boating – Camping – Caves – Canoeing – Conservation Area – Dunes – Gardens – Golf – Farm – Fat Biking – Hiking – Horseback Riding – Kayaking – Off Road Dune Buggies – Orchard – Scenic Caves – Skating – Skating Trail – Skiing(alpine) – Skiing(nordic) – Snowshoeing – Snowmobiling – Terrain Park – Treetop Canopy Walk – Tubing – Zip Lining


coffee-shop-929101_1920Take a break from exploring and enjoying what Ontario has to offer and revive yourself at one of many local eateries.

Current Eating categories include: Breakfast – Cafe – Casual Dining – Dessert – Diner – Faster Food – Finer Dining – Gastropub – Ice Cream – International – Licenced – Lighter Fare – Live Music – Lounge Bar – Lunch – Patio – Pub – Specialty – Sweets – Seasonal


cShoppingDon’t miss discovering the assortment of local shops where unique finds range from collectibles to clothing and home decor to art and crafts.

Current shopping categories include: Antiques – Art – Baby – Bookstore – Clothing – Cooking – Crafts – Fine Foods – Furniture – Gallery – Gifts – Jewellery – Outlet – Home Decor – Pottery – Sweets – Vintage

Rest & Relax

pillow-1890940_960_720From cozy bed & breakfasts to full-service resorts, there are many places to rest your head. And for those who wish to relax further, there are various spas and amenities to help you do just that.

Current Rest and Relax categories include: B&B – Inn – Lodge – Resort – Spa

There are also other ways to search for that next place to be and things to see and do:

By the four seasons of Ontario
By the annual events that piques your interest
By the next experience you want to plan

This section digs deeper into the more popular activities within the broader categories of activities: