Ontario’s tourism scene is experiencing a remarkable resurgence, and there’s no better time than now to start planning your next adventure! Whether you’re craving the thrill of conquering the slopes at Blue Mountain, gliding across the iconic Rideau Canal, immersing yourself in the rich history of museums, or delighting in the wonders of theme parks and aquariums, Ontario has something for everyone!
Things to See & Do In Ontario
The Blue Mountains
The municipality of The Blue Mountains is located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay, on the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The area is home to one of Ontario’s premier ski destinations, Blue Mountain Resort. It offers 43 ski and snowboard trails including a freestyle terrain park complete with halfpipe, rails and other obstacles. If you’re visiting the area in the summer months, don’t miss the opportunity to race down a one-kilometre track built on the side of a mountain. The Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster is a thrill ride that outdoor lovers will surely appreciate!
Rideau Canal Skateway & Winterlude
Embrace the magic of winter with a visit to the Rideau Canal Skateway, a remarkable 7.8-kilometre UNESCO World Heritage site winding through the heart of the city. Whether you bring your skates or rent a pair, this experience is made easy with a Switzer-CARTY school bus charter. Picture your class gracefully gliding across the world’s largest outdoor skating rink, creating enduring memories against the enchanting backdrop of this iconic site. Access is free when the canal is open, promising a delightful journey for students and teachers alike.
Discover the rich tapestry of Ontario’s cultural heritage by exploring its diverse museums! May, designated as Museum Month, offers a fantastic opportunity to celebrate history, art, and knowledge. Whether you’re intrigued by natural history, captivated by art, or fascinated by science, Ontario’s museums have something for everyone. Embark on an enlightening journey through the province’s cultural landscape by visiting various museums, each contributing uniquely to their communities. Discover hidden gems and uncover the stories that make Ontario’s museums a treasure trove of experiences. Start your adventure at Museums Ontario and celebrate the wealth of knowledge and creativity housed within these cultural institutions.
Did someone say ‘theme park’?
Calling all thrill-seekers, this one’s for you! Ontario’s premier amusement park, Canada’s Wonderland, is located just north of Toronto in Vaughan. A sprawling mecca of fun for adrenaline junkies and families alike, the diverse variety of roller coasters, water rides, live entertainment, and family-friendly attractions promise a day of unforgettable fun and excitement. From the gravity-defying drops of Leviathan to a refreshing splash at Splash Works, the park caters to thrill-seekers and those seeking a more relaxed adventure. Plan your visit, let Team Switzer-CARTY handle the driving and parking, and immerse yourself in the magic of this beloved amusement park!
The 8th Wonder of Canada
Nestled at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory beckons visitors with its unique blend of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. Known for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, Tobermory is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and explorers. From the iconic Flowerpot Island, where towering rock formations stand sentinel, to the rugged trails of Bruce Peninsula National Park, every corner tells a story of unspoiled wilderness. Kayak through the serene waters, hike scenic trails, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes that make Tobermory a must-visit destination for those seeking a perfect blend of tranquility and adventure. Let Switzer-CARTY take care of the journey while you uncover the wonders of Tobermory’s coastal charm.
Ontario’s Aquatic Wonders
Craving underwater adventures but don’t have the budget for a trip to tropical destinations? Never fear! From Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto to the Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing in Brockville, these immersive experiences let you explore the depths of the ocean without leaving the province. Marvel at vibrant marine life, walk through mesmerizing underwater tunnels, and engage in interactive exhibits that make learning about our oceans an exciting journey. Ontario’s aquariums offer a perfect blend of education and entertainment for visitors of all ages. Plan your aquatic expedition, let Switzer-CARTY do the driving (and parking!), and let the wonders of the deep unfold before your eyes.
Looking for more inspiration? Be sure to visit the Attractions Ontario and Destination Ontario websites. They offer insider tips, hidden treasures, and everything you need to plan an unforgettable Ontario getaway. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, these resources are your key to unlocking the best of what Ontario has to offer.
Let Us Take You There
At Switzer-CARTY Transportation, we’re thrilled to be part of your journey. With our diverse range of services, including motorcoach and school bus charters, our professional drivers are dedicated to providing you with a hassle-free and memorable experience. So why not set aside time to explore Ontario’s leading attractions and scenic wonders while leaving the driving to us. Sit back, relax, and embark on an unforgettable journey across our beautiful province.