Escape Toronto This Summer

Escape Toronto This Summer

Top 4 places to visit this long weekend.

So we’ve all heard that we’re getting a long and hot summer this year, no surprise… this news is pretty exciting for most Torontonians. This gives us the perfect opportunity to escape and spend a lot of our time swimming, hiking and enjoying the great outdoors. Here is a short list of the many rare places in Ontario for you to transform your summer from boring to exciting in a series of short getaways from the city.

“Camping” in Parks Canada

As the May 2-4 long weekend approaches, camping is a great way to leave the city and spend some quality time with nature. To make things even more exciting, Parks Canada has come up with the revolutionary idea of “oTENTik” which offers cabin-tent hybrids already set up for you to enjoy camping even with the comfort of a bed. Enjoy the long weekend in style with “oTENTik”.

Quetico Provincial Park

This almost untouched Ontario gem is located in the Northwestern remote area of Ontario in the city of Atikokan. It has so much beauty to offer it is almost impossible to wrap your head around it. When talking about a real escape from the city this quaint park will offer you serenity and peace of mind to bring back all the energy that is so easily lost in the rush of the city. Offering anything from paddling opportunities to wildlife and countless exploring opportunities. If all of this doesn’t have you sold already, you can even see Northern Lights here.

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park

Located between Ottawa and Toronto, this is the second largest provincial park in Ontario with countless opportunities to explore and experience the outdoors. You can enjoy a range of activities from backcountry canoeing and camping to a short hike. There are tons of camping sites and countless spots to experience gorgeous sunsets after an exciting day of hiking and swimming.