CAA Agent Favourites - Ontario

April 6, 2021 | CAA Travel

From relaxing in cottage country on a warm beach to exploring the wilderness, our agents have experienced Ontario to the fullest. We've surveyed our team of travel experts to find out where they like to visit when travelling within the province. Check out their top four favourites below and get inspired for your next getaway.

Muskoka

Muskoka chairs on a dock beside a canoe looking out to a lake

Life is great up in Muskoka. Known for its little scenic towns that are ripe with culture, it offers visitors endless recreational opportunities. Pamper yourself at one of the local spas, dine on some of the finest food in the area, or treat yourself at of of the many shops. You can also enjoy the great outdoors and visit some of the local parks where hiking, swimming and boat rides are all the rave and great ways to see some amazing views.

Recommended by: Mandy Arnold, Paula McFarland and Stephanie McCloy

Ontario Parks

Man and woman canoeing on a lake in Algonquin Park during fall

This next one technically counts as two - they were both so good we couldn't just go with one! Not too far from Parry Sound, Kilbear Provinical Park has a great balance of beautiful beaches and lush forests. It has some of the best fish and chips around too. Algonquin Park is also a must-visit. With a wide variety of trails begging to be explored and open bodies of water that are perfect for canoeing, this is an outdoor enthusiast's playground. 

Recommended by: Ron Vietgen, Erin Clarke and Danielle Petura

Sauble Beach

Sandy pathway leading to Sauble Beach

Stretching across 11 km of shorelines, Sauble Beach is considered to be the second longest freshwater beach in Canada. It can be found on the Bruce Peninsula along the eastern portion of Lake Huron. The area itself can be quiet at times, giving you plenty of space to enjoy some fun in the sun. With the waterfront being the main attraction to the area, we suggest heading here in summer so you can get the most out of your stay.

Recommended by: Jessica Maves and Lois Sarkisian

Ottawa

The Rideau Canal at sunset with the Canadian Parliament building in the background.jpg

One of Ontario's draws has to be the fact that it is home to our nation's capital city. With a population that hovers around 1 million, Ottawa might not be the biggest city in the country but it is definitely one of the most visited. Whether you want to learn about Canada's history through museum exhibits, gaze at the many creative works of art in local galleries or go on tour of the extravagant buildings that make up our Parliament - Ottawa will not disappoint. There is also much to do in ByWard Market - a retail and entertainment district found in the downtown core.

Recommended by: Honorine Veldmeyer

No matter the destination, our team of trusted travel agents will be happy to help you find the best spot to in Ontario to escape and take that break you deserve. With the warm weather here, now's the time to contact an agent and get to planning!

 

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