You don’t have to fly somewhere far away to enjoy a romantic getaway with your partner. If you’re looking for a couples’ getaway that’s pretty close to home, Ontario boasts tons of world-class spas, wineries, quaint towns, and beautiful scenery.
Check out these great and quick romantic weekend getaways near Toronto.
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Soak in a Mock “Hot Spring” at Blue Mountain’s Scandinave Spa
2 hours and 10 minutes away
At Scandinave Spa in Blue Mountain, you can feel like you’re soaking in a Finnish-style hot spring all year round. This awesome couples getaway features tons of romantic activities including hot hydrotherapy pools, saunas, a Nordic waterfall, and a eucalyptus steam room. You can also head into town at Blue Mountain to ski or snowboard in the summer, or tread down the slopes on mountain bikes in the summer.
Go Waterfall Hunting in Hamilton
1 hour and 10 minutes away
The waterfalls in Hamilton will make you feel like you’re on the other side of the globe. Since Hamilton is on an escarpment, there are over 100 grand waterfalls to see like Tiffany Falls, Albion Falls, and Websters Falls. These natural beauties are not only Instagram worthy, but are great for a peaceful getaway with your significant other.
Enjoy the Small Town Feel of Niagara On The Lake
2 hours away
Head to this small town on the shores on Lake Ontario to visit the flower-filled, tree-lined streets that are filled with cute stores that have set up shop in beautiful 19th-century buildings. You can even take a historic carriage ride through the Old Town to travel back in time as you take in the characteristic old architecture.
Rent This Secluded Treehouse in Port Perry
1 hour and 20 minutes away
This little tree-house style cabin is the perfect place for privacy. The secluded cabin-loft near Port Perry will make you feel like you’re a thousand miles away from the city with your own private space with ponds for swimming, a gazebo, fire pits, and 300 acres at your door. There are also tons of nearby wineries, restaurants, shops, golf courses, and ski hills just a couple of kilometers away from this isolated getaway.
Wine and Dine through Prince Edward County
2 hours and 50 minutes away
Prince Edward County is stacked with beautiful wineries and tasty restaurants. In fact, there lots of tours that visit a handful of the 40+ winemakers throughout the county who all make their own distinct wines. The winding back country roads of Prince Edward County boasts some of the most tantalizing treats Ontario has to offer with sustainable farms, wineries, cafes, and restaurants.
Relax at Ste Anne’s Spa
2 hours away
Ste Anne’s Spa is the perfect romantic destination for a couple that is looking to getaway for the weekend. Leave your daily stresses at the door of this casual rustic spa. Just over a two hour drive from Toronto, this little haven is a great spot to let your hair down, put on the comfiest robe you’ll ever wear and take part in wellness classes, treatments, and massages with your partner.
Check out Some Art in Stratford
2 hours away
Stratford may be best known for its highly commended theatric productions, but this city is also home to historic inns, lots of art and culture, and a scenic river that’s perfect for picnics or paddle-boating. This little European-style city is known as the cultural capital of Canada, which makes it a great getaway for the art-loving couple.