A vacation in Ontario includes all the fun and entertainment of a popular tourist destination. Live theater, music festivals and the peace and beauty of a natural environment are some of the many things that you can expect from a visit to Ontario. Cheap rental cars are the best options to visit the many national and provincial parks, museums, arts and entertainment centers, sports centers and other tourist destinations in Ontario that are awe inspiring.
The Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest museum of world cultures and natural history with exhibits that include dinosaurs, minerals and gems and live animals. The Waterloo Regional Children's Museum has four fun-filled floors of interactive hands-on exhibits and programs that let children discover the world of art and technology at play, while the Science City is a new science and technology center which aims at stimulating and educating children through a wide variety of exhibits. Also check out the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, which is a gallery renowned for showcasing 20th century Canadian art. The new Frank Gehry Art Gallery showcases award winning collections which include works of Canadian, European and African artists and sculptors along with an extraordinary collection of ship models.
Drive your rentals to the Fort William Historical Park. A visit here will take you back in time with its finest cultural and recreational attractions. The Huronia Historical Park, home to two historic attractions including the Sainte-Marie of Huron is another place of historical importance. The Discovery Harbor located on the Georgian Bay recreates the feel of a 19th century British naval base. From Uncle Tom’s Cabin to the Winter Garden Theater, the Ontario Heritage Trust owns and operates heritage sites across the province; a dozen of which are national heritage sites.
There are over 300 provincial parks in Ontario which offer camping, recreational activities and natural heritage education programs. The Niagara Parks let you experience the power and beauty of the Niagara Falls, first hand. Niagara Parks offer attractions such as Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara's Fury and The Butterfly Conservatory along with summer concerts, fireworks shows and giant floral displays. The Royal Botanical Gardens which houses the world’s largest lilac collection has five unique gardens and nature sanctuary, spanning over 1,000 hectares. To get an experience of rich attractions on a waterway, follow the St. Lawrence River and you can see the Upper Canada Village, UNESCO-designated Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada, Crysler Park Marina, Upper Canada Golf Course and the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary.
Along with being a natural tourist locale, Ontario is also the Mecca of Canadian entertainment. From family entertainment centers such as the Marineland to world class gambling casinos, Ontario caters to the needs of different tourists. If you are a speed enthusiast, you will definitely enjoy the Merrittville Speedway, whereas the Whirlpool Jet Boat will give you a sense of adventure that you might seldom experience elsewhere. For more surreal and supernatural excitement, check out the haunted houses on Clifton Hill.
The peninsula also offers a number of theaters where you can relax with live performances. Drive your rentals to the Ontario Science Center where daily interactive exhibits, demonstrations and IMAX films, will satisfy your thirst for infotainment.