If you’re planning a getaway, you might want to consider forgetting the airport and hitting the road. Many of us take for granted that Ontario has the most varied landscape of any Canadian province. Case in point: we can’t believe that these 12 surreal destinations actually exist so close to home! So get your cameras, phones and go-pros ready, because it’s time to appreciate what’s in your own backyard.

Here’s our list of destinations in Ontario that you should definitely check out this Summer:

Elora Quarry, Elora

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Barron Canyon, Algonquin Park

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Cheltenham Badlands, Caledon

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Agawa Rock, Sault Ste. Marie

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Scarborough Bluffs, Toronto

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Georgian Bay Grotto, Bruce Peninsula

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Rattlesnake Point, Conservation Halton

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French River, Alban

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The Sleeping Giant, Thunder Bay

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Webster Falls, Hamilton

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Bonnechere Caves, Eganville

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Flowerpot Island, Tobermory

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What other destinations in Ontario should we add to this list?

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