Best road trips you can take near London, Ontario this fall
As the summer season comes to a close, you can’t beat the beautiful fall weather Ontario experiences every year.
Why not grab a coffee, a warm sweater and head out to visit some of these must-see destinations in southwestern Ontario!
1 Sauble Beach
Located in the Bruce Pennisula, approximately 2.5 hours from London, Sauble Beach has seven kilometers of immaculate sandy beach and is the second longest freshwater beach in the world. Stay at newly opened The June Motel and check out the many great shops and restaurants the area has to offer. Feeling adventurous? Visit Ascent Aerial Park for axe throwing, zip lining, a ropes course and wall climbing.
Step back in time when you visit the Village of Bayfield in Bluewater County. Historic Main Street is filled with boutique shops, art galleries and incredible restaurants. The Little Inn has been welcoming travellers since the 1800s when it first served as a stagecoach stop. Bayfield also offers numerous hiking trails and you can take in the breathtaking sunsets with several beach locations to choose from!
While crowds traditionally head to Stratford for its annual Stratford Festival Theatre, there is so much more to do and see in this picturesque town. If you have a sweet tooth, pick up a passport from Visit Stratford with a guide to 27 destinations along the chocolate trail. Don’t forget to include the famous Rheo Thompson Candies as part of your stop! And cap off your day with a warm beverage and fresh pastry at Revel Coffee Shop.