With temperatures on the rise, the heat is getting hard to ignore. Luckily, people in southern Ontario are fortunate to live near so many wonderful beaches! All of these beaches are withing 1-2 hours from Toronto and make a great day trip for friends and family, or even just by yourself. Pack up our beach bag and take a mini well deserved day-cation right here in your very own province.
Before heading out to the beach make sure to pack the following items:
- water bottle
- bach floaties
- and of course your bathing suit!
Best Beaches Near Toronto
This beach is full of beautiful white sand, that goes along the Nottawasaga bay. It is located on the Southern end of the Georgian Bay. Wasaga beach is a well loved family favourite with various shops and restaurants lining the beach.
If you're looking for a great place to go that will be lively during the day and the nighttime, Grand Bend is the place to go! The beach is lined with restaurants, patios, and bars. This beautiful beach follows along lake Huron.
Sandbanks Provincial Park
This one is a must see for the family. The park is located near Prince Edward County which features wonderful shops, and wineries. This beach definitely has the best sand, making it feel like you're on a mini vacation!
Fifty Point Beach
Located near Hamilton, this beach is famous for the sunsets that have been caputured here. Some say for a moment you may even feel like you are not in this country!
Port Dover Beach
We saved the best for last! this beach is full of.... PALM TREES! Located only a couple hours from Toronto tis is one day trip you definitely won't forget. Don't forget your camera either! This is a beach you'll surely want to take pictures as you'll feel all the tropical vibes!
courtsy of jessica Williams