Ontario is an east-central province in Canada. This province holds the highest number in population in Canada and is also second largest in terms of land area. There are several notable tourist attractions in the province that make travel to Ontario highly sought after among tourists, local and foreign alike. The province is divided into two main regions: Northern and Southern Ontario.
Aside from being divided into two geographical regions, there is also a diversity in the geographical landscape in Ontario. One of the most notable feature in Ontario is the lack of mountainous terrain. However, it is compensated for having a vast array of uplands. The southwestern part of the province, on the other hand, is nearly covered by the Carolinian forest zone. The Niagara Falls is a notable tourist attraction in Ontario, which is one of the main reasons why tourists are drawn to travel to Ontario.
When it comes to climate in Ontario, it varies according to the season and location. The average climate can shift from having warm and moist air to humid continental and having cold, arctic air.
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Official Language: English
Wi-Fi Availability: It is easy to get free Wi-Fi access when you travel to Ontario. In fact, even the airport offers up to two hours of free internet access.
Airport/s: The Ontario International Airport is the main hub for flights that travel to Ontario.
Visa Required: The visa requirements for travel to Ontario is the same with that of Canada.
International Driver’s License Accepted? You can use foreign issued driver’s license to drive in Ontario for up to 3 months.
Driving: In Ontario, you must drive on the right hand side of the road.
Crime: The crime rate in Ontario is relatively low making it a safe place to travel for tourists. In fact, it has the lowest crime rate among all the provinces in Canada.
Electrical Adapters: In Ontario, the standard voltage is 120 volts at 60 Hertz.
Trivia: DID YOU KNOW that the world’s longest street can be found in Ontario? It’s Yonge Street in the Ontario province.
Where I’ve Been to in Ontario
- CN Tower
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Parliament Hill, Ottawa
- Rock Statues in Ottawa
- UNESCO World Heritage Site: Rideau Canal
Travel to Ontario Resources
- Official Ontario Tourism Website
- Top 10 Things to Do in Ontario
- 17 Top-Rated Attractions in Ontario
- Ontario Pinterest Board