Ontario may not have access to snow-capped mountains or ocean waves, but its natural wonders are nothing short of spectacular. In fact, you might not know that Sauble Beach and Wasaga Beach are the longest freshwater beaches in the world.
Wasaga Beach stretches 14 kilometers at the end of Ontario’s Georgian Bay, with views of the Niagara Escarpment.
Sauble Beach is a 7 kilometer stretch of pristine sand along the shore of Lake Huron.
Both cities are considered one of the most popular summer destinations in the province, not only for their sandy shores, but also for their attractions and activities.
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This Ontario park has a pool of turquoise water surrounded by intricate caves
Sauble Beach is also known for its accommodations, including Netflix’s hip June Motel.
Visitors can be seen strolling along the vast white sands and wading through the calm, shallow waters throughout the season.
According Ontario ParksWasaga Beach was the first provincial park in Canada to receive the Blue Flag designation according to international environmental standards.
These two beaches are far from the only world famous destinations Ontario is known for.
Long Point Beach is a beautiful 40 kilometer sandpit located in Long Point Provincial Park in southwestern Ontario. Its natural landscape is so unique that it has been recognized as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
Also in Ontario is Nickel Beach, a “rare” destination that allows visitors to park right on the sand.
You can also float in a “natural bathtub” on this scenic island off Katherine Cove in Lake Superior Provincial Park.
Sure, we Ontarians might not have the ocean view of British Columbia or the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, but it’s safe to say we’re doing very well. good.