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10 Out-Of-The-Ordinary Camping Spots in Ontario

Aug. 18, 2022

If you like camping and nature activities, level up your next adventure by visiting one or more of these out-of-the-ordinary camping spots. Whether you’re going on a weekend trip or a week-long vacation, you’ll find the perfect place to relax and have a good time.

We’ve put together several options so you can choose from a romantic couples escape, quiet getaway or family-friendly destination.

Choose from our list of exciting campgrounds!

Brent Campground

4 people doing paddleboard
This unusual campground is located near a historic meteorite impact site and is the perfect choice for a family holiday. You can enjoy summer activities like swimming and paddleboarding.

Burley Campground and Its Dunes

View of the sand and the water from the Burley Campground

Located in Pinery Provincial Park, Burley campground is one of Canada’s most beautiful camping spots. The natural aspects, sandy dunes and flat horizon are unlike anything you’ve seen elsewhere. After a day at the beach, you’ll feel completely relaxed.

Rent a Yurt in Bruce Peninsula National Park
Person making a fire in a wood-stove

Are you looking for a new and refreshing experience? The yurts at Cyprus Lake might be just what you’re looking for! You don’t have to pack and unpack for a full day. The yurts are warm, comfortable and convenient. Plus, you can visit the incredible Bruce Peninsula!

Georgian Bay Island - Beausoleil Island

Boat on a lake in front of many trees

There’s nothing ordinary about this camping spot, except for the trees!

There are several accommodation to choose from, including a very wild campground, rustic cabins and fully-furnished canvas tents. You don’t have to worry about large crowds because the campgrounds can only be accessed by boat. Transportation can be included with your rental if you don’t have a means of getting there.

Into the Wild Camping

Set up tent in front of a car with its trunk open

Are you tired of the sounds of the city? Would you rather hear birdsong and the wind rustling through the trees for days on end? This is the place for you!

Before packing up and heading out, learn about the best ways to enjoy wild camping. For example, in wild areas, proper food storage is recommended. Bear and other wild animals can often be spotted here. Find out how to protect yourself, food and gear while camping.

Flowerpot Island - Fathom Five National Marine Park

Blue and grey tent on a wooden platform in the nature

This campground offers a truly unique experience. There are six wild camping spots available around the lake. Each site has a wooden platform for pitching your tent.

This area offers some of the most incredible views you can experience on a camping trip. The only tricky part is getting a spot, so make sure you reserve in advance.

Lancaster Park

3 persons having fun on a beach

A beach and Tiki bar? This is the only campground with a bar on the beach in Canada.

If for you, a day at the beach isn’t complete without a Piña Colada, you’ve come to the right place. The campground owners know exactly what you need to enjoy summer: a beach bar and restaurant, volleyball net, floating games and walking trails in the forest.

Did You Say Glamping?

Floating Dome 
Two pairs of legs with feet in water

This lovely cabin looks like it was plucked from the movie The Notebook. The charming landscape, small canoe, peaceful views, wood-burning stove and delicate floating water lilies are a sight to behold.

You, too, can experience a romantic adventure with your partner on this floating geodesic dome.

What’s even better is that this gem is situated on the historic wine route. Why not take this opportunity to embark on a delicious wine tasting?

Relive Your Childhood Dream: Rent a Treehouse

View of the outside from inside a treehouse

This luxury treehouse is a dream come true for nature lovers looking for a weekend getaway. You’ll be charmed by this accommodation and the peaceful environment. No detail has been spared to ensure guests feel like they’re in paradise.

Step up Your Tent Setup

Inside of glamping tent

This is a unique and outstanding camping setup where you’ll create unforgettable memories! This installation is like an enchanted nest. Get ready to cozy up in your own personal nook in the middle of the forest.

Whether you prefer rustic or comfy camping, the province of Ontario has plenty to offer for every nature lover!