Thursday, October 30, 2014

Fall Colour Weekend Getaways and packages in resort destinations in cottage country

FEATURED FALL VACATION GETAWAYS NORTH OF TORONTO

Get ready for fall colours...the season is changing to fall fair activities and festivals. Outdoor sports continue with fishing, golfing, hiking, canoeing and kaying, boating, road tripping,  Plan fall getaway vacation time north of Toronto.  Questions  Contact Us

Romantic Ontario Getaway Pick

Cedar Meadows Resort - Timmins, Ontario

Cedar Meadows Resort & SpaCedar Meadows Resort - Love & Romance Package. Package for two includes: One night's accommodation in a Junior Suite (Queen Bed, fireplace & Jacuzzi). Use of our cozy bathrobes & slippers. One dozen Roses and one bottle of chilled Sparkling Wine upon your arrival. Two keepsake Cedar Meadows Resort Champagne Flutes. A basket full of "Sweets & Treats" including chocolate covered strawberries. Cedar Meadows Resort stuffed animal. 1 $75 Dinner Voucher (Please make your dinner reservation with the Guest Service Associate at the time of booking). 1 $20 Breakfast Voucher.
Couples Romantic Getaways north of Toronto 

Spa Getaways in Ontario Pick

Clarion Resort Pinewood Park - North Bay, Ontario
Clarion Resort Pinewood ParkClarion Resort Pinewood Park - SPA GETAWAY. With a wide range of treatments including exceptional anti-aging facials, luxurious spa pedicures and manicures, body wrap treatments from Paris, couples massage, aromatherapy and heated stone massages, Revive Your Senses Spa is a perfect getaway.  This luxurious retreat also offers a wide range of specially tailored treatments.  Couples can enjoy a unique healing experience "for two" in a cozy setting; "Soin Absolue Minceur", direct from Paris, is an essential oil and clay body treatment to detoxify, contour and firm the body complemented by a sensory shower massage; Hydradermie is the ultimate anti-aging star of facial treatments that is sure to leave your face radiant; and gentlemen can enjoy our signature facial with a hot towel treatment and a relaxing massage.
Spa Getaways north of Toronto

Family Vacation Getaway Pick

Sunbeam Bungalows - Callander, Ontario
Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing ResortSunbeam Bungalows - There’s still time to enjoy a lakeside getaway before winter arrives in our Northern paradise!  Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing Resort is located on Lake Nipissing’s south east shore, in beautiful sheltered Callander Bay, renowned for its spectacular panoramic sunsets, especially in the fall season. We offer clean, fully-furnished, spacious housekeeping cottages with fully equipped kitchens. All cottages include digital cable TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, BBQ with propane, fire bowl, private deck and picnic table. You can enjoy complete cottage comfort as you relax away from your everyday routine.

Autumn Ontario Pick 

Pine Vista Resort - Douro-Dummer, Ontario
Pine Vista ResortPine Vista Resort - For couples wishing to rekindle their romance in a quiet, relaxing atmosphere our Romantic Retreat for Two is the perfect package for you! Enjoy two tranquil nights by a crackling wood fireplace, soak in your private 2 person whirlpool bath and enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine. Treat your special someone to a therapeutic massage for pampering and relaxation or de-stress in our "hot tub under the stars", indoor hot tub, games and fitness rooms. Take a meandering stroll or invigorating hike or bike ride on our natural trails as the leaves change colours. Enjoy the water by taking out a canoe for a morning paddle or rent a boat and motor to cast a line. Pine Vista provides the quiet, relaxing atmosphere that couples will love. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the beautiful colours of Stoney Lake in the fall.
November Getaways north of Toronto

Ontario Culinary Getaways

Moulin Wakefield Mill - Wakefield, (Greater Ottawa Area), OntarioON
Wakefield Mill Inn & SpaMoulin Wakefield Mill - Gatineau Park Getaway Escape the city for the quiet beauty of Gatineau Park and enjoy the country charm of the Wakefield Mill. Sample our fine cuisine and comfortable rooms. Package includes: Overnight accommodation; 4-course table d'Hôte dinner or Discovery Menu* in Muse restaurant; Full country breakfast; Gratuities on the meals; Use of outdoor pool & hot tubs. All rates are for 2 people, based on double occupancy and subject to change without notice.
Culinary Getaways north of Toronto

Ontario Fishing Getaways Pick

The Irwin Inn - Lakefield, Ontario
The Irwin InnIrwin Inn - Fishing vacations abound at the Irwin Inn on Stoney Lake in Ontario, Canada. The Kawartha Lakes, of which Stoney Lake is a member, is ranked in the top ten fishing destinations in Canada. For the young fisherman, endless hours can be spent fishing from the dock where panfish abound. Few things are as exciting to a 4-year old as feeling a tug on the fishing rod for the first time! For the more experienced fisherman, Stoney Lake offers many opportunities. Originally it was the trophy fishing that brought visitors to the Irwin Inn. Although the 40+ lb. Lake Trout are gone, Stoney Lake still has an abundance of fish to catch on your fishing getaway.
Ontario Fishing Getaways north of Toronto

Attractions Ontario Pick

McLean Berry Farm - Lakefield,  Ontario

McLean Berry FarmMcLean Berry Farm is a family owned and operated strawberry and vegetable farm located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Area in south-eastern Ontario. Visitors are welcome to visit the farms and take part in the delicious Ontario tradition of seaonsal berry picking (and eating!).  2 Locations: McLean Berry Farm is located 1 Km east of HWY 23 (formerly 507) on the 16th line of Smith (opposite Curve Lake Rd.) We are 5 Km south of Buckhorn. If you have any questions related to our location, please call us at 705-657-2134, and we will be glad to assist you. Buckhorm Berry Farm is located 3 KM from the McLean Berry Farm. Throughout each year, the McLean family welcomes thousands of people to their farm to enjoy home grown, local produce. During the various festivals that they have, they invite the community to join them on their farms in celebrating the different harvests that come with each season. Whether it’s spring, summer or fall, there always seems to be something fun to come, see and do on the farm!
Ontario Attractions north of Toronto


Ontario Tourism Destination of the Week

North MuskokaResorts of North Muskoka
(http://www.north-muskoka.com/places.htm)
Muskoka is widely recognized as one of Canada's most popular vacation spots. Whether it is a romantic getaway with someone special, a summer family vacation or special group gathering, the many choices of cottage resorts, inns and lodges make North Muskoka an excellent place to spend a holiday. The resorts in North Muskoka have been greeting guests for generations and are a true reflection of the Muskoka vacation experience. The North Muskoka directory features private and family owned accommodations offering: Accommodations only minutes from Algonquin Park, Huntsville and Lake of Bays. Family vacation packages and couples getaways. Weddings and conference venues. Casual restaurants and fine dining.
Ontario Resort Destinations north of Toronto

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Fresh is still best in Ontario's Lake Country! Great food and fun events this weekend north of Toronto!

While the fall colours and leaves are falling, things are heating up in the kitchens of Ontario's Lake Country!

Attention foodies and fresh food lovers ~ the Fall Flavours campaign is the opportunity for both locals and visitors to treat themselves to some of the finest dining establishments found in Ontario's Lake Country. During Harvest the Fall Flavours guests have the opportunity to experience a diversity of three-course culinary delights. The participating chefs have been busy creating new tempting menus, to entice visitors to choose their restaurant, the menu must include at least one item that is sourced from a local farm or producer.

Dine at one of the 11 participating restaurants and enter to win cooking class for two from Chef Derek at The Grape & Olive!

Featuring the 400 Eleven members participating in this promotions:

Crazy Horse at Horseshoe Resort

Echoes Dining Lounge at Bayview Wildwood Resort

Grape & Olive & Martini Bistro at Bestwestern Plus Mariposa Inn

St. Germain's at Casino Rama


Farmers' Markets also continue in OLC all year long!

Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market
Saturday mornings at the Orillia Fairgrounds

Orilla Farmers' Market
Saturday morning at the Orillia Public Library

Other Weekend Events happening this weekend north of Toronto -

Annual Ski & Snowboard Swaps



Snow Valley Resort - Ski Swap & Open House
November 1
Barrie

Snow Valley's equipment swap & open house has traditionally been one of the area's largest ski & snowboard swaps. This year you can expect it to be even better as they plan to move the entire swap to the new chalet! Be sure to arrive early to snag the best deals. Stay the rest of the day and ride the chairlift, take a hay wagon ride, hit the jib setup, check out the retail sale, or just sit and enjoy the day with your fellow ski bums!



November 1-2
Barrie
Bring in your old gear and pick up something new at one of Ontario's largest ski & snowboard swaps. New this year, Horseshoe is pleased to add Bikes into the mix. So if you are in the market for new ski/snowboard or bikes this is the Swap not to miss!

November 1
Midland
Create beautiful hand-made rattles under the instruction Suzi Kies.

Alice Cooper, The Doobie Brothers, Tony Bennett

There's so much to see and do, consider an overnight or weekend getaway to any of these area or other great ones in areas north of Toronto. 

Click here for: Weekend Getaways

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This Weekend Featured Events & Festivals North of Toronto - October 24-26

A promising forecast opens up a world of endless events and activities to consider when touring the colourful fall areas in resort destination cities and towns 'north' of Toronto this holiday long weekend. Colour change is all but done and the last of the leaves are clinging to the trees - but who knows for how long.

Festivals and Events are a great focal point to any day trip or getaway. If you're in these areas this weekend, we consider you check out the following events. If you're looking for last minute weekend getaways you will find them, here -


* Don't  forget your camera *


in Cottage Country and resorts towns 'north' of TO! 

BARRIE

High School Cross Country Ski Coaching Clinic
Hardwood Ski and Bike
Oct. 24 (Friday)
Team Hardwood is hosting two one-day clinics for high school cross country ski coaches. The purpose of the clinics is to provide a forum for high school coaches to share information about running high school cross country ski teams and to learn about and practice dryland training exercises and on new technique with professional coaches.

Annual Open House Ski Swap
Hardwood Ski and Bike
October 25 & 26

Buy or sell skis, boots, poles, bindings, roller skis at great prices. New and used equipment available in the swap and in the retail store. Saturday Oct 25 (9-5pm) and Sunday Oct 26 (9-1pm). We will start accepting equipment no earlier than October 18.


BLUE MOUNTAINS | COLLINGWOOD

The Haunted Hill
Blue Mountain Village
October 24-26

Halloween comes early at Blue Mountain Resort! For three days only, Blue will transform into The Haunted Hill where ghosts and goblins run free through Enchanted Forests, Haunted Putting Courses and Hikes on Haunted Hill. Face your frights in a weekend full of Halloween-themed fun for the whole family, if you dare!
FALLicious Shop & Dine
Blue Mountain Village
Oct. 14 - Dec. 4 * Sunday to Thursday only *

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours at Blue Mountain, Clarksburg and Thornbury. Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, adventures, stilt walkers, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.

ALL WEEKEND LONG – Plunge! Ridge Runner Coaster, Dockside Boat Rentals, Rock Climbing, Woodlot & Timber Challenge Ropes Course, Cascade Putting Course, Triple Zip Line, Mountain Top Segway Tours, Gondola…..


ELMVALE & WASAGA BEACH

Pumpkin Mania
Rounds Ranch
It's PUMPKIN MANIA Season at Rounds Ranch so saddle up and get down here for some serious fun and farm adventures. Enjoy Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Catapult, Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, Pumpkin Hockey and much more.

  
HALIBURTON
Experience Haliburton
Find out what's happening in #MyHaliburtonHighlands. Lots to do and see in one of the most scenic and beautiful places in Ontario! Events this weekend include farmers markets, heritage happenings at the museum and a ghost walk in Minden. Events include art exhibites, scenic chair lift rides, farmers' market and more.


LAKEFIELD

Pumpkin Festival
McLean Berry Farm
As the season continues, the harvest becomes even more bountiful. Starting Thanksgiving weekend, the McLean’s again welcome the community to their farm for another festival. This festival takes place at their Buckhorn Berry Farm location Pumpkin festival runs the last weekends of October, starting Thanksgiving weekend.



MIDLAND & AREA

Haunted Harbour
Discovery Harbour

October 23-25
Walk the candlelit trails and see what’s lurking in the dark! A fun and spooky evening for the entire family.

Midland Cultural Centre
Open Mic at the MCC's Cafe Roxy. Saturdays from 1pm - 4pm. Free Admission.

The Barra McNeils
Midland Cultural Centre
Oct. 26
As a group, the MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia,the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history. Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal.
 
7 Nights in Havana
Midland Cultural Centre
A new photographic exhibition of the UNESCO designated World Heritage city Havana, Cuba will be on display at the Midland Cultural Centre from September 26 until October 31. Entitled Seven Nights in Havana, the exhibit is a collaboration of three local photographers and a joint presentation of Quest Art and the MCC. Admission price for the evening is $15 with all proceeds from the exhibition
donated to the Midland Cultural Centre.

Halloween Celebrations & Marsh Monster Mystery
Wye Marsh 
October 25, 5-9pm
The Wye Marsh is hosting a variety of spooktacular events. All Guys and Ghouls welcome and activities include: Haunted House, scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, pumpkin bowling and more. If you are up for the challenge, stick around Saturday evening for the Marsh Monster Mystery, who will help us solve it this year.

Live Animal Shows: Birds of Prey and Reptiles
Wye Marsh
You will be brought face to face with the grace, majest, power and intelligence of birds of prey. OR Discover Ontario's native reptile species. Participants will learn plenty of fun facts and identification tips, as well as discover the importance of environmental stewardship and the role that individuals can play in helping Ontario's Species at Risk.

PA Day Camp
Huronia Museum
October 27
Each camp will run from 9 to 5 at a cost of $22 per child. Each day we will have fun games and crafts to keep your children busy and entertained. We will also have as much outdoor play as the weather allows, even spending time in the park and our Wendat village when we can.

Link to: Midland Tourism

ONTARIO'S HIGHLANDS

Terror On Wonderland Road ... Halloween Haunt & Food Drive
Haliburton
October 25

Terror on Wonderland Road - Halloween Haunt & Food Drive, Saturday October 25th & Friday October 31st. Shows start at 4pm and go until the last man is standing.

Halloween at Petawawa Heritage Village
Petawawa Heritage Village
November 1

Bring pumpkins, costumes! Free event for the whole family! We are also looking for young people or families who wish to take part. Hot drinks for the children at the Leder Haus.

Link to: Ontario's Highlands Tourism

ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY

Fall Flavours of Ontario's Lake Country
Oct. 24 - Nov. 9

Enjoy a 3 course set-menu dinner at participating restaurants around Ontario's Lake Country. It's time to harvest! Experience our local flavours through delicious 3 course set meals created by participating Flavours of Ontario’s Lake Country Chefs!
 
Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm
4500 Fairgrounds Road just off of Hwy 12 W.

Saturdays 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orillia Public Library

Concerts at Casino Rama
This weekend catch Charlie Pride.

Link to: Ontario's Lake Country Area Tourism


OTTAWA VALLEY


Rural Ramble
Now until October 31

Organized by the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), the Rural Ramble is a free, self-guided driving tour set against a backdrop of beautiful fall colours. One of only two regions in the world with the unique combination of climate and topography that results in brilliant fall foliage, the Valley is a magnificent destination to enjoy throughout the autumn months. Glorious colours and crisp, cool weather make it an excellent season for exploring the countryside.

TWEED

Family Fun Events in Tweed and area!
The Municipality of Tweed is located half-way between Toronto and Ottawa.  Known for being the gateway to both the Bay of Quinte and Land O’ Lakes Tourist region;  we have an abundance of outdoor experience right here in Our Backyard.  We invite you to come visit our area and experience world-class musky/black crappie fishing, events, culture and heritage, hiking, atving, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and so much more.

Find other events in Tweed and Ontario's Highlands Tourism Destination

Want to stay longer? Click here for a list of Last Minute Getaway inspirations! 
  

Friday, October 17, 2014

This Weekend Featured Events & Festivals North of Toronto - October 17-19

A promising forecast opens up a world of endless events and activities to consider when touring the colourful fall areas in resort destination cities and towns 'north' of Toronto this holiday long weekend.

Festivals and Events are a great focal point to any day trip or getaway. If you're in these areas this weekend, we consider you check out the following events.

To date most colour change has already happened and most of the leaves are all still on the trees. Now's your chance to an anything-but-green forest! Well, except for the everygreens.

* Don't  forget your camera *

in Cottage Country and resorts towns 'north' of TO! 

BARRIE

Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge
Hardwood Ski and Bike
Oct. 18
New for 2014 - The Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge will be a dedicated and "secret" 25km loop using the famously popular trails at Hardwood Ski and Bike.


BLUE MOUNTAINS | COLLINGWOOD
FALLicious Shop & Dine
Blue Mountain Village
Oct. 14 - Dec. 4 * Sunday to Thursday only *

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours at Blue Mountain, Clarksburg and Thornbury. Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, adventures, stilt walkers, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.

ALL WEEKEND LONG – Plunge! Ridge Runner Coaster, Dockside Boat Rentals, Rock Climbing, Woodlot & Timber Challenge Ropes Course, Cascade Putting Course, Triple Zip Line, Mountain Top Segway Tours, Gondola…..


ELMVALE


Pumpkin Mania
Rounds Ranch
It's PUMPKIN MANIA Season at Rounds Ranch so saddle up and get down here for some serious fun and farm adventures. Enjoy Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Catapult, Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, Pumpkin Hockey and much more.

  
HALIBURTON
Experience Haliburton
Find out what's happening in #MyHaliburtonHighlands. Lots to do and see in one of the most scenic and beautiful places in Ontario! Events this weekend include farmers markets, heritage happenings at the museum and a ghost walk in Minden. Events include art exhibites, scenic chair lift rides, farmers' market and more.


LAKEFIELD


Pumpkin Festival
McLean Berry Farm
As the season continues, the harvest becomes even more bountiful. Starting Thanksgiving weekend, the McLean’s again welcome the community to their farm for another festival. This festival takes place at their Buckhorn Berry Farm location Pumpkin festival runs the last weekends of October, starting Thanksgiving weekend.



MIDLAND & AREA


Carnival - A Night in Rio
The evening will include food stations, live entertainment and a live auction. Proceeds from the event support the Georgian Bay General Hospital.

Sept. 13 & 20
Midland Cultural Centre
Open Mic at the MCC's Cafe Roxy. Saturdays from 1pm - 4pm. Free Admission.

7 Nights in Havana
Midland Cultural Centre
A new photographic exhibition of the UNESCO designated World Heritage city Havana, Cuba will be on display at the Midland Cultural Centre from September 26 until October 31. Entitled Seven Nights in Havana, the exhibit is a collaboration of three local photographers and a joint presentation of Quest Art and the MCC. Admission price for the evening is $15 with all proceeds from the exhibition donated to the Midland Cultural Centre.

Live Animal Shows: Birds of Prey and Reptiles
Wye Marsh
You will be brought face to face with the grace, majest, power and intelligence of birds of prey. OR Discover Ontario's native reptile species. Participants will learn plenty of fun facts and identification tips, as well as discover the importance of environmental stewardship and the role that individuals can play in helping Ontario's Species at Risk. 

Saturday 8 am - 1 pm
Town Dock - Main Street

Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm
Across from the Town Dock

Link to: Midland Tourism



ONTARIO'S HIGHLANDS
Find great events and activities on their website.

ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY

Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm
4500 Fairgrounds Road just off of Hwy 12 W.
Saturdays 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orillia Public Library

Concerts at Casino Rama
This weekend catch Ligabue.

Link to: Ontario's Lake Country Area Tourism


OTTAWA VALLEY


Rural Ramble
Now until October 31

Organized by the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), the Rural Ramble is a free, self-guided driving tour set against a backdrop of beautiful fall colours. One of only two regions in the world with the unique combination of climate and topography that results in brilliant fall foliage, the Valley is a magnificent destination to enjoy throughout the autumn months. Glorious colours and crisp, cool weather make it an excellent season for exploring the countryside.

TWEED

Family Fun Events in Tweed and area!
The Municipality of Tweed is located half-way between Toronto and Ottawa.  Known for being the gateway to both the Bay of Quinte and Land O’ Lakes Tourist region;  we have an abundance of outdoor experience right here in Our Backyard.  We invite you to come visit our area and experience world-class musky/black crappie fishing, events, culture and heritage, hiking, atving, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and so much more.

Find other events in Tweed and Ontario's Highlands Tourism Destination

Want to stay longer? Click here for a list of Last Minute Getaway inspirations! 
  

Fall Colour Weekend Getaways and packages in resort destinations in cottage country

FEATURED FALL VACATION GETAWAYS NORTH OF TORONTO


Get ready for fall colours...the season is changing to fall fair activities and festivals. Outdoor sports continue with fishing, golfing, hiking, canoeing and kaying, boating, road tripping,  Plan fall getaway vacation time north of Toronto.  Questions  Contact Us



Romantic Ontario Getaway Pick


The Waring House - Picton, Ontario


The Waring HouseThe Waring House - Romance is far more than just chocolate-covered strawberries. Imagine this: Your own private hot tub underneath the stars. Bubbly. a romantic dinner, An aphrodisiac plate and more. We offer the things that really help make your romantic getaway special.


Couples Romantic Getaways north of Toronto 


Spa Getaways in Ontario Pick


Viamede - Woodview, Ontario


Viamede Conference Resort & SpaViamede -Spa Specials. Come for the Day or Spend the Night!Spa Day Package Starting From $265. Take time to relax, drop by Euphoria Wellness Spa at Viamede for a day of pampering or stay a night or two at Viamede and relax a little longer... Day Package Includes: • One 45 minute Relaxation Massage (or RMT massage as available) • Your choice of one of the following hand and foot treatments: Organic Manicure & Pedicure (2 hours) or Gentleman's Manicure & Pedicure (2 hours) • Plus your choice of one of the following facial treatments: Supreme Facial (1 hour) or Gentleman's Facial ( 1 hour) • Spa lunch will be provided • Day access to Viamede: includes onsite activities including the outdoor pool, indoor hot tub & sauna, non-motorized water equipment and hiking trails.


Spa Getaways north of Toronto

Family Vacation Getaway Pick


Sunbeam Bungalows - Callander, Ontario


Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing ResortSunbeam Bungalows - There’s still time to enjoy a lakeside getaway before winter arrives in our Northern paradise!  Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing Resort is located on Lake Nipissing’s south east shore, in beautiful sheltered Callander Bay, renowned for its spectacular panoramic sunsets, especially in the fall season. We offer clean, fully-furnished, spacious housekeeping cottages with fully equipped kitchens. All cottages include digital cable TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, BBQ with propane, fire bowl, private deck and picnic table. You can enjoy complete cottage comfort as you relax away from your everyday routine.



Autumn Ontario Pick 


Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages -Whitney, ON


Sugar Ridge RetreatHay Lake Lodge and Cottages Your own log cabin, fully equipped, on the waterfront. Canoes, kayaks included.  Get away for a couple of days or a week and spend time with your family.   Explore Algonquin Park.  Have a campfire on the point.  We are a small lodge, so even when we are full it is never crowded here.We enjoy giving our guests a chance to completely relax and enjoy the natural surroundings. We'll bring you breakfast each morning, and you'll have the day to spend exactly as you please. We offer “Privacy with a Personal Touch”.


October Getaways north of Toronto

Ontario Cycling & Mountain Biking Getaways


Casino Rama  - Rama, Ontario


Casino RamaCasino Rama is pleased to welcome cyclists of all levels to our entertainment property. Our hotel suites and elevators are large enough to fit two bicycles for easy access and peace of mind for overnight storage. Get out of the car this year and enjoy the brilliant fall colours by bike along specially selected routes in beautiful Lake Country: http://cyclesimcoe.ca/ Our Fall Colour Tour Package Includes: A Deluxe suite in our luxury hotel. $100 resort credit: redeem for spa or dining. Complimentary valet parking. Drop your bikes right at the door! Cycle Map that outlines the best routes for the best fall colours. Courtesy of Cycle Simcoe. $10 Free Slot Play per person for members of the Players Passport Club (membership is FREE)




Ontario Fishing Getaways Pick


The Lodge At Pine Cove - Noelville, ON


The Lodge At Pine CoveThe Lodge At Pine Cove - The French River is an angler's dream... Where anglers can fish for a wide variety of fish species such as northern pike, pickerel, sturgeon, small and large mouth bass, and muskie. Stretching from Lake Nipissing to Georgian Bay, this Provincial Waterway Park is made up of 80-miles of interconnecting rivers and lakes, falls, rapids, and tranquil pools. Because the river provides such a great diversity of natural fish habitats, including areas of fast moving water, still coves, flats, weedy bays and rocky shoals, it is home to many different fish species, French River fishing vacations just can't be beat!



Ontario Fishing Getaways north of Toronto

Attractions Ontario Pick


Georgian Bay Airways - Parry Sound, Ontario


Georgian Bay Airways Scenic Adventures with Georgian Bay Airways Ltd. Looking for the best way to see the fall colours? Georgian Bay Airways has a unique view of the area and every colour Georgian Bay has to offer.Your options this fall include: Sightseeing Air Tours – Parry Island Tour, 30,000 Island Tour, Sunset Champagne Tour. Fly & Dine – Rocky Crest, The Ridge at Manitou, H&H Resort, North Landing or The Rosseau. Flying Adventure - Fly & Ride ATV, Fly-in Fishing, Fly & Hike, Fly & Golf, Toronto Express – Enjoy the luxury of a private one hour flight from Toronto’s downtown Island Airport to the greater Parry Sound area. Full Air Charter Service – Charter one of our aircraft to fly you to or from the cottage, your resort, or anywhere you desire. We will come to any safe body of water to pick you up or drop you off. We provide a chartered shuttle service to/from Toronto to anywhere in Cottage Country.



Ontario Attractions north of Toronto


Ontario Tourism Destination of the Week


The Municipality of TweedThe Municipality of Tweed (http://www.tweed.ca/)
The Municipality of Tweed is located half-way between Toronto and Ottawa.  Known for being the gateway to both the Bay of Quinte and Land O’ Lakes Tourist region;  we have an abundance of outdoor experience right here in Our Backyard.  We invite you to come visit our area and experience world-class musky/black crappie fishing, events, culture and heritage, hiking, atving, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and so much more.  Visit our website www.tweed.ca or follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Municipality-of-Tweed/363180783696260 and twitter @TweedOntario. 



Ontario Resort Destinations north of Toronto

Weekend Fall Colour Report: October Updates north of Toronto GTA

  October Fall Color Report and Updates 2014

Horseshoe Valley Area North of Toronto
Many northern areas are past the peak and have leaf fall taking place. However walks along trails are still showing lots of fall colours on lower branches.
Ministry of Tourism is reporting colour changes across the regions north in Ontario.  See the latest colour changes for these areas:

Central Ontario
Ottawa
Eastern Ontario
South Western Ontario.



Barrie lakeshore trails are inviting
Many of the valleys are still near peak with limited leaf fall.  Pick your favourite region of the Province and pick a fall colour drive for your next road trip.

    Ontario resorts, inns, lodges, cottages and hotels are waiting to welcome fall visitors.
    Combine your road trip with a walk down a country lane a fall fair, or studio tour