Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Featured Ontario Beach Resort: Bayview Wildood Resort

Ontario Beach Resorts

This month features two resort destinations one for private resort guests at Bayview Wildwood Resort  on Sparrow Lake along the Trent-Severn Waterway and  Moose Beach, in Orillia Ontario,  

Ontario Beach Rssorts
Bayview Wildwood Resort on Sparrow Lake
Ontario beach resorts are plentiful in resort destinations north, northeast and northwest of Toronto. Beach activities at Ontario resorts are private for registered guests and offer boating and water based activities.

Favourite destinations can be found on Ontario Lakes such as Lake Ontario, Lake Simcoe, Georgian Bay, Muskoka Lakes, and Algonquin area lakes.

 

Ontario Beaches Public and Private

Moose Beach Orillia
Moose Beach Orillia Ontario
Ontario beach directory has more than 60 public beach locations for day trips as well as beach locations in both Provincial and National Parks north of Toronto.


Visitors often explore to find their own favourite Ontario Beach.  Beach resort destinations often surprise first time visitors with Ontario's fresh clean waters, and open beach space.

Very often beach volleyball, sailing and rowing regattas or sup races offer interesting activities.

 

 

 Ontario Beach Sunsets 


There are often delightful surprises while watching a Beach Sunset

Boat Cruises On Ontario Lakes North of Toronto This Summer

Ontario Boar Cruise
Barrie Boarding of the Serendipity Princess

Cruise Ontario Lakes and Waterways

Canadian waters are waiting in resort destinations north of Toronto. Discover Lake Simcoe or Georgian Bay with a Midland Tours cruise.
The Serendipity Princess cruises out of Barrie Ontario, and the Miss Midland out of Midland Ontario.
Book your Georgian Bay Cruise, OR Book your Barrie-Lake Simcoe Cruise


Resorts, Lodges and Hotels Offer Cruises during the Summer and Fall Months

Ontario Wildlife Viewing
Merganser Ducks and fledges along Ontario shore line

Ontario resort destinations offer some of best romantic lake cruises north of Toronto. 

Many resorts offer sunset cruises in as part of their summer getaway packages

Pontoon boats offer closer views of the shorelines and provide opportunities to see local flora and fauna up close.

Last-Minute-July adult and family resort country getaways and package

FEATURED SPRING VACATION GETAWAYS NORTH OF TORONTO

July is a great time for summer fun in the sun. Summer activities such as fishing, golf, hiking, canoe & kaying, boating. Summer Vacation north of Toronto cant be beat. 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

The Briars Resort & Spa -  Jacksons Point, Ontario

The Briars Resort & SpaThe Briars Resort & Spa -Wellness Spa Getaway. Add $55 per person to any overnight package. Add a Wellness Spa Voucher to your overnight stay and enjoy some relaxation in our Premier Spa. Purchased for $55, this voucher gives you use of a spa robe in your room for the duration of your stay, and $65 towards your spa treatments. Please phone ahead to book treatments and avoid disappointment.
Spa Getaways north of Toronto

Family Vacation Getaway Pick

Shamrock Lodge - Port Carling, Ontario
Shamrock Lodge Shamrock Lodge - Cozy lakeside accommodations, Home cooked country breakfasts & Delectable candlelight dining, close to many hiking trails, indoor swimming pool, hot tub & sauna, games rooms with billiards and ping pong. Special 20% discount on regular rates for the week of July 19-26.

Summer Ontario Pick 

Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain - Collingwood, Ontario

Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue MountainTyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain - Swiss-Style and Executive-Style Cottages located at the base of beautiful Blue Mountain. Located 90min north of Toronto close to the shores of Georgian Bay. Cottages are Pet Friendly and range from 3 to 9 bedrooms, sleeping up to a maximum of 22 people. Private beach, tennis/basketball/volleyball courts, baseball/soccer fields, horseshoe pits, playground and Pet Park. Rated one of Ontario’s best golf destinations! Within walking distance to the Village at Blue featuring dining, entertainment, shopping, events & festivals.
July Getaways north of Toronto

Ontario Cycling & Mountain Biking Getaways

Yours Outdoors - Haliburton, Ontario
Yours OutdoorsYours Outdoors - Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County. Yours Outdoors experience packages offer a rich variety of experiential, informative, active, and entertaining activities led by professional guides and involving local experts, naturalists, artisans, and personalities. Packages are scheduled year round or by request. Check the Calendar for upcoming experiences.

Ontario Fishing Getaways Pick

Pine Vista Resort - Douro-Dummer, Ontario
Pine Vista ResortPine Vista Resort - Regardless of how seriously you take your fishing, Stoney Lake provides some of the best angling opportunities in the Kawarthas. Pine Vista Resort offers new modern fish cleaning and freezing facilities, rod and reel rentals as well as bait and tackle sales. Fishing licenses and gas are available at a small supply store next door. Excellent launching and docking facilities are available for your private boats. Whether you're a veteran angler in search of that elusive trophy or a newcomer to the sport of fishing, Stoney Lake has it all. Muskie, bass and pickerel (a.k.a. walleye) abound.
Ontario Fishing Getaways north of Toronto

Attractions Ontario Pick

Treetop Trekking - Ontario

Treetop TrekkingTreetop Trekking - Barrie - Huntsville - Peterborough - Brampton - Stouffville
. Take Fun to the highest level with Treetop Trekking, Ontario's most popular zip line and aerial course adventure! Now with five locations in Ontario, there has never been a better time to plan your Treetop adventure.  During your 3-hour guided tour you will explore the forest canopy on zip lines and exciting games like wooden bridges, swinging logs, Tarzan swings, and much more! Not only is Treetop Trekking loads of fun, but it is also great exercise and creates a new appreciation for nature. With varying levels of difficulty, no experience is necessary to enjoy a visit. Treetop Trekking is the perfect outing for families, groups of friends, school and corporate groups, teams and clubs, or anyone else looking for an exciting day outside! 
Ontario Attractions north of Toronto


Ontario Tourism Destination of the Week

Blue Mountain VilllageBlue Mountain Village
(www.bluemountainvillage.ca)
There is ALWAYS something to do at BLUE!
The Blue Mountain Village is located in the Town of the Blue Mountains, nestled between the charming communities of Collingwood and Thornbury, at the foot of Ontario’s largest mountain resort, Blue Mountain.  The Village offers a vibrant social and cultural scene combining unique attractions, dining and shopping experiences. There is ALWAYS something to do at BLUE including five hotels, 38 retailers, 20 cafes & restaurants, year round award winning Festivals and Events plus Activity Central to book your hiking, biking, caving, climbing, spa, Apple Pie Trail adventures and more! Please visit www.bluemountainvillage.ca
Ontario Resort Destinations north of Toronto

July 25-27. Featured Family Fun Events and Festivals. Family Discovery Day and Elvis Festival.

Head north of Toronto this coming weekend on a road trip to enjoy beautiful lakes and beaches and family fun events in Ontario's resort destinations.


Family Discovery Day-Saturday July 26.
Discovery Habour-Penetanguishene


Discovery Harbour.  Penetanguishene.  north of GTA.
Discovery Harbour.  Family Discovery Day featuring children’s activities, toy ships, games, and pirate hats in the on-site Children’s centre, “creepy crawlies”, quill pen writing, pioneer baking, musical entertainment, and more Get details on Family Discovery Day.


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Collingwood Elvis Festival at Blue Mountain Village. July 23-27.


Elvis Festival. Collingwood./Blue Mountain. north of GTA.


Collingwood/Blue Mountain Village. All hail the King! The Village will host the hottest Elvis entertainment.  Get details on the Collingwood Elvis Festival.  

Accommodations in the Collingwood/Blue Mountain area.


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More exciting Events and activities July 25-27



Find a perfect Ontario beach on your getaway north
Find information on Sightseeing Air Tours, Boat Cruises, Scenic Chairlift Rides, Treetop Trekking and Zip Lining, Eco Adventures, Rafting Adventures, Mountain Biking Adventures and more by clicking on the below links:
Ontario Summer Attractions

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Celebrating Tour of 10 @ Westwind On The Lake

We salute Westwind Inn On The Lake in Buckhorn Ontario (Kawartha Lakes) as one of Ontario Travel North (400eleven.com) original members.

Westwind Inn On The Lake
Westwind Inn On The Lake

Westwind Inn On The Lake -Enjoy a Serene and Peaceful getaway  on the north shore of prestigious Lower Buckhorn Lake.  The Westwind Inn offers an escape from life's pressures, a place to reconnect and unwind. Experience a starlit sky on your own private balcony in our “log cabin” inspired Lodge Room or Chalet Suite.


10 Year Members

We will be featuring members as part of the 10th anniversary for Ontario Travel North of Toronto and will be recognising our original members who have provided exceptional hospitality to guests and visitors travelling to Ontario's resort destinations.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Ontario Road Trip to Midland & Penetanguishene Via Highway 93 north from Highway 400

Mad Michael's Wyebridge
Mad Michael's in WyeBridge on Hwy 93
Experience a road trip to the shores of Georgian Bay from Lake Simcoe in Barrie to Midland, Penetanguishene via Highway 93 now recognised as the The Sarah Burke Memorial highway and discover new lake vistas and trails.


 Midland-Penetang road trip via Highway 93 from Barrie or Highway 400 to Hwy 93. After visiting Penetanguishene work your way east on Highway 12 to Victoria Harbour, Waubashene and Highway 400 or explore side roads and rolling countrysides.

Stop for lunch or dinner on the way in Wyebridge and enjoy the historic village.


Historic Towns and Lakeside Villages in Huronia

Midland Ontario Murals
Midland Murals in Downtown Midland
Discover the towns and villages:   Elmvale, Hillsdale, Midland, Minesing, Penetanguishene, Victoria Harbour, Waubashene, and Waverly, Wyebridge, Wyvale or Balm Beach 

Huronia is one of Canada's early settlements with Samuel de Champlain's arrival in the early 1600's.

Take a Cruise from Midland on Georgian Bay or Barrie
on Lake Simcoe. See cruise options.

Featured Overnight Accommodation 
Stay in Barrie at Comfort Inn Barrie off of Hart Drive. 
Enjoy  featured area accommodation in the Georgian Bay area near Midland and Georgian Bay.  For families wanting full service stay at the Best Western Plus Highland Inn and Conference Centre; for romantics stay at  Little Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast.

For a family cottage experience try
Tranquility On Georgian Bay Executive Cottage Rental (Tiny) or Beachview Cottage (Tiny -Wahnekewening Beach)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Weekend July 17-20. Featured Events: Mountain Biking Championship, Obstacle Course and Southern Georgian Bay Bike Week

Head north of Toronto this coming weekend on a road trip to enjoy beautiful lakes and beaches and family fun events in Ontario's resort destinations.




Canadian XC Mountain Bike Championships. July 17-20.

Hardwood  Ski and Bike. Oro Medonte between
Barrie and Orillia. north of GTA

Hardwood Ski and Bike -Oro/Medonte.   Races for all levels of riders. Get details on Hardwood Ski and Bike.


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Warrior Dash.  World’s largest obstacle race series July 19-20.


Horseshoe Resort.  Horseshoe Valley. north of GTA
Horseshoe Resort  -Horseshoe Valley. World’s largest obstacle race series.  3-4 mile course and 12 extreme obstacles. Warriors celebrate with turkey legs, beer steins, and live music at a post-race party. Get details on Horseshoe Resort and click on event calendar. 




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Southern Georgian Bay Bike Week Continues to July 20

Southern Georgian Bay Bike Week.  Midland.  north of GTA

The inaugural 2014 Southern Georgian Bay Bike Week will take place at Little Lake Park located in the town of Midland with 127 acres including camping area. Fun and memorable motorcycle gathering catered to the purity and enjoyment of motorcycle ownership. Get Details on Southern Georgian Bay Bike Week and Tourism Midland..




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More exciting Events and activities July 18-20



Find a perfect Ontario beach on your getaway north
Find information on Sightseeing Air Tours, Boat Cruises, Scenic Chairlift Rides, Treetop Trekking and Zip Lining, Eco Adventures, Rafting Adventures, Mountain Biking Adventures and more by clicking on the below links:
Ontario Summer Attractions

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Last-Minute-July adult and family resort country getaways and package

FEATURED SUMMER VACATION GETAWAYS NORTH OF TORONTO

July is a great time for summer fun in the sun. Summer activities such as fishing, golf, hiking, canoe & kaying, boating. Summer Vacation north of Toronto cant be beat. Questions Contact Us.

Romantic Ontario Getaway Pick

Sunbeam Bungalows - Callander, Ontario

Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing ResortSunbeam Bungalows - Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing Resort is sheltered amongst tall pines on the shores of beautiful Callander Bay, Lake Nipissing, with an unequalled panoramic view of the western horizon and possibly the world’s best sunsets - a photographer’s dream! If you are in the mood to relax, enjoy quiet times together, and also appreciate the natural beauty around you, this is the place! You’ll enjoy the comfort and privacy of staying in one of our clean, fully-furnished, fully equipped, spacious housekeeping cottages– they include digital cable, 32” flat screen TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, BBQ with propane, picnic table and fire bowl for a cozy outdoor camp fire. Relax on our long white sandy beach; enjoy great swimming, kayaking or canoeing; stretch out on lounge chairs on our lakeside deck, or spend the day out on the lake in one of our reliable 18 ft boats. If there are other outdoor activities you like to enjoy together, we can supply details on golf courses, horseback riding, scenic trails, lake cruises and more. We can also recommend nearby restaurants for a fine dining experience at the end of the day. For more details on the resort and location, please check out our website: www.sunbeambungalows.com

Couples Romantic Getaways north of Toronto 

Spa Getaways in Ontario Pick

Trillium Resort and Spa -  Port Sydney, Ontario

Trillium Resort and SpaTrillium Resort and Spa - Enjoy the rejuvenation of life in Muskoka and pamper your mind body and soul in our full service Country Spa.  All this and more in an exclusive "Adult only " setting. Muskoka Retreat. Includes 2 to 5 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast daily plus $50 spa allowance. 2 nights from $333 per person. 3 nights from $479 per person. 4 nights from $619 per person. 5 nights from $751 per person. View our Day Spa packages

Spa Getaways north of Toronto

Family Vacation Getaway Pick

Barry's Bay Cottage Resort - Barry's Bay, Ontario

Barry's Bay Cottage ResortBarry’s Bay Cottage Resort:. Holiday at our tastefully renovated, 2 & 3 bedroom lakefront cottages overlooking beautiful Carson Lake. Close to Algonquin Park, there is excellent canoeing, fishing and trails to explore in the area. Each cottage features their own private deck, dock & fire pit, while a select few have private, outdoor hot tubs. Last Minute Specials:  Waterfront cottages with private hot tubs! $100 off any weekly booking from July 11-18 or July 18-25 for Cottage 8 (Blue Heron Cottage) or Cottage #11 (Jack Pine) July 18-25. Visit www.barrysbaycottages.com or email info@barrysbaycottages.com for more information.


Summer Ontario Pick 

Westwind Inn On The Lake -   Buckhorn, Ontario

Westwind Inn On The Lake Couples ResortWestwind Inn On The Lake - Serene and Peaceful getaway in July!. On the north shore of prestigious Lower Buckhorn Lake, The Westwind  Inn offers an escape from life's pressures, a place to reconnect and unwind. Experience a starlit sky on your own private balcony in our “log cabin” inspired Lodge Room or Chalet Suite.  View nature and wildlife from our Gardenview rooms or watch for Loons or Great Herons from our Lakeview rooms. Delight the senses with Fine Dining, select from our extensive wine list and enjoy beautiful sunsets from our Panoramic TreeTops Dining Room.  Explore the Buckhorn area, well known for fishing, arts and culture, Gallery on The Lake, Whetung’s Ojibwa Art and Crafts Centre, Kawartha Winery are just a few minutes away.  On property nature trails, enjoy canoes, kayaks, sandy beach front, outdoor hot tub, in ground pool or simply relax. It’s up to you. All packages include accommodations, elegant dinners, full country breakfasts, and full use of resort amenities. The Westwind  Inn is a tradition of Jensen family hospitality on Lower Buckhorn Lake for 23 years!
July Getaways north of Toronto

Ontario Canoeing & Kayaking Getaway Pick

The Lodge At Pine Cove - Noelville, Ontario

The Lodge At Pine CoveThe Lodge At Pine Cove - Discover the French River... on foot, by canoe or kayak. The Lodge at Pine Cove is pleased to introduce French River Adventures. Located on-site at the Lodge, French River Adventures organizes programs and packages for Lodge guests, and offers canoes and kayaks for short and long-term rental. French River Adventures offers unique Ontario, adventure-vacation packages; guided paddling tours; and wilderness excursions on the French River. Suited for people of all ages and skill levels, these activities are based from the Lodge at Pine Cove. Most programs are ideal for children. They allow you, your spouse, family and friends to experience the historic French River from the water, as well as the shoreline.


Ontario Fishing Getaways Pick

West Nipissing Resort - Lavigne, Ontario

West Nipissing ResortWest Nipissing Resort.    We have what you want for a vacation in Northern Ontario. Private, clean cottages and premium, stand alone lakeside chalets. Both in the perfect lakefront setting. A beautiful, new, inground pool with a lakeside view. Beach area. Children's playground. Free use of: paddleboats, kayaks and canoes. Fantastic: fishing, boat rentals. Docking with electricity. Shopping is less than 30 minutes away.  We're located less than 4 hours North of Toronto. "The North Starts Here".  Cottage and Boat package $999.99/week includes 2 bdrm cottage and starcraft boat, upgrade to a princecraft boat for $100.  FREE Extra Day cottage rental!  Stay 3 nights and your 4th night is free.

Ontario Fishing Getaways north of Toronto

Attractions Ontario Pick

Santa's Village Family Entertainment Park - Bracebridge, Ontario

Santa's Village Family Entertainment ParkSanta's Village Family Entertainment Park - 3 Great Parks & 1 Great Campground… All On-Site at Santa's Village Family Entertainment Park. Muskoka is soaring to new heights in 2014 with the addition of a brand-new aerial park. Offering beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for adventure seekers ages 9+, the park includes zip-lines, monkey lines, wobbly and flipping bridges, balance beams, Tarzan ropes, and a climbing wall. All this at 3-15 metres (10-50 feet) above Santa’s Village’s famous whispering pines.

Ontario Attractions north of Toronto


Ontario Tourism Destination of the Week

Township of Algonquin Highlands Trails DepartmentAlgonquin Highlands Trails (http://www.algonquinhighlands.ca/)
Where Adventure Awaits!
~ Haliburton Highlands Water Trails – Frost Centre and Poker Lakes. ~ Frost Centre Ski and Snowshoe Trails. ~ Backcountry Camping, Canoeing and Kayaking. ~ Canoe, Ski and Snowshoe Rentals. ~ 38kms of Hiking Trails, Hundreds of kms of Snowmobile and ATV trails. ~ Excellent fishing for Trout, Bass and Whitefish. ~ Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower – Best view of Fall colors in the highlands! ~ Ontario’s only full size historic Log chute. ~ Group of Seven Outdoor Murals. ~ Dorset Snowball Winter Carnival. Just 2.5hrs from Toronto, in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands. Visit www.algonquinhighlands.ca Call 705-766-9033 for info

Ontario Resort Destinations north of Toronto

Monday, July 07, 2014

Try Stand-UP-Paddle Board this summer--Family Pack

SUPnorth-Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Discover paddle boarding this summer

Cottage Party Pack: SUPnorth will travel to any waterfront location to help you learn to paddle board with instruction.  2 hours of fun.  4 boards, paddles  Price: $350  (extra charges may apply for long distance travel.)   
Kids SUP ClubFor kids age 6-10 and 11-13.  A great way for kids to get fit and have fun!  Experience on land and on board fitness sessions as well as learning paddle techniques and playing games.   

 

Full Moon Mexican Fiesta 

Fun filled evening of Yoga, paddle boarding, authentic Mexican Cuisine and Fire Dance Show on July 12.


More exciting Events, Festivals and activities July 11-13

Find a perfect Ontario beach on your getaway north.

Find information on Family Fishing Weekend, Sightseeing Air Tours, Boat Cruises, Scenic Chairlift Rides, Artisan Festival, Resort and Attraction Getaways. 

 

See upcoming Ontario events and festivals visit our Ontario attractions or Family Getaways pages.











Sunday, July 06, 2014

Weekend Ahead July 11-13: Family Fishing Weekend. Sightseeing Air Tours, Boat Cruises, Scenic Charlift Rides, Mexican Fiesta, Artisn Festival, Resort and Attraction Getaways


FAMILY WEEKEND EVENTS

Blue Mountain Village 

Northface Endurance Challenge (July 12-13)

Can you endure?  Featuring the most pronounced elevation gain trail race in Ontario, this challenge cruises along the Niagara Escarpment on the western shores of Georgian Bay and through the ski trails of the Blue Mountains. 

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Collingwood/Blue Mountains



SUPnorth  -Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Cottage Party Pack:  Includes:  Our travel to you. 2 hours of fun.  4 boards, paddles & PFD's.  Certified Instructor.  Price: $350   (extra charges may apply for long distance travel.)   Kids SUP ClubFor kids age 6-10 & 11-13.  A great way for kids to get fit and have fun!  On land and onboard fitness sessions as well as learning paddle techniques and playing fun SUP games.  Full Moon Mexican Fiesta July 12..  Fun filled evening of Yoga, Paddle Boarding, Authentic Mexican Cuisine and Fire Dance Show! 



Haliburton Highlands Destination
18th Annual Dorset Kids Fish Derby.  Dorset Public Dock.
July 12, 2014
Sir Sam's Ski & Bike-Haliburton:  Scenic chairlift rides beginning June 27, 2014 on Friday, Saturday & Sundays for July & August . Enjoy a picnic from the hill top while taking in a beautiful view of Eagle & Moose Lakes.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton,  Minden
More information on the 
Haliburton Highlands Destination






Midland Tourism Bike Week: The inaugural 2014 Southern Georgian Bay Bike Week will take place at Little Lake Park located in the town of Midland, Ontario Canada. Situated amongst the picturesque backdrop of cottage country Ontario we’ve secured the use of 127 acres including camping area situated on the edge of Little Lake.












Ottawa Valley Destination

Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival 2014

Barry's Bay Railway Station
This festival included musicians, arts and craft demonstrations, performing artists and workshops.  
More Information on the Ottawa Valley Destination

Featured Resorts in Barry's Bay



Yours Outdoors -HaliburtonYours Outdoors -Haliburton. Check out upcoming adventures in July.   
SUP au Natural:  SUP, nature appreciation July 13, 2014

Wild Edibles Forage and Tasting:  July 13, 2014

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton,  Minden
More information on the 
Haliburton Highlands Destination



License Free Ontario Family Fishing Events
July 5-13, 2014 (12:01 a.m. Saturday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday).
Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card.











Gravenhurst TriathlonJuly 12-13, 2014  Muskoka WharfStay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Gravenhurst 



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FAMILY WEEKEND ATTRACTIONS AND ADVENTURES



Algonquin Highlands Trails
Algonquin Highlands Trails
Where Adventure Awaits!
~ Haliburton Highlands Water Trails – Frost Centre and Poker Lakes
~ Backcountry Camping, Canoeing and Kayaking
~ 38kms of Hiking Trails, Hundreds of kms of ATV trails
~ Canoe rentals
~ Excellent fishing for Trout, Bass and Whitefish
~ Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower
~ Ontario’s only full size historic Log chute




Discovery Harbour

Discovery Harbour -Penetanguishene
Discovery Harbour is a picturesque historic site situated on beautiful Penetanguishene Bay. Celebrate 200 years with exciting events and activities you just can’t miss!
The dynamic H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre offers visitors a world-class facility that showcases the original 1815 hull of H.M.S. Tecumseth. Numerous artifacts from the site’s 19th century history will be on display.
Getaway Package AvailableStay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Midland




Doran Bay Model Ship Museum
Doran Bay Model Ship Museum -Iroquois
Marvel at one of the finest private collections of model ships in the world. Young and old alike are simply amazed at the detailed carvings, intricate rigging and amazing histories of the ships and miniature military figures on display. Stay at Doran Bay Resort






Horseshoe Resort -Horseshoe Valley
Horseshoe Resort -Adventure Park
Adventure Park
Open Adventure Park Attractions:  Ridge Top Mini Putt, Euro Bungy, Climbing Wall, Zip Line.    
Lower Adventure Park, Tack Shop & Downhill & XC Mountain Biking..






McLean Berry Farm
McLean Berry Farm
Strawberry Season
McLean 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!). 




























Plunge Aquatic Centre -Blue Mountain
Plunge Aquatic Centre
Plunge! is the ultimate, all ages, four season water adventure at the base of Blue Mountain Ski Resort, the largest mountain resort in Ontario, Canada, located near Collingwood - just a 90-minute drive from Toronto. Plunge! is an authentic and magical expression of a place and its people. Indoor-outdoor pools, indoor water playground, hot tubs, rope swing, dock and slides are sure to provide year-round fun.  Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Blue Mountain / Collingwood



























Huronia Museum and Huron Ouendat Village - Midland
Huronia Museum and Huron Ouendat Village
Huronia Museum  consists of the museum building, housing collections & art gallery and  the Huron Ouendat Village features a replica of a “pre-contact” Huron/Ouendat village, including a lookout tower, wigwam and a full-size longhouse.
The museum also features an exhibit gallery featuring tens of thousands of historic artifacts ranging from photographs, native archaeology and art by members of the Group of Seven, and others.  Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Midland




Rounds Ranch -Elmvale  (East of Wasaga Beach)
Rounds Ranch
Summer Fun Season 
Rounds Ranch is the place for families to have a country and western experience with over 18 attractions.
Birthday Parties and School Trips.

Cowboy Kids Birthday Parties.  Fun, unique and memorable birthday parties; petting coral, private party room, ranchland and cowboy cookouts.  




Sainte-Marie among the Hurons -Midland
Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
This world-renowned reconstruction illustrates the interaction of the French and Wendat nations..
Getaway Packages Available. 
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Midland





Santa's Village Family Entertainment Park- Bracebridge 
Santa's Village Family Entertainment Park-

3 Great Parks and 1 Great Campground
Santa’s Village and Sportsland  
Muskoka Tree Trekking and Zip Lines 
Brand-new aerial park. Offering beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for adventure seekers ages 9+, the park includes zip-lines, monkey lines, wobbly and flipping bridges, balance beams, Tarzan ropes, and a climbing wall. 
Santa's Whispering Pines Campground:  Camping packages with admission for up to 4 people in Santa's Village start at $139.957 nights for 5: Book 5 nights of camping and get 2 more FREE.




Scenic Caves Nature Adventures - Collingwood
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
Explore:   Self-guided tour of caves & caverns an nature trails. Suspension Bridge.  Guided Eco Adventure Tour.  New! Thunderbird Twin Zip Line. Gemstone Mining.  Mini Golf.  Children’s Adventure Playground.  Trout Pond.  Rocky the Train.  Picnic area, Snack bar and Gift Shop. Stay and Play Packages  available. Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Blue Mountain / Collingwood



Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - Midland
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Live Animal Show - Wet n' Scaly.  Guided Walk, Canoe and Kayak Tours Wonder Wye with a Wye Marsh Naturalist. July 11-13, 2014.
Wye Marsh offers the opportunity to discover the secrets of a wetland with the assistance of our dynamic naturalist staff. Look for life in thewater during a guided canoe adventure or dip net from accessible boardwalks. You can enjoy the grace of the magnificent Trumpeter Swans.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Midland

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FAMILY SIGHSTEEING AIR TOURS 


Georgian Bay Airways - Parry Sound
Georgian Bay AirwaysLooking for a unique Family Adventure?
Sightseeing Air Tours -Parry Island Tour, 30,000 Island Tour
Fly & Dine -Our Signature "Fly & Dine" to World famous Henry's Fish Restaurant on Frying Pan Island 
Flying Adventures -
Fly & Ride ATV Adventure, Fly In Fishing, Fly & Hike, Fly & Golf
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Parry Sound



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FAMILY SUMMER BOAT CRUISES

Midland Tours Boat Cruises -Midland and Barrie
Midland 30,000 Islands Boat Cruise
Midland 30,000 Islands Boat Cruise - Cruise the Muskoka-Georgian Bay's 30,000 islands.  Family Rate of $67 for 2 adults and 3 children.  Rates include applicable taxes. 
Barrie Boat Cruise -Serendipity Princess.  Family Rate of $67 for 2 adults and 3 children.  Rates include applicable taxes.  Morning, afternoon, mid-afternoon and sunset dinner cruises available.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Midland
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Barrie






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MOUNTAIN BIKING ADVENTURES AND SCENIC TOURS
Hardwood Ski and Bike
Hardwood Ski and Bike -Oro Station
Hardwood Ski & Bike offers over 80km of mountain bike trails which rate as "Fun", "Gnarly", "Serious", "Radical","Crank'd", "Sprokids" and a double track trail "Nice n Easy", a favourite for all ages.
Disc Golf Course Open:  7 Holes for $5 
Register for Camp Hardwood.   Your Place for Summer Fun and Lasting Friendships!   





Sir Sam's Ski and Bike - Haliburton
Sir Sam's offers 14 kms of Cross country and 9 kms of downhill trails including their new addition " Python" Gravity Run.  Full lift & food service available Friday-Sunday. Monday to Thursday, bike rental & washrooms available  You can ride the XC trails using the Honour System after hours
Scenic Chairlift Rides on Friday, Saturday & Sundays for July & August . Enjoy a picnic from the hill top while taking in a beautiful view of Eagle & Moose Lakes.


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FAMILY RAFTING ADVENTURE





RiverRun Rafting and Wilderness Resort -Foresters Falls
Family style raft trips that are great fun for adults as well as a wonderful experience for children. 












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SUMMER THEATRE GETAWAY 

King's Wharf Theatre -Penetanguishene
2014 Season at King's Wharf Theatre
King's Wharf Theatre
Run For Your Wife  June 25 to July 12
I'll Be Back Before Midnight   July 16 to August 2
Twist and Shout: The British Invasion   August 7 to August 30
Accommodation and Theatre Package:From $160.00 per person (based on double occupancy).  Call the Box Office to coordinate all the details: 1-855-drayton (372-9866).
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in nearby Midland, ON


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FARMERS' MARKETS
Bracebridge Farmers' Market

Bracebridge Farmers' Market - Seasonal

The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 to 1pm from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.  Come and visit us in beautiful downtown Bracebridge. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre.



Gravenhurst Farmers' Market - Seasonal
Gravenhurst Farmers' Market -

Opens Wed. May 21 (weather permitting), Wednesdays 9 am - 2 pmIn the special events field at Muskoka Wharf (across the road from Boston Pizza)
Come Savour the Flavour of Muskoka. Established in 1992 in the heart of Ontario’s scenic cottage country, the Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market has become one of the region’s most popular attractions with over 90 vendors




Karma Project Markets

Harbour Market   - Seasonal

The Harbour Market runs from June through September, on Fridays from 3:30 - 7:30 pm on Veterans' Lane, Victoria Harbour.

Midland Farmers' Market - Seasonal

The Midland Farmers' Market runs from June through Thanksgiving, on Sunday from 8 am - 1 pm across from the
Town Dock (bottom of King Street), Midland

Penetanguishene Community Market - Seasonal

The Penetanguishene Community Market runs from June through
October on Saturdays from 9 am - 1 pm at the Town Dock.


Lakefield Farmers' Market - Seasonal
Lakefield Farmers' Market -

Lakefield Farmers' Market is located in the town of Lakefield,in the heart of the beautiful Kawarthas. Our market brings together many local farmers who produce food from the surrounding fertile countryside, a wealth of talented artisans who showcase the creativity of our community, and a variety of interesting prepared food vendors who used locally grown produce in the delicacies they serve.  Open Thursdays 9am - 2pm., May 22nd to October 9th, Rain or Shine.




Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market
All Year Long, Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm
Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market
4500 Fairgrounds Road just off of Hwy 12 W.
Over 50 local farmers, food producers, bakers and artisans. Fresh fruit, meat and vegetables, baked goods, cheese, honey, prepared foods, sausages, maple syrup, and live music! FREE PARKING for everyone! COME TO THE FAIR
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Orillia Farmers' Market
Orillia Public Library
All Year Long¸  Saturdays 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Get your Boots to the Roots - est. 1842.
The market happens every Saturday morning at the Orillia Public Library.  The Farmers' Market continues to boast of its range of locally produced foods, handmade crafts from around the county and regularly scheduled special events for the family. 
Bring your family, meet your friends, get to know the vendors, enjoy the local musicians in the Market Cafe.

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Featured Resort Destinations and Events




HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS DESTINATION
#My Haliburton Highlands The Haliburton Highlands include a unique topography of rolling hills, rock cuts, crystal clear waterways and exceptional woodlands.  You will not want to miss all of excitement between amazing outdoor adventures, arts & culture experiences and spectacular delights for foodies.  Located a short 2 ½ drive north of the GTA, we invite you to discover the natural beauty of the Haliburton Highlands.  

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton,  Minden
More information on the 
Haliburton Highlands Destination



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 MUNICIPALITY OF MAGNETAWAN

MUNICIPALITY OF MAGNETAWAN 
The Municipality of Magnetawan is located in the District of Parry Sound between Parry Sound and Burk's Falls. With a population of approximately 1300, Magnetawan is a beautiful, natural area boasting the Magnetawan River and many scenic lakes. From its headwaters in Algonquin Park, the Magnetawan River flows through lakes, rapids and waterfalls as it winds its way to Georgian Bay.  

Stay at Resorts in Parry Sound and  the Magnetawan area.
More Information on the Municipality of Magnetawan

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MIDLAND  & PENETANGUISHENE DESTINATION


Downtown Shops and Docks   
Beautiful downtown Midland has more than 100 shops, boutiques and services located in a beautiful waterfront setting.

With restaurants, bakeries and even a coffee roasting cafe, downtown Midland has city-standards shops with clothing, home items, handmade chocolates and everything you need to have a successful and fun shopping adventure. 




Midland Cultural CentreMidland Cultural Centre
The Midland Cultural Centre (MCC) is a self-sustaining, inspiring and exciting year-round facility for arts and culture in Huronia. The MCC has an active calendar of programs and events for enthusiasts of art, culture, music and theatre. Drop in to see what's going on.




Tourism Midland
Tourism Midland
The Town of Midland is situated at the gateway to Georgian Bay's picturesque 30,000 Islands and hosts many events throughout the year.

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Midland, ON
Click here for events and more information on Tourism Midland



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RESORTS OF NORTH MUSKOKA

 RESORTS OF NORTH MUSKOKA
There are plenty of exciting things to do in North Muskoka, all within close proximity.  Resorts of North Muskoka 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
    Click her for activities and more information on Resorts of North Muskoka.

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ONTARIO'S HIGHLANDS DESTINATION  

ONTARIO'S HIGHLANDS There’s so much to do in the Ontario’s Highlands that the only way to appreciate all we have to offer, is to experience it for yourself. You’ll discover an abundance of outdoor adventure, combined with our original offering of arts, culture and heritage experiences, all set against a picture perfect backdrop of unspoiled wilderness and the small town charm of our friendly communities. Our beautiful region is just 2.5 hours east of Toronto, a half hour west of Ottawa, and a world removed from it all.
More information on Ontario's Highlands Destination


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ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY

ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRYOrillia & Area’s four season outdoor playground!
Ontario’s Lake Country is one of Ontario’s most picturesque regions with radiant lakes and rivers and an array of activities for all to enjoy year round, located just one hour north of Toronto, on the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching.


Festival of Banners May 1-October 31, 2014
Celebrating Art in the community. The Festival produces and displays banners that are designed and hand-painted by the citizens of Orillia and area.

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Orillia.
More information on Ontario's Lake Country.


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OTTAWA and OTTAWA VALLEY DESTINATION

OTTAWA VALLEY Ottawa 

RBC Royal Bank Bluefest 
LeBreton Flats 
July 3-13, 2014 This 10-day, multi-stage extravaganza of music has featured some of the world’s top artists

Ottawa Valley 
Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park, the Ottawa Valley is famous for its stunning outdoors and cultural and heritage riches and is known as Ontario’s Adventure Playground and Whitewater Capital of Canada.
Located only 3 hours northeast of Toronto and 45 minutes west of the Nation’s Capital, the Ottawa Valley consists of a unique blend of towns, villages and municipalities.

More Information on the Ottawa Valley Destination