Saturday, February 28, 2009

March Break Getaways and Maple Syrup Festivals

Winter Carnivals Maple Syrup Festivals

Family Day Fun Winter Carnivals March BreakMaple syrup festivals sugar bush tours and maple fests start this weekend in various locations throughout Ontario. March should continue to be a cause for celebration for skiers, snowmobilers, ice skaters, snow tubing enthusiasts and snowboarding and snowshoe outdoor adventurers. Ontario Travel to "Romantic getaways" family winter spring resort destination fun events and winter carnivals. Plan ahead now for your your spring break March Break getaways. Ontario Tourism News: The first Day of Spring is less than a month away.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Ontario Travel 2009 Family Day North of Toronto

February is an “All Canadian” Family Month in Ontario

Ontario Family Holiday Winter Fun Travel North of Toronto Ontario Canada…....February 1, 2009. When the Ontario Government announced the new Family Day last year it coincided with one of the busiest winter carnival and fun festival event months in Ontario. Residents gain an extra long weekend for a much deserved family getaway vacation. The planning was strategic as the Monday holiday; the third Monday of February (February 16, 2009) coincides with, the beginning of Ontario Heritage Week (February 16-22) and Canada Heritage Day.
Winter Carnivals

A selection of more than 25 winter carnivals are available at Ontario Travel North of Toronto, where the snow is whiter, the ice thicker and the air is always fresh. Winter carnivals offer great outdoor getaway to experience Ontario heritage and culture during the winter months

Winter Sleigh RideWinter Family Getaways

Many Ontario resorts, inns and lodges have family getaway packages throughout the month of February. Special activities for children included many outdoor recreation activities from ski lessons, snow tubing, ice fishing, indoor kids games and activities. Reserve your preferred weekend early. See Ontario Winter Getaways.

Ontario Heritage Week Activities

A variety of activities are taking place in the towns, villages and municipalities north of North of Toronto, The Wye Marsh in Midland is conducting a Falconry Workshop; Family Day at the Joseph Schneider House in Kitchener, Voyageur Winter Carnival in Thunder Bay. More indoor and outdoor activities available throughout the week February 16-22 at the Ontario Heritage Week Activities North of Toronto

Ontario Winter FunCanada Heritage Day Theme

Heritage and the Environment: Saving Places Built to Last Is the theme for 2009. A number of resources are available to assist communities to develop a program around this theme whether it is to celebrate the inherently green credentials of historic buildings, highlight how they have been upgraded to more environmentally friendly standards, or to offer information on how to green a heritage building. Canada Heritage Day is sponsored by The Canadian Heritage Foundation

For more information on Family Day fun and Heritage Day and Week activities go to Ontario Travel North of Toronto

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Sunday, February 01, 2009

Ontario Resort Destination News Week of Feb. 1, 2009


Barrie Ontario:


MacLarenArtCentre Puck Painting Performance at Winterfest Take Your Best Shot-Puck Painting
Platt will encourage everyone at Winterfest to pick up a hockey stick and make their mark with a simple wrist shot or slap shot, using pre-painted pucks in blue, red and yellow — the colours of local hockey team favourite, the Barrie Colts. More Details on Barrie Winterfest. Where to stay in Barrie Area: Barrie Accommodation.