Friday, November 13, 2009

Romancing the Fall-Festivals of Lights

Summer Beaches OntarioWinter in Ontario is just around the corner. Festivals of lights and exciting romantic getaways are reasons to travel north in Ontario. November road trips for families will catch Christmas craft shows for early holiday shopping and perhaps a Santa Claus parade. Without the foliage
visitors can see exceptional vistas along with a country walks, a hike or bike ride. Reserve now for your
Christmas New Year weekends and winter holiday getaways north of Toronto.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Georgian Bay Tourism

Georgian Bay TourismGeorgian Bay Tourism Georgian Bay Tourism represents Ontario's Historic resort and boating destination with attractions, resorts, hotels, inns, marinas, winter recreation, summer beaches and cruise ships. The towns of Midland,Penetanguishene (Penetang), Honey Harbour, and Port Severn and the townships of Tay and Tiny make up the area of Southern Georgian Bay. The Trent-Severn Historic Waterway links to Georgian Bay-Lake Huron in the town of Port Severn. 90 minutes north
of Toronto. See
Georgian Bay Tourism

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Tall Pines Cottages - Minden, Ontario

Tall Pines CottageTall Pines Cottages - Enjoy a relaxing getaway at Tall Pines Cottages, on the shores of Twelve Mile Lake. Relax on the beach or sundeck, or take a quiet cruise in a canoe. Savor the fine cuisine offered in the area restaurants, take in the local art scene, or stroll along the countless trails. Please contact us for Rates
Minden, Ontario, Information

Family Getaway of the Week

Terrawoods Cottage - Parry Sound, Ontario
Terrawoods Cottage and RV Resort
Terrawoods Cottage - Come and enjoy the peace and serenity of Horseshoe Lake. The cottages are heated with fireplaces or wall heaters and if you don’t want to enjoy a camp fire outside you can always curl up and enjoy the propane fire inside and the cable TV.. The canoes, kayaks and paddle-boats are all included and boat & motor rentals are available. The ATV trail is practically at our door-step. Parry Sound, Ontario, Information

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Buttermilk Falls Resort - Minden, Ontario
Buttermilk Falls Resort
Buttermilk Falls Resort
- FALL at Buttermilk Falls Resort is all about ATVing, breathtaking colours, the sound of the falls, bon fires and relaxing in the hot tub. Package includes: 2 nights accommodationin our 2 & 3 bedroom Log Cabins and Pine Cottages. Weekend ATV Trail Pass Dinner at “That Place” in Carnarvon

Spa Getaway of the Week

Harbour View Inn - Barrie, Ontario

Harbour View InnHarbour View Inn - Includes two 60 min Swedish massages & access to the Scandinavian Baths, two embroidered robes, sandals for each guest, lunch for 2 at the Spa Bistro & bottled water. Value $199/person (plus tax) Reservations required. Bathing suits mandatory. Guests must be 19+ yrs. old.Barrie, Ontario, Information

Attraction of the Week

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons - Midland, Ontario

Sainte-Marie among the HuronsSainte-Marie among the Hurons - Evenings November 26, 27 & 28 - 5:30p.m. to 9:00p.m. Visitors to Sainte-Marie’s “First Light” event will experience Midland’s famous heritage site amidst the magical glow of over 2,000 candles, enjoying an enchanting community evening in the Christmas spirit. Event preparation begins weeks ahead as Sainte-Marie’s staff decorates the historic buildings and grounds, prepares craft materials, and organizes the spectacular candle display that has come to symbolize this unique event. Web Site Click Here Midland, Ontario, Information

Attraction of the Week

Muskoka Wildlife Centre - Severn Bridge, Ontario

Muskoka Wildlife CentreMuskoka Wildlife Centre, A 100 acre wildlife park, featuring exhibits of live animals including moose, wolves, eagles, bears and much more. Everyday, enjoy "Meet the Creature" presentations. Located 20 minutes north of Orillia, right on Highway 11 North.
Severn Bridge, Ontario, Information

Attraction of the Week

Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour

Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour - Timmins, Ontario

Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour, Journey under the earth and experience the workings of a mine, pan for gold and learn about the area's mining history at the Timmins Gold Mine Tour.Timmins, Ontario, Information