Friday, December 11, 2009

Romancing the Snow for Families and Couples

Cross Country SkiingSonwtubing FunSki resort areas and accommodation facilities near ski areas have ski & snowboard getaways, a selection of snowtubing packages, and cross country ski getaways, A mountain of snow has fallen this week and the official day for the start of Winter in Ontario is still more than a week away on December 21. Reserve now for your ChristmasNew Year weekends. Visitors heading north should check road and weather conditions. It is not too early to plan your winter in Ontario getaways for January, February, and March and embrace the many winter sports including snow tubing, snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding (boarding), ice fishing. Festivals of lights continue into the New Year north of Toronto.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

North Muskoka Region
North Muskoka

North Muskoka Region
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.

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Deerhurst Resort - Huntsville, Ontario

Deerhurst ResortDeerhurst Resort - Go ahead, be spontaneous. Our romantic getaway just for two includes all your favourite date night essentials, in an idyllic lakeside setting. Select accommodation, wine & cheese tray on arrival, two cocktails in the Lobby Bar and 3-course dinner for two in Eclipse or Maple. Huntsville, Ontario, Information

Family Getaway of the Week

Corbett Cove Vacation Residences - Dwight, Ontario

Corbett Cove Vacation Residences Corbett Cove Vacation Residences - is cradled in a stand of tall pines on pristine Lake of Bays in Muskoka, offering tranquility in its natural surrounding. It is located in Dwight, Ontario only 18 minutes to Algonquin Park; close to Deerhurst and Grandview Resorts; numerous fabulous golf courses; water and snow sports are at your doorstep. It boasts picturesque views of the lake, private beach/dock with canoes and kayaks and beautifully appointed interiors. The property is located 2 ½ hrs. north of Toronto on major highways. Dwight, Ontario, Information

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Kashaga Lodge - Haliburton, Ontario

Kashaga Lodge
Kashaga Lodge - In the winter, snowmobilers have plenty of space to warm up their sleds or can enjoy ice fishing on the lake. Kashaga Lodge is literally surrounded by the groomed trails of the Haliburton Nordic Trail Association for cross country skiing. Sir Sam's Ski Resort is only 20 minutes away for the downhillers and snowboarders, and vouchers are available. Dogsled tours along silent trails in a remote part of Haliburton County is just a 15 minute drive from Kashaga Lodge and can be arranged through the lodge. Discounted rates are available for a horsedrawn sleigh ride. Haliburton, Ontario, Information

Spa Getaway of the Week

Bourget Inn & Spa Resort - Bourget, Ontario (Ottawa)
Bourget Inn & Spa, The
Bourget Inn & Spa Resort
- Retreat for a spa getaway that will leave you rested & rejuvenated. The perfect spa getaway resort for girlfriends,
couples and going solo. Spend some quality with friends, be pampered in the spa, savour our gourmet dining and enjoy the year round activities. 2 Night
Spa Sampler Getaway 2 Nights at the Inn, 1 Hour Massage 1 Dead Sea Salt Therapeutic Bath, 1 Mini Pedicure (30 min), 1 Mini Facial (30 min), 2 Full Breakfasts, 1 Spa Lunch, 1 Gourmet Dinner & Chocolate Fondue Use of Hot Tub, Steam Room & Sauna, Gratuities included on meals & hospitality, Starting
at $472 per person, double occupancy
Bourget, Ontario (Ottawa), Information

Attraction of the Week

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures - Collingwood, Ontario

Scenic Caves Nature AdventuresScenic Caves Nature Adventures - Nature, history and Adventure for the whole family. Self guided tour of caves, caverns and lookouts on the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment. Ontario's Longest Suspension footbridge offers light adventure and the most spectacular views of Georgian Bay and Surrounding Countryside. Gemstone Mining, mini golf, trout pond, picnic areas, snack bar and gift shop. Please, no pets and running or hiking shoes are necessary.Collingwood, 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