Friday, February 12, 2010

Winter Getaways & Winterfests in Ontario

Cross Country SkiingSonwtubing Fun
Last Minute Ontario Getaways February Valentines Day and Family Day Last Minute ideas events and activities all occur over the same holiday time period of February 12-15. February continues to be one of the busiest Ontario Winter travel months for Winter Carnivals including Orillia, Haliburton, & Thunder Bay. Winter fest fun includes, ice slides, ice sculptures, Snow tubing, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and outdoor skating. Visitors heading north should check road, snow, and weather conditions. February is a winter month where a recreation activity can become a winning Olympic winter sports activity. Consider planning now for your spring break as March break getaways as maple syrup festivals are on the horizon.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Township of Algonquin Highlands Trails DepartmentTownship of Algonquin Highlands Trails Department http://www.algonquinhighlands.ca/water/index.html
The Haliburton Highlands Water Trails (HHWT) consists of approximately 28,000 + hectares of provincial and municipal public lands comprised of countless lakes, rivers, trails and continuous forest. Specifically, the HHWT manages two areas for interior camping known as the Frost Centre and the Poker Lakes as well at 38 km of hiking trails. These areas serve as year round destinations for thousands of canoeists, campers, hikers, day trippers, fisherman, hunters, cottagers snowmobilers, skiers and snowshoers providing significant backcountry recreational and conservation values.

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Nor'Loch Lodge Resort - Dwight, Ontario

Nor'Loch Lodge ResortNor'Loch Lodge Resort
- Nor'Loch Lodge Resort is a beautiful all season Lodge Resort with tall pines exclusively located on the northern shore of Lake of Bays. The Resort is located in Muskoka, Ontario about 2½ hours north of Toronto, and 18 minutes between Huntsville and Algonquin Park in the village of Dwight.Dwight, Ontario, Information


Family Getaway of the Week

Halimar Resort - Haliburton, Ontario

Halimar ResortHalimar Resort
- SKI FOR FREE ...It's coming! Plan your winter getaway now and ski for free... Fantastic cross-country skiing, splendid down hill skiing, snow shoeing, with trails on site. 1 day FREE lift ticket for down hill skiing at the fabulous SIR SAMS ski hill, 1 day free cross-country trail pass and 1 day FREE snow shoeing. Starts January 10th, free downhill valid Wednesday - Friday, x-country and snow shoeing valid anytime.
Call for more details.

Haliburton, Ontario, Information


Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

The Norsemen Restaurant & Walker Lake Resort - Huntsville, Ontario

The Norsemen Restaurant & Walker Lake ResortThe Norsemen Restaurant & Walker Lake Resort
- An intimate and relaxing all-season resort nestled in the woods on beautiful Walker Lake in Muskoka - Lake of Bays. Located just 15 minutes from Huntsville and Algonquin Park but a million miles from it all. The Norsemen is a great choice for an intimate and cozy retreat. Relax in a secluded waterfront cottage, cuddle by the wood-burning fireplace while you gaze at the lake, then soak in the Jacuzzi. Canoe or kayak together and enjoy the haunting call of the loon and the tranquil quiet.Huntsville, Ontario , Information


Spa Getaway of the Week

The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa - Minett, Ontario

The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa - Experience a serene spa getaway at Spa Rosseau. Choose from a variety of unique, pampering spa treatments with a $200 spa credit. Receive a special spa gift and breakfast daily. Just being at The Rosseau invokes a sense of calm and serenity. Rejuvenate your senses and your spirit at Spa Rosseau.Minett, Ontario, Information



Attraction of the Week

Founders' Museum & Pioneer Village - Thunder Bay, Ontario

Founders' Museum & Pioneer VillageFounders' Museum & Pioneer Village - Take a Walk Through the Past in this unique to Northwestern Ontario Pioneer Village. Drop in at the General Store look through the newly arrived catalogues, visit the shops and chat with the residents while they wait for the train. Spend a quiet moment in the church, recall the memories of a one room school. Whether your interest lies in antique cars, tractors, farm equipment, engines or motors it is all here for you. The pioneer home recallslife in a simpler time. The carpenter, cobbler, printer and the blacksmith welcome you to their business establishments. Enjoy great home cooking in the tea room
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Information
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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
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