Friday, February 19, 2010

Winter Getaways & Winterfests in Ontario

Cross Country SkiingBarrie Winterfest
March break getaways & maple syrup festivals are only weeks away. February continues to be one of the busiest Ontario Winter travel months for Winter Carnivals festivals and events. Winter fest fun can be mixed to include, ice slides, ice sculptures, Snow tubing, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, outdoor skating and dog sledding. Visitors heading north should check the Ministry of Tourism Ski Report road, ski, snow, and weather conditions. February is a winter month where a recreation activity
can become a winning Olympic
winter sports activity.



Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week



Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Georgian Bay Tourism
Georgian Bay Tourism www.georgianbaytourism.on.ca
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.




Romantic Getaway of the Week

Sir Sam's Inn and WaterSpa - Eagle Lake, Ontario

Sir Sam's Inn and SpaSir Sam's Inn and WaterSpa
Eagle Lake, Ontario, Information - A COUPLES WARM UP, January 3 - March 29, 2010, This romantic getaway includes two night's accommodation with whirlpool bath and fireplace, two hearty breakfasts each day, a sparkling toast and keepsake, plus use of all facilities including the WaterSpa. Two nights Midweek (Sun-Thurs) from $390 per couple, per package. March Break – March 10-19, 2010 Enjoy the first hints of the warmer weather to come. Spring skiing, maple syrup, and apr├Ęsski are all on the agenda. All-inclusive daily packages available from $285 per couple per night.
 



Family Getaway of the Week

Shamrock Lodge - Port Carling, Ontario

Shamrock Lodge Shamrock Lodge
- Snowmobling - For the sledder, Shamrock
Lodge is a virtual paradise. Easy access to the O.F.S.C. trail and miles of
interconnecting Lakes make for an adventure every time you go out! Snowmobile rentals available. Please call for details. Cross Country Skiing - Explore the woodlands on our groomed and track set trails (15 kms) or out on your own along the shores of beautiful Lake Rosseau. Winter Recreation and Facilities - Cozy Lakeside Accomodation, Homecooked Country Breakfasts & Delectable Candlelight
Dining, Floodlit Skating Rink, Hot Stove Lounge, Indoor Swimming Pool, Hot Tub & Suana, Games Room with Billiards and Ping Pong, Ice Fishing & Snowshoeing.
Port Carling, Ontario, Information
 



Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Tyrolean Village Resorts - Collingwood, Ontario

Tyrolean Village ResortsTyrolean Village Resorts
- PERFECT for families and groups! 4 to 9 bedroom Swiss or Executive-Style Chalets located 90min north of Toronto at the base of Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort. An area renowned for its winter recreation: downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, skating and much more! Our pet friendly chalets have full kitchen, sauna or jacuzzi or hot tub, fireplace, cable TV and spacious living/dining areas. Within walking distance to the new Village at Blue featuring entertainment, dining, shopping, events & festivals! Ask us about discounted ski lift tickets. Collingwood, Ontario , Information




Spa Getaway of the Week

The Village Inn - Lakefield, Ontario

The Village Inn The Village Inn - Re-connect and get caught up with the “Village Inn
Girl's Getaway”. Accommodations for each person for one night in one of
the Village Inn's Classic rooms. Wine and cheese welcome in your room upon arrival.Ten Dollar gift certificate each for Cassis Bistro of Lakefield, (or Cassis 211 of Peterborough). A Village Inn tote bag for each with area information on galleries, wineries and natural sights. A gift of chocolate and candy from some of our local shops.Spa services can be purchased separately through Descanzo Spa.
Lakefield, Ontario, Information




Attraction of the Week

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - Midland, Ontario

Wye Marsh Wildlife CentreWye Marsh Wildlife Centre - Explore the Wye Marsh on your own or join the Outdoor Educators for an interpretive walk, feed the chickadees, stroll the boardwalk, search for animal tracks in the snow or learn about nature in the Exhibit Hall. During all seasons the Wye Marsh offers interesting activities and programs for everyone and can design programs to fit your needs. Contact the Wye Marsh for more details.Midland, Ontario, Information




Attraction of the Week

Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve Ltd. - Haliburton, Ontario

Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve Ltd. - The Outdoor Education Programs at Haliburton Forest are designed to fully engage participants in the Outdoor Experience. Our teaching philosophy is simple: people learn best by doing. In addition, taking the time to reflect on the experience is a very important component of the learning process. Our programs are developed under 3 broad categories: 1) Adventure Based Leadership Programs, 2) Outdoor Skills and Pursuits and 3) Environmental
Education. Each of these categories can be overlapped to suit the specific needs
and desired learning outcomes. After consultation with your teacher/leader of
visiting group, we tailor your programs to suit your needs.
Haliburton, Ontario, Information



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