Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Book early for Summer Package Getaways North of Toronto

Book early for Summer Package Getaways North of Toronto

Photo:  Cutter's Cove Cottages

Ahmic Lake Woodland Echoes Resort
Algonquin's Wolf Den
Bondi Village Resort
Cutter's Cove Cottages
Kellerman's Resort
Lakewoods Cottage Resort
Norsemen-Walker Lake Resort
Pleasant Cove Resort
Spectacle Lake Lodge
Tyrloean Resort

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Canada Day Celebrations Start Today along Georgian Bay

This weekend in Ontario, June 25, 26 signals an early start to Canada day celebrations in Tay Township on Georgian Bay, most celebrations get under way on June 30 the at the end of the month with a  long weekend Canadian holiday to start the summer season Most will celebrate on Thurs. July 1 with special Canada Day events and festivals

Friday, June 25, 2010

Canada Day-Summer Vacation Getaways


Ontario Travel to Summer Getaway Vacations!! What looks to be a hot summer season deserves a beach vacation or getaway in one of Ontario's cool resort destinations. for a golf getaway or fishing getaway with the kids. Discover a lakeside Ontario resort with family and friends or a romantic lakefront cottage or cabin as a couple. Ontario Country Inns make for great summer romantic getaways. Canada Day sets up the perfect 4 or 5 day summer long weekend getaway or a day trip to Ontario destinations for Fireworks. Summer Vacation time north can include hiking getaways, canoe getaways, mountain bike getaways, water skiing, romantic getaways, family package mini vacations or just relaxation with an Ontario spa package.

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.



Romantic Getaway of the Week

The Village Inn - Lakefield, Ontario

The Village Inn - Couples Escape Need a break from the kids or the city. Get-away with the "Village Inn Couples Escape". Your Getaway includes: One night accommodations in a luxurious jacuzzi suite. An environmentally friendly Village Inn shopping tote with Magnolia Couple's Bath basket and your choice of red or white wine and area information on wineries, shopping and sights and sounds. (Non-alcoholic options are available). A $35.00 gift certificate for dinner at Cassis in Lakefield, or Peterborough. A nice light breakfast of scones, juice, fresh fruit, and yogourt, topped with a fresh flower. Spa services can be booked and purchased separately from Salon Sorella right across the street. 705-652-0100


Family Getaway of the Week

Windermere House - Wilberforce,Ontario

Windermere House Windermere House - Windermere
House is Muskoka's oldest and grandest lakefront resort. Situated on the picturesque shores of prestigious Lake Rosseau, Windermere
House has been welcoming guests for over 140 years. With over 50 things to see and do at the resort or close-by, we can
customize get-away packages to suit every interest and budget. From exploring the countryside on rentabionix bikes to taking lessons with a tennis pro,
boating on beautiful Lake Rosseau or playing a challenging golf game,
enjoying decadent dining packages or indulging in "do nothing"
get-aways, we have it all!


Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Moose Horn Lodge - Chapleau, Ontario

Moose Horn LodgeMoose Horn Lodge - Do you want your family to experience the true Northern Ontario, which is pristine waters, abundant wildlife, peace and quiet, and the millions of stars in our night sky? We have a spring fed, crystal clear lake for swimming, a playground, a hot-tub and sauna at your disposal. We also have the nicest lakeshore and lakeview cottages that you will ever stay in.
  

Spa Getaway of the Week

Wakefield Mill Inn & Spa - Wakefield, (Greater Ottawa Area)

Wakefield Mill Inn & SpaWakefield Mill Inn & Spa -Escape to this beautiful historic stone Mill, right in the heart of Gatineau Park. Just 25 minutes from downtown Ottawa, The Wakefield Mill Inn offers fine dining, a gorgeous spa, local shopping, skiing, golf and more.



Attraction of the Week

Sir Sam's Ski Hill & Summer Resort - Haliburton

Sir Sam’s Ski & Summer Resort Sir Sam's Ski Hill & Summer Resort - Sir Sam’s Ski and Summer
Resort has been established and operated by the Bishop Family for
almost 45 years. The spacious multi room chalet has 4 fireplaces
and a homelike family atmosphere. Sir Sam’s hosts twelve main runs
and a view from the top that is only matched by the view of the
slopes from the chalets panoramic windows and outdoor sun deck.
Come and enjoy a great outdoor experience in an un-crowded and family
friendly atmosphere.


Attraction of the Week

Midland Tours Inc. - Midland, Ontario

Midland Tours Inc. - Miss MidlandMidland Tours Inc. - Midland 30,000 Islands Boat Cruise - Midland, Ontario Experience the sparkling water, the windswept pines and rocky grandeur of Muskoka / Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands on a cruise aboard the 300-passenger Miss Midland - Northern Ontario's most popular tourist
attraction.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Book Early for Canada Day Getaways North of Toronto

Ontario Resorts, Cottages, Inns, Lodges and Bed & Breakfast accommodation are offering great deals for the Canada Day Weekend, North of Toronto.

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Canada Day Getaways North of Toronto

Canada Day sets up the perfect 4 or 5 day summer long weekend getaway or a day trip to Ontario destinations for Fireworks. 

Great Canada Day Getaways can be found at the following resorts,  inns, lodges and cottages North of Toronto.

Bayview Wildwood Resort
Deerhurst Resort
Delawana Inn Resort
Nottawasaga Inn Resort
Ogopogo Resort
Viamede Conference Resort & Spa

Friday, June 18, 2010

Father's Day-Canada Day

Boating In OntarioOntario Family Beach Fun

Make Father's Day a long weekend with dad!! Take him on one of the special Father's day adventure getaways, fishing getaways or a golf getaways. What looks to be a hot summer season deserves a beach vacation or getaway in one of Ontario's cool lakes or rivers. Discover a lakeside Ontario resort with family and friends or a romantic lakefront cottage or cabin as a couple. Canada Day makes for the perfect 4 or 5 day summer long weekend getaway or a day trip to Ontario destinations for Fireworks. Summer Vacation time north can include hiking getaways, canoe getaways, mountain bike getaways, romantic getaways, family package mini vacations or just relaxation with an Ontario spa package. Canada Day makes for the perfect 4 or 5 day summer long weekend getaway. If you have thought of buying real estate in Ontario cottage country check out Cottage Living.




Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week



Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

SpaLotto.comSpaLotto.com (www.spalotto.com)

Spalotto.com is an auction website where you can bid on various getaway packages, treatments, products, gift cards and more from Canada's favourite spas and inns, below regular cost. At spalotto.com we believe that the spa experience is not a luxury, but a necessity.





Romantic 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.



Family Getaway of the Week

Park Cottages Resort &  Maple Manor Private Cottage - Wilberforce,Ontario

Park Cottages & Maple ManorPark Cottages Resort &  Maple Manor Private Cottage - Experience
the outdoors at it’s best! You are going to fall in love with our Cottages!
Park Cottages is located in Wilberforce on Dark Lake with over 300 feet
of private waterfront. Our cottages have been the ideal choice for families
that have been coming for over 40 years and visitors looking to escape,
unwind and experience the outdoors at its best. Our five newly renovated
waterfront cottages are fully furnished.




Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Moose Horn Lodge - Chapleau, Ontario

Moose Horn LodgeMoose Horn Lodge - Do you want your family to experience the true Northern Ontario, which is pristine waters, abundant wildlife, peace and quiet, and the millions of stars in our night sky? We have a spring fed, crystal clear lake for swimming, a playground, a hot-tub and sauna at your disposal. We also have the nicest lakeshore and lakeview cottages that you will ever stay in.



Spa Getaway of the Week

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

Sir Sam's Inn and SpaSir Sam's Inn and Waterspa - SPRING SPA PACKAGE May 24 - June 26, 2010 Time to renew and refresh! Included is two nights accommodation (whirlpool bath and fireplace), two gourmet candlelit dinners and two full country breakfasts plus one spa treatment of your choice each! As always, full and unlimited use of all Sir Sam’s facilities is part of your package including our WaterSpa.






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 recalls life 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



Attraction of the Week

Ontario Northland's Polar Bear Express - North Bay, Ontario

Polar Bear Express & Ontario NorthlandOntario Northland's Polar Bear Express - The Polar Bear Express is a well renowned summer excursion train which departs from Cochrane, Ontario daily daily except Saturdays during the summer excursion schedule from Friday June 27 to Friday, August 29, 2008. Your journey will take you through spectacular forests and rugged wetlands, and across mighty rivers once navigated by early natives, explorers and fur traders. Ride the rails 186 miles to the edge of the Arctic and immerse yourself in Cree culture. New packages are available for the 2008 summer season!


Thursday, June 17, 2010

Last Minute Father's Day & Canada Day Getaways North of Toronto

Last Minute Father Day Packages
Take Dad on one of the special Father's day adventure, fishing or a golf getaway, North of Toronto.

Click here for great Father's Day Getaways


Book ahead for great Canada Day Weekend Getaways, North of Toronto

Click here for great Canada Day Weekend Getaways, Celebrations & Events

Friday, June 11, 2010

Father's Day-Canada Day

Boating In Ontario Ontario Family Beach Fun
Make Father's Day a long weekend with dad!! Take him on one of the special Father's day adventure getaways, fishing getaways or a golf getaways. What looks to be a hot summer season deserves a beach vacation or getaway in one of Ontario's cool lakes or rivers. Discover a lakeside Ontario resort with family and friends or a romantic lakefront cottage or cabin as a couple. Canada Day makes for the perfect 4 or 5 day summer long weekend getaway or a day trip to Ontario destinations for Fireworks. Summer Vacation time north can include hiking getaways, canoe getaways, mountain bike getaways, romantic getaways, family package mini vacations or just relaxation with an Ontario spa package. Canada Day makes for the perfect 4 or 5 day summer long weekend getaway. If you have thought of buying real estate in Ontario cottage country check out Cottage Living.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

North of Superior Tourism AreaNORTH OF SUPERIOR TOURISM AREA (www.northofsuperior.org)
Whether you're a first time visitor or a seasoned traveller, you're going to have fun exploring our vast 60,000 square mile wilderness vacationland north of Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake in the world. Drive the Canadian portion of the world famous Lake Super Circle Tour, hike, kayak or canoe in our nature parks, fish, hunt, try golfing and enjoy our safe communities, highways, unique history, outdoor heritage, and friendly people.


Romantic Getaway of the Week

The Briars Resort & Spa - Jacksons Point, Ontario

The Briars Resort & SpaThe Briars Resort & Spa - Spa Wellness Getaway From $239 per person, per nightIncludes meals, use of spa robe, a small welcome gift anda $100 per person per night spa credit. Resort activities such as yoga, guided nature and historical walks, power walks are included, based on activities schedule.Access to all resort facilities including indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness and games rooms are included complimentary.


Family Getaway of the Week

Carriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe Valley - Shanty Bay (Barrie), ON

Carriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe ValleyCarriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe Valley - Don’t miss out on this “TOP 10 FAMILY RESORT” on the 2010 TripAdvisor Readers Choice list! Located only 1 hour north of Toronto, Carriage Ridge Resort offers the best family getaways all summer long.Families love our spacious condo-suites surrounded by forested trails and endless activities. Guests enjoy the Ridge Club indoor pool, hot tub and DAILY scheduled activities for all ages. Our most popular family getaway includes Tree Top Trekking passes, snacks and DVD rental.


Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Delta Grandview Resort - Huntsville, Ontario

Delta Grandview ResortDelta Grandview Resort - The ultimate Muskoka Summer FUN package! Package includes: accommodations, $50 food voucher per day for onsite F&B daily, breakfast for 2 adults & 2 children daily, one free round per adult on 9-hole golf course, complimentary kids activities daily (10am to 4pm). Complimentary: access to all on-site recreation facilities and nature programs, outdoor parking, When booking by phone, please quote rate code "SNZ" CONTACT US FOR RATES .


Spa Getaway of the Week

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

The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & SpaThe 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. Our offer includes: Accommodation in a beautiful studio room, $200 spa credit for Spa Rosseau, Unlimited access to Spa Rosseau facilities, Buffet breakfast daily in Cottages Restaurant


Attraction of the Week

Discovery Harbour - Penetanguishene, Ontario

Discovery HarbourDiscovery Harbour - One of Ontario’s most picturesque historic sites, Discovery Harbour recalls the days of the 19th-century British navy and military that safeguarded the defence of Upper Canada. In 1820 the thriving naval dockyard boasted residences and workshops, large and small vessels, and a community of officers, artisans, sailors, and soldiers. The base was eventually operated by the British military from 1834 to 1856, constructing an impressive stone Officers’ Quarters that still stands today.

Attraction of the Week

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons - Midland, Ontario

Sainte-Marie among the HuronsSainte-Marieamong the Hurons - was Ontario’s first European community and is now a nationally significant historic site. Originally built in 1639, Sainte-Marie was the 17th century fortress and headquarters for the French Jesuit mission to the Huron people. The site’s history culminated in 1649 when a dramatic turn of events forced the missionaries to abandon and burn their home of nearly 10 years.


Thursday, June 10, 2010

Monday, June 07, 2010

Treat Dad to a Special Father's Day North of Toronto.

Treat Dad to a Special Father's Day North of Toronto. 

Resorts, Inn, Lodges and Cottages, North of Toronto, have come up with a variety of getaway packages for Dad  including hiking, canoeing & kayaking, ATV adventure and
the traditional fishing and golfing.

Click here for Adventure Getaways.

Click here for Fishing Packages.

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Friday, June 04, 2010

Summer & Father's Day Getaways

Ontario Family Beach FunBoating In Ontario
Getaway with an Ontario "National Tourism Week Special" travel deal and save!! Discover an Ontario resort with family or cottage or cabin with friends. Vacation time north can include spring hiking getaways, canoe getaways, golf packages, romantic getaways, family package mini vacations or just relaxation with an Ontario spa package. Consider a Father's Day Long Weekend adventure at a traditional cottage or cabin to a fishing weekend, or golf package getaway. May and June are good times to plan the Ontario cottage vacation or summer family resort vacation holiday. If you have thought of buying real estate in Ontario cottage country check out Cottage Living.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week


Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Lake SimcoeLake Simcoe (http://www.400eleven.com/lakesimcoe.html)
Lake Simcoe is Toronto's close to home resort destination. It is the first major lake north of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and has often been described as the "Sixth Great Lake". Lake Simcoe is linked to the Great Lakes through the Trent-Severn Historic Waterway to Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. The two largest cities on Lake Simcoe are
Barrie, and Orillia both with substantial public marinas, beaches and waterfront parks. Simcoe County, York Region, Durham, and Kawartha Lakes all touch on Lake Simcoe. Many say Lake Simoce is the Ice Fishing Capital of North America. See Lake Simcoe Ontario



Romantic Getaway of the Week

The Cranberry Resort - Collingwood, Ontario

The Cranberry ResortThe Cranberry Resort - Toast an anniversary, spoil that special someone or celebrate just being together with a romance package that's sure to turn up the heat! Package includes: Two nights hotel accommodation. $100 Dining voucher per couple. Two Le Scandinave passes. Wine and chocolate covered strawberries delievered to your room. Breakfast each morning. Cranberry Activity Dollars (Value of over $330)



Family Getaway of the Week

Hay Lake Lodge & Cottages - Whitney, Ontario

Hay Lke Lodge & CottagesHay Lake Lodge & Cottages - Your own private log cabin. A deck looking out over the lake. Quiet. Welcome to Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages. Unwind and relax in a truly peaceful setting. Let us bring you breakfast each morning, so you can sit on your porch sipping coffee, enjoying the natural surroundings. Our fully-equipped kitchens allow you to prepare dinner on your schedule, not ours.



Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Loralea Country Inn Resort - Haliburton Highlands - Minden, Ontario

Loralea Country Inn ResortLoralea Country Inn Resort - Haliburton Highlands - Great location for your family reunion or weekend getaways on Halls Lake - Four and two bedroom cottages & studio cabins. Enjoy the Walk in the Clouds canopy tour or golfing in the Haliburton Highlands ** Ask about the bonus day ** Groups of 20 to 30 - Rent the whole resort - Your private getaway Whole resort $2000 @$90/person for weekend plus tax based on 22 people



Spa Getaway of the Week

Buttermilk Falls Resort - Minden, Ontario

Buttermilk Falls ResortButtermilk Falls Resort - Spa Packages: 2 nights accommodation in our 2 & 3 bedroom log cabins and pine cottages. Dinner at “That Place in Carnarvon”, spa pedicure at the “Wind in the Willows II” in Minden. Starting at $175/person, taxes extra. Ladies add golf to your stay.






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.



Attraction of the Week

Sir Sam's Ski Hill & Summer Resort - Haliburton

Sir Sam’s Ski & Summer Resort SirSam's Ski Hill & Summer Resort - Sir Sam’s Ski and Summer Resort hasbeen established and operated by the Bishop Family for almost 45 years. The spacious multi room chalet has 4 fireplaces and a homelike family atmosphere. Sir Sam’s hosts twelve main runs and a view from the top that is only matched by the view of the slopes from the chalets panoramic windows and outdoor sun deck. Come and enjoy a great outdoor experience in an un-crowded and family friendly atmosphere.




Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Doors Open Georgian Bay June 5,6 2010


Historic Huronia and Owen Sound 
Celebrate Doors Open Ontario

Doors Open Huronia June 4-5 Weekend Ontario's Best Travel Deals For 2010
Visit the Historic Huronia towns of Midland, Penetanguishene, Waverly, Vasey, Victoria Harbour while visiting free historical attractions. Hike or Bike along beautiful Georgian Bay on the Tay Shoreline Trail running running from Highway 400 at Waubaushene to Midland, where you can also see the famous Midland Murals. See more communities with Doors Open Ontario Weekends, where most attractions are FREE in the designated communities. Stay overnight with accommodation in Midland Ontario.



Doors Open Owen Sound on Georgian Bay June 5-6 2010
Owen Sound has been a Georgian Bay hub for railways, ships and more recently
a gateway to Georgian Bay for recreational boaters. A variety of historic sites
that are part of the Doors Open day are Billy Bishop, Tom Thomson, Canadian
National Railway. book Owen Sound hotels on-line, more on Owen Sound Ontario

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Tourism Week & Father's Day Getaways North of Toronto

Summer in Ontario kicks off during Tourism Week (June 7-13, 2010)  with specials, bargains, travel package discounts, vacation deals at  Ontario's Inns, hotels, resorts and resort destination areas.

Father's Day is around the corner.  Father's Day getaways include fishing, golfing, hiking, biking, cycling, boating, canoeing, atv'ing, dining,  spa treatments and more. Make Father's Day a special occasion this year

Golf Photo courtesy of Comfort Inn Orillia

Click here for great Tourism Week Packages

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