Friday, July 16, 2010

Summer Getaways & July Vacations

Banana Boat RidesBoating In Ontario

Beach resort vacations and Ontario cottage getaways to one of the thousands of lakes and beaches in cool resort destinations are on most "to do" summer checklists. Water Sports Getaways, Ontario golf getaways or fishing getaways can be the start of renewed relationships with the kids. Discover a lakeside Ontario resort with family and friends or lakefront cottage or cabin as a couple. Ontario Country Inns make for great summer romantic getaways. Ontario summer long weekends can start early and end late. Summer family vacation time north can include hiking getaways, mountain bike getaways, water skiing, banana boat rides, 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

Haliburton Highlands Tourism RegionHaliburton Highlands Tourism Region (
The Haliburton Highlands is just two hours north of Toronto, but it’s also a world away. Unforgettable countryside sculpted by towering rock formations, majestic forests, postcard-perfect vistas, and scenic, rolling hills. Whether you want to tube down a lazy river or shoot white waterin a kayak, this is the place. With more than 600 lakes and miles of picturesque rivers connecting them, a person could explore our waters for a lifetime and never see the same shoreline twice. The natural environment of the Haliburton Highlands inspires the vibrant arts community that continues to flourish – with artist studios, theatre, outdoor concerts, opera and the Haliburton School of the Arts.

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Bourget Inn &Spa Resort, The - Bourget, Ontario (Ottawa)

Bourget Inn & Spa, TheBourget Inn & Spa Resort, The - Slip-Away for a Romantic Spa Escape...The Inn’s country setting offers you a romantic hideaway with all the luxuries of the city. Located in Eastern Ontario just outside Ottawa you’ll discover the perfect romantic escape. You’ll savour gourmet candlelit dining, relax with a soothing couples’ massage and enjoy fun outdoor activities. 2 Night Massage Getaway: 2 Nights at the Inn. 2 Gourmet Breakfasts. 1 Spa Lunch (cheese plate, chicken salad & homemade sorbet). 1 Four Course Dinner with a Chocolate Fondue Dessert. 1 Full Body Massage (1 hour). Use of the Hot Tub, Sauna and Steam Room. Access to the Inn and Grounds. Access to the Seasonal Pool and Patio.Gratuities on Hospitality and Meals Included/

Family Getaway of the Week

Clyffe House Cottage Resort - Port Sydney, Ontario

Clyffe House Cottage ResortClyffe House Cottage Resort - Clyffe House is perfect for a family holiday. Shallow sandy beach,Tennis, beach volleyball, kayaking, waterskiing, tubing, firepit, 100acres, Two, three, four and five bedroom cottages available

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Comfort Inn - Barrie (Hart Drive), Ontario

Comfort Inn- BarrieComfort Inn - Barrie (Hart Drive) - PACKAGES as low as $91.50 per person include: 1 Night Accommodation at the Comfort Inn, Barrie Hart Drive. Sunshine Breakfast. 2 Adult passes to Canada's Wonderland. Park open May 2 through October 31, 2010! Packages are priced per person, based on double occupancyTaxes not included

Spa Getaway of the Week

Millcroft Inn and Spa - Village of Alton-Caledon, Ontario

Millcroft Inn and SpaMillcroft Inn and Spa - Plan a personal spa escape made especially for you. The Millcroft's 100 scenic acres set the mood for relaxation. Spend the night in comfort in one of our distinct guestrooms and wake up to our country continental breakfast buffet the next morning. Enjoy the amenities of stunning Millcroft Spa, Centre for Well-Being, including our outdoor pool, and use your $100 spa credit on the pleasure of your choice. We'll make your getaway even more memorable with a spa welcome gift, plus extend a 15% discount on spa retail purchases during your stay.

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.

Attraction of the Week

Haliburton School of The Arts - Haliburton

Haliburton School of The Arts - With hundreds of lakes surrounded by rolling hills and breathtaking vistas, the Highlands of Haliburton are the ideal setting for an art school. The inspiring surroundings and courses within the schedule kindle a creative vigour that can be motivating and energizing or reflective and relaxing.The program spans the calendar, the ages, the skill levels, and the seemingly unrestrained range of techniques and media. With an eclectic and extensive variety of courses offered at a range of skill levels, there's something for everyone!Just 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto and 3 1/2 hours west of Ottawa.