Friday, September 17, 2010

Ontario Fall Has Many Colours

Canoeing in OntarioFall in Ontario
Canadian Thanksgiving Long Holiday Weekend is only weeks away. Fall color road trips and the Ontario Fall Fair season offer mini-holiday opportunities.  Fall colour reports have started, and FREE Ontario attractions are available with Doors Open Ontario north of Toronto. Ontario fall getaways to events and festivals including Fall Studio Tours Pumpkin festivals and farmers's markets fun rural Ontario weekend entertainment.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations &Travel Tourism Associations

North MuskokaNorth 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

Irwin Inn - Lakefield, Ontario

The Irwin InnIrwin Inn - A crackling fire, fine wine, candlelight dining and beautiful sunsets, are delightful to the senses of romantics. Experience this “Sensory Delight” getaway at the lake. Fireplace suites and cottages, with whirlpool or private hot tub or pool offer the perfect escape. Luscious truffles and fruit, wine, exotic teas and coffee are in your room to enjoy! 2 nights, 2 elegant dinners, 2 complete breakfasts, and use of most seasonal recreational activities are included.

Family Getaway of the Week

Sandy Lane Resort - Minden, Ontario
Sandy Lane ResortSandy Lane Resort - Welcome to Sandy Lane Resort, a deluxe year round cottage resort located on Halls Lake in the rugged beauty of the Haliburton Highlands, just 2.5 hours drive north of Toronto. Fifteen individual cottages, four different styles, all of them equipped with basically all the amenities of home. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, full size bathroom, 1,2, or 3 bedrooms featuring queen, double or single beds. All cottages have wood burning fireplaces (we supply the wood), satellite T.V., BBQ’s on the sun decks, electric baseboard heat and modern large wall mount air conditioners.

Fishing Getaway of the Week

Chippawa Cottage Resort - Barry's Bay, Ontario

Chippawa Cottage ResortChippawa Cottage Resort - provides one of the best family vacation experiences in Ontario. Our facility has a total of 20 one, two, and three bedroom cottages, including eight self-contained cottages which are available with full kitchen facilities. All Guests have use of facilities at Chippawa (Except Rentals of Boats, Motors, Canoes & Kayaks). We also have tennis and basketball equipment, and mountain bikes for your enjoyment.

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Mad Musher, The - Whitney, Ontario

Mad Musher, TheMad Musher - The Mad Musher is conveniently located on Highway 60, 5 kms form the east gate of Algonquin Park, overlooking the beautiful Madawaska River. We have private rooms with shared bathrooms, a fully out-fitted kitchen and outdoor BBQ for your use. The set-up of the accommodations makes it perfect for groups or families, we offer breakfast upstairs in the restaurant. We have overnight packages that include breakfast and dinner. Free Wifi is available in the restaurant and accommodations. Activities available in the area include canoeing, hiking, fishing, horse-back riding, bird
watching, wildlife viewing, and mountain biking. Come and make The Mad
Musher your resting-place to explore Algonquin Park and the area.

Spa Getaway of the Week

Cranberry Resort - Collingwood, Ontario

Cranberry Resort, TheCranberry Resort - Hot Stone Massage Relax and rejuvenate with a hot stone massage! Package includes: One night hotel accommodation (2 doubles, 2 queens, or 1 king bed, based on availability).One hour hot stone massage per person. Hot buffet breakfast per person. Scandinavian Sensation Leave the woes behind with Cranberry Resort and Le Scandinave Spa (!
Step into a hot bath and let the stress melt away, take a cold water rinse and relax with the beauty of Blue Mountain as your backdrop. Package includes: One night hotel accommodation. Bath pass per person to Le Scandinave Spa baths (Le Scandinave Spa does not take reservations; availability is taken on a first come first served basis). Hot buffet breafkast per person.

Attraction of the Week

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons - Midland, Ontario

Sainte-Marie among the HuronsSainte-Marie among 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.

Attraction of the Week

Sir Sam's Ski Hill & Summer Resort - Haliburton, Ontario

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.