Monday, December 13, 2010

Snow For Christmas & New Year

Winter Fun North of TorontoSnowmen in Ontario North of Toronto

Ontario Christmas and New Years Getaways are being planned as the winter season north of Toronto where snow & ski conditions have winter sports enthusiasts out skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.  Ski resort areas are making more snow for the winter vacation season.  See links to road and driving conditions before heading north in Ontario.  Festivals of Lights continue in December. Early winter is time for a Romantic getaway or a Family fun getaway package to Ontario's resort destinations for holiday shopping.   December weekend getaways continue with studio tours, Christmas craft shows and Bazaars, events and festivals at Ontario attractions.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Lake SimcoeLake Simcoe (

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

Muskoka Moments B&B and Cottage Court - Huntsville, Ontario
Muskoka Moments B&B and Cottage CourtMuskoka Moments B&B and Cottage Court - Muskoka Moments is located in the heartland of Muskoka, only 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto on the picturesque shores of Lake Vernon. Our year round B&B has 3 rooms, each with queen beds and full breakfast included.. Take time to relax in our hot tub or enjoy the fire. In the winter, snowmobile from our door directly onto OFSC TOP trails, or enjoy skiing and showshoeing nearby. We are located approx 10 kil. from downtown Huntsville and approx 1/2 hr. from the west gates of Algonquin Park.

Family Getaway of the Week

West Lake Willows - Picton, Ontario

West Lake WillowsWest Lake Willows - Fishing packages from $249/person week-day, $299/person week-end for 2 nights accommodations (3-4 people, 2 boats with 4 people) in our waterfront cottage suites with satellite tv, available wireless high speed internet, heat or A/C, rental boat, GPS and guided outing. Cottage Rental Rates: September 6 - December 23, 2010 2 Bedroom & 3 Bedroom Cottages Rates starting from $149/night, $799/week (based on 2 adults and 2 dependant children)

Snowboarding & Snowtubing Getaway of the Week

At Cooper Lake Cottage - Dwight, Ontario

At Cooper Lake CottagesAt Cooper Lake Cottage - Your unique 1 bedroom Cedar Log Cottage awaits, fireplace lit. Private quiet forest surroundings located Algonquin Park, Huntsville, Dwight area on 35 acres overlooking picturesque Cooper Lake. Snowshoe, or X-country out the door, dog sledding, downhill skiing and snow tubing nearby. Free Algonquin Park Pass & snowshoes!
Sleeps 1 - 4 year round.

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Terrawoods on Muskoka Shores Cottage - Parry Sound, Ontario
Terrawoods Cottage and RV ResortTerrawoods on Muskoka Shores Cottage - The snow is crisp and the trails are just waiting for you..whether it be snowmobiling or cross country skiing…it is all just minutes away! Our modern rooms are the perfect place to relax after a beautiful day in the outdoors of our winter wonderland. Lodge Rooms start at $95 per night/double occupancy. Cottage Rates (minimum 2 night stay)
2 & 3 Bedroom Cottages starting at $140 daily (based on 4 guests); $893 weekly
Come join us..we'd love to have you!

Spa Getaway of the Week

Windermere House - Windermere, 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!

Attraction of the Week

Sir Sam's Ski & Bike - Haliburton, Ontario

Sir Sam’s Ski & Summer ResortSir Sam's Ski & Bike - 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. We look forward to opening for the Winter Season on Saturday Dec. 11th 2010. Weather Permitting. Pre Christmas 50% savings for our guests.50% discount off lift tickets, rentals and daily lesson programs up to and including the 24th of December.

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.