Monday, March 14, 2011

March Break & Maple Syrup Festivals

Spring Skiing Kids LessonsMaple Syrup Festival
March Break Last Minute Getaways in Ontario include overnight accommodation and March day trip events downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, Snow tubing, and dog sledding. Ministry of Tourism Spring Ski Skiing Report road, ski, snow, and weather conditions. The March break period is a good chance to plan the annual Summer Vacation Getaway.  See more information about Summer in Ontario. north of Toronto via Highway 400 and Highway 11.  Take the kids  to learn a new sport spring getaway to include

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week


Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Georgian Bay Waters Virtual Eco MuseumGeorgian Bay Waters Virtual Eco Museum
 (www.georgianbayecomuseum.com)
The waters of Georgian Bay flow from many of the freshest rivers, streams, and fresh water springs in the world. Much of Georgian Bay's water starts flowing from the watershedd surrounding the Bay (a bay that is so immense that Samuel Chaplain called it a "Sweet Sea" en francais, "La Mer Douce" . Many say Georgian Bay is the sixth Great Lake. Georgian Bay Eco Museum attempts to present an overview of Georgian Bay as a tourist destination, and the importance of the watersheds that flow into Georgian Bay...providing a wealth of recreation opportunities that include beach locations, hiking trails, canoe & kayaking routes, water falls, agricultural communities, waterfront resorts, restaurants & cafes, and farmers' markets; The area includes significant United Nations Biosphere Reserves, National and Provincial Parks, and numerous Ontario Conservation areas. See Georgian Bay Eco Museum or check Georgian Bay Quick Links.

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Westwind Inn On The Lake Couples Resort - Buckhorn, Ontario

Westwind Inn On The Lake Couples ResortWestwind Inn On The Lake Couples Resort -Peaceful,
intimate & serene. Discover our spectacular wilderness setting. Cozy
log cabin style rooms with fireplace and private balcony, rustic luxury
suites, jet tubs for two, great foods, fine wines and genuine service. Enjoy many fun complimentary activities for every season...skis,
skates, snowshoes, canoes, kayaks, row boats, pedal boats, trails, bikes,
pool and beach. Outdoor hot tub, sauna, games room. So Much to explore,
great area golf, snowmobile trails, galleries, trading posts, artisans,
small towns, quaint villages and so much more! Spa services available
by prior reservation

Family Getaway of the Week

Buttermilk Falls Resort - Algonquin Highlands, Ontario

Buttermilk Falls ResortButtermilk Falls Resort - Escape to the Haliburton Highlands for a perfect winter get-away. Choose one of our Log Cabins which sleep 8 people or we have 2 and 3 bedroom cottages also available. Enjoy our wood-fired hot-tub at the edge of Boshkung Lake. Or just relax in front of the fire with that book you've been meaning to read! Discounted Downhill ski & snow boarding, Dog sledding and Snowmobiling packages available. Cottage rental from $250 per night plus hst.

Snowshoeing Getaway of the Week

Comfort Inn - Barrie (Hart Drive), Ontario

Comfort InnComfort Inn - Snowshoe Packages: PACKAGES start at $55.50 per person include. 1 Night Accommodation at the Comfort Inn, Barrie, Hart Drive. Sunshine Breakfast. Snowshoe pass to Hardwood Hills. Packages are priced per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes not included. Call (705)722-3600 to reserve your package or visit www.choicehotels.ca/cn254

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Beauview Cottage Resort - Huntsville, Ontario
Bayview Wildwood Resort Beauview Cottage Resort - SPECIAL: From January 3 -21, 2011 and Monday - Thursdays in January, February and March
Any 1 or 2 bedroom cottage with a personal hot tub is $149/night per cottage (not per person) plus 13% HST with a 2 night minimum stay
Down Hill Ski or Snowboard Package Hidden Valley Downhill Skiing
, (ski rentals available)  Please ask for downhill skiing or snowboarding package rate Snow Tubing Package Rock Ridge Snow Tube Rides  Please ask for snowtubing package rate

Wellness Getaway of the Week

Pretty River Valley Country Inn - Blue Mountain/Osprey T/L Nottawa, Ont.

Pretty River Valley InnPretty River Valley Country Inn - Escape from the City  - Scandinave Spa, Blue Mountain & Pretty River Valley Country Inn From $112.00 p.p. (dbl occupancy) some conditions apply
You will enjoy overnight accommodation featuring the renowned "Tempur-Pedic Sleep System" breakfast the following morning, sparkling wine as you get cozy in front of your fireplace, and all day bath passes to Scandinave Spa. (Upgrade available for massages)

Attraction of the Week

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre - Collingwood, Ontario

Scenic Caves Nature AdventuresScenic Caves Nordic Centre - With cross country skiing and snowshoe trails meandering through a quiet forest of sugar maples, beeches and oaks high atop the Niagara Escarpment, Scenic Caves Nordic Centre gives a whole new meaning to winter nature adventures.
Nowhere else in Ontario can you snowshoe or hike across Southern Ontario's Longest Suspension Footbridge! Take a breathtaking 130-metre hike across
a narrow bridge, arched 25 meters above a treed valley, 300 meters above
Georgian Bay. THE NORDIC CENTER Will be opening late November (depending on snow) and you can call or email us with any questions, bookings or purchase your NEW 2010/11 ski pass.

Attraction of the Week

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - Midland, Ontario

Wye Marsh Wildlife CentreWye Marsh Wildlife Centre - March Break Day Camp
March 14-18, 2011
Encourage Your Child to Cherish the Outdoors
We are looking forward to another fun and exciting week filled with endless opportunities to escape, explore, and experience all that the Wye Marsh has to offer – live reptiles, amphibians, and birds of prey on display, over 25km of hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing trails, hungry chickadees, bold Trumpeter Swans, and endless opportunities to learn about and connect with nature.
Sweetwater Harvest Festival
March 26-27, 2011
Your child will have the opportunity to experience cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, learn how maple syrup is produced, cook bannock over an open fire, experience a live hawk show, live reptile & amphibian show and swan & chickadee feedings.

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