Monday, August 29, 2011

Summer Vacations-Labour Day Weekend

Romantic Sunset GetawaysKids Summer Fun
Labour Day weekend in Ontario marks back to school time. Ontario Resorts and resort destinations north of Toronto will be cproviding lots of end of summer fun.  Fall fairs and exhibitions offer great day trips.  Pick your last minute getaways end of summer packages before the kids head back to school.   Discover Ontario beaches and cottage country north of Toronto with a weekend vacation up until the Labour Day long weekend.   End of Summer resort getaways are for weekend fresh water swimming and  day trips to attractions, events and festivals.  Ontario has many overnight family fun getaway packages and romantic getaway packages for couples.  Plan your September getaways for your preferred accommodation. Autumn colours fall road trips  are being planned.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations
Algonquin Park Ontario's Famous Algonquin Area
The largest designated area on Ontario maps is the large green patch
north of Toronto called Algonquin Park. The park is considered part
of the "border" between northern Ontario and southern Ontario. This area is one of the greatest year round outdoor recreation areas in all of Canada and is a must stop for many tourists and Ontario residents. Known for outstanding canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and the renowned portage adventures, visitors quickly imagine the voyageurs who travelled the wilderness. The straight line border of the Park outlined on maps is only a part of the Algonquin story, as watersheds run through the park East to the Ottawa River, and west to Georgian Bay where the First Nations traded goods with early
European explorers. See links to nearby towns, accommodation, cottage resorts, Inns, B&B canoe rentals, resorts with canoeing and kayaking getaway packages and wildlife viewing.
Ontario Algonquin Area

Romantic Getaway of the Week
Carriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe Valley - Shanty Bay (Barrie), Ontario
Carriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe ValleyCarriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe Valley -Carriage Ridge Resort offers spacious condo-suites only 1 hour north of Toronto and the best choice for a romantic Spring getaway. Forested trails and rolling hills offer the most romantic landscape in Central Ontario!  After a quiet countryside dinner at Settlers’ Ghost, return to your oversized suite complete with a private balcony and kitchen amenities for late night snacks.  Or select a 1-Bedroom Suite with a full kitchen, fireplace and Jacuzzi tub… plus a special gift from us.

Family Getaway of the Week
Tally - Ho Inn - Huntsville, Ontario
Tally - Ho InnTally - Ho Inn - Get-a-Way from the city for awhile at Tally - Ho Inn, Muskoka. Enjoy our lakeside cottages and home cooked meals. Most accommodation with wood burning fireplaces and some with Jacuzzi . Games room with ping pong, billiards, air hockey and darts or play a tune on the baby grand piano. After dinner curl up in front of your fireplace with your favourite book or watch tv.

Fishing Getaways of the Week
Sunbeam Bungalows - Callander, Ontario
Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing ResortSunbeam Bungalows -Come and experiance beautiful Lake Nipissing, world renowned for it's great fishing. Located on sheltered Callander Bay, Sunbeam Bungalows is commited to providing you with the best fishing experiance. Venture out onto the lake in one of our 18' fiberglass boats with a 25hp electric start motor, complete with swivel chairs and a fishfinder. At the end of the day return to one of our 1,2 or 3 bedroom clean, fully-furnished, fully-stocked, deluxe, spacious cottages.

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week
Tornado's Canadian Resorts Inc. - Port Loring, Ontario
Tornado's Canadian Resorts Inc.Tornado's Canadian Resorts Inc. - Weekend cottage rentals. Waterfront 2, 3 and 5 bedroom housekeeping cottages on the Pickerel River water system. Featuring fully equipped kitchens, propane BBQs, 3 piece bath, sitting area, covered porch, sand beach, swimming, boat, canoe and kayak rentals, boat dockage. Starting at 2 bedroom/2 night for $350.00 for up to 4 people.

Spa Getaway of the Week
Touchstone on Lake Muskoka - Bracebridge, Ontario
Touchstone on Lake MuskokaTouchstone on Lake Muskoka - A Touch of Pampering – from $570 per couple. Starting May 15th – October 31, 2011.
Touchstone will invigorate your mind, spirit & body. Start your day with our healthy breakfast basket in your luxury suite. Two 60 minute massage - your choice of Swedish or Aroma; One Classic Manicure & one Classic Pedicure
*based on double occupancy
*applicable taxes are not included; gratuities at guests discretion

Attraction of the Week
Shania Twain Centre - Timmins, Ontario
Shania Twain CentreShania Twain Centre - Built in honor of the famous hometown girl, the Shania Twain Centre enables fans from around the world to find out more about this popular superstar. The Shania Twain Centre was built to celebrate Shania, her successes and her growth from young artist in Timmins to international superstar. The Centre includes a 4,000-square-foot exhibit space on Shania, a 1,200-square-foot traveling exhibit space and a 1,000-square-foot  retail area and houses over a $1-million worth in memorabilia including awards and clothing loaned by Shania.

Attraction of the Week
Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour - Timmins, Ontario

Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour

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. See
the operation of a scaling bar, a slusher, a muck machine and an operating
jack-leg drill. Highlights include the colourful drilling and blasting
display, an underground rail ride, a mine rescue station, glass sculptures
and the largest gold nugget you will ever see!

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