Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Lake simcoe Fall Colours at Peak this week October 11, 2011

Lake Simcoe Fall colours Lake Simcoe Road Trip
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Ontario Events & Festivals: Featured Fall Fairs & Festivals October 14-16, 2011


Bala Cranberry Festival
October 14-16, 2011
Come celebrate the harvest of the cranberry. Three fun-filled days celebrating Muskoka's unique agricultural heritage-tours of cranberry marshes, entertainment, arts & craft sales, attractions
Web: www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca
More information & Accommodation in Muskoka

Barrie Film Festival
Barrie, Ontario
October 14-23, 2011
13th annual film festival showcasing the finest Canadian Independent and World cinema, also includes special guest Q&As, parties, short film competition and Director's brunch.
Web: www.barriefilmfestival.ca
More information & Accommodation in Barrie, ON

Fall Fair

Walkerton Little Royal (Walkerton Agricultural Society)
Date: October 14-16, 2011
Web site: www.wagsoc.ca


Blue Mountain Village
Blue Mountains Half Marathon

October 16, 2011
A Charity event benefiting natural health research and the promotion of active lifestyles for children. A beautiful route, much of it on the trail system with entertainment along the way, finishing in the Blue Mountain Village.
Visit www.bluemountainmarathon.com for registration
more information and Accommodation in Collngwood/BlueMountain  

Halloween Happenings

Haunted Walk Kingston
September 5 – October 31, 2011
Join us for The Original Haunted Walk of Kingston through the streets of the limestone city, or Ghosts of the Fort which explores the haunting at Old Fort Henry.
web; www.hauntedwalk.com/
Hotels on-line Kingston, ON

Haunted Walk's Halloween Season
October 14-31, 2011
Join us for the spookiest time of the year on our special Halloween tours. Various departure times in English and French each evening.
Web: www.hauntedwalk.com/
More information & Accommodation in Ottawa, ON

Fort Fright Carnival of Carnage!
September 21– October 29, 2011
Our scare attraction comes alive Wednesday - Saturday Evenings after dark... our ghouls come to life after the sun goes down!
Web: www.forthenry.com
Hotels on-line Kingston, ON

Fall Colours..Studio Tours...Fall Fairs

Make your Halloween a long weekend north of Toronto.  Studio tours and fall fairs continue and offer up early Christmas shopping ideas.  Fall leaves continue to be on display for road trip "day trip fun" during October.  Discover autumn fall road trips in cottage country north of Toronto with a weekend mini-vacation or pick your last minute getaway  for a quick romantic road trip north at a country inn, cottage, b&b, chalet or  hotel.  Ontario has many overnight family fun getaway packages and romantic getaway packages  for couples during the fall color season.

Ontario Resort Travel Destination-Association Picks of the Week     

Featured Ontario Destinations & Travel Tourism Associations

Township of Georgian Bay
Township of Georgian Bay (http://www.gbtownship.ca/siteengine/activepage.asp) Discover Ontario's Gateway to the HistoricTrent-Severn Waterway and Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands.  Georgian Bay Townships is part of the new Biosphere Reserve, and has access to Georgian Bay Islands National Park.  Parks Canada information centre is located at Lock 45 in Port Severn.The Muskoka Tourism Information Centre is located at Highway 400 and Muskoka Road 5. 

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Millcroft Inn and Spa - Village of Alton-Caledon, Ontario
Millcroft Inn and SpaMillcroft Inn and Spa - For Couples Only It's the ideal Getaway for adults! Escape to our quiet country retreat in the hills of Caledon. Celebrate your getaway with a bottle of wine and chocolate-covered strawberries in the privacy of your guestroom. Enjoy a sumptuous 3-course dinner in our award-winning Headwaters Restaurant overlooking the millpond. It's truly a view to savour. The next morning, return to the restaurant for a full country breakfast.

Family Getaway of the Week

Algonquin Bound Inn - Dwight Ontario
Algonquin Bound InnAlgonquin Bound Inn - Found minutes from Algonquin Provincial Park's West Gate and Huntsville Ontario, we provide clean, comfortable, lakeview rooms and suites from which to base your Algonquin Park adventure from. Our affordable rates, friendly service and modern conveniences allow you to explore the park by day and enjoy a warm bed at night.

Hiking Getaways of the Week

Birch Lodge - Blind River, Ontario
Birch LodgeBirch Lodge - Come relax on the quiet shores of Granary Lake. Our hiking trails have some of the most wonderful scenery in the area, even in winter the trails offer great sights as well as some wildlife. In the evening enjoy a campfire or curl up on your porch with a good book, we have something for everyone.

Town, Village & City Getaway of the Week

Pickerel Lake Cottage Resort - Burk's Falls, Ontario
Pickerel Lake Cottage Resort
Pickerel Lake Cottage Resort - FALL GETAWAYS Warm, sunny days - cool, cozy evenings - brilliant star-lit nights - every
        turn in the road a picture as the colours start to turn! Two and three bedroom cottages available from $699.00 per week. Weekends from $199.00. Part weeks available as well. Free use of canoe, kyak, paddle boat. Fishing boats available to rent.

Spa Getaway of the Week

Cranberry Resort, The - Collingwood, Ontario

Cranberry Resort, TheCranberry Resort, The - 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. Package Starting at $295. Price per room; Subject to availability; Rates based on double occupancy; Applicable taxes and gratuities not included; Subject to change without notice

Attraction of the Week

Sir Sam's Ski & Bike - Haliburton, Ontario
Sir Sam’s Ski & Summer ResortSir Sam's Ski & Bike - Located 15 minutes North of Haliburton at Eagle Lake Sir Sam's offers 10 kms of Cross country and 7 kms of downhill trails including their new addition " Python" Gravity Run.  The sport of mountain biking is a great way to spend time alone in nature or with friends and family. It brings us closer to the trees and dirt, tunes our reflexes and tones our bodies.  You can enjoy riding the trails up and down or use the lift to transport you and your bike to the top.

Attraction of the Week

Muskoka Wildlife Centre - Severn Bridge, Ontario
Muskoka Wildlife CentreMuskoka Wildlife Centre - Take a walk through the forest and explore our trails which feature the largest collection of native wildlife in the province.  Our exhibits of live animals include moose, wolves, eagles, bears, beavers, lynx, owls, wolverines, falcons, various reptiles and amphibians and much more.  Enjoy daily park programming like our "Meet the Creature" sessions and our "Beast Feasts". Located 20 minutes north of Orillia or 10 minutes south of Gravenhurst, right on Highway 11 North.  OPEN WEEKENDS ALL YEAR!