Monday, November 21, 2011

Weekend Getaways Ontario: Santa Claus Parades November 25-27, 2011

Santa Claus Parades

Haliburton Santa Claus Parade
Haliburton, ON
November 25, 2011   6:30pm
The Haliburton Village Santa Claus Parade. Friday Nov. 26, 2010 6:30 pm. Another night-time spectacle of lights and music. Sparkling lights, floats, marchers, horses and bands all bringing in the Festive Season. Main Street, The Village of Haliburton.
Haliburton Highlands Web Site Click Here
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Huntsville Santa Claus Parade
Huntsville, ON
November 25, 2011   7pm
The Huntsville Santa Claus Parade starts in downtown Huntsville at 7:00 pm and travels to Huntsville Place Mall
Huntsville Mall website 
Stay at resorts, inn, hotels, Huntsville, ON     Huntsville Hotels on-line

Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade
Wasaga Beach, ON
November 26, 2011   2pm
Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce web Site
stay at resorts, inns, hotels  Wasaga Beach, ON

Minden Santa Claus Parade
Minden, ON
November 26, 2011 11:30am 
Sponsored by the Township of Minden Hills in partnership with its volunteers, local businesses and organizations. Come and meet santa after the parade, hot chocolate, free photographs with santa, treats...lots of fun for the kids and kids at heart! Hope to see you there! Parade route from the public parking lot, Newcastle Street to Bobcaygeon Road, north on Bobcaygeon to Parkside and right to the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena.
Minden Hills Website
stay at resorts, inns, hotels Minden, ON

Parry Sound Santa Claus Parade
Parry Sound, Ontario
November 26, 2011  4:00pm
Parry Sound Chamber of Commerce web site
stay at resorts, inns, hotels Parry Sound, ON

Alliston Santa Claus Parade
Alliston, ON
November 26, 2011  6pm
Rotary Club of Allistion web Site
stay at resorts, inns, hotels   Alliston, ON

Barry’s Bay Santa Claus Parade
Barry’s Bay, ON
November 26, 2011
Madwaska Valley website
stay at inns, resorts, hotels in Barry’s Bay, ON

Collingwood Santa Claus Parade
Collingwood, Ontario
November 26, 2011 5pm
Collingwood Downtown web Site 
stay at inns, resorts hotels Collingwood, ON

Mactier Santa Claus Parade
November 27, 2011 1pm
From the Fire Hall, along High St towards the Community Centre then along Muskoka Rd back to the Fire Hall.  After the parade there will be free public skating, free hot dogs and hot chocolate & pictures with Santa at the Community Centre.
Mactier santa claus parade info
stay at inns, resorts, hotels Mactier, ON

Christmas Shopping Bazaars Craft Shows Holiday Shopping One of a Kind North in Ontario

Christmas Shopping Bazaars Craft Shows Holiday Shopping One of a Kind North in Ontario:

Christmas Wreath & Christmas Bazaars
Highland Christmas Craft Show
Sundridge, ON Sundridge Arena
November 26, 2011
Highland Christmas Craft Show in Sundridge, Sat. Nov. 26 from 9-3. Refreshments, free draws, wheelchair accesible. Food Bank donation would be appreciated as admission
stay at resorts, inns, hotels Sundridge, ON

8th Annual Holiday Treasures Arts and Crafts Show & Sale
Rosemont, ON Dufferin Museum

November 18– December 4, 2011
Just in time for the holidays! Find one-of -a-kind items for everyone on your list, while you enjoy the atmosphere of the Museum at Christmastime. One stop shopping. Over 40 artists and artisans transform the Museum's Main Gallery into a seasonal show and sale of unique handcrafted gifts, perfect for the person who has everything. One-of-a-kind items include candlesticks, clothing, jewellery, baskets, two and three dimensional works of art, seasonal wreaths and decorations, wooden bowls and hooked rugs, candles, honey, bath products and much more!
stay at resorts, inns, hotels Alliston, ON

Find more shopping opportunities north of Toronto along with Santa Claus parades and Festivals of Lights

Ontario Travel Featured Resort Getaways For Weekend &Vacation Fun

Ontario Romantic CoupleOntario Travel North of Toronto featured weekly getaways include several categories allowing visitors to pick some of Ontario's best travel experiences in resort destinations.  

Romantic Getaway of the Week
Spa Getaway of the Week
Family Getaway of the Week
Seasonal November Getaway of the Week
Fall Hiking Getaway of the Week
Winter Getaway of the Week
Ontario Attraction Getaway of the Week
Ontario Resort Destination of the Week

Romantic Getaway of the Week

Blue Moon Retreat - Purdy, Ontario

Blue Moon RetreatBlue Moon Retreat - 4 Luxury Cottages with their own: Fireplace, Hot Tub, Sauna, (42-61´´) HDTV with DVD Player, Home Theatre Surround Sound, 4 Seasons, 800 to 2,000 sq. ft., Patio Doors in master bedroom, Some with Jacuzzi, rain shower.... We invite you & your special someone to unwind, relax & rejuvenate at our small cottage resort on a peaceful lake in the Algonquin Highlands. Enjoy nature in luxury. All Inclusive Prices.

Couples Romantic Getaways north of Toronto 

Spa Getaway of the Week

Delta Sherwood Inn - Port Carling, Ontario

Delta Sherwood InnDelta Sherwood Inn - Just for Two Romance Package. Delta Sherwood Inn is the perfect location for a quiet romantic getaway. On the shores of Lake Joseph, featuring tremendous dining and the Amba Health & Beauty Spa. Sherwood is the ideal spot to relax and rejuvenate. Package includes: accommodation. romantic dinner for two daily. breakfast for two daily. one bottle of sparkling wine per stay. When booking by phone, please quote rate code "RPK". Offer valid between January 1, 2011 and December 15, 2011.  PLEASE CONTACT US FOR RATE

Spa Getaways north of Toronto

Family Getaway of the Week

Blue Spruce Resort - Algonquin Park - Dwight, Ontario

Blue Spruce Resort Blue Spruce Resort - Algonquin ambiance surrounds you in our comfortably appointed accommodation. We have discount passes for The Park, hiking trails, and canoe, kayak and boat rentals.  Whether you seek the quiet comfort of a restful weekend in the Muskoka area or the activities that have made Blue Spruce Resort such a beloved family getaway. Falls brings endless adventure. Take a tour of Oxtongue Lake in one of our fishing boats, go kayaking, canoeing or captain our Pontoon boat.

Family Getaways in resort destinations

Seasonal November Getaway of the Week

Mad Musher, The - Whitney, Ontario

Mad Musher, TheThe 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.

 November Getaways north in Ontario

Fall Hiking Getaway 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. Daily Package from $165 per cottage, Three day packages from $400.00 per cottage, Weekly packages from $895.00 per cottage. B&B price is 70.00$ cdn. per person, per night.

Hiking Getaways on northern trails in Ontario

Winter Getaway of the Week

Pine Vista Resort - Lakefield, Ontario

Pine Vista ResortPine Vista Resort - Bring your mittens and put on your toque as you set out for an adventure in our winter wonderland.  Invigoration Package Includes: Two nights in a cottage or resort townhouse with full kitchen, and deck with BBQ. Complimentary 8 hrs use of cross- country skis. Enjoy over 8km of beautiful groomed trails. Warm up by a crackling wood fireplace or relax in a whirlpool bath tub. Use of all resort facilities including our “hot tub under the stars”, indoor hot tub, games and fitness rooms.  Treat yourself to a therapeutic massage or visit a local spa for some pampering & relaxation. Add a third night for 50% off the daily rate! Great value!

Winter Getaways north of Toronto

Ontario Attraction Getaway 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.

Ontario Attractions north of Toronto

Ontario Resort Destination of the Week

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

Ontario Resort Destinations north of Toronto

Ste. Anne's Country Inn Spa Day Spa Getaway Contest

Ste. Anne's Country Inn Spa Day Spa Getaway Contest:

The details….
Day Spa Contest-St.Anne's Country Inn Spa
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