Near or far north(ish) from Toronto, whatever you choose, there are plenty of things to do! We are easily the best and easiest website travel source to help plan day trips or getaways in and around central and northern Ontario.
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Scroll below for our selection of our top getaway offers and the best suggestions for day trips and other fun things to do north of Toronto and in central and northern Ontario. Finding the right thing to do in Ontario has never been so easy!
Ontario Last Minute Vacations and Weekend Getaway Packages
Quality Inn & Conference Centre / Midland
Package Overview: Spend a romantic night in with your special someone. Take advantage of our indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. Dine in our on-site restaurant (reservations recommended) then relax in one of our well-appointed guest rooms.
Additional Package Details: One box of chocolates in your room, One bottle of red or white house wine with two glasses per room, One vase of flowers in your room
- One Box of Chocolates
- Bottle of Red or White Wine
- Flowers in room
Scheduling Requirements: Please call hotel to advise us if you wish to have red or white wine. This package requires a minimum of 3 days advance booking.
Please contact us for details. http://www.qualityinnmidland.ca/
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Eganridge Resort, Country Inn & Spa / Kawartha Lakes
Caring for Body, Soul and Self
October 30, 2016 – May 1, 2017 | From $245
Our approach is holistic and our environment is healing. The Spa at Eganridge enjoys one of Ontario’s most tranquil settings. Enter a realm of deep relaxation and gentle rejuvenation. Choose from an extensive spa menu and come experience the healing power of the gentle touch. Our acclaimed staff is warm and caring, selected from various modalities and
backgrounds to bring to you the ultimate in natural health, radiant beauty, and stress reduction.
Includes Overnight Accommodation, Country Continental Breakfast, a $100.00 Spa Allowance per person ($200 total), Signature Spa Lunches for two and Gift.
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Beauview Cottage Resort / Huntsville
January 1, 2017 – June 20, 2017 | From $420 for 2 nights in 2 bedroom cottage
Winter activities include:
- Down Hill Ski or Snowboard at Hidden Valley Downhill Skiing
- Snowshoeing, snowshoes are available to borrow
- Skiing and snowshoeing at Arrowhead park and Algonquin park
- Dog sledding at North Ridge Ranch.
- Ice skating Trail at Arrowhead Provincial Park, (rentals available)
- Snowmobiling Trails -hundreds of miles of well marked groomed trails are accessible from the resort.
- Romantic Horse Drawn Sleigh ride for two at Back and Beyond Stable
Restaurants are close by so you don’t have to cook if you don’t want to.
5 star rating on Trip Advisor. Visit http://www.beauview.on.ca/
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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre / Midland
Sweetwater Harvest Festival
March 25-26, 2017
Escape to a time when maple syrup was made over an open fire, experience our history and explore nature at its best. The festival celebrates the history of maple syrup, and the role it plays in our cultural and natural heritage. Sweetwater is not your average maple syrup festival. Yes there are sugar shack tours, pancakes and taffy tasting, but there is so much more to the weekend long festival. There are birds of prey and reptile/amphibian talks; wilderness survival, cooking and woodcarving demos; and of course chickadee feeding.
Tickets: $10; Family (2 adults, 2 children) $30; Members & Children under 3 free
All Day Pancake Breakfast $5
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Ontario Easter Weekend
Bayview Wildwood Resort / Severn Bridge
April 14 – 16, 2017 | From $298 pp
Need a break after Winter? Looking for a special way to spend Easter weekend?
Rejuvenate your mind and spirit by spending time at Bayview Wildwood Resort during a Spring time getaway. Experience Mother Nature first hand as the forest and water come to life on Sparrow Lake. Cycle, hike, fish or golf, or spend some quality time with your family at the resort and enjoy the many packages we offer that include activities, entertainment and great dining that keep our guests coming back year after year.
Package includes 4 meals (includes Sunday brunch) and 2 children are free.
To book your stay you can call the resort directly: 1-800-461-0243
Tap into Maple Getaways / Ontario’s Lake Country
Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple. Some of our local maple syrup producers have been harvesting the sap for over 100 years. Throughout those years the producers and local businesses have been more and more creative with their products and the different uses of maple.
Pick up your passport and visit our 24 stops along the maple route and plan to attend some of our maple themed events. We hope you can join in the fun of this true Canadian Experience and enjoy the sweetest route in Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater.
Are you looking to stay a while? Our local accommodators have put together wonderful Tap into Maple packages. Whether you are a family or a couple, you will find the perfect getaway package.
MacLaren Art Centre / Barrie
The MacLaren Art Centre is Simcoe County’s regional public art gallery.
The MacLaren Art Centre is the regional public art gallery serving the residents of Barrie, the County of Simcoe and the surrounding area. The Gallery has a permanent collection of 27,408 works of art and presents a year-round programme of contemporary art exhibitions, education activities and special events. Features like free self-guided activities for families, free exhibition tours, gallery guides for adults and children in French and English, and interactive iPads in the galleries that expand on the exhibitions are just a handful of reasons the MacLaren is an ideal tourist destination for all seasons. The MacLaren is housed in an award-winning building in downtown Barrie. This architectural landmark combines a renovated Carnegie library with a contemporary addition designed by Siamak Hariri of Hariri Pontarini Architects. The complex includes multiple galleries, an education centre, a sculpture courtyard, Gallery Café and Gallery Shop. The MacLaren is a visual arts centre that adds to the social, creative and economic fabric of this community; it is a central meeting place, a destination for visitors from across the province, and a catalyst for downtown revitalization, contributing to the success and vitality of Barrie.
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Mattawa Voyageur Country
Mattawa Voyageur Country is recognized as one of Canada’s leading sustainable outdoor recreation regions. It is the “gateway community” of choice for people looking to visit or relocate to an area with exceptional natural beauty, rich culture and heritage attributes, high-quality trail-based experiences and outdoor adventures, a clean environment and a friendly, small-town atmosphere. The Mattawa Voyageur Country region encompasses Bonfield Township, the Municipality of Calvin, the Town of Mattawa, Papineau-Cameron Township and Mattawan Township. We are home to Antoine Mountain, Samuel de Champlain and Algonquin Provincial Parks, the Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System, Mattawa Voyageur Days, the Canadian Ecology Centre and much more!
Come explore legendary Mattawa Voyageur Country.