November in Ontario can be a little dreary, so why not brighten it up with a getaway up north. Take advantage of shoulder season travel with fewer crowds, discount pricing and some fantastic all-year round activities. Here are our top list of places to go up north in Ontario to break out the November blues.
Known for making the Indoors Great, Casino Rama Resort has it all to make your off-peak getaway perfect. Enjoy world-class live entertainment with some of the biggest names in music and comedy, or take in the excitement at the casino. Indulge and unwind at the spa then enjoy some fine dining at one of the Resort’s restaurants.
Shake of those November blues with a night out at Midland’s Culture Centre, located in the heart of downtown Midland, making it the perfect starting point to explore some of Downtown Midland’s unique shops and restaurants. The Centre offers a variety of opportunities to discover new and upcoming musicians, artists and family favourite entertainment.
Melt away those November blahs with a getaway to Scandinave Spa. Located amongst the picturesque backdrop of the Blue Mountains, the Scandinave Spa is the perfect place to rejuvenate yourself before the holiday season. You may even want to make time for a relaxing massage before you take in the energizing effects of the Scandinavian Baths and hydrotherapy. Minutes from the Spa is Blue Mountain Village, offering more opportunities to indulge, this time with fine dining and boutique shops.
Add some colour to November with a visit to MacLaren’s Art Centre in the heart of downtown Barrie. Tour through an exhibition in the gallery of take part in a workshop or class. A visit to the MacLaren Art Centre is sure to inspire the artist within you and your family.
Discover the scenic spaces, the friendly folks, remarkable heritage, and the engaging experiences that the Haliburton Highlands has to offer. Soar to new heights with a zip lining adventure, tour the gourmet side of the highlands or learn how to the art of glassblowing.
Shop, dine, stroll and play in the Village this November. Enjoy the dining tour de force of Fallicious with dining specials from $15 for lunch and $30 for dinner at participating restaurants.
Other November Travel Highlights
Take advantage of off-peak and shoulder season discounts with a November getaway to one of Ontario’s finest resorts.
November is the month when many towns hold their Santa Claus parades, making for a great family activity.
Holiday craft markets are in full swing in November, making for a perfect opportunity to find that one of a kind gift.
Light up November by taking part in one of the many festival of light events or tree lighting ceremonies taking place throughout the month.