Ontario Travel North of Toronto | is a travel and tourism website that offers day trip and getaway ideas for visitors looking to explore areas north of Toronto, Ontario Cottage Country, north in Ontario and areas east or west of the Highway 400 and Highway 11 corridor.  Since 2003 we have built a successful brand and as a result see over 14 million page views a year, with a daily average of 2,500 unique visits.

Keys to our Success

  • An aggressive SEO strategy centered at acquiring visitors that are looking for travel experiences in Ontario.
  • Offer visitors an easy and intuitive experience, allowing them to quickly find the travel experiences they seek.
  • At the heart of it we are more than just a website. We connect to travelers through a weekly newsletter to over 18,000 subscribers as well as to over 13,000 friends and followers.
  • Our extensive site allows for many cross promotional opportunities, offering visitors the chance to discover new attractions, experiences and events.
  • We offer additional a la carte advertising opportunities and are open to creative partnerships and sponsorships.


To learn more about the digital advertising opportunities we offer please download our media kit.



Jeanine Jankowski

Laura Thomas

OwnerMarketing & Customer Service Manager
jeanine @ 400eleven.comlaura @


2-free-months-membership-promotionNew Advertisers Receive 2 FREE Months

Sign up for a one year advertising package and receive two additional months!
Offer applies to new advertisers (must not have held a advertising package for the preceding 12 months).

Benefits of Advertising with

  • At .10¢ to .30¢, the average cost-per-click of our advertisers rivals or beats any other online advertising platform.
  • Quality link backs to advertisers’ websites improve SEO, resulting in a higher google ranking.
  • Exposure on our social media platforms allows advertisers’ to grow their audience and find new friends and followers.

In a recent survey the #1 answer by advertisers when asked the strength of was the amount of traffic we send to their website.


Criteria For Advertising

Criteria for advertising with is that the business offers tourism and travel related experiences north of Toronto. The territory is far and wide, the areas are meant to not just attract out of area visitors, but encourage those who live in around ‘north’ of Toronto to be able to plan great day trips and stay-cations and discover news things, literally in their own backyard.

Criteria For Advertisers

If you’re a business north of Toronto that does not quite fit into our annual advertising packages, a la carte advertising is available in the form of banner ads, box ads, in-newsletter ads and other creative marketing initiatives. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you reach your target market of day trippers and getaway travellers in your area.

Additional Advertising Opportunities

Fast Lane Package

Fast Lane Package


Amplify your promotion or special event content by driving more traffic to your website with our fast lane package.

Package includes:

  • Homepage and getaway landing page banner ads (728 x 90)
  • Sidebar box ads (250 x 250) on activity and editorial pages (> 20 pages)
  • 2 featured posts on Facebook & Twitter
  • 1 Banner ad in our weekly newsletter (sent to over 18,000 subscribers)

$299 for one month

Banner and Box Ad Combo

Target your promotion with a banner and box ad on a landing page of your choice (based on availability). 

Additional Listings

Available to existing advertisers

$80 per listing / year

To see all listing categories please visit our sign up page


400 Eleven Quote Icon Customer Testimonials

“Scenic Caves Nature Adventures has partnered with 400 Eleven for over 10 years in promoting our business and region.  Information is posted promptly and accurately. The refreshed website appears to be engaging new markets and their social media presence on various platforms is ever-increasing.  400 Eleven continuously appears as a top referring website.  Our advertising dollars are well-spent!”
Linda Service, Vice-President of Marketing & Business Development
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

“400 Eleven has been an incredible partner in our digital marketing efforts. Ensuring that our information and offers are up-to-date and notifying us of anything that needs attention, they are proactive when it comes to communicating with their members and we just love their weekly eblasts that speak to upcoming events. Working with them is easy and efficient!”
Ainsley Theis, Marketing Manager
Deerhurst Resort

“Ontario’s Lake Country has been working with 400 Eleven for the last three years. This has been a great relationship with both organizations working collaboratively together. The staff at 400 Eleven are knowledgeable, professional and have fantastic customer service. They have extremely fast response time, they provide guidance and suggestions based on our needs and we have had very successful campaigns running with them throughout the year. We have recommended 400 Eleven to our own tourism members as an option for digital advertising as we truly see the benefits of working with them.”
Jennifer Whitley, Executive Director
Ontario’s Lake Country

“We just wanted to send you our sincere thanks for continuing to host such a successful and valuable website for the tourism industry.  It is regularly one of our top three referring sites and contributes greatly to the success of our business.”
Owner, Kevin Drain – Manager
Pine Vista Resort

“We really appreciate the work you have done over the last ten years promoting The Briars and so may other beautiful experiences in Ontario.”
Hugh Sibbald 
The Briars Resort & Spa

“We were very happy with the coverage we’ve received from you – we’ve definitely noticed an increase of traffic onto our website from yours in comparison to previous years, as well as great valuable social media coverage. Over the course of the last month we’ve all been talking about how much more exposure we’ve gained  through your site, and also additional exposure from other people and sources who have either found, heard or remembered of us through you.  We are incredibly satisfied and know that we’ve made the right choice to spend our advertising dollars with you…our only wish is that we had just done it earlier!”
Erin McLean
McLean Berry Farm

“”Without hesitation, we will renew with the Gold Plus. Keep up the great work, you guys are awesome!”
Gary Gingras
Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort

“We will definitely be renewing. I would also say that the upgrade we did last year was well worth the money. Your site is easily our top referring site. Keep up the great work!”
Russell Mussio
Barry’s Bay Cottages

“I am very pleased with the service you have provided Cedar Grove Lodge thus far. The posting of all of my pages was done very quickly and accurately. More importantly, I am amazed at the traffic that goes through your site. My Romantic Getaways package has climbed to near the top of my referrals list within days of it being posted. Thanks for the great service.”
Jeremy Fleming
Cedar Grove Lodge

“ is by far our largest website contributor for visitors to This is great news and has the attention of our head office.”
Tara Woodward
Carriage Ridge Resort at Horseshoe Valley

“I was just looking over our web report. In the first month listed with you 400eleven is the 3rd highest referring site to us.”
Dwayne Hallman
The Falls Inn

“I’m pleased to see the traffic we are getting from your site. In such a short period of time you have already made it to one of the top 20 sites that we get referrals from.”
Kim Orser
Ste. Anne’s Country Inn Spa

“Whatever you folks are doing you should keep doing it. You are consistently in the top three of my referrals each month”
Ogopogo Resort