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
The Briars Resort & Spa / Jackson’s Point
Say I love you with this romantic getaway at the picturesque and historic Briars Resort. In addition to your accommodation and meals, this package includes a couple’s massage. Reconnect with quality time at The Briars, any time of year.
Getaways aren’t just for weekends! Midweek adventures at The Briars offer you reduced rates on all of our plans with all the fun and relaxation.
From our activities to our quiet, peaceful spaces, recharge with a Weekend Escape.
Relax with a cocktail on the patio, enjoy a candlelit dinner and explore the beautiful grounds.Fall Weekends include activities and entertainment.
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Sherwood Inn / Port Carling
Beginnings Spa at Sherwood
Relax and Revitalize in the beauty of Muskoka.
At Beginnings Spa, we are committed to providing a relaxing spa experience for every guest and we understand all our guests have different needs and expectations. Our professional, qualified Estheticians are here to guide you through your spa journey from the moment you arrive to the time you leave.
Our aim is to provide a unique Muskoka experience. We offer the finest wellness services in a serene and peaceful environment to help you maintain a relaxing and healthy lifestyle. No detail is overlooked.
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Hardwood Ski & Bike / Oro-Medonte
Family Cross Country Ski & Stay
Stay for two nights at Carriage Ridge Resort and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage and scenic views of trails at Hardwood Ski and Bike. Enjoy a spacious studio condo suite and receive 20% off adult trail passes at Hardwood Ski and Bike. Or upgrade to a 1- or 2-Bedroom suite which features full kitchens, jetted tubs and fireplaces. You will also receive 20% off bike rentals and 10% off in the retail store at Hardwood Ski and Bike.
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Georgian Bay Airways / Parry Sound
Discover Parry Sound and it’s rugged beauty on this truly unique getaway.
Your adventure starts with an arrival at our seaplane base at 930am (departure time is flexible). We’ll whisk you off for a hiking adventure to a remote Georgian Bay Island. Spend anywhere from 1 to 3 hours hiking the island (it’s up to you). Our seaplane will be back to pick you up at the pre-arranged time to return you back to Parry Sound. Stroll around the downtown shops, or take a hike along the fitness trail, then grab some lunch at one of the many restaurants in town with your $50 Downtown Dollars. After lunch, you could visit the Museum on Tower Hill, and climb the old Fire Lookout tower, or visit the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame at the Charles W Stockey Centre. When you are ready, head to Grand Tappattoo Resort to check in for your evening on the lake. Enjoy your dinner overlooking the lake. Wake up the next morning, enjoy breakfast and head back home feeling refreshed and invigorated!
This package subject to availability. Not available on Saturdays of long weekends.
Looking for a longer adventure? Our 45 minute Muskoka Lakes/Fall Colours tour is 45 minutes dock to dock for $172.95 + hst per adult.
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Rocky Crest Golf Resort / MacTier
Thanksgiving Weekend (October 5 – 10, 2017)
Long weekends are best if you stay the entire weekend, especially on the unofficial kick off to summer. Buy two nights in a resort suite and get the third and fourth nights for only $99 per night. All rates are subject to daily resort amenity fee and HST.
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Bowhey’s West Nipissing Resort, Marina & Cafe / Lavigne
We have what you want for a vacation in Northern Ontario. Private, clean cottages and premium, stand alone lakeside chalets. Both in the perfect lakefront setting. A beautiful, new, in ground pool with a lakeside view. Beach area. Children’s playground. Free use of: paddle boats, kayaks and canoes. Fantastic: fishing, boat rentals. Docking with electricity. Shopping is less than 30 minutes away.
We’re located less than 4 hours North of Toronto. “The North Starts Here”
Stay in a 2 bedroom cottage (see cottage rentals) for 2 nights and fish 3 full days in our Princecraft Holiday Deluxe boat (see boat rentals) 40 h.p. 3 captain chairs, live well, bow mounted trolling motor.
Only $525 (Max three people, $625 for 4 people), Tax applicable
Check in 10am on arrival day, check out 4pm departure day.
*May, June &September. (Not valid holiday weekends)
July & August on last minute availability (max 1 week notice)
Midland Cultural Centre / Midland
The Midland Cultural Centre (MCC) is a self-sustaining, inspiring and exciting year-round facility for arts and culture in Huronia.
The MCC has an active calendar of programs and events for enthusiasts of art, culture, music and theatre. Drop in to see what’s going on or visit our website for the latest programs. Cafe Roxy is open for coffee and refreshments, light meals and snacks, wine and beer. The Atrium is available for small group meetings or a get together with family or friends.
Additionally, Rotary Hall, Cafe Roxy, the Atrium, Huronia Players Theatre and the Quest Art Galleries can provide the ideal location for your special event (wedding, celebration, conference, or business funcion). We have a state of the art sound system and an executive kitchen to suit all of your needs.
Please stop in and see us today!
September 10: JP Cormier
September 17: Peter, Paul & Mary: The Legends of Folk Tribute
September 22: Art Slam
For more information visit: http://midlandculturalcentre.com
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Haliburton Highlands – Hike Haliburton Festival
Hike Haliburton Festival
September 21 – 24, 2017
Take part in Canada’s largest hiking festival. The Hike Haliburton Festival welcomes over 1,500 people participate in 75 guided hikes throughout the beautiful Haliburton Highlands. Hikers of all ages and abilities come from all over Ontario – and beyond – to take in the wonder of our the Haliburton Highlands. The Festival goes beyond just ‘traditional hiking‘; heavily integrating the arts, culture, heritage and foodie experiences to truly showcase the area. Learn more