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
Evergreen Forest Getaways / Georgian Bluffs
ROMANCE THE STARS GETAWAY
From $219 per person based on double occupancy
A unique getaway! Sleep outside or inside, under the stars! Choose either our outdoor Woodland Suite (a giant clear roof gazebo) or our indoor Constellation Suite, under a 10-foot skylight! ROMANCE THE STARS includes:
*Two night’s stay in one of our gorgeous, private wilderness experience rooms.
*An amazing extra: see planets and stars through our 10-inch telescope all year!
*A fully shuttled and catered Bruce Trail hike to a fabulous destination.
*Two special gourmet breakfasts for two, for a fantastic start to each day.
$195 per person, plus taxes.
Enjoy a wilderness girlfriend getaway, in the beautiful Bruce Peninsula! We offer outdoor and indoor activities:
- Come star-gazing with us, if skies are clear.
- Make beautiful hammered jewelry, at the Painted Turtle in Wiarton.
- Go cliff-top hiking, and enjoy spectacular Georgian Bay vistas.
- Use our large indoor lounge for evening get-togethers.
This getaway includes a picnic lunch, with home-style, healthy food choices. Very private, luxury en suite rooms with a large connecting deck for socializing. The hiking here is amazing!
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Christie’s Mill Inn & Spa / Port Severn
$230 per person, per night.
Escape the stress of everyday life, gather your friends & loved ones and join us at the Avalon Spa. Spend the day being pampered in the spa overlooking the water and relax in the indoor hot tub or pool. Personalize your session by experiencing a sensory journey, enhancing your treatment with the science of Ayurveda. You will leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Package includes: One night accommodation, $100.00 Spa Voucher per person, breakfast for two, $40.00 dinner credit per person and a welcome bottle of our house wine upon check in. Based on Double Occupancy in the Traditional Room.
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Blue Mountain Rentals / Collingwood
With the dramatic Niagara Escarpment and the waters of Georgian Bay as a backdrop, Blue Mountain is truly one of the most picturesque locations in Ontario.The Georgian Bay and Blue Mountain area has become Ontario’s favourite four-season playground. Summer is a non-stop celebration here! The area offers a spectacular summer-long selection of sporting and recreational activities, concerts, festivals and special events.
And of course there are more than 40 fabulous shops and restaurants located at The Village at Blue, 10 minutes walk from our resort.Those more inclined towards rest and relaxation may choose to spend a day on our private beach or being treated royally at a spa.
Winter: With 34 trails, 2 super pipes and the ability to let you ski well into the night, you’ll cherish having a chalet so close to all the action. Don’t have your own equipment? Never skied before? Don’t worry, let the capable folks at the mountain take care of you.
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Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort / Flesherton
Come and enjoy the beautiful fall colours. Drive, cycle, or walk the quiet back roads, hike along the Bruce Trail. Look out over the spectacular Beaver Valley from on top of Old Baldy.
Cedars of Lake Eugenia is a family oriented housekeeping resort on Eugenia Lake. We have traditional 2 bedroom cottages, and modern 3 bedroom Lakefront chalets located right on the beach facing the west (for a perfect sunset!). Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen including microwave, LED TV, gas BBQ, private fire pit and deck. Canoes and Paddle boats are included no charge and we also have a games room. Heated swimming pool and playground on site. We have some of the best Bass fishing and Trout fishing in Ontario.
Cedars is very quiet this time of year, very relaxing.
We have great packages and special throughout the year, so check back often or add your name to our newsletter to be kept up to date! Click here for our website.
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Viamede / Woodview
In December, the Kawarthas are transformed into a winter wonderland, with falling snow, twinkling lights and the magic of the season. And at Viamede, ’tis the season for our annual Yeti hunt, stockings over the fire, and the best Christmas cookies south of Santa’s factories. But why should the kids have all the fun? Join us for 2 nights in December for a holiday getaway for grownups. Fireplace s’mores, bundled up walks, and our signature stockings, stuffed by certified elves each night.
Just for you:
During the day, hike our 9km of trails (feel free to borrow our Golden Retrievers), hop back and forth from the sauna to the pool, or just relax by the fire with a fine scotch.
- You’ll get your very own stocking to hang by the fire, and our elves will fill it for you overnight.
- Chef will treat you to on-demand fresh cookies at our cookie decorating station.
- Spot-the-Yeti: wander the grounds looking for the holiday yeti and win a prize.
- Indulge in Viamede’s signature turkey dinner with all the trimmings.
All our packages always include:
- Viamede’s signature breakfast
- Our full recreation program
- Free parking and Wifi
- Deluxe room amenities
- All service charges, resort fees, marketing fees, and other charges are included in your room rate. Just add the tax.
Ring in 2018 illuminated by the moonlight over Stoney Lake, with dinner, dancing and brunch! Celebrate the last night of 2017 in style at Viamede. Indulge in an exclusive four-course New Year’s dinner, dance the night away, and welcome the coming year with a glass of bubbly!
Just for you:
Begin 2018 on a high note by sleeping in and resting those dancing feet. When you feel ready to face the New Year, meet us for an epic brunch.
two nights, two people
deluxe guest room
four-course New Year’s Eve dinner
New Year’s Day brunch (served from 10 a.m. − 1 p.m. on January 1st)
available December 30, 2017 − January 1, 2018
All our packages always include:
Viamede’s signature breakfast
Our full recreation program
Free parking and Wifi
Deluxe room amenities
All service charges, resort fees, marketing fees, and other charges are included in your room rate. Just add the tax.
Pine Vista Resort / Douro-Dummer
For couples wishing to rekindle their romance in a quiet, relaxing atmosphere our Romantic Retreat for Two is the perfect package for you! Enjoy two tranquil nights by a crackling wood fireplace, soak in your private 2 person whirlpool bath and enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine. Treat your special someone to a therapeutic massage for pampering and relaxation or de-stress in our “hot tub under the stars”, indoor hot tub, games and fitness rooms. Take a meandering stroll or invigorating hike or bike ride on our natural trails as the leaves change colours. Enjoy the water by taking out a canoe for a morning paddle or rent a boat and motor to cast a line. Pine Vista provides the quiet, relaxing atmosphere that couples will love. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the beautiful colours of Stoney Lake in the fall.
Ladies – leave the men at home and get ready to have some fun! Our Girls’ Getaway package is a great way for girlfriends caught in the bustle of daily living to reconnect and catch up. Enjoy 2 nights in a cottage or resort townhouse with full kitchen, whirlpool bath, TV/DVD, a/c & deck with BBQ plus 6 complimentary movie rentals, popcorn and a bottle or two of wine. Treat yourself to a therapeutic massage for some pampering and relaxation. De-stress in our “hot tub under the stars”, indoor hot tub, games & fitness rooms, or go canoeing, kayaking, and hiking/biking on our nature trails. Guys – our Girls’ Getaway makes a wonderful gift for a Birthday or special occasion.
Adamo Estate Winery / Mono
Our 25 acre vineyard is nestled in the fertile, rolling hills of Hockley Valley featuring over 23,000 vines.
With the vineyard now at 23,000 vines and 25 acres, the winery construction is now complete. It includes a 20,000 sq. ft. facility for production, wine tastings and retail sales.
OUR FARMING PRACTICES
Organic and biodynamic. We are part of an emerging region of amazing wine-making and our terroir-focused approach reflects our respect for the environment, our climate and our region. With that comes alliances with growers who share our philosophies and practices. “Wine is farming first, and we want to show how it can be done in our region – and done successfully – by using organics and environmentally-friendly processes.” John Paul Adamo
TASTING & TOURS
Tastings are available daily. Public tours are available:
Saturdays: 12 pm and 4 pm Sundays: 11 am and 2 pm
Private tours (available daily) for groups of 10 or more must be scheduled 24 hours prior to arrival. Please contact us directly at email@example.com. Surcharge may apply. Tours subject to availability.
Everything you need to enjoy a glass at home. Including the glasses.
Learn more at: https://adamoestate.com/
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Downtown Midland | Town of Midland
Waterfront Downtown Shopping in Downtown Midland
Beautiful downtown Midland has more than 100 shops, boutiques and services located in a beautiful waterfront setting.
With restaurants, bakeries and even a coffee roasting cafe, downtown Midland has city-standards shops with clothing, home items, handmade chocolates and everything you need to have a successful and fun shopping adventure.
There is always something going on downtown Midland! Everyone will enjoy events and activities, or simply strolling to the waterfront and checking out the boats and a stunning Georgian Bay view.
Girls Holiday Event November 16 & 17 – various packages available
More about: Midland Tourism