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Ontario Road Trips that are near or far north(ish) from Toronto, whatever you choose, there are plenty of things to do. Whether you are looking for a quick hour’s drive, are flying in or looking for a nice long northern Ontario road trip, we are a great source of information.

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Scroll below for our curated selection of our most popular 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 best and most fun thing to do in Ontario has never been so easy! 

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Last Minute Vacations & Weekend Getaway Packages in Ontario

Romantic Ontario Getaway Pick

Bondi Village Resort / Huntsville

Summer at Bondi Village Resort

Just We Two – Couples Package
From $165 per night

Play, explore, unwind and reconnect with each other in a cozy housekeeping (self catered) cottage of your own, with a great view of the lake. 

Summer package includes your own canoe with over 1200`of beachfront to explore. 20 km of private trails to get close to nature. Paddleboats are complimentary and boat rentals are available. Cottages have complete kitchens, BBQ, fireplaces and are comfortably equipped. 


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Spa Getaway in Ontario Pick

The Briars Resort / Jackson’s Point

The Briars Resort & Spa

What do you do when you want to get more from your spa experience? Choose your own adventure! The Briars Spa Experience offers you unparalleled choice during your spa stay. Find yourself relaxing by the pool or exploring Lake Simcoe’s shoreline – get the best of both worlds at The Briars!

Included in this package is:

  • One queen room, centrally located to the spa and activities
  • A meal plan including breakfast and dinner
  • Full activity programming and use of The Briars’ facilities – featuring standup paddleboards, walking trails, waterfront activities, and the indoor and outdoor pools
  • AND a $75 credit for The Briars Spa – allowing you to create a personalized spa experience!

The Royal Package
Spend the day in absolute luxury. The Royal spa package features only the highest quality spa treatments that indulge your mind, body, and spirit. Enjoy an aromatherapy massage, custom facial, and a superb combination of salon services. 

The Royal spa package is available for$368 (tax and gratuity not included).

Escape on the Lake

Escape to the Lake and find yourself again with this full day of luxurious spa treatments.

Begin with a customized aromatherapy massage where the technician will bend a mix of essential oils tailored to your skin’s composition and needs. Then enjoy a deeply nourishing Lake Simcoe Facial – designed to balance your skin and restore its natural glow. 

The Escape on the Lake spa package is available for $287 (tax and gratuity not included). 

The Relax Package
Keep it simple with a package designed to cover all of your spa needs. With The Briars’ Spa Relax package, enjoy approximately 3 hours of treatments that care for your body from head to toe.

Enjoy a Relax spa package, and all the treatments it includes for just $223 (tax and gratuity not included). 


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Family Vacation Getaway Pick

KKR Cottages / Dwight

KKR Cottages

KKR Cottages is located just east of Huntsville in the resort community of Oxtongue Lake and makes for the perfect family getaway. We are only minutes from Algonquin Park which offers a variety of walking and biking trails, a Visitor Centre, Logging Museum, and Art Centre.

KKR Cottages is a spacious 2 acre property with our own private sand beach, ideal for young children. Older kids and adults will enjoy canoeing, kayaking and of course our water trampoline.


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Summer Ontario Pick

Horseshoe Resort / Barrie

Lake Horseshoe at Horseshoe Resort

Summer Hotspot Package
One Price. All the Feels. All the Fun. 

Rates from only $174* per night 
Available Weekends Only May 18 – June 29 & Sept 1 – Oct 4 
Available Daily July & August 

Your hotspot for family fun this summer! Endless resort activities included in your getaway with Horseshoe Passes for the whole family! Flip, soar and jump through Slopeside Activities and then splash your way through the Lake Activities. Your Summer Hotspot is closer than you think, only one hour north of Toronto. 

Book the Summer Hotspot Package and enjoy Horseshoe Passes for the family ($160 value!) Includes: 

Slopeside Activities 

  • Rock Climbing – Outdoor 40ft climbing tower 
  • NEW* Disc Golf – Take on the Disc Golf Course, perfect for the whole family 
  • Chairlift Ride – Scenic ride to the hilltop lookout 
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course – Outdoor fun for the little ones 
  • Mini Putt – Stunning and challenging course 
  • Hiking & Biking Trails – Around the resort and the Copeland Forest 
  • NEW* Skateboard/Bike Park – Access to our brand new skateboard and bike park 
  • Games & More – Enjoy giant Jenga, Checkers and more at the base of the hill 

Lake Activities 

  • Lake Horseshoe – Access to our brand new LAKE. Opened Summer 2017
  • Water Inflatables – Slide and climb in Lake Horseshoe

*Horseshoe Passes valid on arrival day until departure day 

Add On Extra Fun! 

While you’re here, you can add on additional adventures such as: 

  • NEW Cable Wakeboarding – Go for a spin around the lake on our new wakeboard cable 
  • NEW The Urban Slide – Get ready for 1,000 feet of exhilarating, heart pumping fun. Take the chairlift to the top of the ski hill and then slide back down for the ultimate slip n’ slide experience.  
  • Treetop Trekking & Mega Zip Line – Adventure seekers can take on the course through the trees and the 2068 ft zipline


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Holiday Getaway Pick – Labour Day (September Long Weekend)

Cedar Grove Lodge / Huntsville

Cedar Grove Lodge

Cedar Grove Lodge offers individual lakeside cottages on beautiful Peninsula Lake. We are located in Muskoka, 10 minutes East of Huntsville and 15 minutes West of Algonquin Park.

Many of our cottages are log and all offer a wood burning fieldstone fireplace, we supply all of the wood and firelogs free of charge. Visit our website for photos and panoramic photos of our cabins.

Bring your appetite to the lodge because included in the rates are 3 meals per day.

Enjoy free use of all non motorized boats including canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats. Free tours on our pontoon boat through the fall as well.

Spectacular Fall colours can be viewed from our 1600 feet of lakeshore, on our 80 acre property, or in nearby Algonquin Park.

An Eco friendly resort rated 4 green leaves by the Audubon Eco rating program.

Labour Day Weekend
August 31-3, 2018
Fireplace Cottage, $547/per person | Deluxe Log Cottage, $656/per person

Fall Specials 
September 3 to October 20, 2018

RATES (taxes not included)
Per person Include 3 Meals Daily
Fireplace Cottage Deluxe Log
Fireplace Cottage
Daily $180 $209
3 Night $520 $614
4 Night $682 $788
5 Night Midweek ** $838 $962
Weekly** $1,133 $1,299


“A Muskoka Tradition” for over 80 years.

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Ontario Summer Activities Getaway Pick

Hardwood Ski & Bike / Barrie

Hardwood Ski & Bike Mountain Biking


Starting at $99

Enjoy a half day of cross country mountain biking with Ride Guides on the trails at Hardwood Ski and Bike. Build your skills and enjoy the scenic single and double track trails all in one! Ride Guides will even help you overcome some obstacles. All skill levels welcome.

What’s Included:

– Trail Pass & Mountain Bike Rental

– Guided Ride & Skill Building

Package must be booked well in advance through programs@hardwoodskiandbike.ca

Cycling Package at Carriage Ridge Resort

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.

Packages must be booked in advance through Carriage Ridge Resort.


Attractions & Things To Do Pick

Treetop Trekking / Multi Locations

Treetop Trekking

Barrie – Huntsville – Peterborough – Brampton – Stouffville

Take Fun to the highest level with Treetop Trekking, Ontario’s most popular zip line and aerial course adventure! Now with five locations in Ontario, there has never been a better time to plan your Treetop adventure. 

During your 3-hour guided tour you will explore the forest canopy on zip lines and exciting games like wooden bridges, swinging logs, Tarzan swings, and much more! Not only is Treetop Trekking loads of fun, but it is also great exercise and creates a new appreciation for nature. With varying levels of difficulty, no experience is necessary to enjoy a visit. Treetop Trekking is the perfect outing for families, groups of friends, school and corporate groups, teams and clubs, or anyone else looking for an exciting day outside! 

Ages 9+ (Stouffville has activities for all ages) 
Open April to October annually. 
Family and Group Rates Available
Reservations strongly recommended.

Barrie Park Contact 

Huntsville Park Contact 

Ganaraska Park (Peterborough) Contact 

Brampton Park Contact 

Stouffville Park Contact 

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Ontario Tourism Destination of the Week

The Ottawa Valley

Ottawa Valley Tourism

The Ottawa Valley – Ontario’s Adventure Playground

Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park, the Ottawa Valley is famous for its stunning outdoors and cultural and heritage riches. Known as Ontario’s Adventure Playground and Whitewater Capital of Canada, the area is surrounded by woodlands, over 900 pristine lakes, four major river systems and dozens of other clean, warm and safe whitewater rivers.

Located only 3 hours northeast of Toronto and 45 minutes west of the Nation’s Capital, the Ottawa Valley consists of a unique blend of towns, villages and municipalities. There is plenty of variety, from the urban centres to the rural areas, where beautiful artistry, seasonal agriculture and lush wilderness abound.

For a romantic getaway, family holiday, a day’s shopping, the great outdoors, or whatever you choose, let your sense of adventure guide to the Ottawa Valley.

www.OttawaValley.travel | 1.800.757.6580

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