Plan a great cycling or mountain biking outing at one of many Ontario Resorts, Inns and Cottages.
There is ALWAYS something to do at BLUE!
The Blue Mountain Village is located in the Town of the Blue Mountains, nestled between the charming communities of Collingwood and Thornbury, at the foot of Ontario’s largest mountain resort, Blue Mountain. The Village offers a vibrant social and cultural scene combining unique attractions, dining and shopping experiences. There is ALWAYS something to do at BLUE including five hotels, 38 retailers, 20 cafes & restaurants, year round award winning Festivals and Events plus Activity Central to book your hiking, biking, caving, climbing, spa, Apple Pie Trail adventures and more! Please visit www.bluemountainvillage.ca
Carriage Ridge Resort and Carriage Hills Resort in Horseshoe Valley
Spacious condo-suites only 1 Hour North of Toronto
Spacious condominium-style suites await you at Carriage Ridge Resort and Carriage Hills Resorts in beautiful Horseshoe Valley. Resorts are near the Copeland Forest and are great for hiking, walking, cycling, off-roading, skiing, golf, zip lining and so much more!
Suite types range from studios with kitchenettes (toaster, coffee-maker, microwave and bar fridge) to one- and two-bedroom suites with fully appointed kitchens, oversized jetted tubs, gas fireplaces, private balconies. All suites have access to shared or private laundry facilities.
Carriage Ridge Resort has an indoor pool and is a ski-in/ski-out property overlooking the hills of Horseshoe and Carriage Hills Resort has an indoor/outdoor pool. Both resorts are located near Settler’s Ghost Golf Course and the Horseshoe Valley Course.
In addition to both resorts pools, enjoy fitness centre, billiards, games, daily activities programs and BBQ’s on site for all guests to enjoy!
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Home to some fantastic cycling routes including waterfront and rail trails, scenic or challenging road routes to thrill seeking mountain biking. Ontario’s Lake Country has become a cycling mecca with some great stay and cycle packages that incorporate the Cycle Simcoe routes found throughout the region. We welcome families, couples, friends and groups to discover these routes and enjoy multiple days on various cycling routes in the area. Bring your bike or look to one of our local businesses to help you with renting, fixing or purchasing the right bike for your needs. We invite you to come and travel our routes, trails and roads.
Make Ontario’s Lake Country your next getaway destination for fun and adventurous outdoor activities.
Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County. Yours Outdoors experience packages offer a rich variety of experiential, informative, active, and entertaining activities led by professional guides and involving local experts, naturalists, artisans, and personalities.
Pedal Your Arts: Tour du Village
Discover the world of art in Haliburton Village in a way like no other. This 10-12 km guided bicycle tour explores around Head Lake starting at the Rails End Gallery to a variety of studios and visual attractions including the Haliburton Sclpture Forest, and Haliburton School of the Arts. With lunch at the Haliburton Highlands Museum. Anyone who can ride a bike can do this easy to moderate tour. This is a full but relaxed day punctuated by good company, delightful arisans, and outstanding food.
Dog Days of Summer
Ready for something different? Does your dog love to pull? Would you like to get in shape with your dog bikejoring, scootering (kickbiking) or doing Canicross (running with your dog)? All these sports involve you doing the activity with the assistance of your dog. One to three dogs are commonly used. You provide power pedalling, kicking or running, and the dog adds additional power by running and pulling. The two of you are connected by a length of rope. Many breeds of dog participate in these sports. The only prerequisite is a desire to run down a trail and pull, which is innate in many dogs.
Pedal Your Arts: The Rolling Hills of Harburn
The Rolling Hills of Harburn cycle tour will take you on a breathtaking (literally!) adventure along delightful back roads through “jaw dropping” scenery. You will make regular stops to visit local art studios and talk to the artist and watch demonstrations. Original works of art will be on display for show or sale. We’ll also take some time to explore natural and cultural features along the way. And there will be an amazing lunch prepared by one our great local chefs, not to mention a stop at Ontario’s only maple syrup winery. This 60 km tours is for experienced cyclists.
E-bike the Rail Trail
Looking for an incredible new way to explore the Haliburton County Rail Trail? This full day tour takes you silently and effortlessly on electric powered bicycles. Our knowledgeable, local guides will lead you to historical scenic viewpoints such as the High Trestle Bridge on Kendricks Creek. Surrounded by the beauty of native plants, wildlife, wetlands and wooded forests you’ll venture your way to a fully prepared picnic lunch at the 460 acres of mixed natural woodlands known as Snowden Park. Your guides will be Don Schlosser and Nicole Manary.
Hardwood Ski and Bike has over 80 km of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests for mountain biking. In addition to the 34 km of rolling double track trails, there is an additional 50 km of challenging single track trails that intertwine with the ski trail network creating endless possibilities of courses and obstacles.
With learning in mind, Hardwood Ski and Bike wants to make mountain biking accessible to anyone from 4 – 70 years of age. There are trails for every level and ability and lesson & programs in place for everyone from beginners to elite athletes. Kids can enjoy the Radical Riders program or Camp Hardwood while adults can enjoy a Ride Better Clinic, Women’s Clinics, or Gear Up program.
With biking and non-biking activities at the resort, the whole family can have an awesome day outdoors at our facility. Included in the facility pass is the opportunity to play beach volleyball, disc golf, and utilize the trails for orienteering, hiking, walking and trail running. With our café serving healthy, delicious meals and snacks, a service shop for all your rental, tune-up and repair needs, as well as a retail shop equipped with riding gear galore, we promise you’ll have an amazing, full-service experience at Hardwood Ski and Bike.