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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Celebrating Family Day (and long weekend) in Ontario



Staying at a Yurt for winter camping
Monday, February 17

(From: Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation)

 Downhill and Cross Country Skiing for the Family Day Weekend
Algonquin Highlands Trails
Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails Just 12km south of Dorset on Highway 35, there are 26 km of groomed cross-country skiing or snowshoe trails .  Just  $30 + tx per person includes skis, boots, poles, snowshoes and trail passes for the day



Horseshoe Valley

Horseshoe Resort
One of the most popular family resorts in Ontario, there's 4 seasons of adventure waiting for you and yours at Horseshoe Resort, only one hour north of Toronto.

Blue Mountain-Collingwood
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Blue Mountain-Collingwood
Cross country ski and snowshoe trails meandering through the winter silence of a sugar maple forest, oak stands above the Niagara Escarpment, along a natural track of frozen beaches




Festivals

Ottawa

 Winterlude
January 31-February 17, 2014
Come to Winterlude, where three fun-filled weekends of excitement and activity await the whole family! From glittering ice carvings and majestic snow sculptures to the world’s largest skating rink, a gigantic snow playground and explosive shows under the winter sky, Winterlude is a great way to celebrate and enjoy the winter season.


Haliburton Frostfest
February 15, 2014
Celebrate winter in the Haliburton Highlands This is a weekend packed with events for all ages, including: 9th Annual Haliburton Highlands Dogsled Derby, Ice Slide, Snowmobile Scavenger Hunt, Outdoor movie, Giant Bonfire.
Stay at Resorts, Inn, Hotels Haliburton, ON ,
More information on the Haliburton Highlands Destination


Penetanguishene 

Penetanguishene Winterama
February 15-17, 2013
Join us for one of Ontario’s longest running, community winter celebrations as Penetanguishene Winterama, Ontario’s oldest winter carnival, celebrates it's 65th anniversary February 15-17 2013
Affordable fun for the whole family!

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Penetanguishene, ON

Voyageur Winter Carnival
Thunder Bay

February 15-17, 2014
Join in an exciting celebration of winter! Snow sculpture & snowman making contests! Sleigh & dog sled ride


Resorts; Stay & Play

Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville
Muskoka Your Way
Packages from $199* per night includes $100 resort credit 
Do more, spend less! Deerhurst's most popular package includes a $100 activity credit each night you stay. Ski, Glide, Ride & Explore our Muskoka wonderland.  Share some rosy-cheek moments together as a family on the slopes, trails, or even the treetops with a whole world of winter fun at your doorstep. Indoors more fun awaits with our 11,000 sq. ft. holiday playzone, climbing wall, Stargazer Ridge games and bright newly renovated pool, hot tub & children's wading pool.


Rawley Resort, Port Severn
Family Day Weekend
February 15-17, 2014 
Packages start at $280.00 based on double occupancy.  (Taxes and gratuities not included)
TIME TO PLAY! IT'S FAMILY DAY! Leave the hustle and bustle of the city and join us for some great family fun. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowmobiling...you name it, we are in the hub of Ontario's winter wonderland.  Or, simply sit back, relax and let us pamper you - visit our onsite spa for a relaxing treatment.  End the day with a gourmet dinner listening to the sounds of Eric tickling the ivory's of the baby grand piano....and please feel free to sing along!
Your package includes two nights accommodation for 2 people in one of our luxurious suites with a full hot breakfast each morning.


Sir Sam's Ski & Bike, Haliburton
 

Family Day
Monday February 17, 2014
Make this day a Family Holiday Tradition, Deck BBQ.


Snow Valley Resort, Barrie
Stay & Play
Barrie Ski & Snowtube Packages
 

Plan a Family Getaway!
"stay & play" packages available through a number of local hotels.
Packages start at just $54.50 (pp/dbl occupancy) and includes 1 night accommodation, breakfast and a ski or snow tubing



Blue Mountain Village -Family Day Weekend
February 15-17

There’s no better way to spend Family Day Weekend than at Blue Mountain Village! With something for everyone including Skating on the Mill Pond, The Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Horse & Wagon rides, Do-it-Yourself Pottery Making, Wood carving shows, Birds in Flight Shows, Guided Snowshoeing Tours, Scavenger Hunts & Fireworks!


Briars Resort & Spa
Winter Magic and Family Day Weekends
February 1 to March 2, 2014
From $169 per person per night (plus tax and house service charge)
Are you dreaming of the perfect winter escape? The Briars is an easy drive. Cosy up by a crackling fire, slip into the hot tub, or enjoy a walk or ski in the brisk fresh air... the choice is yours on our Winter Magic Weekends. Enjoy one of our special activities: horse drawn sleigh ride, dinner dance and guided hike with hot mulled wine.



Stay at Resorts, Inn, Hotels Haliburton, ON ,
More information on the Haliburton Highlands Destination

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