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Ontario family travel north of Toronto weekend family fun guide
May 3, 2013
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May 3, 2013
|Parents should wear helmets too!|
Outdoor activity weather is here! Families are playing outside, boats and bikes are being cleaned, familiar wildlife like robins, geese and their friends are all returning to areas north of Toronto.
The Orillia Perch Festival continues with special OPP Kids Day on Saturday. The festival continues through until May 11. Visit the OPF website for details on how to participate. And if you’re fishing with kids, read our family fishing tips. We also encourage you to check out the Orillia Perch Festival Package at Comfort Inn Orillia or at the Best Western Mariposa Inn Conference Centre.
Spring Family Getaways are a-plenty with ontario resorts with offers you can’t refuse, and there are some fun family activities included!
As a new portion to this blog we will be posting our FEATURED DESTINATION AREA of the week: this week we feature the association Resorts of North Muskoka, a group of resorts and inns in renown Muskoka. Muskoka is the most well known cottage country area in Ontario and it’s only 90 minutes by car from Toronto. Thirty minutes farther you enter North Muskoka and the gateway to Algonquin Park.
KIDS AND FAMILY EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEKEND AHEAD BY AREA:
These events are within 1-3 hours north of Toronto and are reasonable when considering a day trip, or stay at any family friendly accommodation and extent the fun.
DEMO DAY HARDWOOD SKI AND BIKE: From: 9 am to 3 pm Trail pass required.
~BLUE MOUNTAINS | COLLINGWOOD~
VILLAGE ACTIVITIES AT BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT: Scavenger hunts and other kids and family fun happening daily in Blue Mountain Village.
JAZZMANIA: Jazzmania Weekend Thornbury, The Blue Mountains Four days of music and dancing featuring Jazz, Big Bands, Blues, and Rock ‘n Roll.
DOORS OPEN: Family and Kid friendly stops including a free day access to the YMCA at the Innifil Recreation complex.
Places to Stay: Kempenfelt B and B on Lake Simcoe, or Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston Ontario, or head north to Barrie area for hotels, resorts, and inns.
*KIDS OPP DAY* ANNUAL PERCH FESTIVAL: One of Canada’s Largest Registered Fishing Derbies! Over Sixty Tagged Perch worth $500 Each! Plus … Thousands of Dollars in Daily, Weekly and Grand Prize Draws!
GEORGIAN BAY AIRWAYS: Now open for business! Sightseeing Air Tours, Our Signature “Fly & Dine” to World Famous Henry’s Fish Restaurant, Charters, and Flying Adventures are just a sample of the Georgian Bay Airways experience.
DOORS OPEN: Doors open Peterborough features a Canadian Icon– the Canadian Canoe Museum. This in itself is worth the visit especially for new Canadians and enthusiasts wanting to explore Ontario water travel history. Some family and kids fun stops, like the firestation! Book best deal Peterborough Hotels or stay at area resorts, inns and cottages.
Planning ahead – so are we! See our website for:
*We also started a new contest yesterday*
Enter to WIN 4 Seasons Passes to Santa’s Village,
PLUS a Family Getaway Package.
The winner will receive 4 FREE Season Passes to Santa’s Village, plus 2 FREE nights accommodations at Santa’s Whispering Pines Campground! This is a value of $338!
You can enter here:
Have a fun and safe weekend! Did we miss posting an event? Please fill free to CONTACT US and let us know what’s happening!