Ice Fishing Just North of Toronto: As Canadian As It Gets»

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend reaching out to the local ice fishing guides, hut rental operators, or accommodation operators on the lakes you wish to fish before heading out to ensure the lake is safe for travel.   Ice fishing is a celebrated tradition that combines many elements of iconic Canadian winter fun. When thousands of lakes... Read more»

Cottage Country Winter Carnivals: January & February 2020»

Nothing’s more fun for the entire family than a small-town’s annual winter carnival! Oozing the charm and warmth you’d expect from rural getaway spots, your family’s winter vacation to Ontario’s cottage country should include one of these highly entertaining events. If you’ve never been, grab the kids, bundle up, and head to a ‘winter country fair’ in the great Canadian wilderness... Read more»

The 2020 Fire & Ice Festival: Warm Winter Cheer in Bracebridge, Muskoka»

Ontario’s most popular winter event is hosting more fun activities and incredible entertainment than ever to celebrate the most Canadian of seasons. On January 25, 2020, thousands of families and friends will head to Bracebridge, Ontario to embrace the best that a Canadian winter has to offer, including indoor and outdoor adventures. Here are just... Read more»

Snowy Canvas: The Arts in Winter Across Ontario’s Cottage Country»

Winter unleashes a powerful brilliance you don’t find in any other season, and the solitude and serenity in and around snow-tipped forests are particularly inviting for creative types. Plan your arts getaway to Ontario’s cottage country and discover what it is about winter’s canvas that has inspired artists for generations, including Tom Thomson and the... Read more»

Spark Joy & Fun This Holiday Season in Ontario’s Cottage Country»

Parades, holiday trains, lighting festivals, concerts and more – the 2019-2020 holiday entertainment season is underway just two hours north of Toronto! Here is just a partial list of all the merriment you’ll find from now until Christmas Eve: Santa Claus Parades  43rd Annual Bala Santa Claus Parade November 16 Port Carling Santa Claus Parade November 16... Read more»