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Our Shutters Are Open!

Our Shutters Are Open!

Our Resorts are opening their shutters again and look forward to welcoming you and your family.  With our wide open spaces and natural environments, our resorts offer great escapes through all spectacular four seasons. 

It’s time to think about your next getaway, holiday and new adventures!  It’s time to start discovering all these hidden gems that are right here in your own backyard.  Given the current environment of the travel industry, this is a golden opportunity to REALLY see, what rich experiences and landscapes that Ontario truly has to offer….finding your own space, made right here from Ontario!  With Glowing Hearts, will not only be your song, but your life long memories you’ve created.  When you belt out that chord, you will have that warm feeling of heart, soul, spirit, pride and privilege to have all this right here…in your backyard!  It’s time to discover the Resort Spirit! With the exception of a few properties at this time, all our resorts are open.

Bartlett Lodge – June 19

Bayview Wildwood Resort

Beachwood Resort

Big Moose Camp

Blue Mountain Resort

Blue Spruce Resort

Blue Water Acres 

The Briars Resort

Burleigh Falls Inn

Cedar Grove Lodge - June 27

Couples Resort

Deerhurst

Eganridge 

The Elm Hurst Inn & Spa

Footprints

Glen House Resort

Green Acres

Halls Cottages

Heather Lodge

JW Marriott

Killarney Lodge - June 25

Living Water Resort & Spa

Logpointe Cottages

Loughborough Inn - June 21

The Millcroft Inn & Spa

Northumberland Heights Wellness Retreat and Spa –  June 30

Oakwood Resort

Ogopogo Resort

Pigeon Lake Resort

Pine Vista Resort

Port Cunnington

Rocky Crest Golf Resort

Sandy Lane

Severn Lodge – June 26

Shamrock Lodge – July 1

Sherwood Inn

Sir Sams

Trillium Resort

The Village Inn

The Warning House

White Oaks Resort & Spa – June 25

YMCA Geneva Park – July 4

*More and more properties will be opening soon over the coming weeks!  Stay tuned to our website, social media and refer to this blog!

 

Rest assured Resorts of Ontario has been following recommendations from Government and the safety and prevention protocols set by the WSPS Workplace Safety & Prevention Services) Organization in Ontario, to protect both our workforce and our guests in today's "new normal".  Find your own space at any of our member resorts who have a “Guest Assurance” program in place - where you are assured of secure, safe and dependable hospitality.  We can reassure guests that in the past few weeks and months, our focus has been on processes and procedures to assure the protection of your health, wellbeing, in addition to delivering time honoured memorable vacations.  

Not sure what kind of experience you’re looking for?  Here’s a few recommendations;

Spa – It’s time to treat yourself to a spa-tacular experience

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We all need a break to restore our mind, body and souls.  Simply to unwind from the hustle and bustle of the daily demands.  There are so many unique spa experiences in Resort Country. Whether you’re heading out of town on a mother-daughter trip, as a couple, with friends, or even on your own for some long overdue self-care —there are plenty of resorts in Ontario just right to soothe your mind and body.   

Millcroft Inn & Spa

Hockley Valley Resort

White Oaks Resort & Spa

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Golf – It’s time to hit the greens!

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Five of the top 10 golf courses in Canada are located in Ontario. With more than 725 golf courses to choose from, golfers in Ontario can be assured of variety and challenge. From family-friendly par 3 courses to fabulous championship courses.  Golf is a great game to enjoy whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned golfer or maybe you’re looking for a new experience where you can get exercise outdoors and enjoy the serenity of nature.  

Naturally during this pandemic, everything has changed and so has the golf game.  What does this “new normal” golf season look like and how it’s been built into the golf game – let us tell you! 

If you’re looking for a golf weekend with the boys, a corporate resort golf getaway or a couple's golf escape, our Resort members offer some great stay and play packages;

Rocky Crest Golf Resort

The Briars Resort & Spa

Deerhurst Resort

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Fishing – It’s time…..cast that line! 

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With more than 250,000 lakes, rivers and streams, that combined, account for approximately 15% of the world's fresh water, is it any wonder that the province of Ontario is one of the top fishing destinations in the world? The diversity of our waterways runs the gamut, from small remote lakes that are icy cold and deep, to huge inland freshwater seas, and, from large wild rushing rivers to small tranquil streams. Ontario offers anglers a wide variety of freshwater sports fishing opportunities. No matter what style of fishing you prefer or what type of fish you are after, there is an Ontario fishing resort or lakeside lodge that will provide everything you need for the Ontario fishing adventure of your dreams. The lakes of Ontario have an enviable variety of freshwater sports fish just waiting to be caught. Here you can fish for northern pike, walleye, muskie, trout, salmon, carp, whitefish and bass. A few species of Ontario fish are some of the biggest in North America, and they are plentiful. Each year, over 8 million walleye are caught. Our muskies can weigh more than 29 kilograms (65 lbs). The largest recorded walleye weighed over 10 kilograms (22.5 lbs). Our many fine lakeside resorts in Ontario present a tremendous range of accommodation styles, facilities and services to suit any budget.

Beachwood Resort

Severn Lodge

Loughborough Inn

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Quality Family Time – It’s time to head to the lake!

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Many member vacation properties that specialize in family vacations, with facilities and services for every member of the family. Whether you are considering a housekeeping cottage resort, a large full service resort, an Ontario lodge, or a traditional lakeside inn, there is family-friendly Ontario resort that is just right for you

Lumina Resort 

Fern Resort

Bayview Wildwood

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Couples – It’s time to reconnect and rekindle the flame!

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Think about the essentials of a romantic getaway, sipping wine together in front of a cozy camp fire under a starlit sky, a beautiful lake to admire, some lush outdoor landscape, a quiet and relaxing ambiance, a comfortable bed, and a soothing fireplace to keep you warm in the evening.  

Westwind Inn

White Oaks Resort & Spa

Couples Resort

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Foodies Delight – It’s time to indulge! 

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Food is one thing that we all love and can never have enough of.  Ontario’s rich farmlands produce some of the best local foods that you have ever tasted and is only available right here!  Some of our resort properties grow their own vegetables and raise their own cattle to produce out of this world dishes and flavours.  It pairs perfectly with locally sourced wines from around the region!   

Elmhirst’s Resort

Sherwood Inn

JW Marriott

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Attractions – It’s time to try something new!

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Ontario has it all! There is so much to enjoy here – culture, history, culinary, relaxation, natural wonder as well as interesting towns to explore.  There are tons of attractions to explore and try something new!  

Scandinave Spa 

Adamo Estate Winery

Alogonquin Outfitters

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Adventure – It’s time….let the adventure begin!

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For the adventure seekers, there are tons of adventure to explore in Ontario.  From Tree top trekking, to wakeboarding, to rock climbing and so much more to explore!   

Blue Mountain

Horseshoe Resort

Owl Rafting

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Nature – It’s time….to explore new trails 

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Nature therapy is just what we need!  Breathing some of the freshest air and exercising has so many health benefits in just a simple hike in the woods or indulging in Forest Bathing.  Ontario has lots and lots of wide open spaces.  Scenic trails with look outs that are hard to believe they are right here so close to home.  

Grab your canoe, kayak, paddleboard and catch stunning sunsets and wild life in Ontario’s stunning landscapes!

Killarney Lodge

Lakeside Cottages

Blue Water Acres

 

With the abundance of all these adventures at your finger tips, pick up a FREE Great Escapes Experience Gift Guide and simply hit the road and discover all these wide open spaces right here in your own backyard!