Winter 2.0 is here! The Slopes are Open, plus tons of outdoor winter fun!

Winter 2.0 is here!  The Slopes are Open, plus tons of outdoor winter fun!

It’s time to hit the slopes! We couldn’t be more excited that the ski resorts are able to open back up for the season!  Not only are the ski hills beyond excited, Mother Nature decided to bless the hills with over 30+ cm to celebrate.  What more could we ask for! 


Here’s a list of the following resorts that are open and ready to welcome you;

Blue Mountain Resort

Calabogie Peaks Resort

Hidden Valley Resort

Hockley Valley Resort

Horseshoe Resort

Snow Valley Resort


If you’re planning to head out and hit the slopes, please visit the resorts web site to learn about what protocols and safety measures have been put in place to keep everyone safe on the hills.  


Get Outside and Enjoy Winter 2.0!

There are so many other outdoor winter resorting experiences that you can take advantage of as winter 2.0 is underway.  With all this abundance of snow, it isn’t showing any signs of slowing down anytime soon!  Not sure why the ground hog predicted an early spring, we have so much more winter to enjoy!  You can hit the trails

Check out these magnificent Winter Adventures;

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Exploring the Trails

With the abundance of trails within a stone’s throw of resort properties or right on site, no wonder Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing are a Canadian favourtie.  So many unique look outs and trails, you wouldn’t believe exist right here in your backyard.   

600 Acres of adventure await you at Bondi Cottage Resort, showcasing over 20km acres of groomed trails are awaiting you to explore! 

Take in the abundance of birds, animals and natural foliage on our groomed eight kilometers of marked nature trails. Whether you enjoy snowshoeing, hiking or cross-country skiing, you will find out why this wooded area is truly a nature lover’s paradise at Pine Vista Resort.

Blue Water Acres is the perfect place to take advantage of Muskoka’s fresh, powdery snow, winter wildlife and activities galore.

Experience the best in winter activities at Fern Resort. Explore the 1.5km wooded skating trail, go on a dog sledding adventure, take the family on a horse-drawn hayride and enjoy a sleigh ride through our winter wonderland. Finish your day warming your toes at our bonfire.

Bayview Wildwood Resort’s winter wonderland is pure magic.  Experience three cross country skiing trails on site, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Ice Fishing, Skating, Snowshoeing and more! 

Hockley Valley Resort set amongst the rolling hills of Mono, showcases 16 stunning and scenic ski/snowboard runs for all levels and abilities. It’s sure to leave you wanting more after you reach the end of your run.  Before you leave, make sure to enjoy indulge in their locally sourced and produced dishes.  Their farm-to-table philosophy offers a unique, elevated, fresh, locally harvested dining experience.

Enjoy the natural wide open spaces at Sherwood Inn.  Grab a pair of cross country skis or snowshoes and explore the trails. Take your exploration to the next level by jumping on a fat bike and journey on the trails like never have before.  Relax and unwind in the Muskoka chairs by the daily outdoor fire!

Memorable experiences at JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka. Enjoy arts and culture workshops, guided nature walks, astronomy outings, guided snowshoe walks, and a year-round fire pit with marshmallow roasting and so much more! 

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Wellness and Self-care

Taking care of yourself has never been more important.  It’s something that everyone needs and deserves to treat themselves to.  Not only will you feel relaxed and energized after, it will rejuvenate your inner strength – your body will thank you! 

Millcroft Inn and Spa’s outdoor Hot Spring Pools are relaxing and fun, but did you know there are real health benefits?  Contrast Hydrotherapy is the alternating of hot and cold baths. This European tradition has been used for thousands of years and the therapeutic benefits associated are endless. Experience increased energy, increased circulation, detoxification, relief of tension in muscles and joints, relief of arthritic pain and the cleansing of negative energy—just to name a few.

Warm up with the Fire and Ice Spa offerings at Elmhirst’s Resort.  It’s the perfect opportunity to have a short break from the everyday while enjoying some special Fire and Ice treatments - Fire and Ice Massage (Hot Stones with Cooling Peppermint), Fire and Ice Facial and more! Relax by the fire, go for a swim, enjoy nature trails, or take a walk along the water. Cozy up in the cabin after for a relaxing evening!


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Romantic Winter Adventures

Nothing is more romantic then spending a day out in the Canadian wilderness and embracing the endless winter experiences and adventures that will be made for a lifetime.  After you day of adventure outside, there’s nothing more rewarding and fun than to cozy up in your cabin by the warmth of the fire!

Breathe in the cool crisp air. Snowshoe through majestic forests laden with snow. Warm-up in the wood-fired sauna at Voyageur Quest.  Don’t forget to add on a dogsled trail ride or half day excursion to your romantic getaway!

Couples Resort is your secret hideaway where you stay connected as it is Valentine's Every Day!  Whether you need to celebrate or need a rejuvenating break, to indulge in a romantic getaway or to be pampered in the Spa or to participate in endless activities & adventures in a Signature Canadian Experience; World Famous Algonquin Park.

Enjoy all the winter has to offer at Westwind Inn.  Go skating on the lake, hiking through wilderness trails, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and Ice fishing.

Winter is the season of Romance....Cozy Fires,  bubble baths, Candle light and Wine Rekindle those precious moments this winter. Burleigh Falls Inn is perfect for those who want to get - outside and experience winter in Kawarthas.  

The Waring House is amongst the culinary heaven. This is your chance to not only experience some of Prince Edward County’s finest foods, but relax in a luxurious room in a historic country inn, in the heart of Prince Edward County!


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