With the winter season just around the corner, many people are now booking resorts to enjoy fun adventures with families and friends. If you still don’t have plans yet, look into our list of places to visit and things to do in Ontario. 

Bike, ski, snowboard, and then relax at Blue Mountain

For lovers of the great outdoors, Blue Mountain Resort is the perfect spot for you. Situated on the Niagara Escarpment, this alpine ski resort is a certified attraction for skiing and snowboarding. Blue Mountain Resort reimagined winter adventures in a way that is both extremely fun and absolutely safe. 

After a long day of skiing and snowboarding, you can also rejuvenate in their hot spring spa. Release your body colds and turn it into a relaxing spa experience.

Make the most out of Tobermory’s many wonders

Named as the 8th Wonder of Canada, Tobermory is a lakeside town with unmatched beauty and majestic views that will surely take your breath away. Surrounded by a large expanse of clear and blue water, visiting the Grotto, snowshoeing, or just simply staying in cottages or cabins becomes a remarkable experience. 

The Grotto will captivate you with its scenic cave containing a pool of blue water which by the time of winter will leave you in chills. With over 20 options to choose from, Tobermory’s cottages and cabins are like home far away from home. Channel your inner adventurer by hiking in different trails at Bruce Peninsula National Park. At night, you can enjoy cold beer and s’mores while feeling the heat of a bonfire from a self-serve winter camping.

Ski and snowboard from different heights at Hockley Valley

Unleash the skier in you in the hills of Hockley Valley Resort. With 2 terrain parks, the slopes in Hockley Valley can be enjoyed all day on all skill levels

With 16 runs, a magic carpet, and 2 terrain parks, the Hockley Valley offers a learning environment for ski and snowboard fans and enthusiasts through their Snow Education School Program. They also accept adults who want to be an instructor who can learn and teach ski and snowboard programs someday in their Apprentice Instructor Program.

Learn and immerse in Canada’s canal history at Rideau Canal

Experience a piece of Canada’s History along the spectacular Rideau Canal. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a center of scenic views with a series of beautiful lakes and rivers connected by a canal that can be enjoyed on a boat or on foot. 

Tick off a winter bucket list by ice skating at Rideau Canal Skateway, the world’s largest skating rink as designated by the Guinness Book Of World Records. Grab a pair of skates and enjoy the beautiful experience. 

Enjoy winter camping at Arrowhead Provincial Park

Arrowhead Provincial Park is best known for its camping and winter activities. Located in the heart of Muskoka, this park is ideal for snowshoeing, skiing, skating, and tubing. 

Arrowhead also has three campgrounds: the Roe Campground which is more private and less crowded; the East River Campground which is great for RVs; and the forest-covered Lumby Campground which is great for trailers and tents. 

Find yourself smiling from one spot to another while enjoying the cold winter breeze and gulping in your favorite hot drink. Indeed, ’tis the season to be jolly.