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Fire & Ice – The Magic of Winter!

Winter in Ontario is such a magical time. We eagerly await the first snow fall as we dream about all the activities we are about to explore in the upcoming season. Not only are Resorts your perfect outlet to escape for a staycation, but you can take advantage of Ontario’s staycation tax credit for 2022 that is now in effect. Anyone planning a getaway within the province in 2022 could be eligible for a tax refund under the new “Ontario Staycation Tax Credit” program. It’s a win-win! Visit one of these many Staycation destinations today!

Our majestically transformed landscapes can be so much fun and is favoured by many. With so many epic outdoor experiences to embrace every year, an Ontario Resort has that perfect recipe to make your winter getaway magical!

Places to warm up after your day of adventure

Blue Water Acres is situated on the shores of Lake of Bays in the heart of Muskoka, an area renowned in winter for its large annual snowfall, spectacular beauty, clean air, and abundance of wildlife. Families can enjoy skating, tubing, ice fishing and snowshoeing without leaving the resort. Nearby you can find snowboarding, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, dog sledding, sleigh rides and snowmobiling.

Springwood Cottages features 17 cottages (and one Bunkie) and is nestled beneath towering pines along the shimmering shore of beautiful Kennebec Lake. This spectacular lake offers approximately 500 hectares of excellent fishing and boating, as well as amazing views of rock formations and stunning sunsets. Cozy up in the evenings after an active day of ice fishing, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, skating and more.

At Fern Resort cozy up in front of your personal wood-burning fireplace, delight in our comfy culinary menus and breath in the crisp air as you revel in our winter playground. Fern’s January midweek specials offers the perfect balance of relaxation and winter fun to escape to! While your there be sure to try the 1.5 km skating loop, it’s a must try experience!

Pine Vista Resort is as scenic in winter as it is in the other seasons. You can tour over 150 acres of wooded nature trails adjacent to the resort property. Take in the abundance of birds, animals and natural foliage on their groomed 5 kilometers of marked nature trails. Whether you enjoy snowshoeing, hiking or cross-country skiing, you will discover why this wooded area is truly a nature paradise.

Burleigh Falls Inn & Suites welcomes guests to the Falls to enjoy the splendour of every season. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the unending options for recreation, artisans are inspired by the rugged and natural surroundings, and couples escape to the romance of the rushing water, and stillness of the evening sunsets. After your day of fun, retreat to an Executive Suite featuring couples jacuzzi, large en-suites and cozy fireplaces.

There are so many adventures to be explored in Resort Country. Discover more adventures on our Winter Experiences page. Be sure to tag us in your winter adventures, we would love to see your adventures Use #resortsofontario or tag us @resortsofontario.