Ontario Summer Fun Newsletter – Things to do in Ontario

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May 12, 2011
Fun with the Family
Spring is here, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to get away for a weekend with the family before the kids head off to summer programs, and the season kicks in at full-speed. Pack a picnic and head to a beach in Central Ontario, or plan a “stay-cation” in your own city. We’ve got great family-friendly hotels that are perfect for you!
Here are some resorts around the province to get you going:
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park and Camp Resort (GTA)
Shamrock Lodge (Central Ontario)
Spend the night in a Canadian Habitat—a spacious, full-frame camping shelter. The next morning, head over to Canada’s Wonderland for some amusement park thrills.
Relax with the all-inclusive packages, and supervised children’s programming. Go sailing, kayaking, water-tubing and more.
Horseshoe Resort (Central Ontario)
Rock Glen Family Resort (Southwestern Ontario)
Whether you’re interested in golfing, hiking, off-road adventures, or treetop trekking, you can find amazing activities here.
A year-round RV resort overlooking Rock Glen Falls, with cabins to rent as well. Have fun mini-golfing, swimming in the saltwater pools, or goofing around on the Splash Pad.
Take advantage of the time you have with your kids, and plan a getaway this spring. For more great family resorts, visit our Hotels, Resorts & Spas category
Featured Events
CONTACT Photography Festival
Wander around Toronto and check out over 1,000 local, national, and international artists exhibiting at over 200 venues. This festival is one of the great cultural events in Canada.
Now through May 31, 2011, Toronto
Niagara-on-the-Lake Wine & Herb Touring Pass
Spend a weekend in May exploring the NOTL neighbourhood of 26 wineries with your Wine & Herb touring pass. As you tour, each stop will feature a different herb-themed food pairing matched to a premium Niagara VQA wine selected to highlight the flavour and aroma of the herb.
May 14/15, 21/22 and 28/29, 2011, Niagara Region
Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body
Explore why your body produces mushy, oozy, and scaly gunk everyday through this science-in-disguise exhibition. Through interactive stations, learn the good, the bad, and the downright ugly about the human body.
May 21-Sept 5, 2011, Southwestern Ontario
Petroglyph Provincial Park, near Peterborough, has the largest known concentration of ancient First Nations rock carvings in Canada. View more than 900 petroglyphs of animals, humans, and other images carved into a marble rock face.
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Hot Deals
Treat yourself to a T.O. Tix LUMINATO Theatre & Dining Package
This week's "My Favourite Place" Contest:
You still have time to enter our May contest! Tell us about your favourite resort or getaway, and be entered to win a two-night stay for 2 at Toronto’s Delta Chelsea Hotel!
Featured Outdoor Adventure
RiverRun Rafting
Experience the excitement & adventure of whitewater rafting! Enjoy river rafting trips, with overnight accommodations and meal packages OR gentle, family fun excursions on the Ottawa River. There are highly skilled, friendly guides in every raft.
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My Travel Itinerary
Visit us online, and set up a profile on the site. It’s free, and once you’re logged in, you can make your own personal travel itinerary. Your favourite places, activities and attractions will all be saved under your profile. Browse through the site, and click on the “Add to My Itinerary” button to bookmark your spots to visit this summer.
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Coming next week
Terrific Ontario Tours

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