Ontario Summer Fun Newsletter – Things to do in Ontario

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What are YOU going to do this weekend?            May 3, 2012
Getaways Don't Have to be Far Away!

Whether you’re looking for a romantic tryst, a family mini-vacation or a getaway with friends, you won’t have to go far to find what you are looking for.








Spring offers a whole host of activities and adventures. With the flowers blooming and the sun shining, it’s the perfect time to get closer to nature and explore the outdoors.  This all-inclusive resort is perfect for an active family getaway or a little pampering with just the girls.

Looking for a romantic getaway?  Cuddle up in a feather-top bed, get a spa treatment, but don’t forget about an afternoon wine & cheese from the area’s finest wineries.




Why not send the whole family to college this year?  Comfortable apartments and dormitory style residences, with complimentary breakfast, offer an affordable way for the whole family to have a break from home and explore a new area of Ontario. Over 14 locations across the province. May to August only.

Are rustic cabins at the edge of a tranquil lake more your style? Read, swim, fish, explore, and let the magic of the wild feed your soul. With 500 acres of woodland and 16,000 Showy Lady Slipper Orchids, this is Canada the beautiful.



Pack up your bag for a weekend or a week, pick a getaway that strikes your fancy, and discover a new part of Ontario.  From spas, to resorts, to cozy B&B’s, Ontario has the perfect place to recharge. 


Featured Events
Good Food Festival
This one is all about food and LOTS of it!  Explore what’s new in the world of ethnic cuisine, gourmet fare, natural foods, and cooking ingredients. And don’t forget to sample along the way!

May 4 – 6
(Greater Toronto Area)
Fergus Lion's Club 2012 Home & Leisure Show
Local home & garden specialists offer expert advice, solutions and inspiration. Free admission with food donation to Centre Wellington Food Bank.

May 9 - 11
(Southwestern Ontario)
Kite Festival 2012
Come Fly With Us! Participate in kite workshops and activities, or turn your eyes to the sky and be wowed by spectacular demonstrations of high-flying colourful kites by the Kitchener-Waterloo Windclimbers, Toronto Kite Fliers and the New York Kite Enthusiasts.

May 27, 2012
(Northern Ontario)
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How cool is this?! Lake on the Mountain has a constant flow of clean, fresh water, with no apparent source, nearly 62 metres above Lake Ontario. Early settlers thought it was bottomless.
(Eastern Ontario)
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The Summer Fun Guide Print Directory will be available starting May Long
Weekend at ONroute Service Centres, attractions & accommodations province wide. Pick up a FREE copy or contact us  - we'll mail you one.


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My Favourite May Flowers Contest:
Beautiful May flowers springing up all over?  Post your favorite pic of May flowers on our facebook page and you could win tickets to Marineland.  Whether it’s a flowering tree, volunteer daisies or wildflowers by the roadside, share your shot with us! Contest closes June 6, 2012.

Featured Program: Air Display Hot Air Balloon Team
Discover the quiet thrill of a hot air balloon ride at sunrise or dusk and look down on the beautiful scenery below. May through October from locations near Toronto.
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