Ontario Summer Fun Newsletter – Things to do in Ontario

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What are YOU going to do this weekend?            December 15, 2011
A Winter Adventure-land

Guess what’s finally here? The most wonderful time of the year! While temperatures are slowly dropping, winter fun is rising. This time of year is exciting, refreshing, and magical because there’s no other season as festive as this. There are many amazing activities to enjoy that will make a cold day feel just a little warmer. Take a look at all the winter fun happenings this month in Ontario!

For all you dog lovers out there, these tours are the perfect way to meet over 130 Siberian Huskies, from puppies to touring dogs. Enjoy the ride of a lifetime in the wilderness with these amazing animals!

Looking for a winter playground for kids and adults? Whether you’re up for skiing/snowboarding, winter disc golf, or even snowshoeing, this ski resort is sure to give you the winter adventure you’ve been hoping for.

Hold on tight! If you’re searching for an extraordinary way to enjoy the outdoors this winter, rock and ice climbing will be right up your alley. Throw yourself into this extreme adventure sport along the North Shore of Lake Superior, with guidance from one of the most experienced professionals in the business.

Check out more than 300,000 sparking lights across 60 sites, including Parliament Hill. Don’t miss this ‘must see’ event that will brighten your holidays with the flick of a switch!

Join Santa for breakfast, learn magic at the School of Wizardry or make gingerbread castles in the elves’ workshop!

The holidays are upon us, and the colourful lights of the season are aglow! Whether you’re a “get outside” type of person, or one who would prefer to enjoy winter from the inside looking out, there’s an array of wonderful winter activities for you to dive into! For more ideas, visit our Major Attractions page.

Featured Events
Barrie's Downtown Countdown
If you want to ring in the New Year in style, come for a spectacular evening of live entertainment and fun for everyone. Skating, fireworks and a headlining Canadian band are just a few of the amazing festivities to experience before the clock strikes midnight!

December 31st – January 1st 2012 (Central)
DJ Skate Night
Sharpen your skates! Toronto’s top DJs are going to be spinning their discs while you’re spinning circles on the ice! Don’t miss out on an incredible experience this holiday season.

December 3rd 2011 – February 19th 2012, (GTA)
Alright At Night Festival
A setting taken right out of a picture perfect postcard, this festival is as enchanting and magical as the holiday season gets! Enjoy a carriage ride for two, a ride on a life-size toy train, shopping, dining, and music.

December 2nd 2011 – December 18th 2011, (Eastern)

Polar Bear Provincial Park
Ontario’s largest natural park may only be accessible by air, but is one of the most mystical and breathtaking sights in the province. Imagine unspoiled low-lying tundra, featuring woodland caribou, moose, whales, black bears, and of course, polar bears!

Summer Fun Guide is now accepting listings & ads for the 2012 print edition of the directory. 250,000 copies will be distributed at ONroute Service Centres and Attractions & Accommodations throughout Ontario starting May 2012. Eligible companies are entitled to a FREE listing. Contact us at 1-866-385-1550 or Click Here to complete the form.

"My Favourite Place for Winter Fun" Contest:
Love to Skate, Ski, Snowshoe, Hike or Snowtube? Prefer to hide indoors at a Museum or Gallery? Tell us for a chance to win 4 tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters, courtesy of Howard Johnson Hotels. Contest closes Jan 31, 2012.

Featured "Learn To..."

CJ Skateboard Park & School
Learning to skateboard is like learning to walk, and can be done by taking it one step (or glide) at a time! Lessons for kids, teens, and adults in a comfortable and safe environment will have you skateboarding in no time! (GTA)

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.

Coming in January
Ontario’s Fascinating Museums & Galleries

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