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Resorts of Ontario is pleased to launch its second annual Resort Week promotion running from May 20 – May 30 2011. Participating resorts from across Ontario are opening their doors with special offers to the travelling public. As part of this special promotional kick off to summer, participating resorts will be donating 10% of the revenue received to Camp Trillium when a resort week package is booked between May 20-30.  This post will focus on the family packages available and you can view the entire list of participating resorts and all 30 available packages by visiting http://resortsofontario.ca/index.cfm?DSP=Chapter&ID=111.

Photo taken by Peter Sibbald

Photo taken by Peter Sibbald

The Briars resort family expedition gives families the comfort of a resort getaway while offering a glimpse of camping adventures only steps away from your Woodland Cottage. Starting at only $159 per person, The Briars resort continues its camping theme by offering guests a s’mores kit to take home or use while gathering around the resort fire. All meals and recreation are included and one child under the age of 10 stays free when accompanied by two adults. For more information visit www.briars.ca.Scotsman Point Resort

Single Parents – This package is for you. Curious about trying fishing? Then you’ll want to visit Scotsman Point Resort for Resort Week. They are offering single parent families the opportunity to take your child to learn to fish. Don’t have a fishing rod, don’t worry about it. Scotsman Point will loan you a rod and reel for each child this weekend.  This fantastic getaway includes fishing activities, teaching how to make lures, crafts, games and even learning how to canoe and row a boat. For 2 nights 1 adult and 1 child the cost is only $149 on May 27-29. Visit www.scotsmanpoint.com for more details.

Americana Conference Resort, Spa and WaterparkWhy not reward those closest to you with the Ultimate Family Fun package from Americana Conference Resort, Spa and Waterpark. Starting from $299 per family, you can enjoy two nights accommodation and 3 days of unlimited play at Waves Indoor Waterpark. You also get 20 game tokens for the kids (adults with an inner child,) pop corn and drinks, in room movie and 2 breakfast vouchers. Go to www.americananiagara.net/resortsontario to learn more about this great getaway offer.

Summer getaway warm up with Pine Vista Resort’s family getaway package. Included in the $480* for a family of 4 package is a two night stay in one of Pine Vista’s cottages or townhouses. You can also take in a relaxing and scenic boat cruise of Stoney Lake, swim in the heated pool, lounge on the sand beach, de-stress in one of the two hot tubs on site. You can also use the canoes or kayaks, take in the nature trails or just sit and unwind at your leisure. To warm up to summer vacationing, visit www.pinevista.com.

Irwin InnLooking for a true resorting vacation experience, then you’ll want to take advantage of the 5 night Back to Resorting Package offered at The Irwin Inn. During your 5 day stay, you’ll enjoy lakeside accommodations, delicious dinners and breakfasts daily, a personal s’more kit upon arrivel, free boat and motor rental for 1 days, guided trail ride at Irwin Inn’s Milestone Farm and complimentary use of the 9 hole golf course and other resort activities. This experience is $775.00 per person and children under 3 are free, 2 additional children under 12 free. Taxes are extra. www.irwininn.com/resortweek.  

Come on up to our place and celebrate the kick off to summer resorting. Book your Resort Week getaway and vacation while giving to Camp Trillium. Visit us at www.resortsofontario.com, www.resortweek.ca or phone 1-800-363-7227 for more informaiton and to make a donation with our resort team.

*Not valid Victoria Day weekend.

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Monday, September 7, 2009 is Labour Day. Here is a short list of Resorts of Ontario members that are running two- and three-day Labour Day Weekend packages. The prices mentioned here are approximate, so check the links below for specific details.

Bayview Wildwood Resort – 1-800-461-0243    Viamede Resort – 1-800-461-1946    Sunny Point Resort – 1-800-265-0432    Fern Resort – 1-800-567-3376    The Briars Resort – 1-800-465-2376    Pine Vista Resort – 1-800-634-2848

Packages can also be booked online at www.resortsofontario.com.

Bayview Wildwood Resort is a great place for kids and families.

Bayview Wildwood Resort is a great place for kids and families.

Bayview Wildwood Resort on Sparrow Lake in Muskoka has a three-night Labour Day special Starting at $384 pp/dbl. Friday, September 4 to Monday, September 7 – two Children stay for free. Their website has lots more information and there is a great photo gallery here.

Viamede Resort, “the Grand Lady” of Stoney Lake, has been hosting families and groups in the Kawarthas since Colonel Sam Strickland’s time in 1870! This luxury conference resort and spa is about 30 minutes north of Peterborough, Ontario. I just got off the phone with them… if you book for the three nights over Labour Day, they will give you 15% off the regular rates. Nice people. This is their website.

Sunny Point Resort is on Otter Lake, two hours north of Toronto. It has pet-friendly, waterfront, private housekeeping cottages and a main lodge/inn. Their three-night Labour Day Weekend package includes a boat and motor rental. It starts at $525 for three people in a Junior Suite, to $1995 for up to 14 people in the Grand Muskokan. Sunny Point Resort, Cottages & Inn

Fern Resort near Orillia – the home of rolls and honey

Fern Resort near Orillia – the home of rolls and honey

Fern Resort has introduced RSVP rates (Recession Sensitive Vacation Plan). Three nights over Labour Day weekend at Fern for a family of four will run about $1300. Fern Resort is an “American Plan Resort”, which means that all meals, entertainment and most sports and recreation facilities are included in quoted prices. Check the site or give them a call for exact details. Previous blog post on Fern Resort.

“The Briars” has been a fixture of the Ontario resorts industry for generations.

“The Briars” has been a fixture of the Ontario resorts industry for generations.

The Briars Resort & Spa has been at Jackson’s Point on Lake Simcoe for about 165 years! They have a wide variety of inn rooms and housekeeping cottages beside the golf course and along the lake. Check their website for availability. They have both two-night and three-night Labour Day packages starting at about $700 for two adults.

Pine Vista Resort in The Kawarthas is one of the finest housekeeping resorts in the province.

Pine Vista Resort in The Kawarthas is one of the great housekeeping resorts.

Pine Vista Resort on Stoney Lake has a two-night Labour Day package that includes a boat cruise and organized activities. It starts at about $500. Here is the website if you need details. 1-800-634-2848

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Ontario’s July/August Civic Holiday weekend has finally arrived and Resorts of Ontario has all kinds of neat ideas (and good deals) for families eager to get out of the city for some summer fun. Here’s a sample of family deals available across the province: Family Deals

Serious recreation at Pine Vista Resort in The Kawarthas

Serious recreation at Pine Vista Resort in The Kawarthas

For a complete listing and links to over 100 resorts across Ontario, see this alphabetical listing.

Wakeboarding at Scotsman Point Resort on Buckhorn Lake

Wakeboarding at Scotsman Point Resort on Buckhorn Lake

Waterskiing at Beauview Cottage Resort on Lake of Bays near Algonquin Park

Watertubing at Beauview Cottage Resort on Lake of Bays near Algonquin Park

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