Top Winter Getaways in Ontario


It can be difficult to enjoy Ontario winters when all you do is get stuck in traffic and shovel your driveway. Not all of us have the pleasure or time to head south to the tropics every winter, so why not learn to enjoy exactly where we are? Ontario is rich in year-round resorts that really come to life over the winter months, and can provide that escape from the daily grind you need. Here are our top winter getaways in Ontario.

Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain is a winter getaway that truly has it all. From polished mountain attractions to family friendly events and entertainment, your time spent at Blue will soon turn to warm memories. Apart from an incredible skiing experience, Blue Mountain offer a wealth of après ski activities from off-resort tours with snowmobiling and sleigh rides, tubing and snowshoe trails, a picturesque pedestrian village with delectable dining, and a world class spa experience at Scandinave Spa.

Ste. Anne’s Spa

Escape to Ste. Anne’s Spa for a beautifully relaxing winter getaway. From saunas, eucalyptus steam room, outdoor hot tub, to beautiful cottages equipped with wood-burning fireplace, you can both pamper yourself and be pampered with a range of treatment services available to those looking for the ultimate relaxation this winter.

Hockley Valley

Hockley Valley is a year-round resort destination located in Headwaters, where you can find some of Ontario’s most picturesque countryside. The Resort is home to over 100 luxury rooms and suites and includes an 8,000 sq.ft. full-service spa. Discover Hockley’s 15 picturesque sky and snowboard runs that are suitable for all levels and a freestyle terrain park. Beyond the slopes take a craft brewery tour, hike the provincial nature reserve, and savour incredible restaurants nearby.

Horseshoe Resort

Horseshoe is consistently ranked a top Ontario ski resort destination. Just an hour north of Toronto and 20 minutes from Barrie, Horseshoe is the preferred choice of adventure seekers and families all over the GTA. Fly down the expansive tubing hill, lace up your skates and go for a smooth glide on the slope side skating rink, or strap on snowshoes and explore the surrounding splendour of Copeland Forest. Ideal for fun-filled family vacations brand new snow guns that make sure the conditions are ideal all season long.

Mansfield Ski Club

With 17 diverse runs, 7 lifts, 3 freestyle terrain parks and 100% snowmaking coverage, Mansfield offers an exceptional ski experience. Located on Airport Road just south of Creemore, the close proximity makes for an easy and simple commute from anywhere in the GTA. Throughout the winter there are a variety of events and programs to keep every member of your family engaged and entertained all day long.

Muskoka Bay Resort

A naturally better winter getaway awaits you at Muskoka Bay. With a spectacular Clifftop Clubhouse, nature trails, skiing, snowshoeing, skating spa services and more, Muskoka Bay is the complete package for a tranquil yet exhilarating experience. Attain peace of mind relaxing in the luxurious villas and lofts that offer an opportunity to live amongst the corridors of nature and enjoy exquisite dining matched with glorious views right on-site. Make the most of your winter in true Canadian fashion at Muskoka Bay resort.