Need a winter vacation?

Fun outdoor activities combined with a cozy place to stay will help you embrace the magic of winter.

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Best winter Getaways Ontario

Experience the wonder of snow with some of the best winter getaways Ontario has to offer. Catch some air on a downhill slope. Cross country ski, snowshoe or dogsled through the silence of beautiful forests. Unwind and relax at a cozy resort, lodge or cabin.

Girl jumping in air on frozen lake.
Winter can make you jump for joy.

Discover some of the best winter vacations in Ontario. It’s a great way to have fun and beat the winter blues. 

Log Cabin Winter Getaways

These are some of the most cozy winter getaways Ontario has to offer. Spend the day doing fun winter outdoor activities then cozy up in a log cabin with a wood burning fireplace.

Algonquin Winter Lodge Adventure with Voyageur Quest 

Young couple relaxing in a cozy log cabin
After a fun day outside, relax and unwind in a cozy cabin. 

Celebrate winter in Algonquin Park’s northwest corner! Enjoy backcountry snowshoeing, skiing and dogsledding in an unspoiled winter wonderland. Then warm up by the crackling fire in the Algonquin Log Cabin. This package is ideal for couples, families or groups of friends. 

Beyond the Giant Nature Retreats, near Thunder Bay

Couple reading in nice log cabin
Experieince a unique winter weekend getaway.

Escape to a hand-crafted log cabin where peace and tranquility is a priority. Nestled along the shore of Lake Superior near Sleeping Giant Provincial Park are three custom build log cabins that offer maximum privacy and solitude. Enjoy cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, then relax and curl up in cozy comfort.

Cedar Grove Lodge, Muskoka

inside a cozy cabin with a wood burning fireplace
Plan your winter vacation now. 

This cottage resort is located on beautiful Peninsula Lake, a short drive from Huntsville and Algonquin Park. Choose from a variety of lakeside log cabins with wood burning stone fireplaces. Enjoy three delicious meals a day and fun outdoor adventures.  

Fire and Ice Getaways at Northern Edge Algonquin 

Log cabin in the winter.
Plan your winter escape now.

Come to Northern Edge Algonquin for a memorable winter getaway at the Humble Hearth, a century-old log cabin. Slow down to the quiet pace of winter and enjoy guided snow adventures (snowshoeing, cross country skiing and kick-sledding) in a winter wonderland. Ice skate on the lake, rejuvenate in a sauna then see millions of glowing stars. Let Chef Gregor entertain you with his locavore cooking and storytelling.

Fun Winter Getaways Ontario

Young girl on snowboard.
It's fun for the whole family.

If you like snowboarding, skiing, tubing and more, your family and friends will enjoy endless winter fun at Ontario’s ski resorts and parks.  Love to ski but don’t want the line ups? These Northern Ontario winter getaways provide lots of fun without the crowds.  

Searchmont Resort, Searchmont

Close to Sault Ste. Marie, Searchmont is one of the best Northern Ontario winter getaways for families. Ski the mountainous landscape of the Canadian Shield with 21 ski runs, four chair lifts and stay in a cozy on-site chalet or slope-side villa. With nearly non-existent lift lines, you’ll get lots of fun runs in. Read why Colin Field says it is one of the best winter vacations in Ontario.  

Antoine Mountain, Mattawa

Ski at Antoine Mountain, located in the Laurentian Mountains, less than an hour drive from North Bay. The chalet sits nestled at the base of one of Ontario’s highest mountains with 15 perfectly groomed runs, a true vertical of 630 feet and home to the longest run in Ontario (2.9 km). Aprè skiing, enjoy live music, stone baked pizza and signature cocktails. Stay nearby in cozy accommodations.

Kamiskotia Snow Resort, Timmins

Kamiskotis is a ski, snowboard and tubing park located on Mount Jamieson. Rentals and lessons are available. Get discounts off your day tickets and tubing passes when you stay at the Hampton Inn by Hilton or Ramada Timmins.

Loch Lomond Ski Area, Thunder Bay

Just outside of Thunder Bay, this ski park offers full and half ski camps plus tubing and tobogganing.  Multi-day passes are value for fun family winter getaways. Stay in beautiful Thunder Bay.

Winter Vacations in Ontario

Whether you are looking for winter weekend getaways in Ontario or a longer winter vacation, our incredible snow adventures provide a fun way to beat the winter blues. 

About Trish Manning

Trish Manning is an adventure travel writer and the content coordinator for Ontario Outdoor Adventures. She is an avid outdoor person who loves to hike, paddle, SUP, snowshoe, cross-country ski and explore Ontario's great outdoors with her golden retriever, Daisy.

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