Category: Winter Activities

Chealsea in a tuque

Chelsea’s Winter Fashion Tips

#1 CHAPSTICK: To prevent beak cracking. #2 THERMAL UNDERWEAR: Keep your lower extremities warm and dry. I recommend a design with an easy access flap for laying eggs etc. #3 MITTENS, HAT, AND SCARF: Nothing is more painful than frost-bitten wing tips! #4 STURDY WINTER BOOTS: Chickens look ridiculous slipping on ice. #5 STAY AWAY Read More

Snow Seekers

Did you know you can find alpine skiing just a short 1 hour drive North of Toronto? If downhill isn’t your thing, we’ve put together a list of great places you can go cross-country and snow shoeing, or if you’re feeling adventurous try out “Fat Tire” biking. Read More

Millcroft Hot Springs

Romantic Christmas Getaways

Looking for some romantic getaways during the Christmas holiday season, for you and a loved one? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re considering Durham, York, or Headwaters, there are plenty of great places where you can appreciate everything a romantic getaway has to offer. Here are just some of the great options to Read More

Ice Fishing on Lake Simcoe

Ice Fishing on Lake Simcoe

Lake Simcoe is noted for its winter ice fishery and, as such, is one of the most popular locations in Ontario for ice fishing. The Southern part of the Lake is located within an hours drive from Toronto and typically opens up for ice fishing in mid to late January and closes on March 15, Read More

man fat tire biking

5 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities

Winter in Ontario can be energizing and invigorating, with the bold white landscapes and blue skies beckoning you outdoors to play. Winter activities can test your balance, endurance and strength, and with the right gear, no day is too cold for some outdoor fun. If you love outdoor adventure and plenty of snow you will Read More

Large Christmas Tree Downtown

Must See Holiday Events in Ontario

With the holidays fast approaching, preparations for annual tree lightings and open houses are already underway. Step out with your family to take in the twinkling trees and sparkling scenery. Visit with Santa or get a head start on your shopping. Here is a chronological guide to a few of the holiday events happening throughout Read More

A man and child preparing for snow skiing

All About Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing often gets underrepresented in the list of winter activities. While it’s gotten a bit of a rep for being less glamorous than skiing or snowboarding, snowshoeing is an excellent winter activity to take part in. For those of you who are curious about the sport, but have yet to try it out, here’s everything Read More