Thursday, April 29, 2010

Trout Creek Winter Carnival Ontario Getaway

During the second week in February visit Trout Creek north of Muskoka in the Almaguin Highlands and near Algonquin Park for an exciting fun family week, friends getaway or romantic getaway. The Almaguin Highlands is a large tourist area that keeps growing more and more every year.
Tourists from Toronto, Burlington, Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener, Windsor and as far East as Kingston and Ottawa visit this area for cottage rentals, hotels, bed and breakfasts, private cottages, campgrounds, cottage resorts and inns.   

Make sure you don't miss out on this February Getaway north of Toronto in beautiful cottage country.
Wednesday the Trout Creek Lions will have a Jackpot Bingo.
Thursday there is a Tiny Tot Pageant at the Trout Creek Community Centre.
Friday come and enjoy a candlelight walk, mens hockey, womens hockey, and fireworks.
Saturday you can enjoy more hockey, kids organized activities, refreshments, hot tood and fishing tournament.
Sunday has a pancake breakfast, horse rides, sleigh rides, wagon rides, hockey finals, ice sculpture contest and colouring contest. 
I have been writing these blogs for over a year now and I am amazed what this area has to offer.  I am from Toronto area and I am so happy I discovered the Almaguin Highlands for my new home.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships

The Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships take place at Deerhurst Resort, and span over two weekends. January 29 - January 31st and again on February 5 - February 7th. Book your accommodations near Huntsville or the Almaguin Highlands for one of these fun filled weekends. The Muskoka and the Almaguin Highlands has a wide variety of accommodations. Stay at a B & B, Hotel, Motel, Cottage Resort, Inn or at a Private Cottage Rental.
For more information on this event visit

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Ontario Cottage Resorts near the Almaguin Cup Burk's Falls

Winter is a great time to spend your vacation time up north in the Almaguin Highlands near Algonquin Park and Muskoka.

Take advantage of the many nearby attractions to include the Almaguin Cup that takes place in Burks Falls every year the first or second weekend in February. The Almaguin Cup is part of the Easter Pro Tour sanctioned by SCM Racing.

Full day race tickets are $20 or pay for a full two day race ticket for $30. Kids 12 and under only pay $5/day.

Events take place at the Legion Branch 405 to include Friday night steak dinner, Saturday and Sunday morning pancake breakfast, Sunday night roast beef dinner and dance and on Sunday after the races enjoy a spaghetti dinner.
For more information on this event visit the Almaguin Cup website.
Stay at a nearby resort, cottage rental, private cottage, hotel, motel or b & b during your stay by visiting the Almaguin Vacation website.
Contact Danette Evely from Sand Lake Cottages & Inn for other nearby attractions in this area.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

February Spa Getaway in Muskoka

February is a great month to go north and enjoy a relaxing weekend with a friend, partner, husband, sister or for a romantic getaway.

Come and enjoy a relaxing hot tub in a cedar room overlooking the lake, sit beside a cozy fireplace and read a book or to just snuggle up with that special person in your life.

A registered massage therapist can give you both a relaxing massage while you are enjoying the cozy wood fireplace.

Catered meals can be delivered to you so you can just sit back and finally have a break away from your hectic life.

Go for a sleigh ride near Huntsville and then enjoy an outdoor fire with a hot chocolate or hot apple cider.

Enjoy a quiet walk on the trails, ice skating, tobogganing and skiing and then head back to your Chalet or Cottage for a quiet evening.

Contact Danette from Sand Lake Cottages & Inn for more details

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Muskoka Arts & Crafts About Face Huntsville

At the Chapel Gallery in Bracebridge Muskoka Arts and Crafts host the annual About Face challenge. This art show happens around the second or third week in Bracebridge, Ontario.

At the Art Show in the Muskoka, Canada region, members create self-portraits without using their faces.

Come out on a Saturday to enjoy this amazing exhibition. The exhibition continues for 2 weeks.

Contact Muskoka Arts and Crafts for more details on this event.

For more information on area attractions or accommodations contact Danette

Monday, February 9, 2009

Almaguin Cup Almaguin Highlands Burks Falls

The Almaguin Cup is back again for another year. Every year around the first or second weekend in February travel to Burks Falls in the Almaguin Highlands for a fun filled weekend. The Almaguin Cup is part of the Pro Tour sanctioned by SCM Racing.

Events take place at the Legion, Branch 405 starting on Friday night with a steak dinner.

Saturday and Sunday morning enjoy a pancake breakfast, Saturday night enjoy a roast beef dinner and dance and then on Sunday after the races are over have a wonderful spaghetti dinner.

Race Tickets for 1 day is $20 or for 2 days $30

Kids 12 & under are $5 per day.

For more information on this event visit the

For information on other events in the Almaguin Highlands visit Almaguin Vacation.

If you wish to find cottage resorts in the area visit Sand Lake Cottages & Inn