Twenty miles from the Falls, is a picturesque village containing historic manor houses, quaint b&bs, romantic getaways and one of North America’s largest theatre repertory companies, the Shaw Festival.
Lakewinds Country Manor circa 1881
328 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
An elegantly restored Victorian manor, offering romantic suites and sumptuous breakfasts. Manicured gardens with hidden corners, a heated pool and secluded verandahs all in an estate only a stroll to great restaurants and theatres in the Old Town. The owners are known for their warm and friendly hospitality.
Where Lake Ontario enters the St. Lawrence river. Gateway to the Thousand Islands, Kingston is a lovely historic city containing a well-perserved 19th century limestone downtown, historic homes, and Ft. Henry, a huge stone fort high above the harbor. Located 2.5 hours east of Toronto and about 3 hours west from Montreal.
Drake Devonshire Inn
24 Wharf Rd., Wellington, Ontario
A hip cultural outpost in Prince Edward County. Stylishly designed rooms in an historic iron foundry overlooking Lake Ontario.
Sparkling blue Lake Simcoe has been a four season destination for generations: fishing, sailing and golf are popular during the summer, while ice-fishing, cross-country skiing and skating on the lake take place during the region’s beautiful “blue and white” winters. Provincial parks provide access to white sandy beaches and the region has many sites of interest to history buffs.
55 Hedge Road, RR 1, Jackson Point, Ontario
Owned by the same family for over 150 years, this heritage lakeside resort features traditional country inn hospitality along with a wide selection of recreational opportunities, including a spa and golf course. Located about 40 minutes north of Toronto.
With 17 pristine navigable lakes, this scenic region is a favorite of boaters, fisherman, hikers and golfers. The lakes are located several hours northeast of Toronto.
Egan Ridge Hotel & Spa
RR #3 Fenelon Falls, Ontaro
A gracious manor home blending Canadian heritage with contemporary luxury, it’s massive hand-hewn logs speak of the home’s early 19th-century heritage. Set on a secluded estate with lovely views of Lake Sturgeon, the hotel features a spa and 9 hole golf course.
A popular weekend getaway destination, the scenic countryside west of Toronto has steep wooded valleys, rolling farmlands, and parks for hiking, fly-fishing, and cross-country skiing. Historical villages such as Belfountain, Caledon and Terra Cotta offer opportunities for boutique shopping and antique hunting.
Millcroft Inn & Spa
55 John Street, Alton, Ontario
Originally an 1885 knitting mill, this elegant inn and its Centre for Well-Being spa is located in 100 acres of rolling Caledon Hills countryside, next to the falls of the Credit River. Millcroft is a 40 minute drive west of Toronto.