Top Ontario Family Vacations
Port Severn, Ontario
Owned and operated by the Breckbill family for nearly a century, Severn Lodge has perfected the family vacation! Showcasing more than 100 acres on the northern shores of the Gloucester Pool, there's fun to be had on land and in water. Build sand castles on the sun-soaked beach, serve up a game of volleyball, or dive into the water for a swim. Canoe or kayak the shores, go on a boat cruise, or try water skiing. Dry off and explore 100 acres of wooded hiking trails. In the summer, an award-winning children's program offers big fun for the little ones with activities like fishing, mountain, biking, and boating. You'll find even more activities onsite! A host of family-friendly entertainers perform in the lakeside Regatta Room most summer evenings. Make a splash in the heated outdoor pool or relax in the Whirlpool spa. Lakeside cottages and suites welcome families with all-inclusive packages that include delicious meals and an array of amenities like fireplaces, decks, patios, balconies, and wireless internet. The family fun never ends here!
116 Gloucester Trail, Port Severn, ON L0K 1S0, Canada
Take a Sea Plane tour and enjoy the stunning Ontario outdoors from a different perspective!
Rent a fishing boat and reel in a variety of fish like walleye, northern pike, largemouth/smallmouth bass, muskie, and panfish!close
Entertaining families for more than 90 years, Lumina Resort is well-versed in the art of family fun. This spectacular stay overlooks the sparkling waters of Lake of Bays and showcases 350 feet of sandy shoreline. Post up on the beach and construct sand castles or catch a tan. Cast off on a family fishing trip and reel in bass and trout or paddle the scenic lake on a canoe. Supervised children's programs keep the fun rolling with nature hikes, crafts, organized sports, and more. Spend your vacation exploring instead of planning, as the rates include breakfast and dinner every day, full maid service, and the fun-filled kids' program. Cottage and Main Lodge rooms feature a host of amenities like decks, stone fireplaces, and access to the swimming pool. The one- to four-bedroom cottages accommodate families of all sizes. Meet Mother Nature with your family!
1348 Fox Point Rd, Dwight, ON P0A 1H0, Canada
This 240-acre estate showcases plenty of space to explore. Whether you're hiking the woods trails or splashing around in the lake, you'll love this natural playground!
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Get your game on in the Knotty Pine Room, which features ping pong, and arcade, and a toy room!close
Your four-season family fun center awaits at Fern Resort! With more than 110 years of experience, this resort offers adventures for all ages. You don't even need to leave the property to experience a complete Canadian vacation. Take a dip in the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, traverse the climbing wall, or swing away on any of the three lighted tennis courts. Tee off on the five-hole golf course or putter around on the nine-hole miniature golf course. While the kids are having a blast, mom and dad can unwind with a relaxing Jacuzzi soak, rejuvenating spa services, or a workout in the fitness center. If you ever decide to leave the property, there are lush hiking and biking trails and a wealth of water activities just outside your door. Free kayaks, canoes, and sailboats allow you to launch your lake adventure from the marina. When the white stuff falls, try ice skating, set off on a horse-drawn carriage ride, or snowmobile the powdery landscape. No matter the season, there's a reason to visit Fern Resort!
4432 Fern Resort Road, Orillia, ON L3V 6H5, Canada
The winter months are loaded with fun! Embark on a snowshoeing expedition, reel in trophies ice fishing, play some puck on the hockey rink, or try your hand at curling.
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Choose from 103 exceptional rooms and suites and enjoy amenities like wood-burning fireplaces, DVD players, and sundecks with breathtaking lake views.close
Bayview Wildwood Resort
Severn Bridge, Ontario
Ontario's timeless wilderness and modern facilities combine to create adventures for all ages at Bayview Wildwood Resort! When the summer sun is shining, head out on Sparrow Lake for a bevy of water-fueled activities. Bring your own boat or rent one from the resort and set off on a family fishing trip. Canoe or kayak the pristine waters or stay on dry land and try hiking, biking, and golfing. Winter abounds with adventures like cross country skiing, horse-drawn carriage rides, broomball, and snowmobiling. Lakeside cottages offer the perfect place for respite. Ease away the stress with a soak in the Jacuzzi tub, warm your fingers by the gas fireplace, or soak in the scenery from the patio deck. Make a splash in the indoor swimming pool, unwind in the whirlpool, or work up a sweat in the exercise facilities. After working up an appetite, please all palates at Echo's Dining Lounge, which offers tantalizing options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There's entertainment for everyone here!
1500 Port Stanton Pkwy, Severn Bridge, ON P0E 1N0, Canada
Sparrow Lake appeases anglers of all kinds. Whether you came to catch bass, walleye, northern pike, or crappie, you'll be hooked!
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Games rooms offer additional fun. Challenge your family to billiards, ping pong, foosball, video games, and air hockey.close
Port Cunnington Lodge & Resort
Lake of Bays Dwight, Ontario
Families will find nearly infinite fun at Port Cunnington Lodge & Resort, a full-service stay set on the breathtaking Lake of Bays! Make a splash in the lake with an array of aquatic adventures like swimming, fishing, canoeing, and boating. Two boat houses give you the perfect launching point while sun decks and the sloping sandy beach are the perfect place to relax. Stay on land and hike the scenic trails or tee it up on the Bigwin Island Golf Course. Just outside your door, you can serve it up on the tennis courts, roast hot dogs around the bonfire, or enjoy a delicious meal in the lakeside dining room. All of this and more is included in your stay. After an action-filled day, head back to an array of accommodations that includes cozy cottages, spacious suites, and luxurious chalets. Indulge in amenities like gas fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and screened porches. Feel at home with all these add-ons while also escaping the everyday with this exceptional location!
1679 Port Cunnington Rd, Dwight, ON P0A 1H0, Canada
Gather up the family and take a scenic stroll through Algonquin Park, where the scenery is always on display!
Serving up family fun since the 1890s, Port Cunnington Lodge & Resort has been a family fun center for more than a century!close
Stone Gate Inn
Book your next family vacation at Stone Gate Inn, a full-service luxury boutique hotel in Orillia, Ontario, the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country.
Stone Gate Inn features 48 spacious and elegantly decorated suites, guests can choose from Studio, Executive, and Luxury suites. Some of these suites feature a gas fireplace or jacuzzi and each features a wet bar, a kitchenette, and plush bathrobes. Stone Gate also provides its guests with luxury amenities such as a complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast and complimentary wireless high-speed internet. Enjoy Stone Gate Inn’s evening reception with free hors d'oeuvres on Friday evenings. Keep your workout routine current at their fitness center or relax in the indoor pool and hot tub. The intimate restaurant fireside lounge at Stone Gate Inn offers your favorite beverage, home-style dining choices as well as room service.
437 Laclie Street, Orillia, Ontario, L3V 4P7, Canada
Orillia Ontario offers many entertainment and activity choices from wonderful waterfront parks and trails, to the historic Orillia Opera House and museums.
Stone Gate Inn is rated the #1 Hotel in Orillia by Trip Advisor and has maintained their Certificate of Excellence from them since 2010.close
Bartlett Lodge is an Algonquin Park landmark, one of just three resorts to reside inside the park. Since 1917, it has been well-known for its tranquil, natural atmosphere.
Families vacation at Bartlett Lodge to escape the paved roads and reconnect with each other and nature. Explore nature either on land or on water. Their trails and canoe route maps will take you to scenic and historic landmarks. Great fishing awaits you when you paddle on a kayak, and seemingly unspoiled nature surrounds you on the trails. After a full day, retreat to your comfortable lodging either in the form of a cabin, cottage, studio, or platform tent. Bartlett Lodge is an oasis of comfort in a naturally wondrous environment.
Highway 60, KM 23, 7, Algonquin Park, ON P0A 1H0, Canada
Algonquin Park is a treasure trove of fishing, and when you stay at Bartlett Lodge, you can cast your line with ease right outside your door at Cache Lake. The lodge provides canoes, kayaks, and paddle-boats out onto the water for your trip! Teeming with speckled, lake, and brook trout, smallmouth bass, and pickerel, you're sure to reel in plenty of great catches during your fishing adventure.
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Explore Algonquin Park to its fullest extent when you book a guided tour that will take you to historic and scenic landmarks.close
Port Carling, Ontario
Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph is Muskoka's preeminent lakeside inn that has been offering a calming respite to families for generations.
Offering astonishing surroundings, comfortable accommodations, and fine dining, the inn provides the ultimate getaway seamlessly blending the charm of old Muskoka with the convenience of modern amenities. The hundreds of miles of shoreline and over 300 islands ripe for exploration are not the only perks of Lake Joseph -- it provides excellent freshwater boating and offers outstanding fishing as well. Clean, healthy, and exceptionally clear, Lake Joseph’s shoals, reefs, steep drops offs, and bays with good weed beds are home to many fish species, including pike, walleye, white fish, largemouth bass, herring, and especially lake trout and smallmouth bass.
1090 Sherwood Road, Port Carling, ON, P0B 1J0, Canada
Sherwood Inn is also an excellent venue to host a wedding. Be sure to plan ahead though, they book fast!
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Facilities include a fitness center, a whirlpool tub, and tennis courts, plus a bonfire pit and a beach area for water activities.close
Sandbanks Summer Village Cottage Resort
Prince Edward County, Ontario
Sandbanks Summer Village is everything you're looking for in a family getaway!
Settle into one of their charming cottages near the shores of East Lake and enjoy fun-filled adventures at any time of the day. Explore the waters on a complimentary kayak or canoe and let the kids run wild on the playground. Enjoy an afternoon of basketball at the onsite court or practice some tennis. After a long day, gather together back your rental and enjoy a barbecue make S'mores and tell stories by the bonfire!
392 County Rd 18 Cherry Valley, ON K0K 1P0 CA
Sandbanks National Park’s pristine sandy beaches, orchards, and vineyards make it one of the most spectacular and favorite hotspots in the country.
Sandbanks Summer Village Cottage Resort has adult activities like wine tasting, aqua fit and date night. They provide babysitting service so you can enjoy all that The County has to offer!close
Beautiful Loughborough Inn is an unforgettable destination for your next Ontario family getaway. Take a break from the hustle-bustle of everyday life and reconnect with your loved ones on the shores of Loughborough Lake. The kids are sure to love riding complimentary pedal-boats or canoes across the waters, or even learning how to fish. The inn offers an onsite marina for easy access onto the lake, so you don't have to worry about a thing! And if you're looking to explore even more, enjoy a refreshing hike together along the inn's many nature trails! After you've had your fill of adventure, head back to the inn and unwind in your cozy cabin. Their accommodations provide you with plenty of space to spread out and relax. All their cabins are fully furnished and include amenities such as satellite television, wireless internet, and refrigerator so you're guaranteed to feel right at home. What are you waiting for? Start planning your family vacation at Loughborough Inn today!
2340 Loughborough View Road Battersea, Ontario K0H 1H0 Canada
Loughborough Inn offers all-inclusive rates that make it even easier to plan your family getaway! Their rates include lodging at one of their cabins or cottages, three daily meals served fresh in their dining room, daily housekeeping services, plenty of modern in-room amenities, and access to onsite amenities such as the outdoor pool, free boat launch and dockage at the onsite marina, and so much more!
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If you're interested in a fun-filled lake adventure, Loughborough Inn has you covered! Their full-service marina can assist you with boat rentals for exciting fishing trips!close
Gore Bay, Ontario
This bayside resort is perfect for families of all sizes, whatever the occasion!
Evergreen Resort is situated on the sandy shores of Little Red Bay on Lake Huron, sheltered by the picturesque Fishing Islands. Their collection of one, two, three, and a five bedroom cottages and campsites will undoubtedly have something that works for you! Meanwhile, the resort's central dining room, recreation room, movie room, and Tuck shop are ideal for a rainy day. Enjoy a walk in the 100 acre woods, have a game of mini-golf, swim in Lake Huron, relax by the heated saltwater pool, participate in the planned recreation activities, have a marshmallow roast... the list of fun is never-ending here at Evergreen!
139 Resort Rd, Mar, ON N0H 1X0, Canada
The resort is 6.4 km from Highway 13 and 17.7 km from the town of Wiarton.
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Amenities include an outdoor heated pool, 2 hot tubs and a sauna, as well as restaurant, a game room and a children's playground.close
Enveloped by Ontario's natural wonder, Fernleigh Lodge is your year-round family escape! Situated on the shores of Kashwakamak Lake, you'll be within arm's reach of the water-fueled fun. The lake's 40 miles of shoreline showcase numerous islands, inlets, and bays. Post up on the beach for some sand castle building or a tanning session. Head off into the waters for phenomenal fishing, canoeing, and swimming. Hike the scenic splendor, set off on a boat tour, or try water skiing. The entertainment continues onsite, where a basketball court, a horseshoe pit, and a playground offer the entertainment. Roast marshmallows over the bonfire, swing away on the tennis courts, or take advantage of the fish cleaning services. Afterward, retreat to your cozy cabin and enjoy amenities like barbecue grills, full kitchens, and breathtaking lake views. These one- to four-bedroom lodgings fit families of all sizes and ensure a wonderful weekend in the wilderness!
1796B S Rd, Cloyne, ON K0H 1K0, Canada
Family fishing fun is a guarantee at Kashwakamak Lake! Cast off the dock or rent a boat and reel in smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, northern pike, and perch!
The family fun extends into the winter, when snowmobiling, ice skating on the lake, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing abound.close
Fenelon Falls, Ontario
Come visit the Kawartha Lakes region for fun in the sun, relaxation, and a little adventure on one of the trails, waterways, or islands. Relax, do nothing, or indulge yourself--that’s Balsam Resort’s motto.
Balsam Resort is the quintessential family getaway in the region. Enjoy canoe and paddle-boat rides during the day and campfires at night! Try your hand at shuffleboard, horseshoes, or badminton. Take the family on a sailboat or motorboat to see the gorgeous landscape and Grand Island. Hold a fish fry after a sun-soaked day of fishing. You'll find Balsam Resort has everything the whole family is looking for and more!
21 Lila St, Fenelon Falls, Ontario KOM 1NO
Balsam Resort has a marvelous natural setting, sandy beach, naturally clear, clean lake, and tall forest-green pine trees. Wildlife is a part of everyday living in Southern Ontario so keep your eyes peeled for deer, foxes, beavers, snakes, turtles and birds!
You can plan your big day with Balsam Resort! Say "I do" on the water's edge and host a reception under the stars or under an elegant, white canopy.close
Silv'ry Moon Lodge
An outstanding family Ontario getaway awaits by the shores of Trout Lake! Enjoy endless aquatic adventures with your loved ones and build memories together.
Whether you family loves fishing, hiking or hunting, Silv'ry Moon Lodge provides you with that and more! Organize a fishing competition and teach your little ones how to cast their line for the first time. Or if you prefer, go on a hiking adventure and spot Ontario's wildlife, moose abound in the area. Speaking of moose, Silv'ry Moon Lodge offers hunting packages! Plan your trip during the hunting season, you won't be disappointed. After exploring Ontario's wildness, head back to your cozy cabin. Your Ontario home features stunning views and is equipped with everything you need to make your lake getaway an unforgettable one!
1302 Silv'ry Moon Lodge Road - Po Box 157 Noelville, Ontario P0M 2N0
Trout Lake features plenty of beaches ideal for a sunny afternoon! Enjoy them in whatever way you deem best- kayak along the shoreline, cannonball in off the dock, or catch up with a good book as you enjoy some rays!
Offering 44 miles of shoreline on Trout Lake, there are a plethora of water-based activities to enjoy when you stay at Silv'ry Moon Lodge.close
Pleasant Cove Resort
Pointe au Baril, Ontario
Whatever time of year you come to Pleasant Cove Resort, you'll leave feeling one way: eager to return!
From the moment your family arrives here, they'll be blown away by Pleasant Cove's rustic beauty and their cozy accommodations. There are plenty of options available to you, ranging from studio cabins to spacious 4-bedroom cottages- choose whatever fits best! Once you're all settled in, get out and enjoy Georgian Bay! If it's summertime, expect beautiful blue sunny skies, warm water to swim in, and plenty of activities in and around the resort to have a blast with. Winter brings snowmobiling, skiing, and ice skating galore; come when you can, and let Pleasant Cove take care of the rest!
97 N Shore Rd, Pointe au Baril, ON P0G 1K0, Canada
Amenities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna and a whirlpool bath, plus arts and crafts for kids.
The resort is 2.2 km from the Trans-Canada Highway and 6.6 km from Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park.close
A stay at Deerhurst is a whirlwind of family fun from start to finish!
It's not a coincidence that Muskoka was named as one of National Geographic’s “100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life” in 2013, and just one weekend at Deerhurst will show you why! Head to the beach for cannonballs or tanning. Take a walk or a bike ride inside the more than 760 acres of rustic beauty surrounding the resort. While the kids are Treetop Trekking or going for a horseback ride, play a round of exceptional golf or head to the spa for a sublimely relaxing experience. The fun isn't limited to the summer months either- head out for superb skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and skating in winter. Whatever you do, it's going to be absolutely unforgettable at Deerhurst Resort!
1235 Deerhurst Dr, Huntsville, ON P1H 2E8, Canada
The resort is a 15-minute walk from skiing at Hidden Valley Highlands and 8 km from live entertainment at the Algonquin Theatre.
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A spa has a hot tub and a steam room, and there are 4 restaurants and meeting/event space.close
Nothing says "something for everyone" like Ogopogo Resort. Our No. 6 pick for Ontario's Family Vacations, bring family time to a whole new level.
An adventure for all ages, Ogopogo Resort was created with family fun in mind. Enjoy spending time unplugged with your family creating new scrapbook memories! Ogopogo Resort features newly built and remodeled cottages overlooking Mountain Lake. Rustic decor with natural elements will give you a real sense of a home away from home. This is a place to relax and rejuvenate your senses! Family fun starts in the water where you can take out a canoe or kayak free of charge. Splash and play with the youngsters in the shallow kid's area, or dive off the dock into deeper waters. You can bask in the sun on the lawn chairs, or show the kids what nature is all about with a hike through the woods and a picnic in a clearing. Mountain Lake has a healthy supply of smallmouth bass, muskie, and lake trout for anglers with any experience level. There are endless activities and new things to try when you let the great outdoors be your playground. Spend your next vacation exploring and spend quality time with your loved ones!
1023 Ogopogo Lane RR#2 Minden, ON K0M 2K0
All year round Ogopogo Resort has fun family friendly activities! In the winter, you can experience the thrill of ice-racing at the Minden Fairgrounds.
Mountain Lake has pristine waters that are so clear you can see twenty feet deep from your boat! This lake flows into the Minden Wild Water Preserve, which is Canada's premiere location for kayak racing.
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Ogopogo Resort has everything you need to enjoy your vacation! From all your bed linens and kitchen utensils to the complimentary use of canoes and kayaks for you to explore the water.close
Grand Tappattoo Resort
Resting on the beautiful shores of Otter Lake and spanning over 50 acres of natural birch and pine trees, Grand Tappattoo Resort is an incredible Canadian destination for the whole family.
Regardless of the season, your family will be kept busy all day long. Hot summer days were made to lounge on the beach and swim in the refreshing lake waters. You can go further out as well when you paddle along in a complimentary canoe or kayak or climb into their 26’ pontoon for a scenic Otter Lake Boat Tour. During the winter months when the lake is frozen over, pack your skates and glide across the beach in this unique setting. A large indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center are also onsite as well. A stay at Grand Tappattoo Resort will be an experience your family will never forget!
30 Tapatoo Trail, Seguin, Ontario, P2A 0B2
If you need a break from the business and want to explore the area, there are several golf courses such as Ridge at Manitou and Seguin Valley Golf Club or museums like Bobby Orr Hall of Fame and Museum on Tower Hill nearby.
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Right next to the main lobby is the Treehouse Store where you can get souvenirs, ice cream, and treats at reasonable prices.close
Pine Vista Resort
Overlooking the pristine waters of Stoney Lake, Pine Vista Resort is a breath of fresh air for families! No matter the season, there's a reason to visit this outdoor oasis. In the summer, kids' activities like nature hikes, crafts, theme days, and water fun abound. Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are free and guests will love paddling along the natural waters. Fishing boats and pontoons are available for additional aquatic adventures. If you'd prefer to stay on land, you'll have access to the renowned private golf course Wildfire. Strap on your hiking boots and trek more than 150 acres of tree-lined hiking trails. The little ones can make a splash in the heated pool while the adults relax in the bubbling hot tub. Deluxe, traditional, and superior cottages feature fully equipped kitchens, wood-burning fireplaces, propane barbecues, and more. Lounge on the deck or pop a family flick into the DVD player. Best of all, these adventures are available all year round!
932 Gilchrist Bay RD, Douro-Dummer, ON K0L 2H0, Canada
The Family Day Weekend Package allows families to stay three nights in a cottage or townhouse and enjoy all the amenities like an indoor hot tub, game room, and fitness room.
The fun heats up when it gets cold here! During the winter, try cross country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, and sledding!close
Honey Harbour, Ontario
Delawana Resort is Muskoka’s premiere self-catered resort. Regardless of the season you and your family decide to head on vacation, they will have you covered.
Nestled in the small town of Honey Harbour, the resort is surrounded by water and has access to three beaches. This beach access makes summers particularly fun, where you can use Delawana’s kayaks, canoes, and paddleboats to traverse the waters or splash around and swim in. Docks on the west side of the property make fishing easier than ever, and with a private disc golf course, you are sure to be kept busy for hours on end. When the temperatures cool and the snow falls, various snowmobile and cross-country ski trails become available to explore the wilderness of Muskoka. Your family will not run out of things to do here!
42 Delawana Road Honey Harbour, P0E 1E0
Cottage rentals are available year-round with suites and rooms available from spring through fall.
Delawana Resort dates back to 1897 when it first opened its doors as a hotel called the Victoria House.close
Hockley Valley Resort
Complete with top-notch amenities and year-round activities, Hockley Valley Resort is the perfect destination for an Ontario family vacation.
Bring your family to Hockley Valley Resort where you’ll stay in luxurious rooms and suites. You won’t have to travel far to grab a bit to eat with offerings like Cabin and Restaurant Eighty Five just steps away. Hit the golf course for a few rounds, or make a splash in either their indoor or outdoor swimming pools. Winters provide excellent powder for downhill skiing and snowboarding with options for all skill levels available. Your kids won’t have a complete trip without trying the high ropes course and play a game of bocce ball at their organic farm. Treat your family to the vacation they deserve here at Hockley Vally Resort!
793522 3rd Line EHS Mono, ON L9W 5X7
Parents can sneak away and indulge themselves at the spa where a massage or facial.
Hockley Valley Resort’s golf course was designed by renowned Canadian golf course architect Thomas McBroom.close