Canadian winters are as beautiful as they are cold, and the holidays are the perfect time to hit the road and explore. We’ve gathered some great getaway destinations all within a few hours’ drive from our Willow Glen, Pathways, New Seaton, Woodhaven and Pinehurst communities.
Expect the unexpected in Hamilton – the port city known as “Steeltown” will delight you with its thriving arts and culinary scenes. Find holiday magic at the Royal Botanical Gardens, where you can ride the RBG Express train through festive displays of twinkling lights or visit the Dundurn National Historic Site and experience a Victorian Christmas celebration.
If you’re looking for indulgence, head to the Hockley Valley Resort to treat yourself to a relaxing spa day, ski the slopes or just sit back, have a glass of wine from the winery and take in the scenic views.
Discover outdoor fun in Prince Edward County – from tobogganing to ice fishing, you can try all the best winter activities in the county. And after your snowy adventures, get cozy at the Grange of Prince Edward and warm up by the fireplace for the perfect conclusion to a fun winter’s day.
Plan a trip to Muskoka to experience one of Canada’s most popular winter activities – ice skating trails! For an especially unforgettable evening, go to one of Arrowhead Ice Skating Trail’s Fire and Ice Nights, where you can enjoy a nighttime skate lighted by hundreds of tiki torches.
Visit the small town of Elora and enjoy the natural beauty of one of Canada’s most picturesque areas. Charming shops and restaurants line the downtown where many of the original stone buildings still stand. And don’t miss dinner at Elora Mill Restaurant, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Elora Gorge.
There’s so much to see and do in Ontario, and when you live in one of our Greater Toronto Area communities, you’re just a short drive away from some of Canada’s most beautiful places. Take a look at our new home offerings and call or visit today for more information. Be sure to Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay up to date on all things Brookfield Residential Ontario.