You don’t have to get on a plane to have an excellent family vacation! Ontario staycations are our favourite! Here we are sharing some recent staycation adventures that our family has been on. Hopefully these articles will help you plan your next staycation getaway with the family. 

Looking for staycation deals in Ontario? Here are some great resources to check out:

Burlington Tourism

Hamilton, Halton, Brant Tourism

London Tourism

Disclaimer: Occasionally we work with local travel and tourism to check out new cities and attractions, but rest assured, all of the opinions in our articles are our own and honest. 

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12 Recommendations for Family Camping in Ontario

Camping in Ontario is a wonderful way to spend quality time with your family. With an abundance of provincial parks and campsites, there’s no shortage of places to camp in Ontario with kids.

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C Hotel By Carmen’s

We love a great staycation! So when we heard about the March Break getaway promotion at C Hotel by Carmens, we knew a mini getaway to close-by Hamilton was in

Dive Into These 5 Indoor Waterparks in Ontario

Escape the winter blahs when you visit one of the best indoor waterparks in Ontario! We have several to choose from, so our guide will help you compare features and amenities, plus prices.

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Glamping in Ontario at Four Corners Algonquin

One of the best summer getaways we’ve had so far is glamping in Algonquin with Four Corners Algonquin. The comfort level and 5-star accommodations made this a vacation to remember.


While you’re in trip planning mode, why not check out a great day trip that will keep you a little close to home? We scout out local destinations and report back to you with their details, costs, and what we loved (or didn’t love) about them. 

Maple Syrup Festivals 2024: Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and More

Is there anything more Canadian than visiting a Maple Syrup festival and eating freshly-poured-on-snow maple syrup candy? We don’t think so, either! That’s why Active Parents has rounded up these local Maple Syrup festivals in Ontario that you should visit. Bon appetite!

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