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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Best Western Leamington

A couple of weeks ago we took a weekend getaway to Leamington of all places! And I’m as surprised as you are to say that this hotel is now going

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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. 

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The Best Snow Tubing Hills Nearby

We have some fabulous locations for snow tubing near us. All this snow makes now the perfect time to find a snow tube hill nearby and plan an exciting day on the slopes with your family.

Joseph Brant Museum

With multiple galleries and a rooftop garden, there’s something for everyone so make sure to bring the whole family. It’s perfect for little kids and we even had Grandma with us!

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Witness 1 Million Lights At Glow Gardens

Looking for the coolest indoor light festival? Missing out on travel and want to take in the sights of the world without leaving the GTA? Enter Glow Toronto!

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