Winter Outside

Downhill Skiing GTA
Your Guide to Downhill Skiing in the GTA *Updated for the 2021/2022 Season*

Whether you shred, jib, carve or snowplow your way down the slopes, we’ve got you covered! Read on for the Family Fun Toronto Guide to Downhill Skiing around Toronto and the GTA… 2021/2022 Season Updates: Ontario remains in the “Modified Stage 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen” until at least January
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TRCA Virtual Winter Programs
TRCA Virtual Winter Programs Educate Kids About Nature in the GTA

Join the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) nature areas virtually for educational fun with their winter programs throughout January and into February, and at home online or in schools. (Note: Unfortunately, TRCA’s outdoor in-person programs have been cancelled due to Covid regulations.) Schedule: Nature In Your Classroom: Winter Birding January 12,
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Ontario Provincial Park Skating
Go Skating in a Forest This Winter at an Ontario Provincial Park

You’ve skated on outdoor and indoor hockey rinks, on dedicated park paths, on ponds… but have you ever gone skating through a forest? It’s the claim to fame of two Ontario Provincial Parks, Arrowhead Provincial Park in the Muskoka region and MacGregor Point Provincial Park on Lake Huron. Skating trails through the
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Ontario Staycation Trip Ideas
Ontario Staycation Trip Ideas to Use the 2022 Provincial Tax Credit

In honour of the 2022 Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, we have listed trip ideas of areas in which to discover our beautiful province! If you haven’t read all the news about this yearlong tourism incentive, check out the link to our article here. There are many websites to guide you, including
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Ontario Staycation 2022 Tax Credit
Plan a Staycation in Ontario with the 2022 Provincial Tax Credit

Welcome to 2022! Sadly, the year has started with another lockdown due to rising Covid-19 numbers. “Ontario is temporarily moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen with modifications.” (If you haven’t read up on all the details, click here for more information.) However, I always strive to find
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January Event Guide
Your January Event Guide for Family-Friendly Fun in Toronto and the GTA

Cheers, it’s 2022! January is a good month for hibernating on the couch. However, when you need to get out the house, you’ll still be able to find fun indoor and outdoor events and activities around town. So, here is your January Event Guide for Family Fun in Toronto and
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Winterlit Illuminated Walk
Winterlit Offers An Illuminated Walk Through the Woods

Bask in the natural beauty of Mountsberg Conservation Area (in Campbellville, north of Burlington) this winter by taking an illuminated walk in the woods at Winterlit. Along the way, enjoy art installations, musical performances and fires for warming up. The Winterlit Trail and Sugar Bush Trail sparkle brightly for a
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Snow Tubing GTA
Get Snow Tubing On These Hills in Toronto and the GTA *Updated for 2021-22

Move over tobogganing and make room for snow tubing! Sure, sledding on the nearby community hills still has its place, but if you’re looking for a new and exciting experience, then check out what these resorts and parks have to offer. Snow tubing offers a fast thrill, without all the
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Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in Toronto
Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in Toronto *Updated for 2021

Slide and glide through winter by cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Toronto! In addition to the numerous parks and multi-use trails groomed for cross-country skiing in the GTA, there are snow loops on golf courses intended for snowshoeing and a number of conservation areas with groomed trails perfect for families.
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Family-Friendly New Years in Toronto
Family-Friendly Ways To Celebrate New Years in Toronto

The beginning of 2022 may be looking like 2021 all over again, with Covid restrictions in place due to the Omicron variant. In-person indoor events are being postponed, but there is still fun to be had, so we have put together a list of family-friendly ways to celebrate New Years
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