Last weekend we rented a car and headed an hour north of Toronto to Barrie, which sits on the western shores of Lake Simcoe. We didn’t visit for the lake though, we were there for the ski hills and to partake in a spot of snow tubing. For those who don’t know, snow tubing is where you sit in a giant rubber ring and slide … Continue reading Snow tubing in Barrie, Ontario: Snow Valley vs Horseshoe Resort
Last weekend was Family Day weekend in Ontario (and in some other provinces), so we headed down to the Toronto Islands. Anyone in Toronto will know that it was very cold last weekend with temperatures reaching as low as -40 with windchill on Sunday!! We went on Saturday, as despite not being forecast to be as sunny as Sunday or Monday, it was due to be a bit … Continue reading Braving the cold at the frozen Toronto Islands
After staying in a not so nice motel on the way to Ottawa we decided we would rather stay somewhere a bit better on the way back. We also wanted somewhere that was closer to Toronto since we had to drop the car off by lunchtime the next day. This led us to Belleville – the birthplace of Avril Lavigne! We stayed in the Place … Continue reading Our first real snow!