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Cottages, lakeside shores, quaint towns ... the unspoiled beauty of Central Ontario will astound you. Ontarians flock to this region to vacation and spend quality down time.

Book accommodations in this glorious Lakeland and return home refreshed and restored. The natural beauty of this region is breathtaking, and it is the location that many Ontario residents themselves choose to vacation and relax. Most towns in this region are built on lakeshores, and most are found buzzing with activity on their outside terraces and in charming shops and cafes along the water. The south-central part of this region is still relatively unpopulated, making it an ideal fishing, hunting, and canoeing destination. Book online accommodations in the Central Ontario region and let the healing power of nature work its magic.

Kawartha Region

Water sports at their best! If you enjoy the water in the summer, this is the place for you. Kayak, canoe, swim, water ski, even suntan on the nearby beaches. Check out the Canadian Canoe Museum and learn about the evolution of the canoe. The peaceful natural setting of Peterborough Ontario and surrounding area has been a popular tourist destination since 1876. You won't find garish development here, however, as the setting is still miraculously unspoiled. Pleasure boaters and other water sports players will be well entertained, as activities such as these are the focus of the lifestyle here. The world's largest collection of canoes and kayaks can be found at the Canadian Canoe Museum, where the evolution of the canoe is presented, along with aspects of the fur trade. Avid shoppers will be impressed with the 500 plus specialty shops and boutiques to be found in downtown Peterborough Ontario, as well as a good selection of hotels, resorts, cottages, and bed and breakfasts.

The Muskoka Lakes Region

This, the famous 'cottage country' of Ontario, is the place to kick off your shoes and take it easy in the stunning surroundings of orchards, beaches, forests, and lakes.

This is Ontario's beloved cottage country, covered in lakes, orchard farms and forests. Rent a cottage, or book a beautifully appointed bed and breakfast online, and get ready to relax Ontario style. Go fishing, book a steam ship or cruise ship, sit by the lake on a lawn chair and read until the sun sets. In the winter, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing are the cool things to do. Whenever you visit, the natural beauty of the area will astound you as you become part of nature. The Muskoka Lakes region is a haven for beach and cottage lovers! Explore this charming recreational paradise and start creating Ontario cottage memories for yourself!

Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Barrie Ontario is a popular spot located on Lake Simcoe, the lake with the longest freshwater beach in the world. Skiing at Blue Mountain resort village (the largest ski resort in near Toronto) is a winter treat for Ontarians and visitors alike. The newly-renovated resort is more than a ski hill, with a stunning golf course, and many other activities. Sainte Marie Among the Hurons in Midland is an attraction in which guides in period dress tell the story of 17th century life in the region. Wasaga Beach and surrounding area are lively spots for the young and the young at heart.

The Haliburton Highlands

Lace up your hiking boots, and get ready for the hike of your life in the wilderness of the Haliburton Highlands! And don't let the snow keep you away in the winter! The territory here is perfect for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

This region, located just south of Algonquin Provincial Park, is covered in forests and rock, making it ideal hiking territory. Pack a lunch, lace up your hiking boots, and head off on the four-hour 'Walk in the Clouds', a hike that travels along a suspended walkway at Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve. Each winter, the Haliburton Highlands Dogsled Derby is held, where spectators get a taste of this truly Canadian sport.

Lake Ontario Ports of Call

Charming towns and lakeside paths are ready to be explored in the southern part of this region. The beautiful water of Lake Ontario is only a short walk away when you stay in any of these lakeside spots, where water sports of all varieties are enjoyed year-round.

Known for its historic inns, bed and breakfasts, and spas, this stunning vacation spot is well worth checking out. Situated along the gentle shores of Lake Ontario, guests can shop along 19th Century Victorian streets, hike, and participate in the water sports at their leisure. In the pastoral setting of Brighton Ontario and the nearby Presquille Provincial Park, one encounters apple orchards and wetlands that attract many beautiful birds. Port Hope's Capitol Theatre is a charming spot with a walled Medieval courtyard. Canada's only remaining atmospheric theatre, this spot attracts a wide variety of performance genres. Book accommodations online and spend time in a cottage or bed and breakfast on the shores of Lake Ontario.

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Twin Pines Bed and Breakfast
Twin Pines Bed and Breakfast
1173 Clonsilla Avenue
Peterborough
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Located adjacent to Kinsmen Park and Arena, Twin Pines Bed and Breakfast is 7 minutes’ drive from the Art Gallery of Peterborough. It features rooms with free Wi-Fi, breakfast, cable TV and DVD player and en suite bathroom. Riverview Park and Zoo is 7 kms from the inn. Kawartha Golf Club is 8 minutes’ drive away.
Robyn's Motel
Robyn's Motel
1136 Hwy. 7 East
Peterborough
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Located on Highway 7, Robyn’s Motel is a 15-minute drive from Riverview Park and Zoo. It features free Wi-Fi access. A microwave, refrigerator and a satellite TV are included in every room. The Haroldtown Conservation Area is 5 km, Wild Water and Wheels is 13 km away.
Blue Jay Motel
Blue Jay Motel
1165 Highway 7 East
Peterborough
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Located 10 km from downtown Peterborough, Blue Jay Motel is a 2-minute drive from the Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park. It features free Wi-Fi access and a 24-hour front desk. A microwave and a refrigerator are part of each room. They also have satellite TV and a hairdryer. Liftlock Golfland is 5.6 km from Motel Blue Jay. Little Lake is a 10-minute drive away.
Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront
Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront
150 George St
Peterborough
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At the Holiday Inn Hotel Peterborough Waterfront our staff and management are always at your service and eager to exceed your expectations at every opportunity. Ideally situated along the Trent Severn Waterway we are the #1 hotel choice in the Kawartha's. Our resort like setting and world class service will wow you every time! Business travelers will enjoy one of our newly renovated Executive st
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Downtown Peterborough:  0.8km
Best Western Otonabee Inn
Best Western Otonabee Inn
84 Lansdowne Street East
Peterborough
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We are conveniently located in a resort-like setting near the Kawartha Lakes and downtown area attractions such as Lift Locks, Tront-Severn Waterway, the Canadian Canoe Museum and the GE Canada Corporation.
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Downtown Peterborough:  2.9km
Motel 6 Peterborough
Motel 6 Peterborough
133 Lansdowne Street East
Peterborough
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This Peterborough Ontario hotel features rooms with free Wi-Fi and expanded cable TV. Motel 6 Peterborough is one mile from Liftlock Cruises and offers guests laundry facilities. Rooms provide dining areas, alarm clock radios and telephones. Guests at Peterborough Motel 6 are offered free locals calls and a 24-hour front desk.
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Downtown Peterborough:  3.4km
King Bethune Guest House Guest House & Spa
King Bethune Guest House Guest House & Spa
270 King Street
Peterborough
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Downtown Peterborough, upscale corporate guest house and spa with courtyard garden. Ensuite bathrooms, king and queen beds, 4 star amenities. Driveway parking. Full custom menu breakfasts. Century home has been restored and upgraded. Children are welcome. Pet friendly. Meeting space (with bathroom) and spa treatment room are wheelchair accessible.
Comfort Inn Peterborough
Comfort Inn Peterborough
1209 Lansdowne Street West
Peterborough
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We provide convenient access to the Lansdowne Place mall, as well as the Kinsmen Civic Centre and Peterborough Memorial Centre hockey arenas. Peterborough Speedway, Kawartha Downs racetrack and slots and the Art Gallery of Peterborough are also nearby.
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Downtown Peterborough:  4.8km
Quality Inn Peterborough
Quality Inn Peterborough
1074 Lansdowne St.
Peterborough
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We are ocated near the Kawartha Golf and Country Club, the Canadian Canoe Museum, the Peterborough Memorial Centre arena and Sir Sandford Fleming College. Kawartha Downs horse racing facility and Trent University are minutes from this Peterborough hotel.
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Downtown Peterborough:  4.4km
Nite Owl Motel
Nite Owl Motel
958 Hwy 7 East
Peterborough
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Nite Owl Motel is located on Highway 7, 8.3 km from downtown Peterborough. It features free Wi-Fi. A microwave and a refrigerator are included in every room at Nite Owl Motel. There is an on-site children’s playground. The motel is air-conditioned and pet friendly. Kawartha Golf and Country Club is 5.6 miles from the motel. Sir Sandford Fleming College is 6.1 miles away.
Super 8 Peterborough
Super 8 Peterborough
1257 Lansdowne Street West
Peterborough
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Our Peterborough Ontario hotel assures that your visit will be convenient, comfortable and entertaining. From our complimentary high-speed Internet connections, to a satisfying breakfast included in all of our rates. We have a fun, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, and fitness centre. Plus we have new, ultra-comfortable mattresses.
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Downtown Peterborough:  4.8km
Red Pine Inn
Red Pine Inn
497 Victoria Street East
Alliston
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This Alliston hotel features a restaurant, indoor heated saltwater pool and gym. It offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests can relax in the jacuzzi or sauna. The hotel also offers a children’s playground. Each room is equipped with cable TV, a work desk and comfortable seating area. The rooms also include a coffee maker. The hotel also serves a continental breakfast.
Best Western Sword Motor Inn
Best Western Sword Motor Inn
146 Hastings Street
Bancroft
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is the ideal location for travelers looking to explore the majestic and incomparable Canadian landscape, or the business traveler that needs a home away from home. Hotel amenities include free high-speed Internet access, indoor heated swimming pool, exercise facilities and a game room. Select rooms include cozy fireplaces or spa-style suites.
Travelodge Barrie on Bayfield
Travelodge Barrie on Bayfield
300 Bayfield Street
Barrie
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Our hotel has 130 completely renovated guest rooms (2007), indoor pool / whirlpool, complimentary continental breakfast, free high speed wireless internet access, within walking distance to many local restaurants and shopping, and is located on Barrie's Golden Mile.
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Downtown Barrie:  1.4km
Holiday Inn Barrie-Hotel & Conference Ctr
Holiday Inn Barrie-Hotel & Conference Ctr
20 Fairview Road
Barrie
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Take a video tour of this hotel! Located centrally in Barrie is the Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel and Conference Centre. Located centrally in Barrie is the Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel and Conference Centre. This Barrie conference hotel offers warm hospitality, and exceptional services suited to please business and leisure travelers alike.
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Downtown Barrie:  3.5km
Days Inn Barrie
Days Inn Barrie
60 Bryne Drive
Barrie
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This Barrie hotel features an indoor pool, on-site fitness room, and free in-room Wi-Fi. A 37-inch flat-screen TV is included in each guest room. A microwave, refrigerator, and tea- and coffee-making facilities are provided. Free weights and a variety of cardio equipment are available in the fitness room. A buffet breakfast is served every morning.
Super 8 Motel - Barrie
Super 8 Motel - Barrie
441 Bryne Dr.
Barrie
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Our new 100% smoke-free facility provides excellent accommodation for leisure or business travel in Barrie. Find eclectic dining and nightlife in the idyllic downtown, along with fantastic shopping and wonderful attractions. Enjoy our comprehensive and complimentary SuperStart Continental HOT Breakfast, ample on site parking for guests, complimentary local calling, and high speed Internet.
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Downtown Barrie:  8.2km
Travelodge Barrie
Travelodge Barrie
55 Hart Drive
Barrie
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Just off Highway 400, this Barrie hotel features an on-site restaurant and an indoor pool and hot tub. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all rooms. They are also equipped with a refrigerator and an iron. The front desk offers free newspapers. The hotel also provides meeting and banquet facilities.
Comfort Inn & Suites Barrie
Comfort Inn & Suites Barrie
210 Essa Rd.
Barrie
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We are conveniently located near Georgian Downs, the Barrie Curling Club, Allendale Recreation Centre, National Training Rinks and the Georgian Mall.
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Downtown Barrie:  3.6km
Best Western Royal Oak Inn
Best Western Royal Oak Inn
35 Hart Drive
Barrie
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We are in Barrie, 20 minutes from Wasaga Beach and near events during Kempenfest Weekend. The hotel is 55 kilometers from Canada's Wonderland in Toronto and visitors are 60 kilometers from Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood.
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Downtown Barrie:  1.8km
Monte Carlo Inn Barrie
Monte Carlo Inn Barrie
81 Hart Drive
Barrie
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Our new Barrie Hotel is minutes from the financial, commercial and retail district. Whether your needs are business or pleasure you will find everything you need. With 83 well appointed suites, an indoor saltwater pool, restaurant and patio, including King Size Executive Suites with work stations, ergonomic chairs and LCD TVs and spectacular Whirlpool Theme Suites, we have everything you need.
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Downtown Barrie:  2.2km
Horseshoe Resort
Horseshoe Resort
1101 Horseshoe Valley Road West
Barrie
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Located only one hour north of Toronto and nestled in the beautiful Huronia countryside is where you will find this charming resort, surrounded by acres of forests and deep ravines, making it the perfect escape.
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Downtown Barrie:  27.5km
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Barrie
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Barrie
506 Bryne Drive
Barrie
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Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Barrie. Barrie's newest hotel is conveniently located off Hwy 400, close to local businesses, fantastic shopping, sport facilities and great restaurants! Our accommodations are built to suit all of your individual needs, equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, free 'High-Speed' Internet access and more.
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Downtown Barrie:  8.4km
Comfort Inn Barrie
Comfort Inn Barrie
75 Hart Drive
Barrie
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This Barrie hotel is conveniently located within minutes of Georgian Downs horse racing facility, the Barrie Molson Centre sports and entertainment venue, Snow Valley ski area, Georgian College, the Barrie Speedway and MacLaren Art Centre.
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Downtown Barrie:  2.2km
Three Wishes B&B
Three Wishes B&B
48 Steel Street
Barrie
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This Barrie bed and breakfast features on-site spa services and a boutique. Guests staying 2 or more nights receive a free welcome basket with wine and cheese. A fireplace is found in each room. Egyptian cotton sheets, a fridge and a coffee maker are also included. Guests are welcome to relax in the hot tub or play games in the common area. An ever-changing gourmet breakfast is served daily.

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