8 July 2011

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Cross Country Skiing :: Itineraries :: Southern Georgian Bay Cross Country Weekend

Southern Georgian Bay Cross Country Weekend (2-3 Days)

This weekend you're skiing in a Southern Georgian Bay winter wonderland. This Georgian Bay Coastal Route 2 to 3 day itinerary is complete with cozy accommodation and dining suggestions.


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Day 1

Arrive today, and check in at your winter weekend accommodation in Midland or Penetanguishene.

Accommodation Options:

  • Best Western Highland Inn & Conference Centre
    924 King Street, PO Box 515, Midland
    P. 1-800-461-4265
    http://www.bestwesternmidland.com/
  • Little Lake Inn B&B
    669 Yonge Street, Midland
    P. 1-888-297-6130
    http://www.littlelakeinn.com/index.cfm
  • The Inn at Horseshoe
    1101 Horseshoe Valley Rd. - Comp 10, RR#1, Barrie
    P. 1-800-461-5627
    http://www.hoseshoeresort.com
  • Super 8 Midland
    1144 Hugel Avenue, Midland
    P. 1-800-800-8000
    http://www.super8midland.com/

Dining Options:

  • Best Western Highlands Inn - The Pines
    924 King Street, Midland
    P. 705-526-9307
    http://www.bestwesternmidland.com/about/restaurants.html
  • Boston Pizza
    16835 Highway 12,, Midland
    P. 705-526-9966
    http://www.bostonpizza.com/?q=bostonpizza_splashpage
  • Mom's Restaurant
    200 Pillsbury Drive,, Midland
    P. (705) 527-0700
    http://www.shopmidland.com/moms/

Day 2

Today you’re skiing at the Wye Marsh.  A birding hotspot in the green season, Wye Marsh becomes a winter wonderland with the addition of snow.  25 km of groomed trails through this naturalist’s paradise keep you busy today.  Looking for some night time fun?  Check the lunar calendar – special moonlight skis are planned for full moon weekends.

Dining Options:

  • Best Western Highlands Inn - The Pines
    924 King Street, Midland
    P. 705-526-9307
    http://www.bestwesternmidland.com/about/restaurants.html
  • Boston Pizza
    16835 Highway 12,, Midland
    P. 705-526-9966
    http://www.bostonpizza.com/?q=bostonpizza_splashpage
  • Mom's Restaurant
    200 Pillsbury Drive,, Midland
    P. (705) 527-0700
    http://www.shopmidland.com/moms/

Things to Do:

  • Wye Marsh
    16160 Hwy 12 East, Midland
    Location: 16160 Hwy 12
    P. 705-526-7809
    http://www.wyemarsh.com

Day 3

After a leisurely morning, today you’re skiing at Awenda Provincial Park. Through the hardwood forest, to the Nipissing Bluff you’ll enjoy views over Georgian Bay.

Things to Do:

  • Awenda Provincial Park
    PO Box 5004, Penetanguishene
    Location: From Penetanguishene follow signs to the park
    P. 705-549-2231 / P. 1-888-668-7275
    http://www.ontarioparks.com/ENGLISH/awen.html

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