Snowflakes fall on the face of the clock at Old City Hall. Nearby, skaters flock to the ice rink at Nathan Phillips Square and women are dressed to impress in their goose down parkas and UGG boots, ready for the -20-degree weather. It’s winter in Toronto.
The thrill of the holidays does eventually wear off. That’s when the “winter blahs” arrive with luggage in tow, meaning it’s time to think about getting away for a weekend to rejuvenate the spirits.
Winter can be long and arduous in Toronto so why not ramp up the fun factor by planning a winter weekend getaway? Whether your agenda includes carving up the slopes, savouring this year’s Ontario Icewine, enjoying a hot stone couple’s massage, or curling up with Louise Penny’s latest mystery, here’s a selection of winter weekend getaways from Toronto tailored for you.