5 ideas for a spontaneous/last minute day trip or a weekend getaway for this Easter Weekend in Ontario.
1. Easter Weekend Family Getaway in Kawarthas
Escape the city with the family for the Easter weekend to Viamede Resort! There are activities for kids including Easter egg hunts and chocolate making class.
Visit the farm at Viamede and see new babies born this Spring. You can wander around the expansive trail network and see rafter of turkeys, heritage breed chickens and other farm animals.
If you rather spend time indoors, they offer plenty of amenities like indoor pool and yoga studio.
April 19 to 21, 2019 @ Viamede Resort, 595 Mount Julian-Viamede Road, Woodview, $199-$419 per night
2. Canada’s Largest Egg Hunt & Nighttime Hunt
Bring your family and hunt for 50,000 eggs in support of The Darling Home For Kids.
Canada’s Largest Egg Hunt is going to test your mental and physical capabilities! With over 23 acres to search, you and your family are going to move! Designed to ensure maximum participation from all ages, the challenges rely on the family and the team to work together!
With four colour-coded teams, families compete to not only find the eggs, but to score the most points. Teams earn points by completing a series of challenges associated with the eggs they find.
You can also enjoy entertainment by world-class beatboxer Andre Gibson and award winning magician Tyler Fergus, sports activities by the Toronto Maple Leafs mobile fan unit, food trucks and more!
Saturday, April 20th, 2019 @ Milton Fairgrounds
3. Easter Weekend Maple Madness
The whole family will have buckets of fun at Deerhurst this Easter! Step into a fun-filled maple sugar shack experience jam-packed with complimentary activities including a giant indoor Fun Zone, Easter egg hunt that the kids will love PLUS a weekend-long Golden Egg Hunt where you will have the chance to WIN an overnight stay.
April 19 to 21 @ Deerhurst Resort, 1235 Deerhurst Drive, Huntsville. (Ph: 1-800-461-4393) for $159/night & up.
4. Easter Weekend Train Trips
Take your family on a train ride across South Western Ontario.
Enjoy an egg hunt ride, through the scenic Kettle Creek Valley over a 7 km portion of the former London & Port Stanley Railway. April 19th, 20th & 21st @ Port Stanley Terminal Rail, 309 Bridge Street,Port Stanley.
Or join the Easter Bunny and his friends onboard Waterloo Central Railway Easter Train for a fun train ride through the countryside to St. Jacobs Market.
5. Mad Hatter Easter Getaway
Join the Mad Hatter as he hosts fun games and events at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, test your artsy side with the egg-decorating contest and cupcake decorating, hug the Easter Bunny when he visits on Sunday and get ready for the Great Easter Egg Hunt.
It’s a weekend full of fun for everyone, with family activities, DJ Dance, bingo, karaoke and fabulous Easter-themed program. The package also includes dinner on arrival day, 3 meals daily, breakfast on departure day.
April 19 to 21 @ Fern Resort, 4432 Fern Resort Road, Ramara Ph (1-855-217-0664) from $206 per adult and 2 kids free.
Spend Easter in Select Ontario Cities
If you like to spend Easter in select Ontario cities, here is the list of activities:
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