Winters in Canada can be long and dreary, especially if you are cooped up inside all day. Here in Simcoe County we prefer to get outside and make the most of the snowy months. Simcoe County is a winter mecca, with a wide selection of activities suited for the whole family.This winter, we suggest you get outside and discover the joy of snow sports!

Our six ski centres offer ski and snow sports programming for all skill-levels. Located just north of Barrie in the snow-belt region of Ontario, Mount St. Louis Moonstone is one of the largest family owned ski resorts of its caliber. For the 2018/2019 season, it offers 36 slopes, 9 chairlifts and 3 carpets. Night skiing is available Wednesday to Sunday. Lessons, daily lift tickets, season passes, equipment rentals and more are available.

In 1962 Horseshoe Resort in Oro-Medonte opened the doors to one of the most amazing full-service resorts in Ontario. Fifty years later they have grown to a 4 season destination offering attractions year-round for all ages. Each winter they offer specials on everything from Ski and Stay, Spa and Dining Packages.

Snow Valley Ski Resort, in Springwater Township, features snowboarding, skiing and snow tubing for the entire family. Snow Valley was named “best Ontario hill for kids” by Ski Canada Magazine.Their focus is defi- nitely on families. Daily lift tickets, season passes, equipment rentals and more are available.They also offer a full range of resort amenities.

If downhill isn’t your speed. Hardwood Ski & Bike in Oro-Medonte offers beautifully groomed trails through hardwood and pine forests. Snow- shoers can also enjoy dedicated, ungroomed, snowshoe trails.

Mountainview Ski and MTB Centre in Midland is an established Nordic centre offering 25 kilometres of groomed trails catering to both classic and skate skiing. The trails vary in length and difficulty from beginner to expert.

Located on the Niagara Escarpment, Highlands Nordic hosts amazing views of Georgian Bay and bountiful nature. Enjoy 24 kilometres of both classic and skate cross country ski trails, and 7 kilometres of snowshoe trails. After exploring the trails warm up in their 8000 square foot lodge complete with cafeteria, meeting rooms, pro-shop, rentals, and more.

So make the most of winter this year by booking your Simcoe County adventure today!