Toronto is a world class city with a population of 5.5 million people in the Greater Toronto Area ("GTA"). Within a couple hours drive from this bustling concrete jungle you can ski or snowboard and enjoy the fresh air and scenic landscapes of Ontario and New York State. Given the close proximity of the ski resorts to Toronto, several accommodation options are available. You can choose to stay in the city and enjoy the great outdoors by day and the urban city by night. Toronto is famous for its multicultural cuisine and ethnic boroughs, including little China, little Italy and little India. Alternatively you can choose to stay in the countryside and enjoy scenic views of rolling hills and fertile valleys from the view from your cabin rental. For the ultimate in getting away, stay at the mountain resort and enjoy the village lifestyle in your own vacation condo or chalet rental. Owner Direct has a variety of rental accommodation choices to suit many tastes and budgets.
Horseshoe Valley is one of the closest resorts to Toronto, about an hour away in the snowbelt area of Barrie, ON. Surrounded by beautiful forests, Horseshoe Valley offers a bit of everything including a half pipe and 304 ft. vertical drop. Just up the road is Mt. St. Louis Moonstone ski resort which was built by an Austrian skier and is one of the largest family operated ski resorts in Ontario and features a super pipe and 2 terrain parks. East of Barrie is Talisman Ski Resort, a great family resort that offers a bit of challenge for every member of the family. Blue Mountain, near Collingwood, ON is a four season resort with some of the best and most varied skiing in Ontario. It offers a 720 ft vertical drop, 2 terrain parks with 1 super pipe and plenty of snow to enjoy all the mountain has to offer. Nestled about 2.5 hrs away from Toronto is Hidden Valley and is a great hill for learning or improving your skills. Over the border, about a 3 hour drive from Toronto in the snowbelt region of New York state is Kissing Bridge and Cockaigne. These family oriented resorts offer a variety of activities and challenge for the whole family. Booking a vacation rental accommodation through Owner Direct is easy and affordable and a great way to enjoy your vacation.