Horseshoe Resort, an hour north of Toronto near Barrie, is one of central Ontario's most popular winter playgrounds.
A Ski and Stay Package starts from CA $169 (US $158.09) per night based on double occupancy, includes one night lodging, breakfast for two, and unlimited skiing and riding for one day. Children under 16 stay and ski for free.
Two for Two at the Shoe includes two nights lodging, breakfast for two daily, and daily skiing for two, and kids under 16 stay and ski free. It starts from CA $199 (US $186.17) per person. Both packages are good through March 21 and subject to availability.
Horseshoe offers 22 runs, six lifts, a new terrain park that doubled in size last winter and a competition superpipe with 17-foot walls, the Thunder Valley Tubing Park with its own magic carpet lift, and 35 kilometers of groomed cross-country trails. It typically has one of the longest snow sports seasons in southern Ontario, and is open daily and nightly all season long.
The slopeside Inn at Horseshoe, one of the province's premier resort hotels, offers suites with sunken living rooms, fireplaces, and whirlpool baths. There are three dining options, which include the award winning menu at the formal Silks Fine Dining, more casual offerings at the western-style Go West Grill, and hearty bar food at Crazy Horse Saloon.