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Fight Child Obesity -- Travel Ontario During National Ski and Snowboard Week; 150 Resort Ontario Getaways & Packages North of Toronto

Ontario Resort Destinations North of Toronto Celebrate National Ski and Snowboard Week until January 23, 2006. Reducing obesity among kids is a key goal of Natinal Ski and Snowboard Week. Special winter packages for families and kids during this exciting week.

Barrie, Ontario (PRWEB) January 15, 2006 -- As Canada celebrates National Ski and Snowboard week through January 23 the winter of 2006 offers up memorable Ontario travel experiences via the travel website. The goal of National Ski week is to get kids outside and active in the winter, a campaign that will help fight child obesity.

A number travel packages allow visitors to get active and get the most out of the Canadian winter. A sampling of winter packages include winter tour train packages from Sault Ste. Marie and the Agawa Canyon... Swiss style accommodation getaways in Collingwood... dog Sledding in North Bay... snowshoeing past the Trumpeter Swans in Midland... the Luge in Haliburton... a winter Renaissance package at Horseshoe Resort... snowmobile adventures on Georgian Bay or West Nipissing... stay and play at Hardwood Hills near Barrie... Northern lights and star gazing on Ahmic Lake in the "Near North". A sample of packages below is for the budget or luxury traveler depending on the occasion, or the size of group or family and types of accommodation.

Colin Chedore President of the Canadian Ski Council (CSC) says, "Studies have shown that when kids are dressed warmly and exposed to healthy, cool, outside air their metabolic rates speed up and they burn calories faster."

A more detailed sampling of active outdoors packages follows:

*Swiss or Executive Style Chalets and Down Hill Skiing Getaway @ Tyrolean Village Resorts, Blue Mountain Collingwood

*Ski & Stay Package @ Deerhurst Resort - Huntsville

*Winter Tranquility @ Buttermilk Falls Resort - Minden

*Cross Country Skiing Package @ Comfort Inn - Midland

*Winter Renaissance @ Horseshoe Resort - Barrie

*Snowmobiling Getaway @ West Nipissing Resort - Lavigne

*Snowmobile Adventure Package @ Pleasant Cove Resort - Pointe au Baril

*Stay and Play at Hardwood Hills @ Hardwood Hills - Oro Station

*Dog Sledding in the Majestic Near North @ Hummingbird Hill Spa - Country Retreat - North Bay

*Snow Tour Train and Winter Getaways @ Skyline Motel - Sault Ste. Marie

*Winter Getaways @ Sunnylea Resort - Port Severn

*Winter Star Gazing Getaway @ Quiet Bay Log Motel - Magnetawan

400Eleven North of Toronto represents the two major highways, Highway 400, and Highway 11 heading into Resort and Cottage Country North of Toronto.

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