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Haliburton ATV Trails and Clubs

The Haliburton ATV Association (HATVA) offers the most extensive mapped and managed ATV trails in Ontario. Explore over 1700 km of ATV trails that extend from Haliburton to the Madawaska regions. We have already covered ATV Tours in the Haliburton Highlands, and today, we will be focusing on the Haliburton ATV trails and clubs accessible […]

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Looking for Fall Getaways in Ontario? Visit Haliburton

The beauty of the Haliburton Highlands can be experienced during all four seasons, but no season is quite as spectacular as fall. The magic of fall in the Haliburton Highlands arrives in a blazing sea of oranges, reds, and yellows. Vibrant foliage backdrops every fall adventure, whether you want to hike through gorgeous trails, paddle […]

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Fore! Plan a Haliburton Highlands Golf Vacation

Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands offers a year-round vacation destination, and with fall right around the corner, there is no better time to visit us at Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa. Soon the rolling hills will erupt in vibrant foliage, the air will have that familiar crispness, and Haliburton Highlands golf will be at its best. Tee […]

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Save on Your 2022 Getaway: Ontario Staycation Tax Credit

Vacations add up fast when you factor in the cost of travel, accommodations, food, and activities. But, this year, Ontario residents have the unique opportunity to save on their vacation expenses with the Ontario staycation tax credit. This tax credit incentivizes Ontario residents to vacation within the province by offering a 20% discount on accommodations […]

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US to Canada Vacation: Ontario Border Crossings

US to Canada Vacation: Ontario Border Crossings Now that Canada allows fully-vaccinated US citizens to vacation within our borders, many Americans are itching to pay a visit to their next-door neighbor. But, with so many excellent vacation spots in Ontario, it can be impossible to decide on a destination. We may be biased, but we […]

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Everything You Need to Know About US to Canada

COVID-19 has put international travel on hold for the past few years, but now that we are entering a post-pandemic world, travel restrictions are rapidly changing. Canada is now welcoming fully vaccinated US citizens to vacation with us once again! Of course, there are still many things to keep in mind to ensure safe and […]

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Exploring the Haliburton Highlands: Waterfalls in Ontario

It’s springtime in the Haliburton Highlands, and it’s time to get outside, enjoy the sunshine and explore the great outdoors. Spring is a picturesque time of year when nature reawakens with blooming wildflowers and the roaring rush of waterfalls. There are over 400 majestic waterfalls in Ontario, and several of them are located within an […]

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A Couples Retreat at Our Romantic Resort in Ontario

The sun is shining longer, and the snow is starting to melt, which means that warmer days are on the horizon! This welcoming weather provides the ideal setting for a getaway at our romantic resort in Ontario. Spend quality time together at Sir Sam’s Inn and Spa with kayaking adventures, revitalizing spa treatments, romantic dinners, […]

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Guided Ice Fishing in Ontario near Haliburton

For those of you who have never gone ice fishing, you might be wondering what would compel someone to sit out in the cold and stare at a hole in the ice waiting for fish to bite. But, for those of you who are seasoned anglers, you know that the cold is worth it. Once […]

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5 Things to Do in Algonquin Park During Winter

Approximately one hour from Sir Sam’s Inn and Spa in Eagle Lake, you will find Ontario’s largest and oldest provincial park. Algonquin Park is 7,000 square kilometres and has been a favorite destination for outdoor recreation since its inception in 1893. The park’s natural environment includes the headwaters of five rivers, dense forests, diverse plants, […]

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Snowshoeing Ontario in the Haliburton Highlands

Something about winter in the Haliburton Highlands beckons us to get outside and embrace the cold. And there is no better way to experience nature’s splendor than on the snowshoeing trails. Imagine snowshoeing in Ontario on winter mornings where pink and orange skies fill the horizon and snow sparkles on tree branches. Or imagine walking […]

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Save Big with Ontario Vacation Packages this Winter

When the forests are blanketed in snow, the Haliburton Highlands open way for winter recreation, waiting to be explored. Whether you want to ski exhilarating slopes or embark on a unique dog-sledding tour, we have several Ontario vacation packages that make these activities affordable and accessible. Join us at Sir Sam’s Inn and Spa and […]

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Experience the Thrill of Southern Ontario Ski Hills

Colder days are on the horizon, and soon Southern Ontario will transform into a winter playground for skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, and snowmobiling. Join us at Sir Sam’s Inn and Spa this winter, and you will have access to some of the best Southern Ontario ski hills in the Canadian Shield. Sir Sam’s Ski is […]

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Unique Things to Do in Haliburton with Yours Outdoors

As the weather starts to cool down in Ontario, many of us are already thinking about the upcoming winter season. Winter in the Haliburton Highlands is one of our favourite times to get outside and enjoy the region’s natural beauty. At Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa, we are proud to partner with Yours Outdoors to […]

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Visit the Haliburton County Farmers’ Market

Just over a decade ago, the Local Food Coalition got together and created the Haliburton County Farmers’ Market to provide accessible local produce to the community. Now, ten years later, the HCFMA has become an integral part of the culture here. If you visit Haliburton from June through October, stopping at the farmers’ market is […]

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Canoeing in Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands

The pristine natural environment of the Haliburton Highlands makes it an ideal location to immerse yourself in nature. From the forested highlands to waterfalls, Haliburton has something for everyone. With over 600 lakes and rivers, the best way to see the beauty of this region is on a canoe. When you stay with us at […]

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Things to Do During a Weekend Getaway in Ontario

The weather is starting to warm up, so that means it’s time to start thinking about vacation destinations. The Haliburton Highlands is a popular destination for nature lovers to escape for a weekend. Spend the weekend hiking at Haliburton Forest and then stop for a drink at Haliburton Highlands Brewing. End your days surrounded by […]

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Boat Tours in the Haliburton Highlands

The Haliburton Highlands is the most charming region in Ontario. Known for its scenic beauty, it’s become a popular destination for outdoor recreation. In any season, you can enjoy over 500 lakes and forests covering the region. This summer, set out on a Haliburton boat tour to take in the sights during your long-awaited getaway […]

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A Much-Deserved Couples Spa Retreat in Ontario

After an arduous winter, many of us are looking for a way to revitalize our minds and bodies. Life’s trials and tribulations can take a toll on our psyche, which creates a ripple effect, leading to our well-being’s detriment. Nevermind the work-life balancing act. We’ve been stuck indoors for what seems like an eternity! There […]

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A Haliburton Highlands Adventure: Snowmobiling in Ontario

Snowmobiling in Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands is a journey on which all winter enthusiasts should embark. Although it feels like the coldest part of the year is winding down, there is still plenty of time to get out on the Haliburton snowmobile trails near Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa in Eagle Lake, Ontario. It’s no coincidence […]

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Reasons to Book Your Summer Getaway in Ontario Now

As much as we love winter, some folks are already thinking about a summer getaway in Ontario. We, too, will be looking ahead and planning for peak season, and we encourage you to do so as well. Next summer, we predict there will be many people in need of a warm-season retreat, so early booking […]

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Give the Gift of a Spa Getaway in Ontario

The holiday season is no longer around the corner; it’s knocking at the door! Many people have already started working on their gift list. But what about the person you love who for buying isn’t the easiest? While some lucky individuals always seem to know what makes the perfect present, others may find themselves dumbfounded […]

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A Much-Deserved Women’s Retreat in Ontario

As much as we relish the warmth and sunshine provided by the summer months, there is something to be said about taking a spa getaway for some seasonal rejuvenation before winter’s arrival. Sometimes the best way to clear one’s mind is to find a relaxing place to self-reflect and realign your mental and physical energies. […]

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ATV Tours in the Haliburton Highlands

With its dense hardwood forests, sparkling lakes, and immaculate scenery, the Haliburton Highlands lend themselves to a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities. For decades, outdoor enthusiasts have flocked to our slice of paradise to relax, unwind, and find refuge from the hustle and bustle of their modern lifestyles. With over 1,700 kilometres of rugged […]

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Romantic Getaways to Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands

The Haliburton Highlands creates a world of romance and serenity, unlike anywhere else in cottage country. Sparkling lakes, coupled with picturesque rolling hills, typify the area and lend themselves to those seeking romantic getaways in Ontario. In the heart of our beloved region, Sir Sam’s Inn offers an incredible experience rife with pampered relaxation and […]

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Complete Summer Guide to the Haliburton Highlands

As millions of Canadians rediscover the rejuvenating capabilities of outdoor recreation, a mid-summer escape into the heart of the sprawling, tranquil Haliburton Highlands becomes all the more enticing. While Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa is closed until June 15, 2020, due to COVID-19, we’ll be welcoming families, groups, and couples just in time for summer’s […]

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Say “I Do” at Sir Sam’s Inn

Ontario, Canada, is known for its gorgeous scenery and immersive Canadian landscapes. Perfect for taking in the views and spending time with the love of your life, Sir Sam’s Inn is located in the Haliburton Highlands and right on the edge of the beautiful Eagle Lake. This adults-only resort in Ontario, Canada, is the perfect […]

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Enjoy Spring at Ontario’s Abbey Gardens in Haliburton

Spring in Ontario is a beautiful thing. The budding trees seem to glow with the softest shade of green, the blooming flowers burst with color, and the returning birds sing with happiness. One of the best places to enjoy spring in Ontario is Abbey Gardens, Haliburton’s finest garden centre. The Abbey Gardens are just 15 […]

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Where to See Ontario Wildlife: Haliburton Highlands

Where to See Ontario Wildlife: Haliburton Highlands The Haliburton Highlands are an oasis of relaxation. The sights and sounds of nature greet you at every turn, and there are countless activities and attractions to fill your spare hours. Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa is a secluded getaway in the heart of Canada’s Haliburton Highlands, surrounded […]

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Top 5 Ontario Breweries

Everyone knows that Canada has fantastic winters, and the Haliburton Highlands are no exception. Plentiful snow, gorgeous scenery, and shred-worthy slopes make skiing in Ontario the experience of a lifetime. Sir Sam’s Ski and Ride is one of the best ski hills near Ottawa, Toronto, or Barrie—making Sir Sam’s Inn and Spa one of the […]

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Where to Go Skiing in Ontario

Everyone knows that Canada has fantastic winters, and the Haliburton Highlands are no exception. Plentiful snow, gorgeous scenery, and shred-worthy slopes make skiing in Ontario the experience of a lifetime. Sir Sam’s Ski and Ride is one of the best ski hills near Ottawa, Toronto, or Barrie—making Sir Sam’s Inn and Spa one of the […]

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Where to Go Dog Sledding: Ontario

You’ve probably heard of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It’s the subject of many movies full of adorable dogs and people yelling “mush.” But have you ever seen dog sledding in person? Or have you ever been the person on the sled? When you visit the Haliburton Highlands in Ontario, you can experience this […]

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Romantic Couples Getaway Ontario

As the snow comes down and temperatures drop, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up with that someone special. The colder months, often referred to as cuffing season for this reason, can actually be the warmest time of year. Take advantage of the opportunity to get close and let your relationship blossom. Sir Sam’s Inn […]

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Fall Foliage | Where to Go for the Best Views

With fall right around the corner, we’re already dreaming of cozy evenings and apple cider. Soon it’ll be the best time for fall colours in Canada. Here in the Highlands of Haliburton, you don’t have to travel far to find rolling hills and fall foliage. Simply go for a few beautiful Ontario drives. Sir Sam’s […]

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One More Romantic Getaway Before the School Year Begins

It’s no secret that the upcoming school year is right around the corner. While it’s your kids that will be in school, not you, it’s also no secret that the early morning drop-offs, late afternoon pick-ups, and loads of homework questions can wear down on parents almost as much as students. This is why it’s […]

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Ontario Resorts for Your Next Romantic Escape

With busy schedules and long daily to-do lists, it can be hard to find time to reconnect with the one you love most. When you and your significant other need to get away from it all for a while for some quality time without interruptions or nagging obligations, escape to peace and serenity at Sir […]

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Haliburton Spa Getaways with Sir Sam’s Inn

When beauty meets relaxation, you have the perfect recipe for a tranquil escape that will leave you rejuvenated and refreshed. At Sir Sam’s Inn, take delight in our incredible spa treatments at the WaterSpa at Eagle Lake for a tranquil getaway that you won’t forget. Our Haliburton spa uses a combination of natural oils and […]

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Winter In Haliburton Ontario: Sir Sam’s Inn

When the ground is blanketed with sparkling white snow and crisp winter air nips at your nose, Winter activities in Haliburton Ontario become the highlight of every getaway, and Sir Sam’s Inn cannot wait to help you discover it all! Whether you are looking for a cozy getaway to one of the most charming Ontario […]

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