There’s just something genuinely magical about exploring the vast, pristine Northern Ontario wilderness with your partner, especially underneath falling snow or at dusk. The resort has played host to an array of romantic snowmobile getaways, from well-planned honeymoons to surprise midwinter escapes from Toronto. And, to spice up your upcoming visit to peaceful Elk Lake, we’ve compiled 13 romantic backcountry snowmobiling tips.
While most winter visitors trek to our lakeside haven to explore the area’s glorious, untouched powder via snowmobile, there’s a growing community of anglers that return year after year to escape the city and wrangle a tasty walleye or two atop this frozen body of water. Ice fishing in Ontario, much like many other Canadian destinations, takes patience, skill, and a fondness for winter.
Last year, we talked in detail about Northern Ontario’s premier snowmobile trails, wintertime family reunions, backcountry riding, and last-minute, late-season excursions. So, now it’s time to discuss our newest option: the most affordable backcountry snowmobile tours in Ontario.
Despite scientific evidence that proves vacations are essential to one’s health, families and couples choose to forgo a momentary escape from the stresses of modern life. Our team here at Elk Lake Wilderness Resort pieced together a list of ten reasons why vacations are important to showcase the many benefits of an extended getaway, particularly to serene Northern Ontario.
We’re one of the only winter resorts in Ontario that provides snowmobile packages, which include overnight accommodations, hand-delivered warm meals, a sled workshop, and on-site saunas! We also now offer guided day-long excursions for experienced riders looking for even more untouched rugged terrain.