A Getaway Close to Home to Shake the Winter Blues


District Beta © Dudek Photography

A quick winter getaway is a great opportunity to shake the winter blues and feel recharged, inspired, and ready to make the most of the upcoming year. When looking for the ideal place to kick start the enthusiasm for the whole family, create a new weekend adventure, or just sit back, relax, and unwind, Sarnia-Lambton is the getaway close to home to help you shake the winter blues and have the perfect weekend getaway. 

Virtual Adventures

Some of the newest and most exciting adventures start in a virtual world. From fighting zombies and testing your secret agent skills to trying to find the clues in a virtual escape room to teeing off virtually on some of the world’s best golf courses, the whole family can enjoy a virtual adventure in Sarnia-Lambton. Book a family outing at District Beta in Sarnia and experience fun in the state-of-the-art VR booths, or relive nostalgia with your favourite classic arcade and console games.

Looking to keep your family’s golf game sharp during the off-season or when the weather isn’t cooperating with your vacation plans? Book an outing at Bunker In The Bend in Grand Bend or Sticks & Stones Indoor Golf in Sarnia and take a virtual tour of hundreds of golf courses from around the world.

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Widder Station © Dudek Photography

Outdoor Experiences

Sometimes, the best way to shake the winter blues is by getting active outdoors. With hundreds of kilometres of outdoor trails throughout Sarnia-Lambton, you can hike, cross-country ski, or snowshoe through winding paths that take you along the breathtaking coastline of Lake Huron and the St.Clair River as well as through the dense Carolinian forests. 

Visit the Pinery Provincial Park, where you can rent skis and tackle 38 kilometres of perfectly groomed trails that wind through the snow-covered dunes along Ontario’s Blue Coast or put on your hiking boots and discover the trails and waterfall views at the Rock Glen Conservation Area in Arkona. Widder Station in Thedford not only offers groomed trails that weave throughout their 18-hole golf course, but they also have winter entertainment, cozy campfires and delicious food specials so you can make the most of your outdoor experience when visiting Sarnia-Lambton.

Torched Brewing © Dudek Photography

Treat Yourself

Finding a relaxing and rewarding way to shale the winter blues in Sarnia-Lambton is as easy as treating yourself. From a full day of decadence and mindful meditation to locally made homemade specialty snacks, treating yourself is the perfect way to add a little bit of extra to your Sarnia-Lambton winter visit. Book a full-day spa treatment at the Glass and Pillar Spa or SAGE Spa in Sarnia and feel pampered and recharged. Find your inner calm with yoga and meditation from Raven Heart Studio in Sarnia or West Coast Yoga Studio in Grand Bend. 

Finally, top off the perfect cozy and relaxing weekend by indulging in a local food and beverage pairing. With 16 different craft drink producers and amazing culinary experiences, every area of Sarnia-Lambton provides a unique culinary experience to perfectly complement your cozy and relaxing winter getaway.

Plan your winter Sarnia-Lambton getaway today: ontbluecoast.com

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It’s time to break away from the ordinary and plan new adventures with the family. If you are looking to kick start the enthusiasm for the whole family, have fun with new and exciting games and create a new weekend…


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