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$200 for Canada’s Wonderland thrills

vicky vacay deal of the dayTravel Deal for June 21, 2013

Canada’s Wonderland is a 330-acre amusement park that has been a favourite summer destination for families since it opened north of Toronto in 1981.

This summer, Holiday Inn Express Vaughan has a package that will leave you feeling highly amused when you visit the attraction.

The Canada’s Wonderland Package is your chance to escape to this Ontario theme park, with prices starting at $199.95 per night. This hotel is just 14 kilometres from Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, a city just beyond the boundary of Toronto. Amenities include a breakfast bar and fitness centre.

You’ll find lots to do at Canada’s Wonderland, including rides and attractions, the Splash Works WaterparkDinosaurs Alive, lots of live entertainment and dining choices. At days end, cool off in the indoor pool before returning to a comfortable night in a welcoming room. If you’re interested, you can extend the fun at Wild Water Kingdom and/or Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre nearby.

Package includes:

  • One night’s accommodation
  • Breakfast for two
  • Two passes to Canada’s Wonderland

Visit One of’s Top 10 Beaches in Canada

After raising your heart rate with a thrilling day on the roller coasters, why not take a ride where you can chill and relax at one of Canada’s favourite beaches? published its “Top 10 Beaches in Canada” list this week in time for summer, and Wasaga Beach in the Georgian Bay region of Ontario came in at No. 2. Singing Sands, Basin Head Provincial Park, Souris, PEI was the best overall beach on the list. report: Wasaga Beach, Ontario

Location: 134 kilometres north of Toronto
Interesting Facts: In 2007, a major fire ripped through the main street pedestrian mall of this beach town in the Georgian Bay region. The blaze destroyed several businesses and damaged the lucrative tourism industry. It was a difficult time for the community but Wasaga Beach has hardly missed a beat since renovations were completed. Wasaga Beach is uniquely situated. The bustling beach city, which may be the closest thing Canada has to anything resembling Daytona Beach or Fort Lauderdale, is located between two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves — the Georgian Bay Littoral and Niagara Escarpment.
Why This Beach Rocks: For high school students from the surrounding areas, Wasaga is the ultimate hangout and the place to go for good times. Wasaga is the world’s longest freshwater beach (14 km). The provincial park that bears its name has eight beach areas. Great events throughout the year include the Wasaga Beach Fest (June 22-23), Wasaga Beach Short Film Festival (May 21 to October 15), and Wasaga Beach Blues Fest (September 13-15).

To read more about the Top 10 Beaches in Canada, click here.

To book at Holiday Inn Express Vaughan: Click here, or call 1-877-851-1599.

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