Ontario getaway packages: Stay and Play Add Ons

Make your visit to Huron County the most it can be by scheduling some fun and adventure with these popular Stay and Play add-ons.

Stay and Play: Geocaching (year-round)

Price: $30 per day for GPS rental...FREE if you have your own or included in an Outdoor Adventure Package

You are about to embark on a high-tech treasure hunting adventure (pronounced geo-cashing) that involves locating hidden containers (called geocaches) outdoors, with the help of a GPS device. There are currently more than 820,000 active geocaches hidden around the world, and there are plenty of them hidden in Huron County! Visit www.geocaching.com to view a map of caches in the area (use postal code N0M 1G0 for your search). Don't have your own personal GPS? (The car ones don't do the job for this activity.) The Little Inn has one for house guests to rent. We simply ask you return it by 7:00 pm so it can be recharged for the next day!

Stay and Play: Guided Hike (seasonal)

Price: $40/half day, $65/full day or included in an Outdoor Adventure Package

A guide from Outside Projects will guide you on an excursion along the new Woodlands Trail. A great way to enjoy Bayfield's beautiful landscape.

Stay and Play: Cycling (seasonal)

Price: $22/half day, $40/full day rentals, per person
E-Bikes: $65/full day rentals, per person
Guided Tours: $80/half day, $110/full day, bike rental with guided tour $15

Located on Main Street, Outside Projects has Cruisers and Tandem Bikes for rent. By request, their expert guide will create a tour appropriate for your interests and level of fitness. Tour rates are based on 2-6 people

Stay and Play: Horseback Riding (year-round)

Price: $40 per person for 1 hour, $60 per person for 2 hours or included in an Outdoor Adventure Package

Enjoy the beautiful wooded trails of the Londesborough area with Home on the Range. There are more than 100 acres of trails through some of the area's most spectacular scenery all year round. Rolling hills, beautiful forests and open meadows are just part of your experience. Hugo and Friedy Bontrup will make you feel like you are part of the family, and their well trained horses offer an enjoyable experience for both the beginner and the advanced rider. Available year round.

Stay and Play: Golf (seasonal)

Price: $40 per person, 18 holes with a power cart at Woodland Links or included in a Golf Package

Lush manicured landscapes, challenging water hazards and beautifully wooded areas make Woodlands Links a first choice for any golfer. Woodlands is an Audubon and championship Links course. It emphasizes wildlife conservation, waste management, energy efficiency, water conservation and protection of the environment. This breathtaking course has no two holes that play alike offering a challenge for both the beginner and avid golfer.

Water hazards exist on 11 of the 18 holes, there are 28 strategically placed sand and grass bunkers, and the natural roughs encourage you to take a sure swing when you are not on one of several holes which run through forested areas. This course, designed and built, run and owned by Gord Lobb is sure to please all who experience her, whether it be by sight or interaction. Our Front Desk concierge will book the tee time on your behalf at the time of reservation. See the Woodlands Links website for course information.

Stay and Play: Golf (seasonal)

Price: $35 per person, 9 holes with a power cart; $48 per person, 18 holes with a cart at Bluewater Golf Course or included in a Golf Package

The Bluewater Golf Course which dates back to the early 1920's. Over its more than 75 years of service the course has always been renowned for its superb greens, well groomed fairways and traps, and its generally high level of overall maintenance. Its park like setting provides a splendid setting for a game of golf, and players frequently share the course with the area's wildlife including deer, ducks, geese and wild turkeys.

The beautifully irrigated 9 hole golf course is a target style course that presents a golfer with a variety of shots during a round. As such, few golfers escape without using all the clubs in their bags, and good control over all aspects of your game is required to score well here. Bluewater's multiple tee system allows its nine holes to be played almost 400 yards longer on the second nine (6,122 yards total), with the most dramatic difference occurring on the 9th hole which transforms from a 395 yard par four to a 473 yard par five. Our Front Desk concierge will book the tee time on your behalf at the time of reservation. See Bluewater Golf Course website for course information.

Stay and Play: Guided Flyfishing (seasonal April-December)


3hr learn to session $95/person, $175/couple, group rate $60/person
1/2 day(4hrs) fishing adventure $175/person,$275/couple, group rate $100/person
Full day (8hrs) fishing adventure $275/person, $375/couple
Full day drift boat adventure $375/person, $475/two people
Fishing license extra and is required for all sessions.

Fly Fitters offers fly fishing adventures on the Maitland and Bayfield Rivers. Our in-depth knowledge of the rivers and surrounding countryside allows us to take you to untouched fishing hot spots!

Fly Fitters entertains a small number of guests at a time, allowing us to tailor experiences to your preferences. Between April and December, the local rivers provide a beautiful setting for catching trout, summer bass and salmon. The Little Inn Front Desk concierge will make all of the arrangements with Flyfitters on your behalf, bring a sweater for cool mornings!

For more information about fly fishing adventures on the Maitland River, please visit the Fly Fitters website.

Stay and Play: Snowshoeing (seasonal)

Price: $15/half day, $20/full day rentals, per person
Guided Tours: $35/half day, $65/full day, less $10 with rentals

A snowshoeing excursion along the new Woodlands Trail is a great way to enjoy Bayfield's beautiful winter landscape. Outside Projects has snowshoes to rent and can also repair cross country skis and snowboards. Cross country ski tours can be arranged, but you will need to bring your own skis. Tour rates are per couple.

Stay and Play: Blyth Festival Theatre (seasonal)

Price: $27 Regular or $31 Preferred Seating or included in a Theatre Package

The venerable Blyth Festival has created engaging summer theatre since 1975, with a focus on original Canadian plays. The village of Blyth is located a short 20 minute drive from the Inn through the picturesque countryside of Huron County. The 2012 season lineup includes Dear Johnny Deere ; Having Hope at Home ;The Lonely Diner: Al Capone in Euphemia Township and The Devil We Know . Blyth Festival tickets are booked through our Front Desk concierge (accompanied by a non-refundable deposit) and they may be picked up at the Blyth Box Office two hours prior to the performance.  See the Blyth Festival website for performance dates and details.

Stay and Play: Huron Country Playhouse (seasonal)

Price: $40 per person or included in a Theatre Package

Located in a picturesque country setting, just 20 minutes from Bayfield and minutes from the shores of Lake Huron, the century-old Playhouse barn and the intimate Playhouse II are perfect spots for a truly unforgettable summer theatre experience. The spacious 660-seat main auditorium, and the more intimate 160-seat Playhouse II, are both air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible. Specializing in musicals to entertain the whole family, the 2012 playbill includes The Wizard of Oz ; Big Band Legends ; Blue Suede Shoes, 9-5: The Musical and Annie. Huron Country Playhouse tickets are booked through our Front Desk concierge (accompanied by a non-refundable deposit) and they may be picked up at the Playhouse Box Office two hours prior to the performance. See the Huron Country Playhouse website for performance dates and details.