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Happy November! Paul and I just returned from a week in Austin, Texas and will have lots of great things to share with you from our visit. We were so lucky to be able to stay at the JW Marriott Austin right in the heart of downtown. The hotel was built from the ground-up and recently opened this past summer.
In terms of location, we were never more than a $5-10 Uber ride from all the great shops on South Congress or the bars around town. We could easily walk to dinner and some of the major shopping districts around Austin.
A DIY Margarita Bar with Chips + Homemade Salsa welcomed me in my room! (more…)
Looking for fun fall getaway ideas from Toronto?
I’m sharing a few of my favourite places to watch the leaves turn that are only a short road trip away from my hometown of Toronto. I like to take the weekend away to hike, read, go to the spa and breathe in the crisp cold air in the great outdoors. So round-up your girlfriends or your significant other and let’s hit the road!
1. Prince Edward County, Ontario
One of my all-time favourite weekend trips from Toronto. I would suggest staying at Huff Estates or the Drake Devonshire Inn and pick out a bunch of wineries and restaurants to check out during your visit.
See my Travel Guide to Prince Edward County for more fall getaway ideas for your visit! About a 2.5 hour drive to Picton, Ontario from Toronto.
2. Ste. Anne’s Spa in Grafton, Ontario
Relax at this pretty country estate and book a few spa appointments to re-centre yourself. I love hitting all the water therapies, steam room and sauna to detox and reset.