7 Things To Do in Ingersoll This Winter

The cold winter weather and inches of snow shouldn’t keep you indoors this winter! Whether you’re considering Ingersoll as your next home or have been a resident for years, there’s plenty to do in the area this season.

Elm Hurst Inn

The Elm Hurst Inn is one of the jewels of Ingersoll. This over 140-year-old hotel is a landmark in the area, often hosting weddings, meetings and special events. The Elm Hurst Inn is conveniently located near the Highway 401 but feels miles away from city life. Its spa offers the perfect place for a romantic getaway or a girls’ weekend. The hotel restaurant is famous for its Sunday brunch buffet, and also serves up a delicious, locally-inspired lunch and dinner menu.

Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum

The Ingersoll area is steeped in history, from its founding in 1795 by Thomas Ingersoll (Laura Secord’s father), to its place on the Underground Railway and beyond. Learn about the town’s history in the cheese industry as well as many other historical events and moments. It’s a great destination for the whole family!

Festival of Lights

Celebrate the holiday season by visiting Ingersoll’s downtown core for the Festival of Lights! From November through January each year, businesses, parks and more will come alive with glittering light displays. Admission is free and the lights are on every day from 5pm to 11pm. Get into the holiday spirit!

Ingersoll Curling Club

The Ingersoll Curling Club offers a great place for getting some exercise and becoming part of a community. Membership to the Ingersoll Curling Club includes access to free clinics, instructions and curling equipment. So whether you’ve been curling for years or want to try something new, why not join the club?

Skiing & Snowboarding

Ingersoll’s proximity to London and the Kitchener-Waterloo area makes it a great place to get out and hit the slopes! Head to London’s Boler Mountain or Kitchener’s Chicopee Ski Resort for runs for every skill level, as well as tubing and winter camps!

Walking Trails

Ingersoll’s scenic rural setting makes it an ideal location for hiking and walking. The Thomas Ingersoll Scenic Trail is a two kilometre walk starting at the Cheese Museum and winding its way past the Creative Arts Centre, Victoria Park and Smith’s Pond. There are also a number of other walks, trails and scenic areas to soak up the outdoors! Find them here.

Head to the City

The town of Ingersoll is perfectly situated between two major cities in southern Ontario: London and Toronto. With quick and easy access to the Highway 401, it makes it the perfect location to take a day trip or spend the weekend in the city.

In addition to all of the great things to do in Ingersoll, the Towns at Harrisview homes are located 1 minute from the 401, making it easy to get on your way. Make your home in Ingersoll at the Towns at Harrisview by Sinclair Construction.

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