Get Away to a Dome This Lockdown


Today, the mayor of Toronto dropped more restrictions for the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) - a stay-at-home order. This means the citizens could only leave home for essential purposes such as food, health care, exercise or work.


It is increasingly tough to come up with new and interesting ideas to keep ourselves entertained during this gloomy winter season. For the sake of my mental health, I emailed around to check out what's open and what's not. I was thrilled to learn that the Glen Oro Farm was open when they replied back the day after I submitted my email.


Glen Oro had informed me that they will stay open through the lockdown (YAY!). Every unit is carefully sanitized with Covid-


19 approved cleaning products so I could go ahead with my booking in one of their whimsical domes. I could also assure you that it was very clean when I arrived and the hostess lifted the toilet seat with her bare hands (LOL). The bathroom was spotless!


So what is a dome? It is glamping at its finest, with plumbing (minus the environmentally friendly chic composting toilet which was pretty neat) & electricity in a geodesic glass dome tent.



Where is it?


From Toronto, we are 90 minutes North, near Orillia in the Township of Oro-Medonte.



Types of Accomodations


All accommodations feature a King sized bed and are designed for 1-2 people.


The Stargazer Dome

Glen Oro's Stargazer Dome features an integrated loft space with a king sized bed directly under the skylight, so you’re staring straight up into the Milky Way while fading off to sleep. It is important to note that you must be ok