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Many of our Ontario resorts, inns, lodges and
cottage resorts are located on or near a body of
water. When people book a vacation one of the first
questions they ask "is it on the water?" Why is
that? We cannot underestimate the calming effect of
water. It is an integral part of a vacation to
help us recover and recharge away from our hectic
The Summer of 2014 has just started.
With the long winter, cool Spring and wet start to
the Summer, there still are lots of rooms and
cottages left for Summer vacation travellers.
There's also a wide range of options from full
luxury service to a basic cabin in the woods. The
water temperature has warmed up suitable for
swimming and water sports like kayaking and
canoeing. Please visit our Last Minute page,
Vacancies this week and Summer Packages page for the
most up to date information.
ATV Trails have opened for the season.
There's a variety of trails in Central and Northern
Ontario for the beginner up to the expert level
rider. You don't have to get muddy and wet to
enjoy ATVing. ! We are experiencing Summer
like weather during the last week of May. This
will warm up the lakes after a long cold winter.
People will be swimming in no time. Peninsula Lake near Huntsville Muskoka is great
for Bass (not open in spring), Pike (opens 3rd Sat
May), and also Lake trout. Cedar Grove Lodge - We
offer all non motorized boats free of charge to
guests, including canoes and row boats for fishing.
We rent 14 ft aluminum 8hp motor boats.
Most find that the best fishing spot is right off
our dock! Especially fun for the kids to catch the
rock bass and sunfish, while Mom or Dad try for the
We promote catch and release at Cedar Grove Lodge
West Nipissing Resort - We offer 2 great specials
for fisherman this spring. 1) two bedroom cottage
sleeping four people and a boat for $999 for one
full week 2) three days and two nights fishing for
$50/person/day/3 people sharing. Includes three
person boat and a two bedroom cottage. Opening
weekend is May 16th (Victoria day weekend) fish
include : walleye, pike, bass, muskie, and perch
There's still lots of snow to "play" in
throughout Ontario. The weather forecast says that
we will have colder than normal conditions.
Combine that with the huge amount of snow that has
been received and you get a winter playground of
activities. The snowmobile trails will be able
to stay open at least until the end of March.
Ice fishing on the lakes will be offered right until
the end of season rather than closing early as they
have had to do in past years. Skiing, dog sledding
and snow shoeing as well as ice skating on a frozen
lake are all special Winter activities available to
Snowy Winter conditions are found
throughout central and Northern Ontario. All of the
fun winter activities - snowshoeing, snowmobiling,
dog sledding, skiing, ice fishing are available.
There's much more snow than last year and that's
after the January Thaw that happened mid January.
There's so much snow that roofs had to be shovelled
for the first time in many years. Ice skating
rinks on lakes and ponds have opened and there's an
ice skating trail through the woods in Arrowhead
Provincial Park just north of Huntsville, Muskoka
for a special winter experience. Many resorts,
cottages, inns and lodges are open in the winter.
Snuggle up beside a Warm fireplace after a ski or
snowshoe hike through the forest. Relax in a
Jacuzzi hot tub.
Snow has arrived and the ski hills are
opening up. There will be a white Christmas in
Cottage and Resort country. Bringing in the
New Years in a hot tub under the stars sounds
exciting! Dog sledding skating, skiing and
snowmobiling are just some of the activities you can
enjoy. Wonderful weather in October has made
central Ontario the best place to see the trees turn colour. The water temperature has stayed warm enough
for some to go swimming. Others have gone kayaking
or canoeing for the first time in summer like
weather. Not all accommodation closes after
Thanksgiving weekend. Half of the properties
stay open year round. Tree top trekking and
zip line are examples of activities you can do
anytime of the year. Beautiful Fall Colours and warmer
temperatures make this an excellent time for travel.
Algonquin Park is reporting Peak conditions for
viewing the leaves as of September 28. Muskoka
region of Huntsville, and Bracebridge and Lake of
Bays is reporting 50%. The water temperature
in the lakes is still warm enough for a swim! Fall colours are upon us. People are still
in swimming but not for too much longer! Canoe or
kayak along a river. See a waterfall. Wildlife
is more visible now that there's less tourists
around. Fall fairs happen almost every weekend in
Ontario towns. Car shows and Autumn studio tours are
happening on the weekends.
Hot summer weather has returned to Ontario.
Family vacation time has two weeks left before back
to school for the children and back to work for the
adults. Summer activities to consider are swimming
in a lake, learning to canoe or kayak. Test your
skill on a water trampoline, go on a hike, attend a
wolf howl in Algonquin Park, check out the antique
boats and classic cars at a town fair. After Labour
day weekend, the water is still warm. Summer weather
continues far into September. It's a quieter time
with the children back at school.
August brings street fairs, outdoor patios,
arts and crafts shows, evening concerts in the park.
This is the month when the people of Ontario choose
to take their holidays. Many have waited until the
last minute to book their hotel, resort or cottage.
There still are some vacancies. The
temperature at night is pleasant for sleeping and
warm enough for sun bathing, swimming and water
July brought a big change in the
temperature. Summer arrived Hot Hot Hot! The
water temperature even in the big lakes has warmed
up dramatically. The beaches of Ontario are the
place to go to cool off. All the summer activities
are in full swing - tubing, water skiing, canoeing
kayaking, swimming to name a few. Because the Spring
was wet and cold and the Summer has just arrived,
there are still a number of Vacancies throughout
Ontario in resorts, inns, lodges and cottage
resorts. Please check out our Summer vacancies page
or our Last Minute deals page for a list of
properties to contact.
We are nearing the end of June. Summer
arrives tomorrow. Canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, and
the new sensation stand up paddleboards are ready
for summer vacation. The water temperature in
the lakes is cool but you are still able to swim.
There are water trampolines, water slides and rafts
waiting for play.
May has started off with Summer weather.
Canoeing, kayaking activities have begun.
Fishing seasons are opening. Now that the ice
is off the Ontario lakes, the fish are still close
to the surface. No need for special equipment.
Moose sightings are the norm in Algonquin park in
May. Many seasonal resorts and lodges are opening up
for Spring and Summer guests. April has arrived but Winter weather is
holding on. The snow is melting and the ice on
the lakes is melting too. As soon as the ice is
gone, the fishing begins. With the water being so
cold, the fish are found close to the surface. No
special equipment is required to catch a BIG one! The Easter long weekend is upon us and
there still is snow to the north. In Muskoka
the snowmobile trails are still open and the ice
fishing huts don't come off the lakes until March
31. You can snow ski or snow shoe on the trails one
last time. With the weather forecast
predicting warmer weather, the snow will not last
much longer. March Break is about to come to an end.
There is still great snow conditions north of
Barrie. However, the ice huts have to come off
the lakes soon and the spring thaw is about to
happen. By mid April there will be lakes that have
lost their ice so that the fishermen and women with
motor boats will come out of storage. The
Spring fishing season will begin for Trout, and
later on for walleye and pickerel. Great winter snow conditions have finally
come to Ontario. The snowmobile trails are open. The
ski hills and resorts are boasting the best
conditions in many seasons. The temperatures are
warming up so it's fun to play outside in the snow!
The family weekend will be a great time to have some
fun or consider a romantic getaway. Celebrate
Valentine's day with your special someone at an
Ontario lodge, inn or resort.
The Winter activities are starting up.
Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating on the lake. Dog
sledding and snowshoeing are available over the
holidays. Soon the snowmobile trails will open
for the 2013 season in Ontario.
There has been a little bit of snow in the
north but not enough to stay on the ground yet.
Deer can be seen, especially in the early morning
and at night crossing the road. Drive with
Wildlife viewing is very popular at this
time of year. The leaves have fallen from the trees
making it easier to see moose or deer in the forest.
Moose can be seen in Algonquin Park not far from HWY
60. Many Ontario resorts are open year round to
enable tourists to enjoy all the seasons in comfort.
Spring has come early to Ontario. Excellent
opportunities for fishing, nature watching for
moose, deer and migrating birds.
Ontario Ski resorts at Blue Mountain,
Hidden Valley, Snow Valley and Horseshoe Valley have
made enough snow to start operations for the
2011/2012 season. Limited conditions are being
offered for downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Snow has come and gone but will soon stay
for the Winter. Ski hills will be making snow
in time for Christmas holidays.
Spring Specials. Get away to Ontario this summer where you'll discover a multitude of unforgettable experiences. Whether you choose to explore unspoiled wilderness, vibrant cities, or charming towns, you're sure to make memories that'll last a lifetime! The holiday travel season has arrived in Ontario. Here are the towns and regions you'll find in this directory: Algonquin Park Almaguin Highlands Bancroft Barrie Barry's Bay Bayfield Burk's Falls Bracebridge Collingwood Dryden Ear Falls Elliot Lake Emsdale French River Fort Frances Gananoque Georgian Bay Gravenhurst Haliburton Huntsville Kawartha Lakes
Kawarthas Katrine Kearney Kenora Killarney Kingston Manitoulin-LaCloche Midland Minden
An Ontario spring getaway in cottage country not only offers a unique opportunity to experience everything that is great about an Ontario cottage country vacation, it is also a good time to find a real vacation bargain as resort rates in the spring are often much lower than during the prime summers months. In Muskoka, Haliburton, Georgian Bay, Almaguin and other top Ontario tourist destination areas, spring is the ideal time to enjoy a truly quiet and peaceful vacation before the summer crowds arrive, and is perfectly suited for couples romantic getaways, seniors travel groups, fishing vacations and golf getaways. In the spring, the days are warm, the nights are cool and the rates are low. To book you Ontario spring getaway, check out the many wonderful resorts, inns and lodges listed on our Ontario resort and lodge information directory. Click on the Spring Specials page for the best deals available on wonderful spring accommodation packages, spring getaway specials, fishing packages, Mother's Day weekend packages, Father's Day weekend packages and May long weekend packages. In Ontario, the Victoria Day long weekend in May marks the unofficial start of summer and is one of the most popular holidays in cottage country. To avoid disappointment, be sure to book your Victoria Day weekend getaway at an Ontario resort well in advance.
Other popular holiday weekends in cottage country that many people enjoy spending at an Ontario resort in Muskoka, Haliburton or the Kawarthas are Mothers Day weekend and Father's Day weekend. The perfect occasion for a family resort spring getaway, these special holiday weekends are great time for the whole family to get together and enjoy a fun weekend away at one of cottage country's family-friendly inns, lodges or cottage resorts. Mother's Day and Father's Day weekends also present an ideal opportunity to hold a family reunion. Our Ontario resort directory lists many resorts, inns and lodges in Ontario that offer the accommodations and amenities that will ensure a successful family reunion weekend.
There are Winter carnivals throughout
Ontario to visit. Downhill and cross country Skiing,
snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating, ice fishing,
and snowmobiling for families, and romantic winter
getaways for couples. Dog sledding, horse drawn
sleigh rides. No need to stay indoors this
Many of us are within two or three
hours of some wonderful tourist destinations in
Ontario. Often less.
So if you're planning a staycation
this summer, start with these ideas:
Muskoka is 2 - 3 hours away from the
Greater Toronto area.
Peterborough / Kawarthas is 2 hours
or less away from the GTA
Wasaga Beach / Collingwood / Georgian
Bay is less than 2 hours away.
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The New Year's holidays are over so now it's time to
plan your next vacation. You can use Cottage-Resort.com
to plan that special Summer Vacation for your family.
There are listings for fishing camps, family resorts, full
service inns and self catering cottages.
Ontario Resorts, Inns and Lodges offer a special type
of hospitality at this time of year. Couples can escape
the city hustle and bustle to enjoy getting reacquainted
with each other. Turn off the cell phone and
computer for a little while to relax and recharge.
The weather is still warm enough for hiking and
biking in the country. Consider a romantic getaway away
from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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Lots to do at anytime of the year or you can escape and do nothing! Getaway from your hectic pace of life. Relax, and recharge then return renewed and refreshed. ...you can find a resort, lodge or cottage rental no matter what... four great seasons of getaway vacation recreation and activities....
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Activities that can be done: skiing, kayaking, hiking, Biking. Ride the snowmobile or ATV trails found all over Ontario.
There is snowmobiling, skiing, snow tubing, ice skating or just relaxing by a cozy fire.
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Here's some examples of the resorts, inns, lodges and
cottage resorts you'll find in Ontario:
Stonecliffe Resort and Outdoor Center is a great Ontario vacation spot located upon the North end of the Algonquin Park in Deep River, Ontario. It caters towards people who love the outdoors and enjoy fishing, hunting, and ATV/dirt biking.
Loralea Country Inn Resort is placed on Halls Lake, in-between Minden and Dorset, Ontario. It is a quiet and comfortable pet friendly four season resort on lakefront property. It has seven housekeeping cottages that are very well suited for couples and family vacations. The cottages include propane, electric and wood fireplaces, outdoor fire pits, barbeques and TV and wireless internet. The Loralea Country Inn also provides outdoor entertainment, including a variety of boats for use, a beautiful sandy beach, and plenty of other onshore activities for the whole family!
Westwind Inn is the perfect place to celebrate your special occasion. Take your loved one on a romantic weekend getaway, with music, vintage wines, fine dining, beautiful accommodations and helpful staff. Our recommended package includes delicious full course dinner menus, hearty breakfasts, and the use of all of the resort facilities, including; a hot tub, sauna, pool and much more! We have a full list of prices and room descriptions on our rates page. We offer great romantic honeymoon suites that are perfect for anniversaries as well!
Westwind Inn offers an excellent dining menu complete with a beautiful lakefront view. Each day, we offer an all-inclusive superb multi course dinner and each morning, a full country breakfast. Surrounding the Inn are many towns to visit and many great local restaurants to enjoy a great lunch. The Westwind Inn does offer a packed lunch for those who do not wish to leave the site, which is available just after breakfast.
Westwind Inn is beautifully placed on a quarter mile of lakefront, on a 60 acre private lot. This allows for breathtaking views of not only the lake, of beautiful forestry as well. This creates a beautiful setting to any vacation or family getaways.
Briars Resort & Spa, on Lake Simcoe, Ontario, is located one hour north of Toronto. It has been a favourite accommodation for many visitors for over 165 years. This distinct resort includes a wealth of attractions for visitor indulgence, such as their very own 18-hole golf course, the Red Barn Theatre, offering live entertainment throughout the summer months, a full onsite spa and excellent recreation facilities.
Briars Resort & Spa offer plenty of fun and exciting activities for our guests to enjoy. Through these activities we give you the opportunity to explore all that our great resort has to offer. You may find yourself at our beautiful lakefront, or relaxing by our private pool. We have full onsite spa facilities, and offer great hiking and cross country skiing trails. No matter the season, there is always something to enjoy!
At Briars Resort and Spa, you'll find a unique blend of cottage country forestry with beautiful lakefront views. This creates a great sense of seclusion and elation, making us a favourite among Ontario resorts.
Ogopogo Resort, found just outside of Minden, Ontario, is a great lakeside resort. It is located on Mountain Lake, a secluded, crystal clear lake; found about two and half hours North of Toronto. Ogopogo prides itself upon offering the best value for its guests, and providing a memorable experience for all guests. Ogopogo offers lakeside swimming as well as an onsite pool, as well as many other great facilities. It has luxury four season cottages, including housekeeping, which can cater to individuals, couples or entire families. The surrounding areas offer wonderful trails and natural attractions, and the nearby towns offer great restaurants and shopping.
Blue Mountain Ski Resort is Ontario's largest mountain resort. Its mountain terrain and accommodations make it perfect for any ski or snowboard holidays. It is located near Collingwood; roughly an hour and a half drive North-West of Toronto. Although famous for its ski terrain, Blue Mountain also offers great golf packages for the snowless seasons, making it a great resort to stay at year round.
The Delawana Inn Spa & Conference Resort is perfect destination for any Ontario vacation. It is located on Georgian Bay in the Honey Harbour, which is located in the beautiful Muskoka region. The resort hosts its very own Par 3 golf course, features the Wanakita Wellness Spa and a variety of different water sport activities to choose from! The Delawana is a favourite among Ontario vacationers, as it has been voted the best summer resort in not only Ontario, but in Canada as well. The Delawana is the perfect getaway vacation spot for couples, families or for business conferences. The resort offers award winning child programs for families, fine dining for couples and has many conference rooms available. There are many different water sports available for guests, and as well different sport facilities such as a tennis court and theatre. No matter the getaway, the Delawana Inn offers a perfect Ontario vacation experience.
For the spring and fall months, the Delawana offers great hiking and biking trails and packages, as well as specific couples getaway packages and golf and spa packages. The Delawana caters to all variety of guests, including couples, families, and family reunions, offering something for everyone.
West Nipissing Resort Vacation Rentals is an Ontario cottage vacation rental and fishing resort found around four hours north of Toronto. West Nipissing Resort is in the small rural town of Lavigne, very well known for their great fishing, and located near. Lavigne has a great location, being situated near such cities as North Bay, Sudbury and Sturgeon Falls, providing plenty of great surrounding attractions, while still maintain an outdoor secluded feeling.
The West Nipissing resort currently offer 12 private cottages, perfect for adding to the secluded and serene feeling of the woods. All cottages include housekeeping and are located right on beautiful Lake Nipissing.
Whether you're on a Vacation with your Family, or are looking to spend some time with a loved one, or just out for some high quality fishing, West Nipissing provides the perfect vacation destination. West Nipissing Resort offers boat and equipment rentals, as well as a dock for boating. There are plenty of great shopping locations nearby as well. West Nipissing resort is the perfect outdoor vacation spot, offering amazing wildlife, forest adventures and many more tourist attractions!
The Couples Resort is one of Ontario's finest romantic retreats! It is found near the town of Whitney, Ontario, along the shores Galeairy Lake and the Madawaska River, just off of the Algonquin Parks. We offer luxury accommodations year round for couples looking to getaway. The accommodations include rooms for up to 48 couples, but still offer great privacy for each individual couple. The setting of the Algonqiun parks offers a vast number of different outdoor activities for couples to partake in. Whether it is romantic walks through the near endless trails, or having a relaxing day together at the spa, The Couples Resort offers something for every couple to enjoy their romantic vacation.
The rooms are all luxurious, and each one is fitted with its own Jacuzzi tub and fireplace, and outside of the rooms are 23 outdoor hot tubs, 10 saunas, a pool and many walk in steam rooms. As well as an on-site spa, we offer in-suite spa treatments. All of this leads to be one of Ontario's finest couples retreat vacation spots.
The Couples Retreat also offers great outdoor activities for the adventuring couple. Being located on Algonquin Park's Galeairy Lake provides couples with amazing trails to hike and even horseback ride on. In the winter time, couples can use these trails for snowshoeing and for dog sledding! Within 15 minutes of the resort as well is the Algonquin Park Visitor Center, offering a great display of natural and cultural history.
The Couples Resort offers a secluded and romantic getaway for any couple. It has a great variety of activities and indulgences that are sure to provide a memorable experience for all couples.
An Ontario cottage resort getaway is the ideal way to enjoy everything that a vacation in Ontario has to offer. Ontario cottage country encompasses a wide and highly diverse area. From the rugged pristine wilderness of Northern Ontario, Algonquin Park and the Haliburton Highlands to the scenic terrain of pastoral hills and clean clear lakes of the Kawarthas and Simcoe County, there is an Ontario resort getaway destination for every taste and preference. Discover everything Ontario has to offer for your next Ontario vacation getaway with a stay at one of the Province's many fine cottage resorts, inns and lodges. Whether you are looking for an Ontario cottage rental in a rustic cabin deep in Ontario's Northern wilderness, or a family-friendly Ontario vacation property that is a short drive from the city, there is an Ontario resort just waiting for you with the attributes that will make your vacation in Ontario ideal.