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A Guide to the National and Provincial Parks Found on the Bruce Peninsula

Many guests who stay in one of our many Ontario cottage rentals come to the area to trade in the hustle and bustle of the city for a breathtaking escape to the outdoors. No matter what time of the year... Read more

Best Places to See Fall Colours in Cottage Country

The smell of fall is in the air, and you’re just in time to catch one of the most beautiful natural phenomena that Cottage Country has to offer—fall colours! From tree-lined rivers and lakes to scenic overlooks, there are plenty... Read more

Fall Events in Cottage Country You Don’t Want to Miss

It’s been an exciting summer in Ontario with festivals and events returning to the calendar in 2022. However, many would say that the fun is only just beginning because Fall is one of the best times to visit Cottage Country.... Read more

10 Perfect Golf Courses in Ontario Cottage Country

Vacationing in Ontario Cottage Country? Fill up your itinerary with local pastimes like golfing to experience the region’s most prized golf courses. Venture from your cottage to the Haliburton Highlands for courses with scenic lakefront views. Play on championship courses... Read more

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Kawartha Lakes Craft Breweries to Visit for a Pint on Your Vacation

The Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario is well-known for its wetland habitats, provincial parks, and much more. While many people are aware of the great local beer in Muskoka or craft breweries in Parry Sound, the Kawartha Lakes local brewery... Read more

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Explore Ontario’s Prince Edward County Wineries on Your Cottage Country Vacation

When you think about enjoying wine on your vacation, chances are that your brain immediately heads to Napa or the Wine Country of California. But did you know there is also a haven for great wine in Canada? While there... Read more

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Where to Rent and Ride Mountain Bikes in Muskoka

Vacationing in Muskoka, Ontario, means you will have access to loads of outdoor activities like camping, fishing, kayaking, and hiking through the many parks and lakes. One of the best ways to take in all the hilly,  wooded beauty surrounding... Read more

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Cottage Countrycon – July 23, 2022

Cottage Country Comicon is back for 2022! Visit Orillia on July 23rd from 10am-5pm at the Quality Inn Conference Centre. Tickets are only $20/adult, and children under 11 are free! Parking on-site is also free! So, if you’re scheduled to... Read more

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Check Out LeBoat this Summer

Try a different kind of vacation this summer – a cottage on the water perhaps? No, we don’t mean a lakefront cottage rental, or even a water access cottage rental – but we have both – if you’re interested! We’re... Read more

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Arykat Otter Lake – CLRM Staff Review

In May 2022, I visited one of our Eastern Ontario properties – Arykat Otter Lake. Arykat Otter Lake had intrigued me since CLRM acquired the listing in 2017. I loved the unique rounded shape of the property, the region in... Read more