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Parry Sound beach - one of Parry Sound's top beaches

Guide to the Best Beaches in Muskoka, Ontario

Muskoka is a delightful destination, commonly known for its numerous lakes and rivers. While you’re staying in the area, either at your own cottage or at one of our many Muskoka cottage rentals, you may want a change of scenery... Read more

A Mother’s Day Celebration at Whispering Pines | Algonquin Highlands, ON

In May 2024, my family and I had the pleasure of visiting Whispering Pines, one of our Haliburton cottage rentals, for a belated Mother’s Day celebration, and it was a truly fantastic weekend away. Our group included myself, my husband,... Read more

Torrance Barrens Conservation Area and Dark Sky Reserve, Muskoka, Ontario

Discover Torrance Barrens | Muskoka, Ontario

Astronomy buffs are challenged to find an area where the sky is reliably dark enough for really good stargazing.  However, there are several light preserves in Ontario’s Cottage Country that are far enough from city lights for spectacular viewing!  One... Read more

Algonquin Provincial Park turtles

Discovering Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

Algonquin Provincial Park is nestled within Ontario’s Canadian Shield, approximately 300 km from Toronto and 275 km from Ottawa. Spanning over 7,653 square kilometers, this iconic park offers a profound glimpse into the country’s ecological diversity and cultural legacy. When... Read more

Aerial view of Muskoka lake

The Top Lookouts and Scenic Viewpoints in Muskoka Ontario

Muskoka is a world apart, yet only two hours north of the bustling city of Toronto!  Known for its clean, clear lakes, rocky terrain, and forested landscape, Muskoka Ontario stretches from Georgian Bay in the west to Lake Couchiching in... Read more

The Importance of Maintaining a Standard Inventory

We’re shedding light on why we, at CottageLINK Rental Management (CLRM), prioritize maintaining a minimum standard inventory across our properties and how it significantly contributes to the overall satisfaction of our guests’ experience, whether they’re staying at an economic 2-bedroom... Read more

Getting Your Cottage Rental Ready for Spring

As the vibrant colors of spring begin to emerge, cottage owners are gearing up for another season of welcoming guests to their cozy retreats. Whether you’re a seasoned owner or new to the rental game, preparing your cottage for the... Read more

family on a mountain bike ride

Discovering Arrowhead Provincial Park | Muskoka, Ontario

Arrowhead Provincial Park is a beautiful, natural oasis located just north of Huntsville, Ontario. The Park is within the very popular Muskoka Region of Ontario, home to many Muskoka cottage rentals. It’s a very popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and... Read more

The Best Lakes in Muskoka, Ontario to Visit

Muskoka has over 1,300 lakes to choose from, but what are the best lakes in Muskoka to visit? Picking the best one to go to can be hard, so we’re here to try and help you with that! As a... Read more

Short-Term Rental By-Laws and Licenses in Ontario’s Cottage Country

Ontario’s picturesque Cottage Country has long been a popular destination for tourists and vacationers for generations. With the rise of short-term rentals in recent years, property owners have found new opportunities to share the beauty of these areas with travelers... Read more