All-Season Cottage Rentals Blog

Hiking Tours in Southern Ontario near Haliburton

It’s always an excellent time to get outside and explore the great outdoors in Ontario’s cottage country. So, lace…

Paddling the Haliburton Highlands Water Trails

Are you dreaming of a summer cottage vacation by the lake? If you are, we have the perfect setting for you in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands! At

Tee-Off with a Haliburton Highlands Golf Vacation

The Haliburton Highlands is well known for its outdoor recreation, from lush forest trails to scenic paddling adventures. But, the region is also an excellent destination…

The Best Places to Spend Winter Vacation in Canada

Spending time cozied up inside and away from the cold is a cliche activity in the winter. However, it’s a cliche for a reason: there’s something charming about…

Family Vacations with the Dog

Dogs love being included in the family vacation when you rent a cottage just as much as the rest of the family. Playing in the lake, taking exciting walks in the forest with all the wonderful new smells and relaxing at the end of the day surrounded by family all contribute to your pet's positive cottage vacation experience. But just because you've escaped the daily grind, doesn't mean…

The Benefits of a Cottage Rental Home-Cooked Meal

cottage rental home-cooked mealBudgeting for food expenditures during your vacation to the Haliburton Highlands can be almost as difficult as forecasting the week's weather. When staying at a traditional hotel or resort, the challenge is multiplied as travelers face the added expense of dining out for breakfast, lunch and dinner. While the majority of quality hotels do not offer full kitchens,…

TV Reception in the Haliburton Highlands

TV Reception in the Haliburton HighlandsThere is no cable TV in cottage country.  The only way to receive TV reception in the Haliburton Highlands is to have a satellite dish connected to the television.  Let me say this again, without a satellite dish there is no TV reception in the Haliburton Highlands.

Remember when you were…

Cottage Rental Cancellation Insurance

Haliburton Skyline in FallTragedy can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime.  Our booking contract has a 'no cancellation' clause so it's important to consider purchasing "cottage rental cancellation insurance" when you apply to rent your Ontario vacation home.

If you don't purchase cottage rental cancellation insurance and need to cancel, we will put your week…

How to tell if you are dealing with a legitimate rental agency?

How to tell if you are dealing with a legitimate rental agency?Are you dealing with a legitimate rental agency?  Ontario Cottage Rental Agencies must be accredited by TICO (Travel Industry Council of Ontario) in order to rent cottages to the public.  TICO has set out a number of rules and regulations to protect you, the consumer…

Top Ten Things You'll Love About An Ontario Vacation Rental

Top Ten Things You’ll Love About An Ontario Vacation RentalWould you rather not return to a cramped, impersonal hotel room after a day of vacation fun?  There are so many reasons to choose an Ontario vacation rental for accommodation, there's no need to fumble with a keycard ever again.

#1 - More bang…

Checkout our Free Resource Guide!
top of page