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Things to do in Haliburton

The pristine environment of the Haliburton Highlands is a sanctuary for outdoor recreation. The Highlands is one of the most popular places to visit in Ontario during the summer. Often referred to as cottage country, because of the vast amount of vacation homes here. Our All Seasons Cottage Rentals provide the perfect vacation spot in cottage country. The Haliburton Highlands is home to abundant lakes and rivers that provide ideal spots for kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, and swimming. Fantastic hiking trails extend throughout the area with lush forests, lake vistas, and local wildlife. So, spend your days exploring all the things to do in Haliburton Highlands and book your cottage with us today!

  1. Explore the Water: The scenic lakes and rivers of the Haliburton Highlands bring canoeing and kayaking lovers to the waterways every year. Paddle through pristine scenery, spot wildlife, and learn history. Learn about tours and rental companies throughout the Highlands here.

  1. Go Parasailing: An exciting way to get on the water can be found at Ski-Mazing Watersports. Fly high above the water in this exhilarating opportunity in the Haliburton Highlands.

  1. Visit the Sculpture Forest: Visit this unique collection of sculptures in Glebe Park. There is a collection of 34 sculptures nestled along the trails in the park. The unique collection of the Sculpture Forest is a must-see for anyone visiting the area. 

  1. Go Hiking: The Haliburton Highlands is a natural environment ideal for hiking and exploration. Some of the parks for exceptional hiking include Algonquin Provincial Park, Silent Lake Provincial Park, and Queen Elizabeth Wildlands Provincial Park. A list of hiking trails and descriptions can be found here.

  1. Biking & Cycling: One of the best ways to explore the Haliburton Highlands is on a bicycle. There is ample opportunity for on-road cycling, gravel biking, and mountain biking. Check out the recommended biking trails here.

  1. Take a Boat Tour: Highland Boat Tours offers several tours on the five lake chain in the Haliburton Highlands.

  1. Visit Abbey Gardens: Abbey Gardens brings sustainability to Haliburton. You can pick up fresh produce here or explore the hiking trails. There are also daily interactive opportunities to learn about living sustainably. 

  1. Play a Round of Golf: The Haliburton Highlands Golf Course is surrounded by towering pines and rolling hills. This nine-hole course is the oldest in the area and is a great spot to relax and enjoy the scenery. 

  1. Marvel at Waterfalls: There are a handful of beautiful waterfalls to visit during your vacation. Pack a picnic lunch and relax next to the sound of running water. Here is a list of the best waterfalls in the area

  1. Stop for a Drink: Haliburton Highlands Brewing is the best place to stop to sample local brews. They use local ingredients and inspiration to craft the best brews around!

Cottage Country Rentals with All Seasons

With so many things to do in the Haliburton Highlands, you’ll need a private place to unwind after exploring the area. Our cottages are ideal for group getaways or family vacations. Browse our summer listings here to find the perfect cottage for your getaway. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 705-754-1506.


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