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Minden & Haliburton Shopping Guide

During your trip to cottage country, we invite you to stroll through the villages of Minden and Haliburton to find a unique souvenir! The charming Haliburton shopping scene has something for everyone, from adventure gear to local art and antique decor. Choose All-Season Cottage Rentals to host your getaway, and discover our private lakefront vacation rentals in the Haliburton Highlands. Bring home a piece of cottage country from one of these local shops: 

Abbey Gardens

Abbey Gardens is not only a fantastic place for a nature hike but also a great place to pick up some locally-made food. Browse their selection of vegetables from their on-site garden, freshly baked treats, soups, gourmet cheeses, organically raised meats, coffee, and bread. Bring back food to prepare in the kitchen of your Haliburton vacation rental!

Algonquin Outfitters

If you are looking for outdoor gear for your cottage country adventures, stop by Algonquin Outfitters. They offer a wide selection of outdoor equipment like canoes, stand-up paddle boards, outdoor clothing, footwear, surf clothing, wakeboards, snowshoes, winter outerwear, and souvenirs.

Castle Antiques & Cafe

Find a unique piece of decor for your home at Castle Antiques. Browse over 8,000 square feet of retail space featuring unique antiques! Then after your Haliburton shopping spree, stop by the cafe for coffee and homemade vegan treats.

Rails End Gallery

Stop by Rails End Gallery and explore the exhibits highlighting local Haliburton artists. Then visit the Gallery Shop and browse their selection of handcrafted gifts. Whether you are looking for a ceramic mug or a painting inspired by cottage country life, you will find the perfect piece of artwork to take home with you!

Master’s Book Store

Pick a book to read in the comfort of your cottage rental at this local bookstore. Browse their collection of books written by local authors, puzzles, games, maps, and unique gifts. 

The Wolf Moon

The Wolf Moon is a charming boutique located in the village of Minden. They focus on selling sustainable skin care, clothing, housewares, cleaning, and food products. 

Kawartha Dairy Minden

Kawartha is a Canadian-owned dairy company operating for over 80 years! Stop by the Minden location and pick out a unique ice cream flavour, milk, butter, or cream for your vacation cooking.  

Haliburton Highlands Cottage Rentals

After exploring the Minden and Haliburton shopping scene, bring your finds back to your All-Season Cottage Rental. We offer over 120 vacation rentals in the Haliburton Highlands, ranging from two to ten bedrooms. There is a property for everyone, whether you are looking to bring the whole family together or want to escape for a romantic retreat. Book your getaway in cottage country today!

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