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Family Getaway in Ontario’s Cottage Country

Nothing says summer quite like spending time in Ontario’s cottage country! Gather the family and exchange city life for days at the lake with All-Season Cottage Rentals in the Haliburton Highlands. Discover swimming, fishing, paddling, boating, hiking, and biking adventures amongst the natural surroundings of your cottage rental, and head into Haliburton for even more summer activities! Plan a memorable summer getaway where you can unwind, recharge, and create cherished memories amidst the breathtaking natural surroundings of cottage country today!

Summer Family Activities at Your Cottage

All-Season Cottage Rentals offers summer listings for every size family visiting the Haliburton Highlands, ranging from two to ten bedrooms. All of our properties offer private lakefront access, each equipped with complimentary water toys. Here are a few summer activities you can enjoy in and around your cottage rental:

  • Cool off from the summer heat with a swim in the lake or explore the water on a canoe, paddleboat, or row boat. 

  • Make smores together at the firepit and exchange stories around the campfire!

  • Enjoy fishing from the dock of your private shoreline

  • Play games together in the cottage or on the lawn. Some of our properties offer complimentary board and lawn games like badminton and bocce ball!

  • Have a dinner al fresco together and enjoy amenities like propane grills, picnic tables, and Muskoka chairs. 

  • The fun doesn’t stop when the sun sets; head outside after dark for fantastic summer stargazing!

5 Family-Friendly Summer Activities in Haliburton

  1. The Haliburton Forest offers summer adventures for all ages! Explore the hiking trails, walk amongst the treetops on a canopy tour, and learn about wildlife at the Wolf Centre.

  2. Take the family to Abbey Gardens for a day of summer fun. This is the perfect destination to shop locally, learn about local ecosystems, explore nature trails, meet rare Ojibwe horses, and more!

  3. Visit Sir Sam’s Ski / Ride for exceptional hiking and biking trails! They offer 23km of biking trails and 4km of hiking trails winding through the rugged Canadian Shield. Don’t forget to check out the brand-new Eagle View Tower this August!

  4. Stop at the Haliburton Sculpture Forest and discover over 40 sculptures made by local and international artists on the 1.4km walking trail!

  5. Summer brings fun events and festivals to the Haliburton Highlands, including farmers’ markets, live music, Highlands Summer Festival, Haliburton Art and Craft Festival, and Garlic Festival. Plan your getaway around one of these fun happenings!

The Top Ontario Cottage Country Rentals

Plan your Ontario cottage country getaway this summer with All-Season Cottage Rentals! Our Haliburton Highlands vacation rentals offer something for everyone, with a range of amenities to customize your getaway to your family’s needs. We have something for everyone!



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