Within easy reach of major city centres, these top five cottage destinations will allow you to relax and escape with your family and friends with a peace-of-mind and care free approach. Whether your bring your own RV, tent, camper, or choose to rent or purchase an affordable cottage in these top five cottage resort destinations, you are sure to enjoy these destinations and will bring your family back year after year.
The land of "bright water and happy lands"
Just 90 minutes north of Toronto, The Kawartha Lakes is a chain of lakes which form the upper-watershed and Trent River and provides a breathtaking range of landscapes.
Surrounding communities provide a large number of activities including tours, restaurants and entertainment.
The longest freshwater beach in the world.
Only a short distance north of Toronto, Wasaga Beach has been recognized as a premier tourist destination on Ontario.
With over 14km of white sand beach, warm water to swim in, Blue Mountains a short distance away, and many other great local attractions - Wasaga Beach has something to provide for everyone.
The #1 hidden travel gem in Canada.
With over 30,000 islands and 2,000 km or shoreline to explore, Georgian Bay features multiple geographic changes and hundreds of family activities to pursue.
For those who truly love boating, this is a place you would truly be proud to call your cottage.
The Niagara Peninsula
A true four-season destination.
Discover all that makes Niagara truly original. From attractions, wineries, history, beauty, restaurants, cycling, waterfronts, beaches, to race tracks and more.
The Niagara Peninsula has everything to offer, year-round all within a short drive.
South Western Ontario
Canada's best kept secret.
The Huron shoreline provides a great cottage destination.
From beaches, trails and breathtaking scenery to local shops, restaurants and entertainment- South Western Ontario provides a unique experience suitable for the entire family.