The hectic, busy, and work-focused culture of Canada today makes it all too easy to keep putting off a trip to the cottage. There’s that deadline you’ve got coming up, or the kids have a piano exam that they should really keep practicing for, or the kitchen walls have needed repainting for years… Let’s face […]
The days are cooler, the nights are crisp, and all around the leaves on trees are changing colour, flaming red and orange as if to farewell summer in a burst of brightness. Here are seven of the best places to cottage in the Fall.
Fall is the season for great colours, warm scarves, black boots, and everything pumpkin flavoured. Thanksgiving is an amazing opportunity to spoil your pumpkin sweet tooth and be the hit of the family dinner. Pies, cakes, bars…you name it, you can make it with pumpkin. Just don’t be surprised when you’re asked to host the […]
After months on end in the city, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the only wildlife Canada is home to are squirrels, raccoons, and enormous centipedes. But hark! All you need to do is book a cottage getaway in one of the following areas, and you could be spotting majestic native fauna in no time.
One of the truly lovely things about being on vacation at the cottage is having the time to make (and enjoy!) breakfasts that go beyond dry cereal and toast. These ten cottage breakfasts ideas are easy to make, use basic cottage pantry ingredients (with the occasional fancy extra) and, most importantly, taste delicious while also […]
Apple picking is a fall favourite for Canadians across the country. The temperature is cooling down, but the apples are ripe. Get the family together this month and take advantage of the fruit growing in your own backyard. Apple pie, anyone?
If like so many other Canadians, you have visited cottagecountry.com and found the perfect rental for your vacation, you may have found a rental that includes a recreational boat for you to use during your stay! Or maybe you are borrowing a friend’s boat to use during your lakeside vacation. Whatever the circumstances are, remember […]
It’s easy to overpack for a cottage weekend, but regardless of whether you’re stuffing your car full of bags or going minimalist with a single backpack, here are 10 things you should always take with you to the cottage.
Who doesn’t love the classic s’more? Graham crackers, marshmallows toasted over a campfire, melted chocolate… the tried-and-true combination of crunchy, gooey and melty is the stuff childhood summertime memories are made of. But how about taking s’mores to the next level? These nine twists on the classic s’more run the gamut from peanut butter and […]
Uh oh! You’ve planned and prepped and packed for a wonderful outdoorsy cottage getaway filled to the brim with hiking and Vitamin D, but now that it’s here the only thing you’re getting your fill of is rain. Luckily, armed with these 10 rainy day cottage activities, you and you family can easily avoid cabin […]