Cottage dwellers know how to get things done in the most majestic and restful areas of Ontario. If you’re one of those Torontonians that finds themselves lost and unsure of themselves when stepping north of Bloor, here are 5 places you should look to get the inside scoop on an enhanced Ontario cottage life…
The aptly named magazine and website is a definitive source for all forms of country living. With a beat on the real estate market and cottage rentals, to DIY tips and guides for entertaining your guests, Cottage Life can fill the void in your urbanite soul.
Mountain Life Magazine
The Ontario edition of Mountain Life Magazine comes in a pretty print form or as an extensive digital source. The publication centers around the Georgian Bay area, so those who long for lakefront living can get their fix on local issues, outdoor adventures, and engaging editorial year-round.
No matter where you travel, TripAdvisor is a handy one-stop-shop for intel on the best restaurants, hotels, B&Bs, activities, and hidden gems for Ontario cottagers. Renting a cabin for a weekend? Looking for the long-term? Find out what’s truly good in your new neighborhood.
An excellent, continually updated marketplace for cottage rentals across North America, Cottage Portal offers renters and owners a place to list and look for the ideal cottage respite.
Conde Nast Traveller
Often considered an excellent source for a lavish escape, CN Traveller has a side that you may have overlooked. Their Ontario Travel Guide is ideal for someone looking to indulge in the cottage life for awhile or escape entire elements of civilization on an untapped campsite or one of our many Provincial Parks.
What sources do you use to find cottages in Ontario? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @ViewTheVibe.