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Summer Brews

Discover your perfect summer beer in Ontario’s cottage country.

Food & Drink
Throwback Summer: 2-nights, 3-days of Old-fashioned Summertime Fun
Be Here in 2024: Summertime Happenings You Won't Want to Miss
Retro Summer: Get Back to the Endless Summer Days You Remember
Make Time Stand Still: 2-Night, 3-Day Slow Summer Getaway
Welcome to the Friendly Town of Minden
Collection • 10 stories

Connect with Water

Collection • 6 stories

Staycation Inspiration

Find inspiration for staycations ideal for families, relaxation and wellness, getting back to nature, or getting your heart racing (and more).

Way-back, Play-back: Celebrating the Best of Summer
Slow Down Summer: Recreate Those Timeless Summer Moments
Embrace the Thrill: Say Yes to Adventure this Summer
Hottest Patios to Hit this Summer
10 Cottage Resorts with Strong Dirty Dancing Vibes
Collection • 7 stories

Local's Takes

Insider tips from the people who both live and take their vacations in the Highlands.

25 Awesome Places to Stay this Summer
Collection • 18 stories

Day Trip Destinations

The towns of the Highlands make perfect day-trip destinations from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

Collection • 10 stories


Hit the Beach: Best Beaches in Ontario's Highlands
Meet Me at the Drive-in
Rockin' Patios for Live Music
Country Road Canadiana: Summer Tour from Elphin to Lanark Village
Peace and Tranquility at Dimensions Retreats in Haliburton Highlands
Dare to Adventure: An Adrenalin-fueled 4-day Itinerary for Thrill Seekers
Embrace the Outdoor Joys of Summer in Deep River
3 Ways to Play on the Ontario Water Trail
Showing Our Pride: 11 Rainbow Registered Businesses to Support this Summer
Local's Take: Paddle, Cycle and Stargaze in Lennox & Addington
Collection • 5 stories

Longer Cycling Routes & Trips

Caves, Trails and Waves: 4 Days, 3 Nights in the Ottawa Valley
Good Food, Good Company and Good Music
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Click on any linked Operator mentioned in our stories and add them here to start building your personal list of things to see and do in Ontario’s Highlands.