Sure, those little hotel soaps are nice. But if you’re looking for a travel experience that can’t be replicated anywhere else, you’ll need to get more creative while planning your next escape. Click here for a list of six places near Toronto and Ottawa that are anything but cookie-cutter – including a log cabin in the middle of an ancient forest, a treehouse with an outdoor shower, a converted church and even a 1940s caboose overlooking a historic train station, and a few surprises in between. Be the first of your friends to getaway to one of these cool spots for the ultimate ‘you-won’t-believe-where-we-stayed’ bragging rights.
If you can’t beat winter, join it with an epic dog sledding excursion through some of the most beautiful forests in Ontario.