Must-Have Cottage Essentials For Canada Day Long Weekend
The Canada Day long weekend is coming up soon and some of us are lucky enough to get out of the busy city and up north to cottage country. Whether it’s a sunny or rainy weekend, we will be celebrating in style – here are our top picks for “Canada Day Themed” items that you need at the cottage.
1. A Pair Of Running Shoes
2. A Cozy Sweater
This extremely comfortable Spinco hoodie is available at all three Toronto locations, Ottawa, Kelowna and Cloverdale.
3. The Iconic Hudson’s Bay Blanket
Drape this extremely soft Hudson’s Bay blanket over your sofa or use it as a shawl by the firepit to keep warm.
4. A Book To Read
The World Needs More Canada® is Indigo’s big, love-filled ‘birthday card’ to Canada from the great culture makers of our time. This one-of-a-kind coffee-table book features anecdotes, insights, and candid photography from an eclectic mix of over 100 storytellers and visionaries.
5. Unisex Cotton Tee
Inspired by your favourite band tee, the back of the shirt features the dates of when all the Canadian provinces and territories entered Confederation. You can pick it up at The Drake General Store.
6. Canadian Flag Bathing Suit
Rock this incredible one piece bather, no padding and wire-free and go for an authentic Canadian swim in Lake Ontario or Georgian Bay. Shop this swimsuit on Amazon.ca.
7. Canada Print Flip Flops
Show off your love and dedication for the Great White North in these flip-flops from Joe Fresh.
8. Maple Leaf Printed Socks
Wear these Canada maple leaf crew socks to keep your feet warm and also show off your Canadian pride. You can find them on Amazon.ca.
9. Canada Cap
It’s supposed to be a very sunny weekend so it’s good to keep this nearby – one size fits all. Made by the Canadian company, Roots.
10. Canada Flag Hammock
Read a book or take a nap peacefully in-between the trees while swinging on our national flag, from Canadian Tire.
11. Red Cat-Eye Sunglasses
Rock these red framed Zara sunglasses all weekend long – they’re trendy, affordable and match the theme!
12. SodaStream FIZZI
In honour of Canada Day, our favourite sparkling water maker SodaStream offers the red version of their SodaStream FIZZI, which is perfect for any summer celebration. Be creative and make your own cocktail this Canada Day!
13. Canada Day Cooler Bag
Bring this practical yet patriotic cooler from Walmart with you on a picnic to store a couple brews and some sandwiches.
14. Canadian-Made Alcoholic Beverage
Sit on the dock and enjoy this tasty beverage made with natural lemon, lime, and cranberry flavours, with a hint of coriander.
15. OH Canada Accent Pillow
A celebratory pillow cover for Canada’s 151st birthday! Such a wonderful home accent piece for your cottage or to give as a gift!
Featured Image: Instagram/@rootscanada
What other Canada Day essentials do you need for the cottage? Let us know in the comments!
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