Even though we’re in the middle of August, it doesn’t mean summer is over quite yet. There is still plenty of time to get out there and enjoy a weekend in the country or staycation. Ontario is filled with so many beautiful places from Airbnb’s and farms, to hotels and motels just waiting for you to book in.
Here are 12 unique and inspiring places to stay in Ontario!
If you had cottaging in Muskoka on your summer bucket list, there’s still time to check it off. Head to this glorious lake house and live out all your cottage and lake fantasies. This property has ammenties like a paddle boat, kayak, Muskoka chairs (duh!), and even a fire pit. Located in the town of Gravenhurst, it’s an easy drive from Toronto, too.
This Scandinavian style home is so incredible, we couldn’t leave it out. There’s a private hot tub and it’s only 350 metres from the heart of Blue Mountain Village. If you should ever want to leave this spectacular place, the bars, restaurants, day spas, and ski slopes are only a short stroll away.
This treehouse cabin is extremely popular and in demand for good reason as it’s glamping on a whole new level —literally! Nestled away in the forest, it has a pool, hammocks, a poolside fireplace, and stunning interior design like you’ve never seen before. This is definitely the place to live out your childhood fantasy and stay in the treehouse of your dreams.
The ‘insta-worthy’ June Motel is a bloggers dream come true. Every Saturday morning, you can take a yoga class that’s followed by mimosas in the front yard. You can also take part in The June’s Rose O’Clock with $5 glasses of the house rosé every night from 8-9 p.m.
Calling all sailors! This 34’ sailing yacht can be all yours! Spend a romantic weekend with your significant other out at sea, or just docked at the beautiful Waupoos Marina. Borrow the canoe and take it for a run to explore the bay or even go fishing.
You’ll feel like a local in lovely Picton when you stay at The Ferg. Located in the heart of wine country, this rustic-chic home is inspired by Scandinavian aesthetic and interior design that is spot-on. You don’t need to bring a thing either, as it has everything you’ll need and more. Basically, it’s the ideal getaway for a restful weekend in the County.
Disconnect from the world and hide away in the cutest, most intimate cabin. Enjoy a skate on the private pond during the winter, and make it your own private swimming pool in the summer months. Surrounded by 15-acres of property, it’s also the perfect spot for hiking. Just grab your bestie or significant other, and experience this dreamy getaway.
Located on an organic farm is Fronterra Farms that grows 130 varieties of herbs, veggies, and edible flowers. There are 10 log-framed tent suites to choose from, which come with hardwood floors and your own bathroom. Each tent has a king bed, lounge, and en-suite bathroom. What’s even cooler is guests can pick their own veggies to cook for dinner, go for a countryside stroll, or sign-up for one of the workshops on-site. This is a must do for upscale glampers!
This Airbnb created each room to reflect a different film in director Wes Anderson’s repertoire. The 100 year old home is unique in design and is an ever-evolving project for the homeowner. Stay in this film lover’s dream and live like The Royal Tenenbaums.
Gaze out over Lake Erie from this cozy and rustic lakefront cottage. Enjoy the outdoor kitchen in the summer, and the fire pit in the winter. Curl up and read a book or play a few tunes on the piano.
If you’re looking for over-the-top lavishness, this chalet is the perfect spot for you. Grab fifteen of your closest friends and enjoy a luxury retreat. It’s on the pricier side of things but with everyone chipping in, it’ll be worth it for sure. Surrounded by 3 sprawling acres of tranquil, secluded terrain, this 4,600 square foot paradise radiates coziness and modern elegance. The games room features a pool table, foosball table, air hockey table, and an assortment of board games.
If you’re looking for a fabulous place to stay that’s right in the middle of exciting Toronto, your best bet is the InterContinental Toronto Centre that’s located on Front Street. Staying in the heart of the city’s Entertainment District means that you can have all the fun you want, but be back in your room in no time. In addition to the luxe amenities, make sure you check out the spa for a relaxing experience.
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