7 UNIQUE WAYS TO STAY IN ONTARIO

If you are the type of traveller who loves to make your vacation home-away-from-home as memorable as possible, we’ve got a few places to add to your 2019 travel to-do list.

Here are a just a few unique ways to stay in Ontario.

IN A RIVERSIDE RETREAT AT ELORA MILL AND SPA 

Nestled in the heart of a charming village with panoramic views of the Elora Gorge, the Elora Mill Hotel & Spa is a one-of-a-kind destination, including a spa, dining options, and natural wonders right at its doorstep.

ON A HOUSE BOAT ON THE TRENT-SEVERN WATERWAY 

If you haven’t explored the 386 km Trent-Severn Waterway connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Huron, consider adding this classic Canadian adventure to your summer to-do list.  Rent your own house boat, and cruise Canada’s renowned inland passageway through historic lock stations. Don’t forget to soak up summer sunsets from the comfort of your own waterfront balcony.

IN A RETRO RETREAT IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

In the heart of Prince Edward County, you’ll find The Wilk, a turn of the century farmhouse carefully renovated to respect its original 1800s architecture, while integrating a highly curated 1970’s vibe. The highlight of the 2100 sq foot house is a “great room” with soaring 30-foot cathedral ceilings (perfect for photos).


Photo: @GoodGifting

AT AN ANIMAL SANCTUARY IN NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO 

Located on a 500-acre farm in Calvin, Ontario, this wilderness retreat has a variety of luxury yurt rentals, making it easy to immerse yourself in nature, while still enjoying the comforts of home. The yurts sit on the banks of the Amable du Fond river, with two private beaches on the property.  And yes, you will see real buffalo at this animal sanctuary!


Photo: @caitmprice

IN A ROMANTIC COUNTRY MANOR AT LANGDON HALL

Set in a tranquil estate amidst woodland and gardens, Langdon Hall is the ultimate escape. From the tennis court and croquet lawns, 12 km of walking trails, whirlpool and sauna, indoor exercise room, and Langdon’s famed vegetable and flower gardens, no matter how you decide to indulge, you can be sure it will be a stay to remember.


Photo: @brandontaylor23

IN A TENT WITH A VIEW AT AN ONTARIO PARK

Ontario Parks is home to 20,000 car accessible campsites and over 8,000 backcountry/wilderness campsites, meaning there are an infinite number of places to swim, hike and soak up the view. Bonus: 98% of travellers who visited a park said it provided stress relief – a near guarantee you’ll come back from this trip relaxed and refreshed.

IN A BOUTIQUE HOTEL THAT FEELS LIKE HOME (BUT BETTER) 

Enjoy the comforts of home and feel like a local in this boutique hotel in Toronto, where checking in is also your chance to check into all the vibrant options the Annex neighbourhood has to offer. Enjoy a morning coffee or evening cocktail in their stylish restaurant, or head next door to their food hall, which brings the best of the neighbourhood to your doorstep.

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