Ottawa Valley COTTAGE RENTALS - WHY RENT HERE
Made up of gorgeous waterways and wilderness, it’s no wonder why Ottawa Valley is known as “Ontario’s Adventure Playground”. With more than 900 lakes and four major rivers, including the Ottawa River, you will experience some of the greatest outdoor water adventures that Canada has to offer, making the Ottawa Valley a perfect place to get cozy at a B&B or rent a cottage.
The Ottawa Valley is also a well known winter hot spot for booking winterized cottage rentals or ski chalet to enjoy snow sports such as snowmobiling, dog sledding, skating and skiing.
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With over 900 pristine lakes and four major river systems, including the Ottawa and Madawaska Rivers, the Ottawa Valley is known as “Ontario’s Adventure Playground”, with cottage rentals scattered throughout the highlands and along the waterfront.
The Ottawa Valley is the Whitewater Capital of Canada and is thus a paddling and rafting paradise. The region’s trails and tracks offer hiking, cycling, mountain biking, and horseback riding in the summer, and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, skating, and tobogganing come winter. Skiing and snowboarding is offered at Calabogie Peaks Resort, which boasts Eastern Ontario's highest vertical.
With plenty of restaurants, cafés, and elegant tearooms in the Ottawa Valley, there is no shortage of places to retire to after a day on the water or trails. Indulge in local produce at weekly Farmers’ Markets, and shop for antiques and artisan wares at charming boutiques and art galleries scattered throughout the region.
The Ottawa Valley offers natural, outdoors, and cultural attraction and at under an hour's drive from Ottawa and less than two hours’ drive northeast of Toronto, it is a popular Ontario cottage rental destination.+ More