Outaouais COTTAGE RENTALS - WHY RENT HERE?
The Outaouais region has both metropolitan and natural attractions. Whether you feel more comfortable in the city or surrounded by nature, you will find your ideal vacation here! A Outaouais cottage rental or bed and breakfast makes for the perfect getaway during the summer months, while in the winter, ski chalet rentals, hotel resorts and vacation homes are popular among travelers.
When you rent a cottage in Outaouais, you can take day trips to enjoy popular summer activities including hiking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, cycling, golfing, hunting, fishing, zip lining, rock climbing, horseback riding or simply relaxing in the great outdoors. In the winter, make yourself at home at one of many Outaouais chalets for rent and enjoy activities including tubing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, ice fishing, snowmobiling and ATV trails. Other regional highlights include the renowned Gatineau Park and the world's longest skating rink, the Rideau Canal. Outaouais cottage rentals and chalet rentals are a terrific way to enjoy the area and experience this wonderful destination.
Outaouais cottage rentals are located in Western Québec, on the northern banks of the Ottawa River. Home to Plaisance National Park, the Wildlife Reserves of Papineau-Labelle and La Vérendrye, Gatineau Park, and a myriad of lakes, rivers, and streams, the Outaouais lends itself perfectly to outdoor sporting recreations.
Hiking, cycling, mountain biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding are popular activities in the summer, while cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and dog sledding are favourites come winter. The region is also a preferred destination for hunters, anglers, and water sport enthusiasts, who take to the waterways in canoes, kayaks, and rabaskas, and on skates. Golfers will enjoy playing on the area’s courses.
The Outaouais is centrally located to some of Québec’s most picturesque villages, which are full of heritage properties, historic homes, and covered bridges. The region is dotted with charming boutiques and art galleries that display and sell local artisans’ work. As a main producer of maple syrup, the area is also the perfect place to tour a maple farm and sample their products. Gatineau is home to an array of exhibitions, including the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Just over two hours east of Montréal, the Outaouais region offers natural, outdoors, and cultural attractions, making it a popular place to rent a cottage in Quebec.+ More