Lake Erie and south western ontario COTTAGE RENTALS - WHY RENT HERE?
As an area that is home to several provincial parks and nature sites as well as many of Canada’s main metropolitan centres, the diverse South Western Ontario and Lake Erie region is best enjoyed from a private cottage, condo rental or bed and breakfast.
During the summer, begin your trip at one of several condos for rent in Toronto or in another nearby city such as Hamilton, London or Windsor where you can enjoy dining, museums and shopping. From there, head to a cottage or bed and breakfast in the Canadian countryside. Bed and breakfasts in Stratford and cottages for rent in Grand Bend or Port Dover are among the most popular choices among travelers.
If you’re planning to visit the South Western Ontario and Lake Erie region there are many activities that you can enjoy including hiking, biking, swimming, relaxing at the beach, and storm watching. This region is actually home to some of Canada's most impressive thunderstorm activity! Our selection of cottage rentals, condos for rent and bed and breakfasts will give you excellent access to this these activities and many of the rental properties are in close proximity to the water and beaches.
South Western Ontario cottage rentals are scattered along the white sandy beaches of Lake Erie’s northern shores, nestled amongst beech, sassafras, and tulip trees in one of Canada’s largest Carolinian forests.
With over 900 kilometres of shoreline, as well as national and provincial parks, including Point Pelee, Long Point, and Rondeau, the region lends itself perfectly to outdoor adventure and bird and butterfly watching. Lake Erie is, of course, a preferred destination for anglers and water sport enthusiasts, who take to the waterways on boats, canoes, and kayaks. Hiking and cycling are other popular activities in the summer, while cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are favourites come winter.
Ontario’s South West is home to historic towns and picturesque villages like Elora, Fergus, and St. Jacobs, which are dotted with well-preserved limestone and redbrick buildings, as well as antique shops and art galleries that display and sell local artisans’ work. The region is also noted for its burgeoning food and wine scene. Feast upon farm-to-table offerings and sample award-winning VQA wines.
Located a two hours’ drive southwest of Toronto, South Western Ontario offers natural, outdoor, and cultural attractions making it a popular place to rent a cottage in Ontario.+ More