Author Archives: Cottage Country

Jack Russell in front yard

The Simple Way to Satisfy Your High-Energy Dog

The Simple Way to Satisfy Your High-Energy Dog

Piper loves to run.  And run.  And run. She loves to jump, too. Sixty pounds of Greyhound/German Shepherd mix, she leaves a wake of broken lamps and vases behind her as she bounds around the house. She also loves guests. She loves to greet them. She loves to draw them into games and races. She

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Bobcaygeon – Three Little Islands, One Big Heart

Let’s say you’re strolling down the main street of a pretty little cottage-country town, enjoying a summer day. You stop here and there to get a closer look at store windows and to investigate a menu. Ahead you can see the locks where boats from far and wide are making their way through the Trent-Severn

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The Trent Severn Waterway Free Lock Passage for Canada 150

With free lock passage this year from Parks Canada celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday, you have 44 more great reasons to get out on the water this summer! The Trent Severn Waterway web site offers maps, lock locations, GPS coordinates, hours of operation, history of The Trent Severn Waterway, links to Parks Canada who are responsible

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Good Times & Camping Memories

Some of the best memories of my childhood are from family camping trips. Recollections of tent collapses, camp fire marshmallow roasts with my whole family, and playing endless badminton games on the dusty dirt roads between campsites with my brother; these memories are what have stuck with me into adulthood. Camping can take you away

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8 Cottage Resort Locations in Ontario

Many people dream about owning a family cottage, yet these days this unfortunately has to remain just a dream for some. Rising prices mean it’s just not an affordable reality. Thankfully there is a much less costly alternative – cottage resort living. So what exactly is a recreational cottage? It is maintenance-free cottage ownership that

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Hot List of Attractions & Destinations

APSLEY • Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park • Chandos Beach • The Gut Conservation Area • Bumbleberry Folk Farm BANCROFT • Silent Lake Provincial Park • Egan Chutes Provincial Park • Bancroft Mineral Capital Concerts • Vance Farm Park • Eagles Nest Park BETHANY • Fleetwood Creek Natural Area • Pigeon River Headwaters BOBCAYGEON • Kawartha Settlers Village

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Canada 150 Event Celebrations in Cottage Country

APSLEY  ~  July 1st 4pm – Canada Day Parade and Celebration Starts at Apsley Public school – runs along Burleigh Street www.apsley.ca BANCROFT  ~  July 1st Canada Day Celebrations – Fireworks to take place at Dusk – York River Millennium Park www.bancroftontario.com BOBCAYGEON  ~  July 1st 10am – Canada Day Family events, magic show, fireworks

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