Ontario's Near North Lodges and Resorts Vacations
Almaguin Highlands - Port Loring - Arnstein - Lodges
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Entwood Forest Bed & Breakfast

Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Nature, Wildlife & Nature, Romantic

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Algonquin Park Region nestled deep within the Almaguin Highlands just north of Muskoka. Retreat to starry skies, clean, fresh air, sparkling lakes and magnificant forests. Experience luxurious indoor comforts, natural beauty, outdoor adventure and warm hospitality combined. We know the best places to explore and provide what you need for maximum enjoyment of the area.

Accommodations at Entwood are designed with your comfort in mind. The guest areas are a spacious 3500 square feet for up to a maximum of 6 people and a separate host suite. There is plenty of space to spread out or to congregate depending upon your preferences. Guests enjoy the living and dining room, recreation room, snack bar, library and sauna. Accommodation Features - spacious bedrooms, delicious home cooked breakfasts, cappucino, latte and espresso, Queen sized beds with white goose down comforters and luxurious linens, private bathrooms, 52 inch large screen TV with satellite, library, universal gym, cedar sauna, perennial gardens, internet & guest computer, fireplace and wood stove.

For some, Entwood is a bed and breakfast experience. For others it provides much more. It is a base for the "Muskoka" experience, away from the crowds, tucked away and bordering Algonquin Provincial Park. For those who want more than our retreat style bed and breakfast service, we offer outdoor adventures both on and off-site. At Entwood we can design a retreat or outdoor adventure vacation package in the Almaguin Highlands specially for you!  Fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing (on site), snowshoeing, dogsledding, birding, country roads, ...  ~ you name it ~ Just email us and tell us what you would like to do and we are happy to design options for you. We are located just 35 minutes from Huntsville and an easy 8 km from Highway 11, in South River, (Ontario) and minutes from Eagle Lake.
Facilities:
B & B Rooms and Suite
Dining Room - Yes
Storse - Nearby
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area -Yes
Pets - Ye s- Inquire
Docking - No
Beaches - Nearby
Language: English

Almaguin Vacation

Activities: Family, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, ATVing, Snowmobiling

A Muskoka Ontario resort that promises clean, spacious, modern waterfront housekeeping cottages. Only a 2.5 hour drive from Toronto, Sand Lake cottage resort is close to the town of Huntsville and a great base accommodation for visits and adventures in Algonquin Provincial Park. The north Muskoka district is known for it's abundance of lakes and the rugged character of the Canadian Shield to photography. Bass & Lake Trout fishing in the lake is excellent and we do have fishing boat rentals available. You can also bring your own boat and the boat launch is only 1 km away.

Our resorts features a wonderful sand beach and our rental cottages are clean, spacious and fully equipped with modern amenities. The resort is nestled in among towering pines and the cottages have an excellent view of the lake. A romantic getaway is a sure hit as our resort offers a suite where the bedroom wall opens into the living room so that you can enjoy the wood fireplace or just relax at the private gazebo in the Hot Tub. We have campfire facilities and marshmallow roasts in the evenings. The children's play area is a popular attraction and the pedal boats and canoes are complimentary.

Sand Lake cottage resort is close to Algonquin Park and most of our guests visit the park to do some hiking or sightseeing. If you are interested in hiking we also have the Sequin Trail near the resort. Our proximity to Muskoka town of Huntsville means shopping, golf, boat tours and downhill skiing is just minutes away.

During the winter months our Muskoka resort is well known to snowmobilers with direct access to OFSC trails. For ice fishermen we also have an ice hut available. Atv touring is also becoming popular in the area and allows guests to ride into true wilderness settings of remote lakes and natural landscapes.

Facilities:
Housekeeping Cottages
Dining Room -No
Store - Nearby
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area - Yes
Pets - Inquire
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
English,

Northern Lights Resort Northern Lights Resort

Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Nature, Spa

Northern Lights Resort is Located near Port Loring Ontario, Canada and offers true Northern Vacation like no other.  We are located on Little Long Lake, and part of the Pickerel River System and offer over 40 miles of waterway to fish and explore on 10 lakes and two rivers all accessible right from our dock.  In the heart of Ontario's Near North vacation land, this picturesque resort is perfect for both family fishing vacations and sportsman fishing opportunities.  Fish species include Bass, Pickerel (Walleye), Whitefish, Northern Pike and a variety of pan fish.

We offer boat and motor rentals to go along with your fully equipped housekeeping cottage each with its own view of the lake on your private deck.  All cottages are within steps of our sandy beach and crystal clear water.  Our extra clean cottages offer you all the comforts you need to enjoy your family vacation.  Use of peddle boats, canoes and kayaks are free during our peak season. If you are looking for something extra special to treat yourself our on site Spa services are sure to please. 

If Canoeing is your pleasure we offer 1, 2 & 3 day canoe trips and shuttle service along the Wolf and Pickerel river routes.

Come and enjoy the tranquil shores and bask in the sunrise, capture the stars and maybe even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Facilities:
Cottages
Dining Room - No
Store - Yes
Open - May 1 -Oct 31
Children - Yes
Play Area -Yes
Pets -No
Docking - Yes
Beaches - Yes
Language: English

Sand Lake Cottages & Inn

Activities: Family, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, ATVing, Snowmobiling

A Muskoka Ontario resort that promises clean, spacious, modern waterfront housekeeping cottages. Only a 2.5 hour drive from Toronto, Sand Lake cottage resort is close to the town of Huntsville and a great base accommodation for visits and adventures in Algonquin Provincial Park. The north Muskoka district is known for it's abundance of lakes and the rugged character of the Canadian Shield to photography. Bass & Lake Trout fishing in the lake is excellent and we do have fishing boat rentals available. You can also bring your own boat and the boat launch is only 1 km away.

Our resorts features a wonderful sand beach and our rental cottages are clean, spacious and fully equipped with modern amenities. The resort is nestled in among towering pines and the cottages have an excellent view of the lake. A romantic getaway is a sure hit as our resort offers a suite where the bedroom wall opens into the living room so that you can enjoy the wood fireplace or just relax at the private gazebo in the Hot Tub. We have campfire facilities and marshmallow roasts in the evenings. The children's play area is a popular attraction and the pedal boats and canoes are complimentary.

Sand Lake cottage resort is close to Algonquin Park and most of our guests visit the park to do some hiking or sightseeing. If you are interested in hiking we also have the Sequin Trail near the resort. Our proximity to Muskoka town of Huntsville means shopping, golf, boat tours and downhill skiing is just minutes away.

During the winter months our Muskoka resort is well known to snowmobilers with direct access to OFSC trails. For ice fishermen we also have an ice hut available. Atv touring is also becoming popular in the area and allows guests to ride into true wilderness settings of remote lakes and natural landscapes.

Facilities:
Housekeeping Cottages
Dining Room -No
Store - Nearby
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area - Yes
Pets - Inquire
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
English,


Bookers Clear Lake Cottages

Activities: Family, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Camping

Bookers Clear Lake Cottages is a family cottage resort located on beautiful Clear Lake 15 minutes north of Huntsville. Clear Lake has lots of panfish to keep the kids occupied and more limited and elusive small mouth bass and lake trout. There are 400 feet of shallow sandy beach for you to enjoy along with plenty of children's activities such as a playground, badminton court, horse shoe pits and plenty of open area for games.

Our resort consists of 2 & 3 bedroom cottages with a full kitchen & 3 piece bathroom. Each Cottage is equipped with 4 or 6 Muskoka chairs, a picnic table, laundry line and a fire pit. For your convenience we sell firewood, ice, ice cream & fishing bait, which is available from our office. We have row boats, paddle boats, and a canoe which are available to our guests at no extra charge. "Spring & Fall Special - $200 off the regular weekly rate."

Our campground area is suitable for tents and tent trailers with firepits and a comfort station.

Come enjoy the winter snowmobiling at Clear Lake with ample space for trailer parking. We are active members of the Highland Rovers Snowmobile Club. Our club provides excellent groomed trails, with hundreds of miles to ride on. Located on Trail 95, 5 minutes from Top Trail D- Sequin Trail.

Facilities:
Housekeeping Cottages
Dining Room -No
Store - Yes
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area - Yes
Pets - No
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
English,

Thunder Valley Wilderness

Activities: Fishing, Family, ATVing, Hiking, Snowmobiling, Wildlife & Nature

Thunder Valley Wilderness log cottages is a brand new 4-season destination providing distinctive, comfortable, first class lodging in natural surroundings. All of the comforts of home in a pristine, natural environment. Fishing is excellent in Deer Lake for small mouth bass, northern pike and perch. Lake trout can be caught on the surface with spinning gear just after ice-out in the early spring, and with deep trolling gear the remainder of the year. Kids will catch lots of small fish and the odd big one just fishing off shore. Bait and licenses are available locally.

Our spacious housekeeping two bedroom log cottages, each offering a spectacular view of the lake are reasonably priced and fully equipped for your comfort. Each log cottages accommodates up to six persons. Bedroom 1 has a double bed and bedroom 2 has a bunk bed with a double on bottom and single on top. Each cottage has a propane fireplace, three-piece bath, ceiling fan and fully equipped kitchen with appliances (fridge, stove, toaster, coffee maker and microwave), and combined living room area with sofa bed, full sofa, TV and DVD. Large Deck with Propane BBQ, picnic table and deck chairs. We provide for your convenience: playground area, bonfires, swimming, canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, fishing and recreational boats.

Direct access to a network of safe, exciting trails in a natural atmosphere for all people who hike, bike, ski, snowshoe, ATV and snowmobile, including the TransCanada, OFSC #105 and the historical Forgotten Trails. Leave the world behind as you discover the secrets of nature’s offerings of the Canadian North on a tranquil crystal clear lake with breathtaking landscapes.
Lush serene woodlands rich with wild flowers and foliage are abundant with wildlife from deer and moose to beavers and turtles, with a diversity of birds.

Facilities:
New Log Housekeeping Cottages
Dining Room - No
Store - Nearby
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area -Yes
Pets - No
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
Language: English

Wilson Lake Resort

Activities: Fishing, Boating, Wildlife & Nature, Snowmobiling, ATVing

Wilson Lake Resort is located at the base of a small village in Northern Ontario. Port Loring, which is south of Lake Nipissing, and just north of the Muskoka region. Welcome to Wilson Lake Resort on beautiful Wilson Lake part of the Pickerel River system with 42 miles of waterway which offers superb boating, swimming and good fishing for Northern Ontario Walleye, Bass, and Pike. Rent a boat or bring your own, there are no docking fees.

A quiet, informal, family run 4 season cottage resort. Our rental accommodations are various 1, 2, 3 and 6 bedroom cottages. Which offer ideal family holiday vacations.
Each cottage has satellite color TV, deck with deck chairs, propane barbecue, picnic table. 4 piece bathroom and so much more. The resort offers weekly rentals, seasonal rates, and in the spring and fall, we offer 3 day stays as well as Snowmobiling, Fishing and ATV packages. Hot tubs and sauna as well as a free usage of paddleboats and canoe to our guests. Wilson Lake Resort Children's recreation program is available to children 3 to 15 years of age. The program is 3 times per week for 1 to 1.5 hours.

The area Snowmobile Trails are at the crossroads of Ontario. The Near North Snowmobile District has 3700 km of Trails.

ATV Adventures to enjoy. ATV the old logging roads or snowmobile trails with a guide or tour our self guided trails.

Facilities:
Housekeeping Cottages
Dining Room - Yes
Store - Nearby
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area -Yes
Pets - No
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
Language: English

Old Mirror Lodge

Activities: Fishing, Boating, Wildlife & Nature, Hiking,

A very special experience awaits you in the heart of Ontario's wilderness: In the quiet splendour of the Pickerel River System you can relax and let the worries of the world pass you by. Hear the piercing cry of the loon echo over the lake, watch the beaver paddle through quiet waters, see a black bear from far, look into the dawn light and see a moose or a white-tailed deer. Enjoy this retreat and make it a magic memory. Fishing for bass, pike and pickerel in different lakes, Canoeing and portaging through different lakes, Hiking or cycling on old logging roads, Waterplane sightseeing tours (on request), Excursions to Georgian Bay, Algonquin National Park etc., Swimming, relaxing, reading, photographing.

Our fully equipped cottages are located directly on the lake. With every cottage a boat is provided for your entire stay. You have direct access to 70 km waterways of the historical Pickerel River System. In our fully licensed restaurant we offer you fine Canadian dining. On our sundeck you can enjoy the pristine scenery of Toad Lake (former Mirror Lake) and the greatest sunsets and star-studded skies. Paddleboats, kayaks & canoes available. We are operating the resort for guests with modified American plan/house- keeping.

Located just 4 hours north of Toronto. Hosts: Verena und Urs Bartschi

Facilities:
Housekeeping Cottages
Dining Room - Yes
Store - Nearby
Open May - October
Children - Yes
Play Area -Yes
Pets - No
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
Languages: English, German



Northridge Inn & Resort

Activities: Fishing, Family, Hiking, Wildlife & Nature, Romantic

Welcome!...come experience the renaissance of this lakeside retreat on the shores of Lake Bernard, just north of Muskoka, Ontario. Each of the four seasons here inspires a unique quality for the discerning guest and the perfect balance of serenity, activity, arts and history. In a place where time slows down and priorities shift from the urgent to the profound, you are invited to sit at the water's edge and let the gentle whisper of the wind and the lapping of the waves bear testament to a simpler story of days gone by.

While The Northridge Inn offers guests the choice of a Modified American Plan Lodge Accommodation or a Lakeside Chalet, rest assured there is only one exceptional level of comfort. With only a total of 24 accommodations (20 Lodge, 4 Chalets), intimacy, quality and attentiveness are the order of the day. Exquisite lakeside dining, cognac in the Oak Room, crackling stone fireplaces and wilderness calls all night long.
With over a third of a mile of lakefront, you are afforded the ability to sit amongst the quiet dappled shade at the lakeside woods or enjoy the hundreds of feet of expansive sand beach, sauna, hot tub, and pool.

Whitewater raft on the Magnetawan ~ explore the endless ski and snowmobile trails ~ pull a lake trout from spring fed Lake Bernard ~ you'll revel in the understanding that the experience of The Northridge Inn is grounded in a sense of place that extends far beyond its physical boundaries and time.
Facilities:
Lodge Rooms and Chalets
Dining Room - Yes
Conferences - Weddings - Receptions
Open Year Round
Children - Yes
Play Area -Yes
Pets - Yes
Docking - Yes
Beach - Yes
Language: English




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