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25 11, 2014

Preparing Your Cottage for Winter

2020-04-13T20:10:22+00:00Cottage Experience, Uncategorized|

Your cottage has given you the best years of its life - and the best years of yours - so give it some love back by properly winterizing your cottage. We're not going to lie, cottage maintenance takes some work, but if you know what you're doing, you won't have to work overtime. Closing your cottage for its long winter's nap is invariably important if you want to avoid any nasty surprises come spring. We've created a checklist of things you have to cover before you close down for the season. This should put your mind at ease so you [...]

1 11, 2014

Fall Cottage Guide

2020-04-13T20:10:56+00:00Cottage Experience, Uncategorized|

There's no better place to enjoy autumn than nestled in the lap of nature in cottage country. Think warm fires and fire red leaves. Think serene, warm days and perfectly crisp nights. At the Loughborough Inn, we have a front row seat to the beauty and bounty of this spectacular season. It's easy to see why fall is by far one of our favourite times of year. We want to spread the love for the season by sharing our favourite fall cottage activities. Between the holidays, the great fishing and the incredible show put on by Mother Nature, there's never [...]

15 10, 2014

Toronto Cottage Vacation

2020-04-13T20:11:01+00:00Ontario Vacations, Uncategorized|

Photo Credit: Paul Bica | Flickr Life can get hectic and sometimes you need a vacation - and sometimes life can get so hectic that you need a vacation from planning your vacation. For many city dwellers who delve into the frantic hustle of urban living every day, the weight of this truth increases exponentially. We hear you loud and clear, and this is why we're lending a hand by taking the guesswork out of planning your trip from Toronto to the Loughborough Inn for your perfect Toronto cottage vacation. We've mapped out all the best places to [...]

23 09, 2014

Get Geared Up for 2014 – Best Bass Fishing Gear

2020-04-13T20:11:06+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

Ontario's beautiful waters are flowing and another year of superb bass fishing is here. Before you head out, it's important to ensure you have all the best fishing gear onboard to guarantee a year of exceptional angling. We know, we know: You can catch fish with even the most basic fishing equipment. Heck, you can catch them with your bare hands. This said, being able to do something doesn’t mean you have to, and it certainly doesn’t mean you should! After all, you can mill your own flour – and there is nothing wrong with this – but most people [...]

29 08, 2014

Summer Vacation Ideas Part 2: Cottage Vacation

2020-04-13T20:11:09+00:00Attractions Ontario, Uncategorized|

If your idea of the perfect summer vacation revolves around the lakeside, you're not alone. The lake is a bastion of peace and tranquility in an otherwise hectic, over-scheduled and over-stressed world. Ideally, many of us would love to live by the lake all year round, but of course, the weighty practicalities of day-to-day living make this improbable, if not all out impossible for most. Still, this doesn't mean you can't enjoy a healthy hit of perspective a few times a year by taking a lakeside vacation. It is a well-known fact that stress is one of the major contributing [...]

13 08, 2014

Kingston Attractions to See this Summer

2020-04-13T20:11:14+00:00Ontario Vacations, Uncategorized|

Kingston, Ontario already boasts the title of Canada's first capital and the beloved home of Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald. Since it was first established as Fort Cataraqui in 1673, Kingston, Ontario has enjoyed a rich and eventful history as one of the province's most vital political, military, educational and tourist centers. While this vibrant city offers countless activities any time of year, summer is definitely the most popular time to visit Kingston attractions - for those looking to take in the full-scope of exciting seasonal events and starring attractions. In our opinion, no Kingston summer vacation [...]