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Why Log Cabins Are The New Beach Resort By Sabrina Maddeaux “Trust us: These six wintery lodges and log-cabin resorts will have you rethinking hot vacays for good. This year, trade in ocean views for cozy fireplaces and sandy beaches for memorable adventures in snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling at a historic log cabin resort. Best of all, you can often skip splurging on airfare and find excellent deals when housing the entire fam in a cabin with multiple rooms. Cedar […]

10 cozy cabins to rent near Toronto –

CEDAR GROVE LODGE – FEATURED SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 Cabin rentals near Toronto are at their peak of desirability in the fall. Is there anything better than hanging around by a fire in a secluded log building? These places typically offer great scenery and wilderness by day, and plenty of opportunities to cozy up at night. They’re the ultimate autumn getaway. Here are 10 cozy cabins to rent near Toronto. Read full article here:  

Featured in the National Post as a “Restful, Offbeat Escape”!

Chill out: Winter might not be here yet, but it’s never too early for a weekend escape – Article by Jessica Leigh Johnston of the National Post The National Post recommends some of the best winter getaways in Ontario.   Thank you for including us! Read the full story on

Short Ontario trips perfect for family March Break fun – Toronto Sun

A sure-bet recipe for March break fun for the whole family is to let others do the cooking and cleaning during a short getaway. Pack up and leave the drudgery behind! Read More at – we’re #3!

Top 10 Winter Escapes –

Winter weekend escapes from Toronto can provide the brief respite required to endure the long, hard season. Not all of us have the time or money to head to the tropics each winter, which is why it’s so useful that Ontario is dotted with year round resorts and cottages/cabins that allow weary city folk take a load off for a few days. Most of the places on this list are designed to take advantage of winter activities like skiing, but […]

Winter Experience on

It’s fun to mix things up and get away now and then. In Ontario we are lucky to have so many places to visit and staycation in. Recently I headed north for a week of R&R with some friends for winter adventures. We were invited to stay at Cedar Grove Lodge in Muskoka. I heard the agenda for the first time as we were driving up there. Our winter adventures would include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, an art gallery, dog sledding, restaurants and […]

Weekend Unplugged:
How my family survived a tech-free getaway

Hello my name is Jenn, and my children are addicted to technology. Okay so it’s not quite that bad but there are days that I feel they could possibly benefit from a 12 step program. This is when I start to sound just like my own mother…. When we were kids… Oy! Seriously though, we were kicked out of the house after breakfast and returned only when we were hungry. TV had a daily limit and while we had video […]

Family Centered Fun – Northern Gentleman

As a rule, I try to avoid saying things to my children that begin with the preface “In my day…”, but in all honestly, my childhood was much different than theirs. I didn’t have an iPod, a cell phone or a tablet. I did have a monochrome GameBoy that had a battery life of about 4 hours and an original Nintendo Entertainment System (which I still have in my office) that was hooked up to my black and white TV. […] says Stay at Cedar Grove!

Sample a Taste of Everything in Muskoka “They will tear you apart if you call it The Muskokas.” As I referred to it during our lunch in Huntsville. “It is Muskoka, not The Muskokas” as I’ve been foolishly referring to it for years! There you go, and now you know. Either way, Muskoka is beautiful and contrary to popular belief, it is open all year long! Recently we finished a 100 km epic trek that took us way Up North to the […]

Blog Post & Review on

~ A Girls’ Weekend Getaway is the Perfect Way to Stay Connected ~ A Review by “Connection is something we all strive for, but sometimes forget to maintain. A girls’ weekend getaway is the perfect way to stay connected to the ones that keep you sane. “A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.” (Lois Wyse). But planning the perfect girls’ […]