A dynamic celebration of cottage living as host Erin McCoy explores the many places, activities and stories of people in cottage country. Wayne Lennox builds some handy DIY projects, Chefy cooks up some delicious dockside treats and the roadside attractions along the way are always worth a stop. Can’t make it to the cottage this weekend? Come to ours!
Erin visits friends on Kahshe Lake, Wayne builds his own version of ladder toss, Chefy cooks up a campfire fish fry, and we sail the high seas on the Real Muskoka Steamship Pirate Cruise.
Erin heads to the Land-O-Lakes region where Wayne solves his paddle storage problems by building a handy paddle rack, and Chefy makes some yummy BBQ satay appetizers for the cottage dock party.
Erin heads out on Lake Rosseau in the beautiful Muskoka Lakes. At the workshop, Wayne builds a dockside storage box and Chefy cooks up salmon burgers.
Erin heads to Haliburton to meet up with some very active friends in cottage country near Haliburton. Wayne creates a cool new bench, Chefy prepares a yummy fresh watermelon and feta salad.
We visit Point au Baril, dance the night away at the historic Ojibway Club, Chefy cooks up his famous Cottage Seafood boil and Wayne builds a treasure chest.
Needing an escape from hectic city life in London, Megan McDonough headed into the quaint and laid-back English countryside, where she found her inner child in a fantasy-like area known as the Cotswolds.
Veronica Leonard’s first response to seeing this cottage was, “Who’d buy this place?!” Turns out, she would. And thus began 10 years of perfect summer holidays among new friends at a cottage in Eastern Canada.
Enter the Cottage Life Photo Contest with your best cottage shots and you could win great prizes from Nikon and Lowepro!
When artist and writer Victoria Ward left the big city and moved to a log cabin in rural Ontario, Canada, she thought she left art and culture behind. She was wrong. They DO exist in cottage country and here’s where you can find them.
Cottage country in Ontario, Canada, is largely built on the Canadian Shield—which makes rock hunting a fun summer activity for all the rock hounds in your family!
While fishing on Lesser Slave Lake in northern Alberta, Canada, Tara Nolan kisses her catch—and it brings back fond cottage memories.
Summer weather always makes immersive travel writer Mariellen Ward think of the happy days at the cottage of her youth. Are your cottage memories similar?
Cottage country in Ontario, Canada, has everything you need for creating memorable family holidays. Here are five summer experiences you don’t want to miss!
Wayne builds a waterfront solution to keep boats from being damaged by docks and Chefy makes use of the leftover Thanksgiving Turkey.
Celebrate cottage living and explore the places, activities and stories of people in cottage country. Can’t make it to the cottage this weekend? Come to ours! Premieres April 29.