Fishing fan? Get out on the water and see what you can catch! The Owen Sound Salmon Derby is on now until Labour Day weekend, while the Pike Bay Fishing Derby will run for the long weekend. This is also a great time of year to enjoy leisurely fishing while youre at the cottage get out on your canoe on an inland lake or cast off a dock and see what bites!
Local wares are also on display towards the end of the summer and beyond. The Bruce Peninsula Artists Studio Tour will run during the September long weekend, so check out this local studio tour and admire the talents of the areas artists. Weekly farmers markets continue into early October in Wiarton, Lions Head and Tobermory. This is the perfect opportunity to stock up on fresh local produce from the late summer and early fall as well as check out local craftworks. The fresh produce can be grilled up back at the cottage and enjoyed for dinner your meal cant get more fresh than that!
Looking for a fall fair?! Go no further than Wiarton, which will have its annual Agricultural Fall Fair on the second last weekend in September. If youre renting a cottage in the area during that time be sure to check it out! You cant go wrong with food booths, Farmer Olympics and horse and livestock shows. Enjoy the festivities with your family and see what you can learn and discover together.
The fall is also a time to take advantage of sales at local shops. Sauble Beach is a busy tourist area in the summer with many great shops to browse. Once the hustle and bustle of summertime comes to an end, many shops will have fantastic sales, providing you with a great opportunity to scoop up those shoes, clothes, accessories and more at a terrific deal!
Once September arrives, October will soon follow! Many families enjoy renting a cottage over the Thanksgiving weekend when the Bruce Peninsula has stunning scenery to offer visitors, including beautiful landscapes caused by the changing leaves and a crisp, calm atmosphere. This is a great time to explore the regions trails and lakes when there are less crowds but still a great deal to see and explore.
The fall provides plenty of opportunities for getting out and enjoying a cottage holiday. Whether youre looking for a full week stay or shorter (minimum 3 nights) there are plenty of cottages that will meet your needs. So while summer is winding down and fall will soon be upon us, dont let that stop you from getting out and enjoying a getaway at a great rental cottage!