Why is the Fall the Best Time to Visit Ontario, Canada?

Planning a vacation to beautiful Ontario? You’re probably wondering what time of year would be best. While the province is stunning any time of year, there’s one season that stands above the rest. Spending fall in one of our cottage rentals in Ontario is the perfect way to relax and unwind after a busy summer. Here are a few of the main reasons you should be planning a fall trip to Ontario.

fall colors over water


During the summer, Ontario sees high temperatures that can occasionally be a bit less comfortable. In the fall, however, the Bruce Peninsula weather becomes much more pleasant.

In late August and early September, the weather may still resemble that of summer, but you can take full advantage of the watersports like canoeing, boating, and kayaking. 

In late September throughout the rest of the fall season, temperatures drop to make for more manageable conditions. You’ll still be able to enjoy your outdoor activities throughout the day, but the cooler mornings and evenings are perfect for discovering all the indoor attractions in the area.

Less Crowded

Most crowds flock to Ontario during the summer since they have time off from school and work. However, as summer turns into fall, more and more people are stuck at home and don’t have the chance to get away. If you can afford the days off in order to take a fall vacation, do it! You’ll have much smaller crowds to deal with at just about any attraction.

Smaller crowds mean you likely won’t need reservations for whatever activities you’re interested in. You can easily walk onto a boat tour or hiking trail whenever you please instead of having to wait for your turn. Additionally, there’s less traffic, and if you’re traveling with small children, it’s easier to keep track of them and not worry about losing them in a big group.

Flexibility and Prices

Ontario cottage rentals are sure to be booked up in the summer, and often, prices are highest during this peak season. Renters know that their properties are going to be in high demand, so they use this opportunity to raise prices for their captive audience.

Booking a fall rental in Ontario can be cheaper, as renters lower their prices in order to fill their units. Additionally, you can typically be more flexible with your rental dates, so if you decide to stay a full week instead of just a few days, your renter should be able to accommodate you.

Fall Colors

One of the most stunning things about fall in Ontario is the colors. The vibrant reds and oranges you expect in fall are in full force here, and they’re all around you no matter where in Ontario you visit. You can enjoy the view from our Lions Head cottage rentals or anywhere else in the province.

Plan Your Visit

For vacationers looking to enjoy a more laid back environment and see incredible foliage, booking a cottage rental in Ontario during the fall is a must. Contact us today to plan the vacation of lifetime!

Imagine spending your fall days taking a trip through scenic Muskoka Cottage Country or Algonquin Provincial Park. Whether you want to take a quiet stroll through nature or enjoy a picnic under the falling leaves, you’ll have absolutely unmatched surroundings to soak in. The breathtaking scenery of fall in Ontario allows you to leave your worries behind and truly become one with nature.

Ontario in the fall is a one-of-a-kind experience. By staying in one of our three-night Ontario cottage rentals, you can have a safe and relaxing place to call home while you’re in town, even if it’s just for a little while. Ready to get started? Contact us today to learn more about all of our Ontario cottage rentals!


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