Located in Ontario, Canada, amid the Algonquin Highlands, Sandy Lane Resort exists in one of the most beautiful areas in North America. Experience the pristine Halls Lake, and each accommodation is like a home away from home. Our cottage resort in Ontario features stunning views and a private section of beach at Halls Lake. Each accommodation also comes with a firepit and access to firewood, canoes, SUPs, and more. Families with young children will appreciate the on-site play area, not to mention the assortment of water-based activities, including water skiing and tubing. And we haven’t even gotten into the area attractions yet! Check out the best hidden gems in Ontario near our Algonquin resort.

Hidden Gems in Ontario: Food Edition

No trip is complete without a good meal or two. If you’re looking for the ultimate hidden gem in Ontario when it comes to restaurants, look no further than The Country Bakery. This adorable bakery has homemade food and Canadian cuisine so that you can experience your cabin-in-the-woods vacation a little more authentically.

Little Known Must-Do Activities 

If you’re an adventurer at heart, you’re sure to appreciate the wide assortment of things to do near the Algonquin Highlands. Check out these hidden gems in Ontario to bolster your daily itinerary. Whether you’re on a romantic getaway or a family vacation, there are plenty of activities, regardless of where your interests lie. 

Abbey Gardens 

Abbey Gardens is a local treasure that people love to visit during their time in Ontario, Canada. Its inception started with a charity that fostered a dream to create a beautiful green space where people could learn about plants and growing food. Abbey Gardens is a great place to visit with kids who have a keen interest in nature.

Lake of Bays Marine Museum

If you’re interested in learning more about the lake’s history, the Lake of Bays Marine Museum is a great hidden gem in Ontario to visit during your time at Sandy Lane Resort. This unique experience allows you to sail across the lake on a historic boat called the SS Bigwin. They also feature a physical museum to tour at your leisure.

Live Your Best Life at Our Family Resort in Ontario

Photo of Halls Lake, Home to the Best Cottage Resort in Ontario.Put on your adventurer’s hat and explore the best hidden gems in Ontario, Canada, during your stay at Sandy Lane Resort. Nothing makes for better memories than treading off the beaten path for a series of fascinating escapades during your stay at our Algonquin hotel. To learn more about our offerings and availability, please give us a call at 705-489-2020.