Featured Historical Resorts and Lodges in Ontario
Built by James Harris in 1872, the Elm Hurst mansion is a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture and has been fully-renovated to its former glory. One of Oxford County's first commercial cheese factories was erected on the property, and in 1866 the site was the birthplace of Canada's famous "Mammoth Cheese."
Named for Sir Samuel Hughes, the decorated WWI Canadian government minister who built the original stone and timber mansion, this resort continues its long history with an ongoing respect for nature. Come experience this unique Eagle Lake destination for yourself on your next Ontario vacation!
With a rich history going all the way back to the early 1920s, visiting the Marten River Lodge is an adventure all on its own. The dining room, lodge, and a single cabin were the first structures built in the area, serving as half-way stations for personnel of the Dept. of Northern Development who were supervising road construction in the area. And...
Westwind is highlighted by wonderful antiques and collectables from all over the world. The Buckhorn and surrounding area is filled with great antique markets and historical attractions: the Canadian Canoe Museum, Whetung Native gallery, and so much more.
As one of the oldest resorts in Ontario, Severn Lodge preserves a classic atmosphere where family fun and lake excitement reign supreme! While historic charm and character make you feel at home, professional service and renovations keep your vacation full of modern comfort.
Charles Minett and his family began the tradition of fine Muskoka hospitality in 1869 in a log cabin. When the hotel's first register was printed, the name had accidentally been changed from Cleeve Lands to Clevelands. Today, you'll find that same family-like warmth and the luxuries of modern lodging at Clevelands House!
As far back as the late 1600's Natives trapped furs on Woman River and traded them for goods with the Hudson Bay Company. In the 1920's gold was discovered around the chain of lakes. Now hunting, fishing, and enjoying the great outdoors is the business of today. Come explore today!
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