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Stories

Fall Fishing

It doesn't matter if you're an experienced angler or just want to give fishing a try - Rideau Lakes is…

Fall Colour Backroad Drives

Grab a coffee and enjoy the beautiful call colours in Rideau Lakes on a leisurely drive. Here are some of…

Spectacular lookouts: Hiking in Rideau Lakes

Fall air invites us to get outside and enjoy hiking in Rideau Lakes. Take in the views from these stunning…

Celebrate the Harvest in Rideau Lakes

Photo: Delta Harvest Festival, provided by the Delta Agricultural Society  The nights are getting cooler and that can only mean…

Back to School: Schoolhouse History in Rideau Lakes

Photo: Patterson Bus Line Elgin c. 1955 School houses were a place for children to learn and play. More than 70…

Most Insta-Worthy Places in Rideau Lakes

Rideau Lakes is full of natural beauty, historic sites, and unique landmarks. Make your Instagram shine with photos and videos…

Top Dogs: Best Food Trucks in Rideau Lakes

As part of your day in Rideau Lakes, enjoy a quick bite from our awesome selection of Food Trucks! Have…

Villages in Bloom: Stunning Gardens

Summer is the best time to stop and smell the roses. Check out these award-winning gardens, parks and nurseries to…

Paddling the Rideau: Best Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Places

Photo: Rideau Tours Taking out a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard is a beautiful way to explore Rideau Lakes. Whether you’re…

Best Beaches in Rideau Lakes

This summer, visit the beautiful beaches in Rideau Lakes! The Township operates a number of public parks and beaches throughout…

Top Summer Patios: Waterfront and Streetside

Patio season comes alive in the summer and in Rideau Lakes you can choose waterfront or streetside. Take your pick!…

Most Affordable Lakefront in Ontario

Lakefront property often comes with sticker shock but not in Rideau Lakes! In Rideau Lakes, you can turn your dream…

Celebrate BBQ Season

Grillmasters, this one’s for you! Whether you’re camping or cottaging in Rideau Lakes, we have everything you need to put…

Fireworks and Fanfare: Must‐Do Family Events

With school coming to an end and summer vacation in full-swing, it’s time to start planning your family fun in…

Calling all Cyclists: 14 Scenic Bicycle Routes

What better way to explore our rolling landscapes and waterfront views than by bike! The country roads and secondary highways…

Revel in Rideau Ferry • Lombardy

The true Canadian cottage atmosphere of the Rideau Ferry area will inspire you to explore the lakeside community and the…

Wander North Crosby • Westport

Nature lovers will enjoy a hike to Spy Rock lookout at the Foley Mountain Conservation Area for spectacular views overlooking…

Boat into Portland

Set on Big Rideau Lake, Portland has been a boating community for hundreds of years. Very welcoming to boaters, you…

Navigate to Newboro

The quaint and historic village of Newboro was built around the Rideau Canal Lockstation in the centre of the village.…

Journey to Jones Falls • Morton

Known as one of the prettiest lockstations along the Rideau Canal, Jones Falls is home to the “Great Stone Arch…

Explore Elgin

Situated just off Highway 15, in the heart of corn country, Elgin offers many services for both the visitor and…

DO Delta

A vibrant community rich with heritage and natural amenities, Delta has a picturesque landscape located in the centre of the…

Cruise into Chaffeys Lock

Set on a beautiful isthmus of land between Indian Lake and Opinicon Lake, here you will find the Lockmaster's House…

Heritage Spaces and Picnic Places

Discover exceptional picnic areas with a view for a true fresh air waterside experience. In Rideau Lakes, green spaces provide…

Sing out Loud: Music Concerts in Rideau Lakes 

There is nothing quite like sitting outside in the summer listening to live music!  Between concert series, festivals, and individual performances,…

Gorgeous Greens: Scenic Golf Courses in Rideau Lakes 

Fore! With lush landscape and water views, a round of golf should be on your vacation agenda in Rideau Lakes.…

Farm to Table: Meet the Growers of Rideau Lakes

From sweet honey to veggies to maple syrup, berries and beyond, Rideau Lakes is bursting with local food producers.  Travel…

Must See Museums and National Historic Sites

Photo: The Old Stone Mill National Historic Site by Ken Watson   At these must-see museums in Rideau Lakes, you can…

Boating Season Begins Now: Marinas you can Count On

It’s time to start enjoying Rideau Lakes by boat! With 37 lakes in the Rideau Lakes region and a unique lock…

Antiques, Tea Rooms and Inns

Photo: Harlem Stonegate Bed & Breakfast  Try some antiquing, visit a charming tea room and book a cozy bed and…

Find a Treasure in Rideau Lakes

Bargain Hunting is a classic summer vacation activity and Rideau Lakes is the perfect place for it. Tour Rideau Lakes…

Is your Dock ready for the Summer?

As the summer months get closer, Rideau Lakes cottagers start thinking about long days lounging on the dock and taking…

Cottages, Campsites, Vacation Homes and Houseboats to Book this Summer

Photo: No. 9 Gardens The very best of waterfront life is found in Rideau Lakes. Whether you prefer to stay…

5 Spring Walks

With the weather warming up, spring is a wonderful time to explore the villages of Rideau Lakes on foot. Rideau Lakes…

Buy Local from Home

Ready for some online shopping that supports local businesses? Several Rideau Lakes entrepreneurs have added online stores to serve their…

Daffodil Days

April 11 to May 15, 2002 It’s tradition that every fall the residents of Rideau Lakes plant daffodil bulbs and…

World Champion Maple Syrup

In Rideau Lakes, the first harvest of the year is Maple Syrup! If you’re a fan of maple, you’ve come to…

Irish Heritage of Rideau Lakes

The Rideau Lakes community is proud of our Irish Heritage and we honour historical sites throughout the region. With St. Patrick’s…

Compose a Song for the one you Love

Make your musical dreams come true. Summit Sound Inc Recording Studio near Westport can help you record that song for the…

Historic Places to Pop the Question

Sparkling snow, charming downtowns, cozy vibes. February in Rideau Lakes is straight out of a Hallmark movie! Here are some…

Sledding: Scenic Snowmobile Routes in Rideau Lakes

Start your engines! Rideau Lakes boasts scenic snowmobile routes exclusively for riders. How to make the most of your snowmobiling…

Happiness in Snowshoes: Wooded Loops in Rideau Lakes

Snowshoes are having a moment and for good reason! They allow you to confidently explore the great outdoors in winter…

Heritage Sparkles: Architectural Gems in Rideau Lakes

Admire the sparkle of Ontario’s architectural gems on a drive to see designated heritage buildings that are indeed the “stars”…

Three Cozy Cafés to discover this Winter

Whether you’re catching up with friends or warming up after a winter walk - there is nothing better than a…

Embrace Winter: Cross Country Skiing in Rideau Lakes

Charming cross country ski trails and winter hiking opportunities in Rideau Lakes will have you exploring a wooded wonderland, admiring…

Sharpen your Blades: Ontario’s Best Outdoor Skating

After the indulgent holiday season, are you craving movement and crisp air? Then sharpen your blades! Rideau Lakes has incredible…

Goal setting at its Best: Wellness in 2022

Trying to keep on track with your 2022 goals while having fun? We’ve got you covered! Rideau Lakes offers fitness…

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