Stay-cations are such a great way to have a summer getaway trip without having to completely break your bank account. Having stay-cations avoid things like jet lag, airplanes, and of course, emptying your entire bank account! Whether you want to have a romantic getaway with your bae or you want to have a fun trip with your close friends, heading to a lakeside cottage is a great way to enjoy the summer weather.
With the glorious summer weather upon us we all need to soak up as much sun as we can. Whether that's by heading to a cottage, going camping, chilling at a patio, or simply taking a walk outside, it's time to take in the warm weather. Escaping to a cottage is a perfect way to leave the city and immerse yourself in nature. From the peaceful lake to the summer sunsets, you will be in awe of the beauty.
Lake On The Mountain Resort if the perfect summer getaway. It is located nearly 62 metres above the Bay of Quinte. The lake has a constant flow of clean, fresh water creating a natural paradise. Lake on the Mountain has no visible water source. The lake's outlet stream flows northward through a shallow bedrock channel which eventually falls over the Prince Edward Escarpment of the Bay of Quinte below.
The resort has many cottages you can rent for a cute stay-cation. You can rent a cottage, a log house, or a bayview suite. The Lake on the Mountain cottages can be one bedroom or two bedroom, they come in a variety of styles perfect for any occasion, some include:
- Log Cabin: 1 bedroom with a queen size bed, 3 piece bath, open concept kitchen and living area, wood-burning fireplace, beach access
- Treehouse: Lakefront deck, 2 story, 1 bedroom with queen bed, open concept kitchen and living area, gas fireplace, screened porch
- Lake Front Suite: 1 bedroom with queen bed, full kitchen, 4 piece bath, open concept dining and living-room, spacious deck overlooking lawns that front onto Lake on the Mountain
The Inn is the restaurant found at the Lake on the Mountain Resort. It has been open for 25 years and continues to serve its customers with care. It is located in the historic general store that has been there since 1796! The restaurant is on the shore of the stunning Lake on the Mountain overlooking the Bay of Quinte 200 feet below.
The restaurant only serves the freshest ingredients, including many fresh organic products from their resort gardens and from local farmers, fishermen, and producers. Enjoy excellent food and drink either seated by the wood-burning fireplace, in the historic old stone dining room or on the patio with unreal views of both Lake on the Mountain and the Bay of Quinte.
Make your way to Lake on the Mountain Resort for a fun summer getaway. The resort is located in Prince Edward County at 264 County Road 7. It is only a 2 hour drive from Ottawa, a 3 hour drive from Toronto, a 1 hour drive from Kingston, and a 4 hour drive from London. For more information about this resort, be sure to visit their website here.