Autumn leaves are best enjoyed in the woods, and luckily, there are infinite acres of pristine forests here in Ontario. Cabin and cottage getaways are what we do best in this province, and whether you’re seeking an off-grid getaway or a luxury cabin with Netflix, there are tons of choices to suit your needs. You can find vacation rentals of all shapes, sizes, and budgets in Ontario this fall with all sorts of activities to make the most of your surroundings, even alpaca walks.
Take a look at these 12 stunning Airbnbs you can rent in the province this fall and start planning your perfect getaway.
This stunning modern home is situated right on the backside of Hidden Valley Ski Hill, and it’s surrounded by some of the best nature views this province has to offer. The 2-bedroom home comfortably sleeps 6 people, so you can enjoy this place with a small group of friends. There’s a BBQ and fire pit outside so you can stay toasty on those cool autumn nights. You can even bring your doggo along for an extra $25.
Where: Huntsville, Ontario
This charming A-frame tiny home sits on 27 acres of lush forest, with a pond for canoeing in the warmer months and skating in the wintertime. The cabin is nestled under treetops, making it all the more beautiful during the peak of fall. Prepare to see all kinds of wildlife in this truly off-grid experience that’s only a 2-hour drive from Toronto. There are towns to explore nearby and all kinds of outdoor activities to enjoy on your nature escape.
Where: Bracebridge, Ontario
This converted grist mill built in the 1830s is like something out of a fairytale. The private entrance to the suite faces a walk-out patio along the river’s edge and waterfalls. You’ll hear the sounds of rushing water and songbirds while you relax on the grounds of this charming retreat. You’ll also have access to a hot tub, watercrafts, and bicycles until the end of October, and from November 1st to April you’ll get the third night for free!
Where: Marysville, Ontario
This romantic cottage loft is just steps from Muskoka Wharf. You’ll have access to a hot tub overlooking the forest, and your very own candlelit spa room with a massage table dressed with hotel linens. You can go out and explore the shops and restaurants nearby or stay cozy and enjoy a movie night by the fireplace. Everything you need to unwind and relax.
Where: Gravenhurst, Ontario
This picture-perfect nature getaway on the Nottawasaga conservation land has endless glowing reviews, so you know you’re in for a real treat. You can go fishing, tubing, and hiking at this 14-acre property, which is just a short drive from Blue Mountain. You can also pop into the historic town of Creemore and check out the original craft brewery. Peak Ontario autumn vibes.
Where: Creemore, Ontario
This refurbished 1970s Airstream is for adventurers at heart. The bright and airy camper sits on the grounds of Signal Brewery in Corbyville, facing the Moira River. Prince Edward County is just a short drive away, so there’s plenty to do when you’re not lounging in your comfy camper with a view. If you’re in the mood for something different than your average cabin stay, this is a great choice.
Where: Belleville, Ontario
This gorgeous wood chalet is called the Sauble Alpine Retreat and it’s a beachy getaway right here in Ontario. What better time to stroll along 11 km of white sand beach than in the autumn, when the crowds are gone and the weather’s still warm enough to enjoy it. The home features hand-crafted posts and beams, large windows, and a fireplace. It’s also fully winterized, so you’ll be nice and cozy no matter the weather. Sauble Falls, Flowerpot Island, and the Bruce Trail are nearby, so there’s no shortage of sights to see.
Where: Sauble Beach, Ontario
Talk about a room with a view. This secluded guesthouse is tucked away in 16 acres of pristine forests, and the best part is that it’s just a 45-minute drive from Toronto. The home overlooks towering trees and a creek with a private waterfall and walking trails. It’s elevated on a hill, making you feel like you’re looking at the landscape from above. You’ll have your own waterfront cabana to lounge in with a good book while you listen to the rushing waterfall nearby.
Where: Acton, Ontario
This unique glamping dome is a cozy and fun spot to spend a weekend in nature. Wake up to the sound of birds and maple trees all around you in this 400 sq ft dome, complete with a king-sized bed, couch, and fireplace. You can even gaze up at the stars from your bed or on the many walking trails at the property. This spot has over 100 great reviews, so it seems to be just as dreamy as it sounds.
Where: King City, Ontario
Go off-grid without missing the comforts of home in this adorable cabin with an enclosed outdoor shower. The cabin only offers minimal electricity, so this retreat is best enjoyed the old-fashioned way, with books, games and, good company to pass the time. You’ll have all the supplies to cook meals on the grill, enjoy pour-over coffee, and staying warm on chilly nights. This is an ideal environment to rest and recharge.
Where: Petrolia, Ontario
This charming cabin is situated on 460 acres of diverse forests and wetlands bordering the South River. The luxuriously furnished cabin features fine hardwood throughout, hand-picked antiques, and hand-crafted fixtures. You’ll have access to paddle boats and the dock on the river, which is just minutes from the cabin. Everything you need is provided and there’s a grocery store and LCBO in the town nearby.
Where: Powassan, Ontario
Get in the car, alpaca the bags! Your stay at this secluded, off-grid cabin comes with a complimentary llama trek or ranch experience, so you’ll get to spend time with some furry companions on your getaway. There are 137 acres to explore, a wood-burning fireplace, and a screened patio to make the most of the gorgeous surroundings. Plus, gourmet breakfast is included!
Where: Lion’s Head, Ontario