Couples Vacation Destinations in Ontario’s Highlands this Fall

Couple’s Vacation Destinations in Ontario’s Highlands this Fall

This fall, head out to Ontario’s Highlands for a one-of-a-kind couple's vacation. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway, or a full week’s stay, the region has a wealth of activities and attractions for you and your loved one to choose from. From Haliburton to the Ottawa Valley, there are countless things to do, places to stay and sights to see. Here is a breakdown of some things to consider when planning your couple's vacation this fall!

Things to do on a Couple's Vacation in Ontario’s Highlands

One of the best couple's vacation activities that we often suggest is to head out to the Haliburton Highlands and embark on a Rock n' Horse Adventure. This half-hike, half-horseback ride through Haliburton Highlands is the perfect romantic activity outdoors. With the leaves changing colour each day, you’re sure to see some amazing, picturesque tree line landscapes, while feeling the fresh, cool fall air of Ontario’s Highlands. If horseback riding isn’t your forte, consider a trip to the Haliburton Sculpture Forest and take in the stunning local and international sculptures alongside the bright orange and yellow trees.

Another fantastic couple’s vacation destination is Sir Sam’s Inn & WaterSpa located on Eagle Lake. This year round country inn and WaterSpa is sure to have you and your loved one relaxed and in a state of peaceful tranquility. Enjoy the magnificent view overlooking the lake when you stay at one of the 10 romantic rooms available in the main house, or stay in a private lakeside cottage. While there, treat yourselves to a couple’s massage followed by a glass of wine by your private fireplace.

Places to Stay During a Couple's Vacation

When it comes to accommodations for a couple's vacation, Ontario’s Highlands has a wide variety of bed and breakfasts, rental cottages, and hotels to choose from.

For couples looking for a quiet and peaceful place to stay, try Akane Log Home Bed and Breakfast. Akane Log Home is located in 15 minutes from the village of Haliburton and is a beautifully romantic retreat all year round. It’s located in close proximity to many local Haliburton attractions, and features its own local hiking trails and seasonal activities. Each room has a Westin Hotel's "Heavenly Bed" so you’re sure to get a restful night’s sleep. As well, Mieko and Gary are fantastic hosts, who will provide you with all that you need for a fantastic couples getaway.

Looking for a truly unique experience? Try the Black River Retreat located in Tweed, Ontario. This one-of-a-kind destination caters to one couple at a time and serves as your private and luxurious woodland getaway. When staying here, make sure to take advantage of over six acres of forest trails, the private cedar hot tub, and gourmet fine dining!

If you’re planning a trip to Minden, Ontario, make sure to stay at Heather Lodge. This adult, four season resort is located in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands on the beautiful, crystal clear Twelve Mile Lake. While here, treat yourselves to a fully furnished lodge, enjoy a couple’s spa package, and hike the beautifully scenic trails that surround this Haliburton oasis.

Places to Dine with your Loved One

When you take your loved one for a couple's vacation, you’re going to want to indulge in some great cuisine. With so many local restaurants, cafes and bakeries throughout Ontario’s Highlands to choose from, here are just a few that will add an unforgettable experience to your vacation:

Fall is the perfect season to take a couple's vacation in Ontario’s Highlands. The leaves are changing colour, the air is crisp, and there is so much to do in Ontario’s Highlands. Plan your romantic getaway with that special someone today. Browse our website for more great couple's vacation destinations, activities and one of a kind travel experiences! For more information, feel free to contact us by phone at 1-855-629-6486 or by email at

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