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Recent Lake of the Woods reviews

  • Exceptional property for our 3 generations Family

    "I will start by saying the weather was not good. Cold and wet for the beginning of July. But the property more than made up for it. This is a first class home right on the water. It is very private and the only time you saw the neighbors was when you arrived or left. About 10 minutes into Keewatin for shopping. Amazing deck that my Mom spent most of her time on looking over the water. Good docking as we rented a boat for the week. Lots of room inside and good cooking facilities. Games room was great and even though we had lots of people you never felt crowded. Owners were very good to deal with and bent over backwards to make sure we had everything we needed. We plan to go again this year if stars align. Thanks again !!"
    Guest: winterpegsailor Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: February 2, 2015
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  • Fantastic

    "The Big Blue Boathouse was even better then we imagined it would be! Had an awesome weekend and looking forward to returning. The cabin was in excellent condition and fully stocked with all of the essentials. The wrap around deck had an amazing view and there was lots of great fishing near by!"
    Guest: Tyson Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
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  • Rustic, Peaceful

    "Nice cottage , clean and simple , nice and private, enjoyed meeting the owners . Loved the scenery"
    Guest: Mike and Crystal Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 6, 2014
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  • Great summer break!

    "We stayed for three nights in August 2014. The owner and family were there during our stay and made us feel welcome and like part of the family. They all went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable and exceptional. The cabins are rustic but comfortable and beautiful. The staff on the property are friendly and helpful. My son and I could not have enjoyed our stay more. The only things missing were picnic tables and a gas BBQ area. Theses comments were shared with the owner who promised these amenities will be available by the time we return for another visit. Cooking on the charcoal grill provides great flavour which we enjoyed. The only draw back to using charcoal is remembering to light it in order to have dinner at the proper time. We always forgot or were too busy and ended up eating very late each day. We were provided with use of the amazing stove and cooktop in the lodge! Wonderful way to make breakfast and feed a large group. The lake, dock, grounds, fire pit area are all wonderful. We plan to return this September to try fishing. I highly recommend this camp to all outdoor people who enjoy nature and rustic charm and great hospitality. This is the first review I have ever written as I don't invest time in such things... But the King family was so exceptional in their hospitality and making sure your every need was met I am taking the time to thank them and recommend their camp. Thank you from Tannis and Nolan to the great people we met; Steven, Austin, Graham, Carl, JM, Barb, Lou, And Eric."
    Guest: Tannis Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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Lake of the Woods Travel Tips

Enjoy Beautiful Scenery at Lake of the Woods Vacation Rentals

Lake of the Woods is a large international waterway that forms part of the border between Ontario, Canada and Minnesota, USA. A spectacularly beautiful lake surrounded by pine forests and national parks makes it an idea vacation destination. People who enjoy the outdoors and appreciate nature will love the tranquil surroundings and clear night skies at Lake of the Woods. Bird watching, fishing and hiking are popular pastimes.

Traveling to Lake of the Woods Vacation Houses

On the Canadian side, the nearest international airport is Winnipeg in the state of Manitoba. From there, you can get a regional flight to Kenora which is located on the northwest shoreline. There is also a regular intercity bus schedule that stops in Kenora. Many visitors prefer to drive there so that they can do some exploring of their own around the lake during their stay. There are several scenic drives around the lake area that are particularly beautiful in the summer and fall seasons


Activities and Things to Do by Lake of the Woods Lodging

With more than 14,000 islands and 105,000 kilometers of shoreline, Lake of the Woods offers great recreational opportunities. Fishing is enjoyed year-round. In the summer months, anglers can expect to hook walleye, muskie, small mouth bass and pike. In the winter months, ice fishing competitions have produced some impressive trophies.

Canoeing and boating are other popular pastimes. If you don’t have your own boat, you can hire one or make use of fishing or sailing charter companies. Drifting along on the calm lake waters is one of the most relaxing ways to spend an afternoon.

Most of the lake areas are protected National Parks where bird watching, wildlife viewing and nature walks can be enjoyed. This is a great place for a family vacation where you can introduce your kids to nature and teach them to appreciate its beauty.

In the wintertime, the many forest trails are opened for cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Not all trails are groomed but you will be able to find out more details from the local information center. It’s also a good idea to check in with the local snowmobile club on the trail conditions so that you know which routes to explore. Maps and route guides are available and essential if you plan to head out on your own. Alternatively, you can join up with one of the commercially guided snowmobile excursions.

The beautiful 18-hole Oak Harbor Golf Course on the Rainy River is a challenging par 72 championship course. The first nine holes were originally laid out in 1968 and offer scenic fairways nestled into the stunning natural surroundings. The newer last nine holes follow the Scottish link design with large water features and beautiful manicured greens. Any golf enthusiast should make a point of signing up for a round when visiting the area.

In the summertime, a fun family excursion is to go berry picking as you meander your way through the rural scenic roadways. Blueberries grow wild along the roadsides, usually in small pine forest clearings where the sunlight reaches through to the forest floor. The best months for berry picking are July and August and the fruits are especially tasty if the area has had good seasonal rainfall.

Enjoy a Relaxed Vacation at Lake of the Woods

Lake of the Woods is one of those places you retreat to in order to simply soak up the beauty of nature for a while. Choose from cozy cabins and beautiful lakeside homes, comfortably furnished to make you feel at home.

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