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Recent Lake Ontario Area property reviews

  • Perfect Vacation for my family

    "From the moment we booked the rental, we couldn't have asked for people more wonderful then Marvin and Dora. They were a breeze to work with! We were running behind after sitting in awful traffic (nothing island related no worries!) and Marvin met us there with a warm smile to show us around. He was so wonderful with our 8 month old as well! The condo is perfect with literally every single thing that you would need to make your stay perfect-- even down to spices to make your meals perfect! You are close to absolutely EVERYTHING!!!! We loved being able to sit on the porch and watch the dolphins in the morning with our coffee and just enjoying the time together as a family. The bed in the master is amazing and sooo comfy!! (I didn't sleep in the extra room but assuming it's great as well!!!) I truly recommend this to every single person looking to stay in Folly. Take a step back and enjoy your time... Let Dora and Marvin take care of you :-) PS. Make sure to take a dip in the pool. The locals kept us laughing all week!!!!!"
    Guest: Jill Hartley Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 16, 2014
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  • Cutr place. Clean.

    "This was a very cute place at a wonderful price. And clean too. No steps and close to the pool. I want to go back now. Can't wait for next stay."
    Guest: Jules Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 25, 2014
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  • Awesome property in a great location

    "The owner was very responsive and everything was well coordinated for our stay. The unit worked out great. The unit was as described and very well maintained. We had plenty of space for the 6 of us, and the kitchen and large dinning room table was more then adequate space for meals. The ski bus to the base of winter park was very convenient as well. It was much easier than driving. The hot tub rocked. It was very nice to sit outside watching the alpenglow on the continental divide while recovering for a day of skiing. All in all I couldn't have been happier with our stay. Highly recommended. We'll be back!"
    Guest: Ian Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 14, 2014
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  • "Outstanding property, delightful and extremely helpful host. Great location. Three couples spent one week in June 2008. location allowed us several day trips by car to surrounding areas of Provence.Highly recommended!"
    Guest: Richard Lytle Date of Stay: November 2008 Review Submitted: November 15, 2008
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Lake Ontario Area Travel Tips

Getting to Lake Ontario Vacation Rentals

To get to Lake Ontario on the American side, the major travel hub is Rochester, New York which is located just inland of the southernmost point of the lake. Rochester has a national airport which receives domestic flights from most major cities on the East Coast and Great Lakes areas. The largest major city near Ontario is Buffalo which is located on the shore of the nearby Lake Erie. Buffalo is within easy driving distance from most parts of Lake Erie's southern shoreline. If traveling from overseas, you may consider flying into New York City or Philadelphia. Both cities are within a day's driving distance from Lake Ontario. Alternatively, you can also fly into Toronto with is on the northern Canadian lakeshore and from there, get a regional flight to Buffalo.

Seasons to Visit Lake Ontario Cottages

If you want to enjoy water sports and long leisurely walks then summertime is the season for you to visit Lake Ontario. There are many boat launches, marinas and picnic sites where you can enjoy a day out with the family. During the warm summer days, many visitors can be seen out on the water as they enjoy their favorite sports. This is traditionally the busiest time of year and the peak season is during the months of June and July. If you want to avoid the crowds, choose a travel time earlier or later in the summer season. May and September still enjoy mild temperatures. Lake Ontario is transformed into a snowy winter wonderland by November and December. While the lake sees fewer visitors than in the warmer summer months, for many people this is their preferred season to travel. Many parts of the lake ice over, providing ice skating, sledding and snowmobile trails. Cross country skiing trails wind their way around the lakeshore as well.

Activities and Attractions near Lake Ontario Cabins

On a warm summer day, you can see sailing craft billow their colorful sails and motorboats speeding over the lake. Wake boarding and Jet skiing are other favorite activities on Lake Ontario. Throughout the year, fishing is a popular sport. In the summer months, fishermen line the shores and can be seen bobbing in their boats in deeper waters. In the icy winter months, the frozen lake is dotted with ice fishing cabins. Other popular winter activities include cross country skiing, snowmobiling and sledding.

Within easy driving distance from most rental homes on Lake Ontario's southern shoreline is the impressive natural phenomenon of the Niagara Falls. This powerful and cascading waterfall is one of North America's most visited tourist attractions. It is not only the falls that are impressive. The city of Niagara Falls has become an entertainment wonderland. There are theme parks, amusement parks, casinos and all kinds of entertainment available. You can cruise below the falls on a paddle steamer, walk underneath the falls or view it from above on a helicopter or microlight flight. There are many fun activities to be enjoyed and it is a great destination for all ages.

Visitors to Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario has to be a favorite vacation destination for families. Aside from the lake, there are many great attractions for young and old alike. If you enjoy water sports and related activities, you can spend the summer days out on the water. In the wintertime, snow sports enthusiasts can enjoy the lakeside terrain. Lake Ontario is a great destination to spend some quality time with the family. Wake up for early morning fishing expeditions and enjoy a late afternoon barbecue on the deck on your vacation home.

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