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Find Your Home Away From Home

Create your own oasis away from the hustle-and-bustle and safely enjoy the space & freedom the Haliburton Highlands has to offer.  Enjoy a truly Canadian cottage experience throughout our vast region at one of our many places to stay.

Safely Dine-in or take-out

Many of our local restaurants and kitchens have delicious options for taking-out, dining-in and enjoying a patio.

Find out what is available.

 

experiences that make memories

Many of our experience providers and local sights & attractions are open.

You can also explore your inner hiker with our many trails and view some of the best vistas. We also have some of the best Fishing in Ontario with over 600 lakes.

What are you waiting for? Come and find out for yourself why the Haliburton Highlands is the best place to live, work or play.

Albert Saxby

Nick and Benton

Thom Lambert

Ryan VanLieshout

Gord Kidd and Shawn Chamberlin

Carl Dixon

Salt Cellar Duo (Rob Bersan & Virginia de Carle)

Cassidy Taylor

as the beat goes on, so do we...

In this time of physical distancing, it can be difficult for you to get your live music fix!  We’ve got you covered, check out the What’s Happening page to find out where you get your groove on.

The Haliburton County Folk Society has produced biweekly live online concerts. Click the button below to view past performances and to learn more about their upcoming performances featuring local artists in the area.

the great Outdoors are still just as great

The Haliburton Highlands features a pristine natural environment grounded firmly on the Canadian Shield. Including the southern portion of Algonquin Provincial Park as well as Silent Lake Provincial Park & Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park, the area is characterized by mixed forest highlands interspersed at every turn with freshwater wetlands, rivers and lakes, creating a landscape much sought after for all of its artistic, cultural and recreational opportunities.

There is no better way to view the Haliburton Highlands than to go hiking along one of its many trails.

Stories from Here

Some Ice Fishing Q & A

“FALL HOOK, LINE AND SINKER FOR ICE FISHING” Incredible lakes. Scenic views. Time spent with friends and family. A variety of species of fish to catch including our very own stocked ‘Haliburton Gold Lake Trout’ – a glacial relict – all within a short drive from the...

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5 Cool Things to do this Winter

Submitted by Yours Outdoors We get a little giddy here at Yours Outdoors when the first snow flies. Sure, we might be biased, but we think you'll find there's no better place to have a ball this winter. Winter in the Highlands is jam-packed with amazing and unusual...

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Studios, fall colours and comfort food

It’s shaping up to be a fantastic year for fall colours in the Haliburton Highlands. One of our classic autumn road trips to is a driving tour of the artist’s studios that make up The Studio Tour. For 33 years this group of studio artists has been welcoming visitors...

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4 Hikes for the Fall Season

As the days become shorter and the chill in the evening air becomes more pronounced, it’s clear that summer has come to an end and fall is on its way. It will soon be time to trade in the hot weather and summer relaxation for cooler temperatures and fall fun. The...

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Looking at the Stars – Part 3

Eyes on the skies — August   August is here at last with its fine weather, fewer mosquitos, and longer nights. All of the constellations and objects from July are still visible, but there are a few exciting new things to see this month. Here are some astronomical...

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Biking – 6 places to get the 6 benefits

6 health benefits of cycling If you’ve ever pedalled up a hill before, it probably wouldn’t surprise you to hear that cycling is great for working the lower body, but did you know the health benefits reach far beyond your quads and hamstrings? Benefits for your brain...

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Where Do You Take Your Take-out?

The busiest time of the year is upon us in the Haliburton Highlands. Combine that with the current lack of seating at most restaurants and the possibility of finding a spot on your favourite patio or in your favourite dining room is going to be slim for the next...

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The Ice cream Road Trip

When most people think of Ice Cream in the Haliburton Highlands, they think of Kawartha Dairy.  And why not?  The family-owned dairy company has been dishing up delicious ice cream for decades. Any warm, sunny day will see a huge line-up at their Hwy 35 location, and...

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Guide to Geocaching

In Ontario, deep in the Haliburton Highlands a string of seven hamlets in the Municipality of Highlands East and at the South Gate of Algonquin Park is the Geocaching Capital of Canada. The communities of Irondale, Gooderham, Tory Hill, Wilberforce, Harcourt, Highland...

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Stay Cool in Minden

When it gets hot and you can’t take it anymore we all crave something cool to help keep us sane. Here are a couple of Minden Village “hot spots” where you can get some cool desserts this summer!   Kawartha Dairy, open daily 9 am - 10 pm, 12750 Hwy 35, Minden -...

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