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Complete Summer Guide to the Haliburton Highlands

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As millions of Canadians rediscover the rejuvenating capabilities of outdoor recreation, a mid-summer escape into the heart of the sprawling, tranquil Haliburton Highlands becomes all the more enticing. While Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa is closed until June 15, 2020, due to COVID-19, we’ll be welcoming families, groups, and couples just in time for summer’s official arrival. We certainly miss all of your smiling faces, but ensuring the safety of all Ontarians is our top priority right now. Rest assured, our classic Ontario inn will be here when the dust finally settles and life slowly returns to normalcy. Thus, we decided to curate a handy summer guide to the Haliburton Highlands, one of Canada’s true hidden gems.

The Haliburton Highlands: Pristine Canadian Wilderness

While we’re exceedingly proud of our revitalizing spa and gourmet cuisine, we fully understand that the summer of 2020 will most likely be all about nature. It’s probably about time that we all spend a full summer immersed in Mother Nature’s warm embrace, surrounded by nothing but the soothing sounds of woodland critters and sprawling Haliburton Highlands backcountry. The Highlands boast towering pines and poplars, curious wildlife, serene backland lakes, and some of the most secluded hiking and biking trails in the province. There are approximately 2,500 square kilometres of sheer wilderness at a metaphorical arm’s length here at Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa. Here are 10 unique ways to explore the Haliburton Highlands this summer:

  1. Try geocaching for the first time. There are dozens of unique “caches” in the Haliburton Highlands.

Award-Winning Backcountry Resorts in Ontario

Please consider our award-winning Ontario inn and spa for a long-overdue romantic getaway, corporate retreat, or small family reunion. We have dozens of acres of outdoor space, some of the freshest air in North America, and easy access to the Haliburton Highlands’ dense wilderness. We urge potential future guests to browse through our all-season packages, meeting spaces, and cozy accommodations. Then, give us a call today at 800-361-2188 to speak with a friendly member of our staff; you can also check availability online!