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Dog Days at the Cottage

With more and more households that include dogs, it’s inevitable that many people that rent cottages will want their dogs to join them on their vacation. As a dog lover and owner for many years, I don’t go many places without my dog, so it’s no surprise that we strive to represent cottages that are…

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Medical Attention While on Vacation

We never want to imagine getting sick or hurt on our vacation, but unfortunately, it does sometimes happen. It’s inevitable that when you are in a different place and exposed to different elements that at some point you may need immediate medical attention, a doctor’s office for urgent care or even just a drugstore for…

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6 Hot New 2019 Cottages

Ever wonder what Jayne’s Cottages gets up to when the lakes are frozen and docks have been put away for the season? We add to our stock of incredible luxury cottages for the summer season ahead, of course! Scroll through six new cottages that will have you wishing the winter would hurry up and let…

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9 Best All-Season Hikes in Muskoka

Muskoka’s trail network covers some 4000 sq kms of rugged terrain. With lush forests, spectacular granite outcroppings, fascinating wildlife, and sweeping vistas and lookouts, it is evident why some of Muskoka’s tracks are known to be the best hiking and wildlife seeking trails in Ontario. Read on to discover Jayne’s team’s handpicked top 9 hiking…

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Where to Eat & Drink in Muskoka 2018

Vacationing in Muskoka is hungry work! Whether you’ve spent the day paddle boarding the lake, hiking Muskoka’s natural waterfalls, or just running around the cottage with kids, it is easy to work up a big Muskoka appetite! From casual dining dockside to finer fare you may want to put shoes on for, where to eat in Muskoka…

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5 (New) Cottages for the Kid at Heart

In our winter off-season, Jayne’s Cottages’ team stayed warm by welcoming new cottages to our growing inventory. We have expanded our numbers and territory significantly since last summer, adding new cottages on Lake of Bays, Georgian Bay and  of course, the Muskokas. Jayne’s is proud that our footprint continues to grow and wants to introduce…

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Jayne Nominated for RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award

Jayne’s Cottages is thrilled to congratulate our captain, Jayne McCaw, on her nomination by RBC for a Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award 2018 presented by Women in Leadership. The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award is a premier national awards program that celebrates the achievements of the most successful women in different categories of entrepreneurial work. Over the…

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Rainy day activities in Muskoka

Enjoy Muskoka even if the day turns grey! Rain, rain go away, come again another day… or don’t. There are few things worse than settling into a beautiful cottage with your family for a long-awaited vacation, and as you’re going over all the fun activities on the horizon, someone chimes in: “Have you seen the forecast?”…

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Jayne’s Cottages Concierge

You’ve found the perfect spot, so now what? Imagine you’ve found your perfect summer hideaway.  You’ve packed up all the kids or carted your extended family down to Muskoka and are finally settling in at your rental. On the drive down you pass numerous water sports facilities, see boats cruising the lakes, take note of quaint…

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What Are Guests Saying About Jayne’s Cottages?

Last summer Jayne’s Cottages facilitated over 300 cottage rentals in the Muskoka area alone. Here’s how a few of our guests described their experience! “It was our first time renting a cottage in Muskoka, Jayne was extremely helpful through the entire process. She always responded to my emails and inquiries immediately and I felt I could…

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