Cottage living is a life most would dream of—living life near the water with the beautiful trees and singing birds. Luckily, cottage life is easy in Huron County with many different options, but today we will be focusing on camping resorts.
What is a camping resort?
Camping resorts are camping areas where you can rent or own a cabin for a week, month, weekend or sometimes a year. Certain parks have no cabins but offer open lots to park a trailer. Typically staying for the season will cost you a fee. Some parks will offer experiences such as golfing, beaches, hiking trails or water sports. Many camping resorts are geared towards family experiences and offer daily and weekly activities.
Camping resorts are a terrific option to live a cottage lifestyle with the luxury of community and nearby amenities. In Huron County, there are a few park options to choose from for different price ranges and preferences.s.
This option is great to build a park model on a campground. Bluewater Shores offers park models built through Northlander Industries. All models made from Northlander are Canadian-made and built right in Exeter. With over 10 models to pick from, you are bound to find the right fit for you.
Relax surrounded by nature while also being accessible to all modern conveniences. You can always get what you need within minutes of the cute and quaint village of Bayfield.
Auburn Riverside Retreat
Located right on the banks of the Maitland River, the Auber Riverside Retreat offers canoes, tubes, and hiking trails. With options to park an owned RV for a year, or you can drive in whenever you want and park for a weekend.
Only an eight-minute drive from the famous Cowbell Brewing farm, you can easily leave for a nice outdoing with a good pint of craft beer and a delicious meal made fresh in the Cowbell kitchen. If you’re feeling something slightly different, you can also head to Huron County’s hub, Goderich.
Deer Park Lodge
If you’re looking to rent a few days or a week, Deer Park Lodge is the place for you. Offering a private beach and beautiful cabins, you’ll quickly relax and unwind here. Not feeling the beach? Don’t worry. Deer Park Lodge has you covered with a saltwater pool.
While in the area, why not visit Bayfield Berry Farm for some baked goods, cider and wine, or spend a lovely afternoon picking fresh berries. You’ll pass right by River Road Brewing and Hops, Bayfield’s first farm-based brewery, providing delicious quality craft beer.
Shelter Valley Campground
This is the ultimate family campground experience! Join a Hawaiin Luau in Huron County or an ice cream social by the pool on a hot summer day. If you’re more of an adventurer, you can spend your day fishing on the Maitland River or hiking the 45-acre park. There are tons of activities to keep you busy.
Only 10 minutes from Goderich, Shelter Valley is a great option if you’re looking to purchase a pre-owned trailer with a lot. With multiple options with BBQs, decks, gazebos and sheds with prices that range from $20,000 to $35,000, you’re bound to find something that suits your needs.