Nine unique places to stay within two hours of Ottawa this winter


OTTAWA – takes a look at some unique destinations to stay this winter within two hours of the National Capital Region.

La maison du dôme is located in Lac Supérieur, Quebec, 160 km from Ottawa.

“Live a unique romantic experience in a dome under the stars,” says the announcement on Airbnb. “Relax in your private 4-season spa surrounded by a coniferous forest and birdsong.”

Each dome includes a queen bed, a full bathroom and a functional kitchen. There is a common fire pit, a hiking trail and an indoor gas fireplace.

Dome the Lair by the Water is located in Brownsburg, Quebec, 125 km from Ottawa.

“Located on a point of land bordered by water, this dome offers you a unique 180-degree view of a magnificent wild lake,” reads the announcement on Airbnb. “A true wildlife reserve, you will be able to observe several animal species in their natural environment, including beavers, turtles and blackbirds.

The solar powered wood dome designed for 12 months a year allows four people to stay comfortably. It includes a queen bed in front of the large window and two single bunk beds, as well as indoor and outdoor fireplace areas. Spacious classic showers and toilets are located in the welcoming building a five-minute walk away.

The dome is a five minute walk from the parking lot.

Dome the lair by the water

Located in Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson, Quebec, 200 km from Ottawa

“Observe the horses, the nature, the firmament and the winter beauty under a transparent dome in a Buble tent: snow-covered forest illuminated at night; view of nature, wildlife or horses, summer and winter in the heart of the magnificent mountain trails riding park, ”says the announcement on Airbnb.

The Buble tent is completely transparent and can accommodate two people.

The toilets and the heated shower are located in the wing of the large theater accessible 24 hours a day, a few minutes walk away.

Buble tent

Located in Wentworth-Nord, Quebec, 140 km from Ottawa.

“For unusual accommodation, why not a small tree house found in the forest on a quiet and protected area in the Laurentians region of Quebec,” says the announcement on Airbnb.

The treehouse can accommodate two people, an indoor fireplace and a hot tub.

Owl Treehouse

Located in Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, Quebec, 164 km from Ottawa.

“Our 4 season tree houses are nestled on the edge of a pristine lake in a protected 2000 acre regional park with 36 km of hiking / snowshoe trails, 4 lakes, wetlands. Basic kitchen, wood stove, sunny terraces , fireplace and picnic table, ”reads the announcement on Airbnb.

The treehouse can accommodate six people. There is no road or electricity in the off-grid wilderness, and the treehouse is a 12- to 15-minute walk from the parking lot. Dry toilets are located near each cabin.

Treehouses in Mont Tremblant

Located in Wentworth-Nord, Quebec, 140 km from Ottawa.

“Nestled on the mountainside in the branches and leaves, the house in the trees of the Sparrow is very intimate and perfectly integrated into its natural forest”, specifies the announcement on Airbnb.

“Perched on 10 feet of stilts, it is the ideal observatory for wildlife by day and the stars at night from its panoramic terrace 30 feet above the ground.

The treehouse can accommodate four people.

Tree house

Located in Harrington, Quebec, 124 km from Ottawa

The Airbnb listing indicates that the Terra Perma Treehouse is one of the tallest cabins ever built in Canada.

“Live in the canopy and experience life among birds. Built on two towering pine trees, this 4-season off-grid palace is well-equipped with solar power, a private outbuilding, propane heating, as well as an indoor and outdoor kitchen, ”the SEO explains.

The treehouse can accommodate four people.

Treehouse Terra Perma

Located in Wakefield, Quebec, 30 km from Ottawa.

“The Exodus Nature Sanctuary offers an exclusive experience and a magnificent view of the Ottawa Hills,” the listing on Airbnb states.

“This glamping-style accommodation offers a comfortable, heated space with a queen-size bed, dining table, kitchenette, stove and outdoor campfire.”

The little house can accommodate two people and there is a private area for an outdoor campfire on the grounds. The little house is two minutes walk from the parking lot.

The Airbnb listing says there is no running water or electricity.

Glamping on top of the mountain

Located in Mountain Grove, Ontario, 136 km from Ottawa.

“Mason Cabin resides on 576 pristine acres in the Frontenac Spur of the Canadian Shield, where it humbly overlooks a secluded lake with breathtaking views of the wilderness,” explains the Cabinscape website.

“Stroll along the expansive trails that the property has to offer and travel through a mix of forests, meadows, beaver ponds and wetlands.”

The Mason cabin can accommodate two people.

Cabin landscape


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