Cottage Rental Attractions for your stay in White Lake

Located in McNab/Braeside Township, we are home to world renowned artists, unique galleries, shops, eateries, seasonal markets, several festivals, distinct music venues and historic museums – some of the best tourist attractions in the Eastern Ontario cottage rental district. We invite you to taste our hospitality… you’ll want to return again… and again.

Local Attractions

Ottawa Valley Tourism at it’s best

Skating

Shoot some pucks or enjoy the night stars from our very own outdoor ice surface. Enjoy the quiet magic of this nostalgic pastime with friends or alone.

White Lake Restaurant

This family run establishment offers a selection of truly homemade meals. Can’t face morning dishes? This establishment offers a hearty Valley breakfast without the fuss. Grab a cool taste of summer in a wide range of flavours and cone sizes perfect for a drive in the country. From pizza to burgers all meals can be eaten in or taken out. Please call ahead as many of these eateries require reservations.

Eateries

From our infamous chip wagons to our authentic organically produced local fare there are a number of mouthwatering choices. Make your own discoveries or try one of these recommended spots.

Winter Sports

White Lake is surrounded by hundreds of kilometers of groomed snowmobile trails that pass through small villages, along abandoned rail beds and wind through picturesque winter scenes. Visitors staying at Diamond Valley Cottage Rentals may access this 255 kilometer stretch that connects to Ontario’s Federation of Snowmobile Clubs trail system at the property edge.

Wildlife

We share our rural setting with a number of wildlife. You will be delighted spotting squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, beavers, otter, mink, white tailed deer, and the occasional fox. You may even catch a glimpse of a moose or bear. Bird enthusiasts will have something to talk about when they get home, as eagles, osprey, loons, ducks, blue jays and numerous other birds make their presence known.

Blackbird Café

Casual dining at its best. This nostalgic eatery is loaded with charm and the food, fantastic! Housed in one of the areas many heritage buildings, this spot is decorated with eclectic flair to arouse conversation and appetites.

Art and Culture

The area is home to many Canadian artists and artisans. Stroll the heritage lined streets of Burnstown for a look at prints, fine art, craft, jewellery, gifts, clothing and the clay relief sculpture of Richard Gill. Tour the numerous galleries and studios of local artists. You won’t want to miss the museum located on land settled in 1825 by the Scottish Clan Chief, Archibald, Laird of McNab. Experience the textured history of the Scottish settlers and tour the number of themed gardens-right next door. Time your visit to coincide one of the township festivals that celebrate the heritage, culture and richness of the area.

Alpine and Cross Country Skiing/Snowboarding

White Lake is tucked between two great winter resorts. Choose between Calabogie Peaks and Mount Pakenham. These popular winter destinations offer a variety of family activities.

Fishing

White Lake is renowned for its clean water and abundance of pickerel, pike, bass and perch. Cast off from the dock, peddle out to a secluded spot or rent a boat from the local marina. Talk to the locals and get the best angle on the sport -spring, summer, fall and winter. Ice fishing huts are available for rental daily, at the White Lake Marina located in heart of Ottawa Valley cottage country. Fishing licenses are available at the White Lake General Store.