61 beautiful vacation homes from 4 different providers, such as Vrbo or CanadaStays, can be booked in Balsam Lake. HomeToGo immediately shows the best offers by comparing all of the available vacation rentals in Balsam Lake from its various partners.
Recommended Vacation Rentals Balsam Lake
Find your perfect vacation rental Balsam Lake: from $79 per night
Vacation rentals with a fireplace
Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals
Popular Rental Amenities Balsam Lake
Balsam Lake is a great vacation spot if you have a pet, as 30 properties Balsam Lake allow you to bring your pet. Pet-friendly rentals in Balsam Lake have standard prices of $550 per night. A few of the pet-friendly rentals (0) are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
Lakeside Tranquility With Balsam Lake Vacation Rentals
Balsam Lake in Ontario is a nature lover's paradise with beautiful lakes and hiking trails. Fully-equipped lakeside cabins allow you to enjoy all the comforts of a modern home. The tranquil and idyllic location is perfect if you need to refuel your batteries.
Art and Culture Near Balsam Lake
Apart from splendid nature, Balsam Lake and its surroundings have a lively artistic and cultural scene. There are plenty of museums, theatres, galleries, and other historical sites within easy reach of Balsam Lake which can be enjoyed throughout the year.
For example, the Kawartha Lakes Arts and Heritage Trail is an ideal way to meet local producers and artisans, and to sample local produce while learning about local history. The trail will bring you to local art galleries and historical monuments. You can also choose to include a theatre venue in the evening like some extra entertainment.
For fans of live music and theatre, the region has a lot to offer. The Globus Theatre in Bobcaygeon and the Academy Theatre in Lindsay are great places to catch local performances, while the Bobcaygeon Music Council Theatre hosts regular concerts, from classical music to rock and pop.
Alternatively, head to the towns of Lindsay and Omemee where you can enjoy a self-guided walking heritage tour. A handy audio-guide will give you historical insights and local knowledge as you walk through the quaint streets of these lake-side towns.
Excursion Destinations Near Balsam Lake
For nature lovers, cottage rentals at Balsam Lake provide immediate access to a wealth of outdoor activities suitable for various levels of fitness. Walkers and hikers will appreciate the many miles of nature trails, which can be explored on foot, horseback, skis, or with a bike or snowmobile.
Balsam Lake Provincial Park has two hiking trails, Lookout Trail and Plantation Trail. Both make for relatively easy walking and offer multiple idyllic vantage points to take in the spectacular scenery. You can also venture farther out to the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail or Victoria Rail Trail, which provides for more adventurous hiking.
There are also a variety of water sports on offer at Balsam Lake, ranging from fishing and swimming to kayaking and canoeing. Keep a look out for the local fish species such as Walleye, Muskellunge, and Bass.
Balsam Lake and its surroundings welcome several yearly festivals and fairs, mostly in the months of August and September. These festive occasions are the perfect opportunity to get in touch with the local, rural life and traditions.
For example, try the Bobcaygeon and Kinmount Fairs. Just a short drive away from Balsam Lake, these fairs attract visitors from the whole area. With a large range of fun entertainment such as animal shows, parades, demolition derbies, and tractor pulls, these fairs always make for a good time.
We compare more than 1,300 providers, including: