3 Ultimate Summer AirBnBs Less Than 2 Hours Away from Ottawa

Plotting your summer escape outside of Ottawa? Whether it’s thirty, sixty or ninety minutes away from home, you can find a vacation spot that ticks all the boxes. Visit Val-des-Monts, Perth, or Sharbot Lake with Airbnb this summer to bond with loved ones, find your inner peace, and get in touch with nature. 


Val-des-Monts (36m)



This Val-des-Monts chalet is located just thirty-six minutes outside of Ottawa. Industrial style meets comfort at the contemporary cottage, complete with three bedrooms, six beds, and 1.5 baths. Bring up to eight guests and enjoy the wonderful views living between the mountain and Lake McGregor. It’s the perfect spot for nature lovers, but it also comes with unlimited free internet access, ideal for teleworking. Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a gas fireplace, and an outdoor terrace fully furnished, including a gas BBQ and a jacuzzi. Great for large groups and designed for the well-being of the youngest, you can have peace of mind that each guest is well taken care of. The 715$ per night price tag may seem like a splurge but split between friends; it’s a summer steal. 


Perth (1hr)


Find sanctuary sixty minutes outside of Ottawa at Perth’s Tiny Home. Classic and contemporary, this newly built tiny home maximizes the nature scape while satisfying minimalists. This rustic two-story getaway shipping container home is off the beaten path and in close proximity to a running stream. The facilities include a fire pit, a standing outdoor shower, washroom, and propane burning stove. Use electric bikes to explore the trails or go on foot to find the former sugar shack just steps away. In the evening, enjoy the kind of stillness and quiet that makes the stars shine brighter. Perfect for two, this one-bedroom, one-bath tiny home is listed for $175 per night – a small price to pay to experience nature’s tranquility with a touch of elegance. 


Sharbot Lake (1h 26m)



Sharbot Lake is less than ninety minutes away from Ottawa and is home to The Aerie: Loft Style Modern Cabin. The private open-concept modern cottage hosts up to five guests and comes with a studio, three beds, and one bath. Outdoors, there is a large wrap-around deck where you can enjoy your privacy as well as the picturesque lake views. Perched just above the water, the loft-style cabin is ideal for writers, yogis, and paddle boarders alike. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a few close friends for some quiet time on the calm lake. For $313 per night, this waterfront property is perfect for those who want to spend time outdoors but still accommodating for guests who wish to enjoy what the inside has to offer – a fully stocked bookshelf, DVDs, puzzles, and board games. Yes, please. 



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