Time for Tree Tapping

Milder temperatures have sap flowing already. The warmer days and not so cold nights have the maple trees responding early. Our maple syrup making at Elmhirst’s Resort is a tradition started by Peter Elmhirst as an opportunity to share the enthusiasm for this Canadian spring ritual with his grandchildren, having them take part in the…

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Family Day 2018

Family Day Weekend was off to a flying start on Saturday with lots of smiling faces enjoying everything from cookie decorating and colouring in the morning to a horse drawn sleigh ride with our Clydesdales, Bob and Mac. The lake was active with ice fishing and even guests arriving by airplane on skis to enjoy…

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July Cottage Availability!

Have you made your summer plans yet? Looking for a getaway in July with your family? Look no further! Elmhirst’s Resort still has some availability in July for rental cottages at our Cottage Resort! Visit our accommodations page to see more details on our 2 and 3 bedroom Deluxe cottages for rent, available during July. Call…

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Distance, Speed, Time, & Flight

The memorabilia rich decor of the Wild Blue Yonder Pub is testament to the enduring passion of FLIGHT past & present, of various members of the Elmhirst family. Classic vintage timepieces adorn the walls & ceiling, many of which have been donated by guests over the years. From a Canadian Airforce CF-101 Voodoo aircraft jump…

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Elmhirst Vintage Photo Circa 1940s

A glimpse of the rustic cottages of the fishing camp we once were, lining the north shore of Rice Lake, Ontario. Recently, this vintage postcard circa 1940s surfaced prompting us to want to know more about the structures & landscape pictured. The cottage on the far left was referred to as “Harry’s cabin”. Perspectively, it…

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A Wedding Story with Wine

The Saunders Schram wedding took place at Elmhirst’s Resort on Saturday – a gorgeous warm afternoon, perfect for such a special celebration. Details of the day have been coming together since they got engaged last year. Their engagement and connection to a special wine is a romantic story. Before they were engaged, Mike and Leigha…

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