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A vacation as a Family Gift Idea

A vacation as a Family Gift Idea

Christmas is right around the corner, and many people are trying to figure out the best gifts to give their loved ones. But the thought of fighting traffic and the crowds at the mall is daunting, and you may return home feeling frustrated and unhappy with the gifts you found: Perhaps you want to do something more elaborate, more memorable this year for those special loved ones in your life.

Now imagine their expressions as they unwrap…a beautiful sunset. Wildlife, like moose, bear and eagles. Incredible scenic vistas. Fantastic meals and comfortable accommodations. Phenomenal fishing. All in a remote location. You can give them all of this, and much more. If you’re looking for a unique gift for your spouse, significant other, or your entire family this year, you need think no further than Oak Lake Lodge.

Think about the excitement that will build up during the long winter months as your loved ones look forward to an incredible vacation! Located in beautiful Ontario, Canada, Oak Lake Lodge offers the unique opportunity for you and your family to enjoy a top notch vacation in relative solitude. Because of our isolated setting, there are no roads in to Oak Lake, and since we are surrounded by stunning waterfalls, there is no water access to our lake either! We are a fly-in only location, which means you won’t be competing with local fishermen or lodges full of visitors for access to our fish: We are the only lodge on the lake as well. Our top capacity is 32 guests, so we can give our guests the personal attention they deserve.

Vacations are all about creating memories. We recognize that your family vacations are always geared towards enjoying a special trip that will never be forgotten. And that journey starts the moment you board your float plane. Your family will enjoy an amazing journey over miles of astounding lakes, rivers and wilderness. Then, when you reach our lake, your pilot will touch down right on the water!

Once you have settled in, imagine the delight on your loved ones’ faces as they watch a soaring bald eagle suddenly plunge into the lake, emerging with a large fish clenched tightly in its talons! Moose are also frequent visitors to our lake, as the area is abundant with a variety of wildlife for you to enjoy. Bring your camera, because you will want to revisit the great times you shared together here on Oak Lake.

We take pride in our beautiful wilderness lodge accommodations, providing you with plush bedding, optimal views and access to your own private cottage, complete with a screened in porch so your family can enjoy the evening while listening to the birds trilling in the distance. We are dedicated to provide you with the ultimate family vacation, so our cottages are fresh, clean and comfortable.

In addition to our great lodging, if you choose Oak Lake Lodge as your family vacation destination, you can always expect great food as well. We drop coffee by your cottage in the morning and have a hot breakfast ready for you in our main dining room. We take the time to cater to you, preparing you a memorable lakeside fish fry. Take some time to relax, as our guides clean, filet and fry some of that fabulous walleye for you to enjoy before you head back out onto the lake. The evenings are capped off with a hardy home style meal, like prime rib or grilled chicken. Our dinner meals are complete with fabulous dessert as well.

We provide our guests with fishing boats outfitted with new motors each season, so you can spend your time chasing the fish. And what fish! You can catch walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike and muskie while you are here. If you’d like a local guide to assist you with fishing, we have access to the best guides available; we use the same guides every year, and they share our vision of providing the best experience possible so you will return home with great memories of the time you spent at Oak Lake Lodge. Our tuck shop can help you out with fresh bait, so you’ll be able to tempt the fish with whatever bait they are currently hitting on.

Our fishing guides can show you more than the best fishing spots; they are well versed in the history of the area, and they can share numerous stories sure to entertain your group while you pull in the fish. They know where the eagles’ nest and they can point out our amazing trumpeter swans. Your days on the lake are sure to provide you with incredible sport fishing with some local history and wildlife viewing thrown in for good measure!

After an exciting day of fishing, you’ll return home to a clean, freshly-turned room each evening. Our cottages are outfitted with hot and cold running water showers, several bedrooms, cathedral ceilings and a roomy living room where you can play games, chat and enjoy sharing time with your family. Plan on spending the nights sitting together on the screened-in porch, enjoying the calls of the wildlife and the lulling sound of waves gently lapping against the shore.

If giving the gift of travel sounds like a great idea, you may want to take advantage of our special offer: we are extending our 2013 prices all the way through January 15, 2014.

Consider giving the gift of a unique vacation to your loved ones. You will not regret it!

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