When the leaves start to change colour and fall off the trees, you know it’s time to double-up on your hiking layers, bring out your hand warmers and indulge in pumpkin-themed everything. This autumn, spend the day admiring Mother Nature’s work on an outdoor adventure and then retire to your rustic cottage in the woods. Pick your adventure base from these 20 cozy cabins in Manitoba.

1. Ranch and Relax


Nature lodge with a sauna? Yes please.

Escape to this wooden cabin just twenty minutes from Winnipeg. With four acres of farmland to explore, an outdoor hot tub, fire pit and gazebo, this is the perfect spot for adventure retreats and family reunions.

Amenities: 15 guests, 6 bedrooms, 7 beds, 4 baths

Location: Sanford

2. Adventure Island

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A gorgeous, totally-refurbished cabin on a private island.

Rent a nine-acre private island on gorgeous Shoal Lake and enjoy relaxation and recreation—3,000 square-feet of living space plus a 1,640-square-foot makes this cabin suitable for families and large groups. Hike, fish, swim, paddle and more—all on site.

Amenities: 12 guests, 4 bedrooms, 7 beds, 2 baths

Location: Shoal Lake


3. Glamping on the shores of Lake Winnipeg


The perfect hide-away from the daily grind.

Explore the west shores of Lake Winnipeg, warm up by the wood-burning stove and truly unplug in this small cottage that is WiFi- and TV-free.

Amenities: 8 guests, 1 bedroom, 4 beds, 1 bath

Location: Mill Creek Beaches

4. Beach Days


Who's up for a round of beach volleyball on a crisp autumn morning?

Take advantage of the last warm days of the season with this quirky cabin just a five-minutes drive from Grand Beach.

Amenities: 15 guests, 3 bedrooms, 8 beds, 1.5 baths

Location: Grand Marais

5. Rocky Lake Escape


Enjoy an authentic cabin experience.

Located on Rocky Lake, this older cabin has spotty cell service and no WiFi, so you can get back to phone-free traditions like sipping your morning coffee by the water or roasting marshmallows on the fire.

Amenities: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath

Location: Wanless

6. Peaceful Lake Retreat


Break free from the hectic city and relax at this picturesque Manitoba lake retreat. Truly unplug from the world with no cell reception.

Amenities: 8 guests, 4 bedrooms, 6 beds, 1 bath

Location: Steep Rock

7. Luxurious Adventure


Truly relax in a luxurious modern cottage.

Just a quick walk from the sandy shores of Lake Winnipeg, this cabin is perfect for family reunions and large groups.

Amenities: 20 guests, 4 bedrooms, 12 beds, 2 baths

Location: Grand Beach

8. Authentic Cabin Experience


Breakfast provided? Say no more.

Go back in time with this rustic cabin on old farmland filled with antiques and country memorabilia. Adventure options abound, so you won't be bored—unless you prefer to be.

Amenities: 8 guests, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath

Location: Souris

9. Autumn Escape


Admire the sunset at stunning Nutimik Lake and warm up by the electric fireplace on those chilly autumn evenings.

Amenities: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1.5 baths

Location: Seven Sisters Falls

10. Luxury Lakefront Living


"Roughing it" at the cabin takes on a whole new meaning.

Take advantage of the finest of what lake life has to offer at this newly built wooden  luxury lodge.

Amenities: 8 guests, 3 bedrooms, 5 beds, 2 baths

Location: Whiteshell

11. Piece of Paradise


The perfect place for a relaxing family getaway.

Relax by the Lee River and Pinawa Channel in this wooden cottage right on the water.

Amenities: 12 guests, 5 bedrooms, 7 beds, 1 bath

Location: Lac du Bonnet

12. Trendy Loft Lodge


Bring your own vinyl records to listen to with this cottage’s turntable or play a round of ping-pong to warm up after a cold autumn adventure.

Amenities: 6 guests, 1 bedroom, 4 beds, 1 bath

Location: Grand Marais

13. Four Season Lakefront Lodge


Admire the falling leaves as you cuddle by the fireplace.

Located 45 minutes south of Winnipeg, this lakefront lodge has everything you need for a relaxing getaway.

Amenities: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath

Location: Saint Malo

14. Coziest of Cozy


Nestled on the west shore of Clear Lake awaits this cozy cabin.

Explore the many trails in the area. Cross country skis, snowshoes, kayaks and canoes are all available for use.

Amenities: 4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath

Location: Onanole

15. Quirky Cottage


This cabin comes with a two-seater outhouse—for an inseparable pair!

Surrounded by 40 acres of parkland forest, explore hiking trails throughout the day and unwind in the electric sauna at night.

Amenities: 5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 4 beds, 1 bath

Location: Roseisle

16. Modern Getaway


Cabin life doesn't have to mean roughing it.

Enjoy all the modern day conveniences in this spacious two-story house. The Grand Beach Boardwalk is only a five-minute walk away. Plus, there's a canoe available on-site.

Amenities: 8 guests, 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 baths

Location: Grand Marais

17. Ski-in, Ski-out


When the snow hits and sticks, this three-level ski cottage right on the slopes is the perfect escape from the daily grind. Did we mention there's a hot tub?

Amenities: 6 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 2 baths

Location: Inglis

18. Fisher's Paradise


Catch your own dinner in Lake Winnipeg.

Three kilometres away from a public boat launch, this a great choice for explorers who don’t let the autumn chill stop them from water sports.

Amenities: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 baths

Location: Beaver Creek

19. Postcard-perfect Cottage


Because who doesn’t want to vacation in a cottage that belongs on a Canadian postcard?

This picture-perfect cottage is a short 15-minute drive to Riding Mountain National Park, perfect for hiking, cross country skiing, horseback riding and more.

Amenities: 5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath

Location: Erickson

20. Back to Basics


This cozy cottage has everything you need for a relaxing trip. Roast some s’mores on the fire pit or read a book in the garden.

Amenities: 5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath

Location: Matlock


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