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7 must-have Canadian products for your perfect cottage summer

By Ana Itoafa

Cottage season is officially here! Get ready to embrace the great outdoors and make the most of your summer getaway. From floaties that let you lounge in style to coolers that keep your drinks refreshingly cold, these seven essential Canadian products will help take your cottage experience to the next level. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Canadian wilderness.

Float-Eh-coverFloat-Eh floatie

Stand out from your neighbours with Float-Eh’s high-quality Canadian-inspired floaties! Say goodbye to ordinary inflatables and embrace iconic northern symbols like the maple leaf, beaver and loon. Whether you’re drifting down a Canadian river, lake or ocean, Float-Eh floaties are a must-have for a summer of relaxation and fun. Want to learn more about Float-Eh? Read their .CA success story.


treehug_0Tree Hug Club hammock

Hang loose and get into the swing of things this summer with Tree Hug Club’s hammocks. These compact, durable and colorful nylon parachute hammocks are the perfect carry-on for your outdoor adventure. And the best part? For every Tree Hug Club hammock sold, two trees are planted, letting you enjoy the outdoors while giving back to it.



Chilly Moose cooler

Gear up for cooler adventures at the cottage with Chilly Moose. These coolers are built to withstand anything that the great Canadian outdoors throws at you. From small tumblers to 75L wheeled coolers, they can fit all your dogs, burgers and brews. Talk about a moose-have!



Grosche coffee maker

Don’t sacrifice amazing coffee while you’re away! Bring your favourite local coffee grounds and enjoy fresh espresso at the cottage or on camping trips with Grosche’s stovetop espresso maker. This Cambridge, Ontario-based company funds over 50 days of safe water for those in need with each product sold. Amazing, eh?



Ocean board

Handmade in St. Andrews, New-Brunswick, these beautiful resin boards crafted from Canadian maple, walnut and slate bring the outdoors inside your cottage. Whether you’re creating an Instagrammable charcuterie board or just using it as a display piece, these one-of-a-kind boards are sure to awe anyone.



Haliburton sweater

The perfect cozy sweater for roasting s’mores does exist! Discover Haliburton Lakewear, where you can customize your sweater with ANY lake, bay, river, town, province or provincial park name. Choose from shirts, sweaters and more for adults and kids, all printed with eco-friendly, water-based inks. Capture the essence of your Canadian cottage and wear it proudly!



SKRP tote bag

Complete your cottage must-haves with a SKRP tote bag, the ideal companion to carry all your essential items in true Canadian fashion. Crafted from recycled vinyl billboards, SKRP bags are eco-friendly and built from highly durable UV resistant fabrics made to withstand Canadian weather. It’s stylish, practical and great for beach days, picnics and exploring the outdoors.

Now that you’re equipped with these must-have Canadian products, enjoy the beauty of Canada’s wilderness and make the most of your summer getaway. But first, check out these other awesome nature and outdoor gift ideas.

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