Driving north along Highway 400 from Toronto, I’m thinking about work, and emails, and my endless to-do list. But just a few hours later, I’m in cottage country — and the stress of work and life and traffic seems distant in this iconic Canadian landscape. Skyscrapers and multi-lane highways are replaced with rugged rocks, windswept pines and a labyrinth of lakes and rivers. This may be called cottage country, but you don’t need one to enjoy the benefits of this region.

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