Destination guide

Visit Bancroft, Ontario, Canada

Are you ready for a fun-filled getaway full of outdoor activities, beautiful landscapes, and thrilling festivals? Head to Bancroft, Ontario in Canada and experience all this incredible town has to offer. With the motto, “A Place for All Seasons,” Bancroft is great to visit any time of the year. No matter when you arrive, you’ll need a comfortable place to rest in between your adventures. Enjoy a proper home away from home with a Bancroft vacation rental. Book yours today and prepare to embark on a thrilling journey through one of Canada’s greatest little towns.

Activities

Embark on Your Bancroft Adventure

Bancroft is part of the Canadian Shield, with a huge deposit of easily accessible minerals. Roll up your sleeves and put on your gloves, because Bancroft is one of the best places for rockhounding. Known locally as the mineral capital of Canada, this town is a dream for any amateur geologist. If you travel to Bancroft in August, check out their annual Rockhound Gemboree festival, where you can see beautiful locally collected rocks and minerals. If geology isn’t your forte, you can always grab a ticket to a show at the Village Playhouse, hosting various performers almost every night.

Weather

Bancroft is a Place for All Seasons

Regardless of when you visit, Bancroft is home to plenty of adventure. Pack a jacket if you travel during the summer, preparing for lows below 50 degrees, even in July. Pack several jackets during the winter, when freezing temperatures are the norm. Rain is also pretty common in Bancroft, so don't forget an umbrella. Most rain happens in May, though, so plan your getaway after late spring to stay dry. Winter rain usually arrives as snow, so if you love wintry landscapes, a January trip to Bancroft will be just right.

Natural features

Explore Bancroft's Breathtaking Scenery

Scenic views can make even the longest journeys worth the effort, and Bancroft glorious expanse sits as a perfect example. Travel to the craggy lookout known as Eagle’s Nest and experience the full view of Bancroft, the York River Valley, and the surrounding forested ridges. You can also visit Silent Lake if you want to get some fishing in or bike around the graded trails that hug the lake, all while enjoying the serene atmosphere. Wherever you go, you’ll see plenty of wildlife, though the most common will be the Canadian Moose.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bancroft?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bancroft. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park: 120 vacation rentals
  • Old Tin Shed: 112 vacation rentals
  • Millennium Park: 109 vacation rentals
  • North Hastings Heritage Museum: 110 vacation rentals
  • Village Playhouse: 111 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bancroft listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bancroft?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Cottages in Bancroft. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bancroft include:

  • Cabins: 36 rentals available
  • Houses: 26 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 36 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bancroft?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Bancroft. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.