Laura Byrne Paquet from Ottawa Roadtrips has posted a great write-up on her stay in one of the cool oTENTiks that Parks Canada manages along the Rideau Canal.

oTENTik tent from the outside
oTENTik tent from the outside

Her trip report is chock full of helpful details and tips, so if you’re considering trying these super tents out, give it a read:

And that is why the Parks Canada oTENTik I recently stayed in at the Upper Beveridges Locks near Smiths Falls was exactly the sort of camping for me. It’s what some marketers call “glamping” (glamorous camping), and it suited me to a T. As I’ve described, it gave me a taste of nature—trees, stars, unidentified wildlife—without all the pesky tent poles. I simply drove my city-girl sedan up to the oTENTik, unloaded my sleeping bag and other gear, walked past the picnic shelter with its big tables and propane barbecues, flipped open a lockbox, dialled in a code to retrieve a key, and opened the screen door to my “tent.”

Read the full story over on Ottawa Roadtrips!

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