5 things you do at the cottage that help you live longer

Want to live to be 100? Spend more time at the cottage. No, really — it’s scientifically proven that many of the activities we engage in at the cottage are good for our bodies and minds.

Of course, most cottagers probably already know this on an intuitive level. Spending time out in nature with family and friends, hiking, relaxing, and cooking good meals all just feels good. But just in case you needed science to prove it, we’ve compiled a list of cottage activities that studies have shown make us healthier and happier.

So next time you’re trying to decide if you should work over the weekend or head out to the cottage, think of your health and get outta town.

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