Muskoka Ontario is known world wide as for it’s rugged beauty and it’s character. It tops many of the must visit destinations lists. This vacation wonderland is first class in every way.
It’s popular year round, but this waterfront playground truly comes to life in warm months of summer. It’s geography and terrain also make it a winter wonderland for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Cottage country, as it’s affectionately called, is only a few hours drive from Toronto, making it the perfect getaway vacation spot for families and romantic stays, yet away from the hectic pace of the city.
Muskoka is made up of several small towns: Bracebridge, Huntsville, Gravenhurst, Bala, Port Carling, Dorset, Baysville and Dwight and thousands of lakes, the main lakes being Lake Rosseau, Lake Joe and Lake Muskoka. The towns of Rosseau and Parry Sound are just a short drive away.
Where to Stay
This premium vacation destination area offers a broad range of accommodations: cottage rentals, luxury resorts, inns and bed and breakfast spots, hotels and campgrounds.
What to Do
Although just chilling by the water, in a Muskoka chair is a favorite pastime of the locals and visitors alike, there’s so many things to do in the area.
There’s no shortage of water and beach activities in this popular Ontario playground.
Biking — BYOB (Bring your own bike) or rent a bike to see the area. Many resorts provide bikes. The perfect family or romantic activity.
Boat Cruises — Tour the lakes and waterways of Muskoka, from a cruise boat or vintage steamship: a marvelous way to experience and take in the natural beauty of the area.
Boating — A hot destination for boating.
Canoe/Kayaking — Spend an afternoon paddling, or a day trip. Paddle till your heart’s content.
Camping — Ontario camping at it’s best. Provincial and National parks and full facility campgrounds to choose from.
Fishing — Year round prime fishing.
Golf — Some of the best courses in Ontario and Canada.
Shopping — Fun unique boutique style shops, galleries and antique shops.
Spas — Round out a Muskoka vacation with a visit to a luxury spa.
Winter Sports — Skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing
Where to Eat
Whether you’re in the mood for homemade burgers or exquisite world-class cuisine, there’s something to satisfy your desires.
Muskoka Ontario Attractions and Events
Farmer’s Markets, arts and craft shows, car and boat shows, fall fairs, outdoor festivals, concerts, museums, boat tours and antique shows. FYI: Don’t forget Muskoka is Santa’s summer home!
THE perfect escape destination for a weekend getaway for 2, any time of the year, at one of the highly rated Muskoka resorts, inns or camping in the summer months.
The natural beauty of Muskoka provides the ideal backdrop for a wedding. Elegant weddings hosted at one of the upscale resorts for an ‘all-inclusive’ option, or a quiet lakeside ceremony: the options for a weddings locations are endless!
This area is also the perfect getaway location for a honeymoon vacation.
If you’re into outdoor sports, fun weekend getaways, great resorts and stellar scenery, then you’ll fall in love with Muskoka. That’s a promise.