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Explore: Top 3 Muskoka Driving Tours

Muskoka’s best roadtrips meander past lakes, rivers, shops, and rocks.

It’s the land of the blue lake, green pine, and silver rock. Muskoka’s two-lane roads meander among them, along rivers and lakes, with stops in lakeside villages sporting ice cream stands and general stores. There are art studios, antique stores, and mom-and-pop shops along the way, as well as restaurants featuring local favourites. Best part: ...

Travel: Bike Kauai, Hawaii

Travel in MuskokaStyle to pretty places. This week: Kauai.

In honour of #WanderlustWednesday , MuskokaStyle’s team is curating a selection of travel and adventure experiences that are almost, but not quite, as special as summer in Muskoka. This week we’re cycling on an oceanside bike path in Kauai, Hawaii. Far from the madding crowds of Oahu and Maui, Kauai is the northernmost of the ...

Travel: Red Mountain Gold

Eureka! Red Mountain’s The Josie Hotel Strikes Gold

Eureka! Red Mountain's Josie Strikes Gold Every once in a while a miner strikes it rich while panning for ski gold. Amid the rocks and ready roughness of Canada’s Kootenay Rockies, a nugget has emerged at Rossland’s Red Mountain Resort: The Josie Hotel, recently awarded Canada’s Best Boutique Ski Hotel in the 2019 World Ski ...

Muskoka On Netflix: A Christmas Movie Set in Bracebridge

Vanessa Hudgens in Muskoka’s The Knight Before Christmas is streaming on Netflix now.

Streaming on Netflix and a flatscreen near you: Vanessa Hudgens in The Knight Before Christmas, made in Muskoka. Filmed on location in Bracebridge and beyond, the official Netflix synopsis for the film reads: "A medieval English knight is magically transported to the present day where he falls for a high school science teacher who is disillusioned ...

‘Tis the season for a Muskoka Christmas Market

Christmas markets return to Muskoka in time for the 2019 festive season. Crowds flock to lakeside towns in cottage country for cranberry colours, Christmas gifts, good vibes, and festival cheer. Check out this list of Muskoka Christmas Markets. December 7 - 22 SantaFest Santa's Village A walk through Santa's winter wonderland. December 14 & 15 ...

From Malibu to Muskoka

Trends Making Their Way from Malibu to Muskoka

In honour of #WanderlustWednesday , MuskokaStyle’s team is curating a selection of travel, shopping, and adventure experiences that are almost, but not quite, as special as summer in Muskoka. This week, our Los Angeles-based reporter explores Malibu, California, uncovering trends like turkish towels and frozen veggie soft-serves — trends we know will make their way from the ...

Aerial Yoga

Floating Above Muskoka Lake and Earth with Aerial Yoga

Nearly any view in Muskoka provides a form of decompression. But consider a view of a blue lake and rocky shore while suspended upside down from a hammock. In short, decompression takes many forms. Aerial Yoga — yoga assisted by the use of a silk or nylon hammock — has made its way to Muskoka ...

SUP Yoga in Muskoka: Summer Utopia

Blending Mind, Body & Waves on Muskoka Lakes this Summer

It’s 2 p.m. on a summer Tuesday and the wind is whipping up something fierce across Penn Lake. Dockside at Muskoka’s Deerhurst Resort, a flotilla of rental boats—kayaks, canoes—are being blown willy nilly down the lake. Paddlers, most of them resort guests new to the sport, are giggling, gasping, and randomly shouting inane instructions at ...

The Superpowers of Flyboarding

Muskoka’s Jet-Powered Flyboards Make You Feel Like a Superhero

Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Canada’s Ryan Reynolds in his latest flick, Self/less. All three have wowed crowds with summer’s most hyped watersport: Flyboarding. Fly what? A flyboard is a jet-powered wakeboardish device powered by a personal watercraft. Flyboarders strap themselves on much the same way they would a wakeboard, then, juicing the power from a jet ...

Muskoka’s Top 5 Family Stops

Five Fun Stops for Families Touring Muskoka

Muskoka-bound? Here are five fun stops for families touring cottage country: Enter Muskoka at the south end along Highway 11 and it won’t be long before you encounter Gravenhurst. Its Muskoka Wharf—gateway to the southern portion of Lake Muskoka—has long been known as the home of the Segwun and Wenohah steamships. It’s now also home ...