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Muskoka Beach Chic

How a Surf Club Revival Puts the Boogie Back in Port Carling

Frankie Avalon. Gidget. Moondoggie. Beach Blanket Bingo. It’s 1960s beach chic and it’s come to Muskoka. Or shall we say… it’s come back to Muskoka. Nearly 50 years since its inception, Frankies Surf Club has reopened in the iconic Muskoka town of Port Carling. From 1968-1974, the Port Carling Surf Club – a.k.a. Frankies — ...

From Malibu to Muskoka

Turkish Towels, Beach Yoga, Veggie Soft-serve Ice-cream: L.A. Trends That Will Surely Make 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 ...

Bike Kauai

Travel in MuskokaStyle to like-minded places. This week: Kauai, Hawaii

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 ...

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 ...

Exploring Muskoka, One Geocache at a Time

Indiana Jones-style Treasure Hunting Along the Lakes, Islands & Shores of Muskoka

To a kid, taking a tour to view the "Muskoka Sights" is about as much fun as watching paint peel off a front porch — the concept seems appealing at first, but the fun deflates after about 10 minutes. Unless… unless you add in promise of adventure. Geocaching — a.k.a. high-tech treasure hunting — is one ...