Travel

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 ...

A Food Truck In Paradise

Sully’s Muskoka brings Baja-style street food to cottage country.

There's something irresistable about food truck food in paradise. Hawaii. Baja. Tofino. The boho shores of Belize or Costa Rica. Fish tacos and juicy burgers served in a basket with fries, a warm breeze sifting through the leaves, the lap of waves sounding in the distance... it's vacation perfection. Now it's doable in Muskoka. "There's something irresistable ...

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 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

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 ...

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 ...