Muskoka Pride Week Mixes Virtual Events With Tailgating, Takeout & Rainbow Road Tours

Muskoka Pride Week will proceed July 18-26, 2020 in an alternative format due to Covid-19, mixing virtual meet-ups with tailgating, takeouts, and drive-in events that ensure social distancing. “This year’s Pride celebration is very different,” says the organization’s president Merv Taylor-Morin of the annual week that celebrates Muskoka’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community. “Due to …

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Black Roof, Fast Car: Life’s Too Short to Drive a Boring Auto

Fashion is fleeting but style is long-lasting. Aside from the world of haute couture, nowhere is this clearer than in the automotive world. The flavour of the day can make a splash, but the icons of style endure. One aspect of automotive design that is having its moment is the black roof. Once only the purview …

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What Does a Muskoka Resort Look Like After Lockdown?

As the JW Marriott near Rosseau is the first resort in Muskoka to re-open after lockdown, we asked ourselves: What does a hotel look like as COVID restrictions open up? Answer: mobile keys, touchless front desks, sanitized canoes, and plenty of space between Muskoka chairs, of course. “We are so excited to be able to …

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8 Fun Facts About Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas aren’t just pretty, they’re fascinating flowers. As we stay at home and dream of spring, we dug up eight essential(ly fun) facts about Hydrangeas. 1) Hydrangeas are known commonly as the “pom pom” flower. 2) Hydrangeas grow everywhere, from Muskoka to Malibu, to Timbuktu. 3) In Asia, giving a friend a pink hydrangea symbolizes …

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Explore: Top 3 Muskoka Driving Tours

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: …

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Travel: Bike 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 …

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Travel: Red Mountain 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 …

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