With over 1,600 lakes and an area of 6,500 sq km (2,500 sq mi), the District of Muskoka has something for everyone, extending from Georgian Bay in the west, to the northern tip of Lake Couchichingin the south, to the western border of Algonquin Provincial Park in the east. A two-hour drive north of Toronto, Muskoka is one of Canada’s most popular cottaging destinations.
Muskoka is a scenic area sprinkled with picturesque villages and towns, farming communities and hosts numerous attractions and seasonal events throughout the year.
During the spring and summer months, Muskoka’s lakes and rivers make it a perfect place to be, whether you're into water sports, relaxing on the dock at the cottage, adventure travel or exploring the beauty of the region from one of our many cottage rentals in the area.
With Fall comes a cavalcade of colour unrivalled anywhere. Recently, the Huffington Post ranked Muskoka as having the best fall colours in the country and for good reason. Visit Muskoka at this beautiful time of year and experience the majesty of the season first-hand.
The outstanding beauty of Muskoka in the winter is unmatched. Winter activities abound. Cross country skiing or hiking amongst the majestic pines or snowmobiling on perfectly groomed trails, the Muskoka outdoor experience is unforgettable.
The larger communities of Huntsville, Bracebridge and Gravenhurst are hubs of activity throughout the year and have much to offer for shopping, dining and cultural experiences. But don’t forget to visit the charming communities of Port Carling, Bala, Baysville and Dorset. All of them have their own unique flavour.