Cottage Country Is Ice Trail Central»

The creation of the incredible Ice Trail at Arrowhead Provincial Park just north of Huntsville, Muskoka in 2012 is an idea that’s snowballed in cottage country. Not only is Arrowhead’s 1.5 km loop now one of the province’s most popular winter attractions (and how can it not be when you get to glide through a snow-frosted forest),... Read more»

The Snowmobile Poker Run: Winter Fun in Ontario’s Cottage Country»

In winter 2015, writer and photographer Martin Lortz headed to Muskoka, Ontario to find out more about one of winter’s most social outdoor adventures: the snowmobile poker run. It’s 6am on a bitterly cold February morning and I am northbound on Highway 400 from Toronto. My destination is Gravenhurst, an historic town on Lake Muskoka in the Explorers’ Edge... Read more»
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Anything But Turkey: Switch It Up This Holiday Season With Tips From Cottage Country Chefs»

Spatchcock chicken in the woods? Shepherd’s pie with South-East Asian fusion? If you’re dreading the annual turkey feast this holiday season, check out some creative ideas on how to shake things up from some of the best chefs in Ontario’s cottage country.   Pumpkin Risotto with White Cheddar & Fresh Asparagus by Chef & Author... Read more»
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Christmas and New Year’s Fun in Ontario’s Cottage Country»

Make this Christmas and New Year’s Eve the most memorable ever by booking a delightful holiday getaway to Ontario’s cottage country. Enjoy great shows, fine dining, soothing spa treatments, outdoor adventures and spectacular accommodations – all to be found against a picturesque country setting. Holiday Fun Just North of Toronto The Huntsville Theatre Company present Ken Ludwig’s holiday play Twas... Read more»

2015 Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend»

  Huntsville, Muskoka will be “BFF central” November 13-15 as the annual Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend returns for another incredible year. Huntsville’s Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend adds a splash of pizazz to a month that can otherwise be a little dull. So get your gaggle of besties together for a getaway you’ll never forget, in a town that that... Read more»