The Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour and the Sense of Place»

Writer Bill Farnsworth heads out to meet Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour artists in their work spaces, and discovers how much they are influenced by the stunning landscape around them. Artist’s draw their inspiration from many places; for some it’s words in books or notes in music, while others use experiences from their own lives. Artists who reside in... Read more»

Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour: A Window Into Sacred Spaces»

Of course exceptional art is what makes this tour so great, but checking out the artists’ inner sanctums gives visitors a rare insight into creative processes as well. Now in its 37th year, The Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour takes place over two weekends, September 24-25 and October 1-2, during the height of the fall colour season in Ontario’s... Read more»

Cottage Country Family Fun: There’s Plenty of Summer Left!»

Summer in Ontario’s cottage country was made for families! From splish-splash fun on our waterways to off the dock adventures as well, a visit to Algonquin Park, Almaguin, Loring-Restoule, Muskoka and Parry Sound this July and August has something for everyone in your “friends and family” crew. It’s not too late to plan your summer getaway –... Read more»

The Kee to Bala: Dance Hall Nostalgia in Ontario’s Cottage Country (Partner Content)»

Muskoka’s iconic music hall has a long-standing and treasured place in the region’s great summer traditions.   In 1929, Gerry Dunn purchased property at Bala Bay on Lake Muskoka to build a venue that would attract small orchestras to the area in summer (seizing on the opportunity the recent introduction of rail service created – delivering tourist passengers... Read more»
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Make Memories with Dad: Father’s Day 2016 in Cottage Country»

June is here and it’s time to plan a getaway with Dad!  Throughout the Explorers’ Edge region of Ontario there are plenty of things that Dads will love to see and do with family over a very special Father’s Day weekend. Head to Muskoka on Saturday June 18, 2016 for the 23rd annual Gravenhurst Car Show. Held at Gull Lake... Read more»