2017 Session Muskoka: Craft Beer, the Muskoka River, Music & More»

Summer’s favourite craft beer festival is back this August long weekend in Ontario’s cottage country. The 9th annual Session Muskoka gathering will take place on Saturday, August 5 at Annie Williams Memorial Park on the shores of the beautiful Muskoka River. A highlight of every beer fan’s calendar, this anticipated event is an opportunity for ticket-holders to taste... Read more»

149 Things We Love About The Great Canadian Wilderness North of Toronto»

An Explorers’ Edge staff member takes a crack at the sesquicentennial list (in no particular order):   1. First Nations! Putting this one right at the top of the list! When you visit this region of Ontario you are visiting the territory of many First Nations (including Algonquin Park). From Muskoka being named for a First Nations chief... Read more»

Rocky Crest Golf Resort: Where Families Relax Together»

Eager families flock each summer to Rocky Crest Golf Resort on the shores of Lake Joseph, all seeking the same wonderful experience: time well spent together. Plenty of getaway spots claim to have ‘something for everyone,’ but truer words were never spoken than about Rocky Crest Golf Resort. Located just a little further north and west than... Read more»

2017 Ride The Edge Check: Top Motorcycle Touring Roads in Cottage Country»

Rider, photographer and all-round adventurer Martin Lortz does the honours again this year – heading out onto our Top 10 Roads in spring to determine the shape they’re in! An added bonus this year: his “Notes From The Road” give fellow motorcyclists additional intel on touring this stunning part of Ontario’s cottage country. Tally-Ho Swords Road ... Read more»

A Warm Welcome from The Villages of Almaguin»

Head to the Almaguin Highlands of Ontario for equal doses of warmth, charm and unique discoveries. Drive a short distance north of Muskoka and you’ll encounter a region of unspoiled Canadian wilderness that’s dotted with lakes, rocks and forests. The Almaguin Highlands is a place of adventures, where cycling, paddling, fishing and hiking are found in abundance. It is here... Read more»

Loring-Restoule: Cottage Country’s Best Kept Secret»

At the northern tip of Ontario’s cottage country you’ll find one of Nature’s hidden gems – and a vacation paradise. If you seek a cottage country getaway that offers more tranquillity than you’ll find in other areas of this popular destination, then Loring-Restoule is worth a closer look. Both Port Loring and Restoule are located by travelling across... Read more»