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»

Great Muskoka Paddling Experience: An Epic Fall Event»

With the largest concentration of fresh water lakes in Ontario located here, it’s no surprise that the Explorers’ Edge region is also host to one of the fast-growing paddling events in the province. Paddlers of all skill levels will meet once again this autumn for the Great Muskoka Paddling Experience, a signature outdoor event that takes place annually... 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»
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Enjoy Christmas in July at SantaFest in Bracebridge, Muskoka»

Combine summer sun with Christmas fun and head to SantaFest on July 9, 2106 for some good old-fashioned merriment in downtown Bracebridge, Muskoka – home of world-famous Santa’s Village! The 2nd annual SantaFest will once again feature entertainment and activities for kids young and old in this picturesque town known as “the heart of Muskoka.” Running... Read more»

Amazing Places of the Georgian Bay Biosphere»

This summer be sure to check out the Amazing Places of the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve! Discover locations within the 30,000 Islands region of Ontario that truly capture the beauty of the world’s largest freshwater archipelago. From pristine waters to quiet inland trails, the biosphere (designated by UNESCO as an ecologically unique part of the planet) is home... Read more»