No matter what time of year you visit, there is so much to do in North Muskoka and many exciting events that take place throughout the year. Rich in history and culture, North Muskoka is a popular year-round outdoor playground for young and old alike. A very special Ontario getaway destination that offers something for everyone, a North Muskoka vacation is sure to provide lasting memories of fun times, interesting sites and unique experiences.

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Oxtongue Rapids North Muskoka Attractions and Entertainment
It can never be said that there is nothing to do in North Muskoka. With such a wide variety of interesting local attractions and entertainment options, your biggest problem when vacationing here will be deciding what to do next. For families with children, a trip to Santa's Village in Bracebridge is sure to please. For the history buff, a visit to the Bethune Memorial House, Muskoka Heritage Place and Pioneer Museum, the Muskoka Rails Museum or the Lake of Bays Marine Museum and SS Bigwin would be entertaining and educational. As well, there are a number of wonderful area boat tours, nature trails and scenic lookouts, shops, and so much more.

NameContact
Algonquin Park(888) 668 - 7275 
Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site(705) 687 - 4261 
Bracebridge Antique Show(705) 764 - 0939 
Castaway Cruises(705) 684 - 9297 
Dorset Towerno phone 
Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area(800) 398 - 9555 
Lakes of Muskoka Cottage Brewery(800) 881 - 4229 
Lady Muskoka Cruises(800) 263 - 5239 
Lake of Bays Boat Tours(866) 408 - 7495 
Muskoka Wildlife Centre(705) 689 - 0222 
Muskoka Trading Post(877) 756 - 8787 
Muskoka Rails Museum(705) 646 - 9711 
Muskoka Heritage Place(705) 789 - 7576 
Muskoka Steamships(705) 687 - 6667 
Oxtongue Rapidsno phone 
Ragged Falls Parkno phone 
Ride About Stables(705) 645 - 9997 
Robinson's General Store(705) 766- 2415 
Rosey's Trail Rides(705) 788 - 7433 
Santa's Village(705) 645 - 2512 

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Local Arts and Culture
thanks giving Visitors to North Muskoka will be struck by the sheer number of local art studios, theatres and galleries located here. With its breathtaking natural beauty, is it any wonder that North Muskoka is home to so many artists and artisans inspired by their surroundings to create exceptional and unique works of art. Art and culture is celebrated here, so be sure to visit North Muskoka's museums, live concert and theatre productions, galleries and take part in the many festivals that take place throughout the year.

NameContact
Algonquin Art Centre(800) 863 - 0066 
Algonquin Theatre(705) 789 - 4975 
Artisans of Muskoka(705) 789 - 2748 
Arts Council of Muskoka(705) 646 - 9511 
Back Country Studio - Donna deVries(705) 788 - 9592 
Bala's Museum of Lucy Maude Montgomery(888) 579 - 7739 
Big Art Thing - Muskoka's Summer Art Studio(705) 646 - 1367 
Bramblewood Studio(705) 689 - 0664 
Christine Marshall Wildlife Gallery & Studio(705) 762 - 6622 
Dotti Potts Pottery(705) 385 - 4053 
Gravenhurst Opera House(888) 495 - 8888 
Generations Antiques(705) 684 - 9113 
John Murden Art Gallery & Studio(877) 687 - 3367 
Lindgren Pottery(705) 789 - 2843 
Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour(705) 385 - 0690 
Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre(866) 687 - 6667 
Muskoka Heritage Place(705) 789 - 7576 
Muskoka Rails Museum(705) 646 - 9711 
Oxtongue Craft Gallery(705) 635 - 2951 
Paul Bennett Photography(705) 769 - 1517 
Richard Robinson(705) 767 - 3000 
Summer Art School in Muskoka(705) 646 - 2300 
Theatre Muskoka(888) 929 - 0299 
The Old Palmer House(705) 635 - 9376 

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The Great Outdoors
bull moose North Muskoka is all about enjoying the great outdoors. A respite from the crowds and noise of the city, time spent in North Muskoka, where the air is fresh and the water is clean, can be rejuvenating for both body and soul. North Muskoka is indeed a special place, full of natural beauty that can be enjoyed in many ways; by sitting quietly by the lake or by hiking through the forest. Our many lakes and vast wilderness are ideal for sportsmen and nature lovers alike. Our many trails, including those in Arrowhead and Algonquin Parks, allow visitors to explore the magnificent landscape and the wild life that lives here. Here in North Muskoka, you can enjoy all manner of water sports; canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing, swimming. We have excellent fishing and hunting and we have a variety of challenging golf courses. Depending on the season, you can mountain bike, ski, hike, snowmobile, atv, horseback ride, snowshoe, or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

NameContact
Algonquin Outfitters(705) 635 - 2243 
Algonquin Park(888) 668 - 7275 
Captain Action Charters(705) 789 - 3126 
Dream Catcher Guide Services(800) 853 - 7782 
ERA Tours - Off Road Hummer Adventure(800) 461 - 4393 
Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve(705) 754 - 2198 
Langford Canoe(800) 337 - 1006 
Limberlost Forest & Wildlife Reserve(705) 635 - 1584 
Muskoka Golf Airways(877) 495 - 3300 
Muskoka Outfitters(705) 646 - 0492 
Muskoka Toy Rentals(705) 687 - 1400 
Portage Store(705) 633 - 5622 
Ride About Stables(705) 645 - 9997 
Rosey's Trail Rides(705) 788 - 7433 
Scuba Shack(705) 687 - 5879 

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Golf
bigwin island golf A very popular Ontario golf vacation destination, North Muskoka has over a dozen golf courses, including economical courses for families and beginners, challenging championship courses that test the skills of even the most experienced golfer, and golf courses for every skill level in between. North Muskoka's rugged landscape, carved out of the Canadian Shield creates a spectacular backdrop for a golf experience like no other. Whether you choose to golf at one of our world-class, award-winning golf courses, like Taboo, The Rock, and Bigwin Island, or enjoy a quick and casual nine holes at a nearby par 3, you will find golfing in North Muskoka to be a unique and pleasurable experience.

NameContact
Algonquin Trails Driving Range(877) 266 - 4912 
Bigwin Island Golf Club(800) 840 - 4036 
Deerhurst Resort(800) 461 - 4393 
Delta Grandview(877) 472 - 6388 
Delta Rocky Crest(800) 263 - 5763 
Diamond In The Rough(705) 385 - 2222 
Hawkridge Golf & Country Club(888) 462 - 4295 
Huntsville Downs(705) 789 - 1000 
Muskoka Highlands(800) 465 - 9533 
Muskoka Golf Airways(877) 495 - 3300 
North Granite Ridge(866) 385 - 0808 
Sunnylea Golf Course(705) 538 - 2812 
Taboo Resort Golf(800) 461 - 0236 
The Rock(866) 765 - 7625 
Whispering Pines Golf Course(705) 789 - 4559 
Windemere Golf & Country Club(888) 464 - 4414 

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Water Activities
water skiing Muskoka is synonymous with Ontario lake country. Here, we are blessed with many beautiful lakes, rivers and thousands of kilometres of shoreline. In large part, our magnificent waterways and the enjoyment they provide are what make North Muskoka the popular vacation destination that it is. On the Lake of Bays, Peninsula Lake, and on our many smaller lakes, visitors indulge in all types of water-based activities, such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, wakeboarding, waterskiing, fishing, power boating and more. A variety of marine services, including fishing charters, power boat rentals and guided boat tours are also available.

NameContact
Algonquin Outfitters(705) 635 - 2243 
Baysville Marine(705) 767 - 3323 
Blackbird Boats(705) 787 -1983 
Captain Action Charters(705) 789 - 3126 
Castaway Cruises(705) 684 - 9296 
Dream Catcher Guide Services(800) 853 - 7782 
Fred Brown Marine(705) 635 - 2284 
Haystack Bay Marine(705) 635 - 2241 
Huntsville Marine(888) 295 - 0972 
Lake of Bays Boat Tours(866) 408 - 7495 
Langford Canoe(800) 337 - 1006 
Mobile Marine(705) 789 - 3932 
Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre(866) 687 - 6667 
Muskoka Outfitters(705) 646 - 0492 
Muskoka Toy Rentals(705) 687 - 1400 
Muskoka Steamships(705) 687 - 6667 
Muskoka Wharf(705) 687 - 3412 
Peacock Bay Marine(705) 789 - 3755 
Port Cunnington Marina(705) 635 - 2758 
Portage Store(705) 633 - 5622 
Pride of Lake of Bays Marine(877) 228 - 2297 
Scuba Shack(705) 687 - 5879 
South Portage Marine(705) 635 - 2440 
Surf Paradise(705) 788 - 2848 
Swift Canoe and Kayak(800) 661 - 1429 
Tower Hill Marine(705) 766 - 2201 
Webster's Beacon(705) 635 - 9671 

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Fun for Kids
fun for kids Families on vacation in North Muskoka will find a wealth of fun things to do that will keep the kids happy and entertained. During the summer months, many of our resorts offer supervised children's programs or organized activities for children and their families to participate in. Many North Muskoka accommodation properties have extensive children's play grounds, in addition to the many other onsite recreational amenities. While vacationing in Muskoka, families can make day trips to visit interesting local attractions and educational exhibits at area museums. And what child would not want to pay a visit to Santa's Village to see Santa Claus.

NameContact
Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area(800) 398 - 9555 
Muskoka Heritage Place(705) 789 - 7576 
Muskoka Wildlife Centre(705) 689 - 0222 
Rock Ridge Recreational Park(705) 788 - 7275 
Santa's Village(705) 645 - 2512 
The Clothes Closet(705) 789 - 7529 
The Nutty Chocolatier(705) 788 - 0986 

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Dining Out
dining out In North Muskoka you will discover there is no shortage of places to dine out. No matter what your preference, North Muskoka has great selection of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Here you will find elegant, fine dining establishments for a romantic candlelight dinner for two, fun waterfront eateries and pubs that offer a good time and, perhaps, some light entertainment, as well as fast food restaurants, coffee houses, tearooms and everything else in-between.

NameContact
Bigwin Island Golf Club(800) 840-4036 
Coffee Cabin(705) 788-1717 
Danny & Dina's Justa Pasta(705) 384-5542 
East Side Mario's(705) 788-9887 
Family Restaurant & Pizza(705) 789-5602 
Kentucky Fried Chicken(705) 789-1241 
King's Buffet(705) 787-1551 
La Dolce Vita(705) 787-0662 
Little Caesar's Pizza(705) 789-6666 
Louis Two(705) 789-5704 
Moose Delaney's Sports Grill(705) 787-1025 
Muskoka on the Rocks Pub(705) 635-1328 
Norsemen Restaurant(800) 565-3856 
Old Station Restaurant(877) 645-9776 
Port Cunnington Lodge(705) 635-2505 
Riverwalk and Club One(705) 646-0711 
Seven Main(705) 789-9592 
Swiss Chalet(705) 787-0919 
Tall Trees Restaurant(705) 789-9769 
The Bean(705) 788-0909 
The Cookhouse(705) 635-1709 
The Cottage Bar and Grill(705) 789-6842 
The Mill on Main(705) 788-5150 
The Moose Cafe(705) 635-9639 
That Little Place By The Lights(705) 789-2536 
Tim Horton's(705) 787-0946 
3 Guys and a Stove(705) 789-1815 
Westside Fish and Chips(705) 789-7200 

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Shopping
antique shop rosseau While vacationing in Muskoka, spend a little time to explore some of the many wonderful shops in our area. The main street in historic downtown Huntsville, has all the retail stores, shops and services you may require while on holiday in Muskoka. Here you will also find gift shops to find the perfect souvenir, antique stores, eclectic boutiques, and arts and craft shops featuring the work of local artisans. Even the small villages of Dorset, Dwight and Baysville offer a fun shopping experience with a few very unique specialty stores and gift shops that warrant a quick look see, as well as Canada's number #1 country general store.

NameContact
Algonquin Outfitters(705) 635 - 2243 
Algonquin Art Centre(705) 863 - 0066 
Artisans of Muskoka(705) 789 - 2748 
Baysville General Store(705) 767 - 3459 
Christmas Tyme(705) 789 - 4345 
Dwight Market(705) 635 - 2551 
Dwight Trading Post(705) 635 - 1055 
Henrietta's Pine Bakery(705) 635 - 2214 
Miss Nelles Antiques(705) 767 - 2181 
Muskoka Country Furniture & Gifts(705) 789 - 8241 
Muskoka Outfitters(705) 646 - 0492 
Muskoka Trading Post(877) 756 - 8787 
Old Palmer House(705) 635 - 9376 
Oxtongue Craft Cabin and Gallery(705) 635 - 1602 
Painted Porch Trading Co(705) 789 - 1445 
Robinson's General Store(705) 766 - 2415 
The Framing Place and Gallery(705) 789 - 3205 
Treasures and Treats(705) 767 - 3800 
Veranda(705) 787 - 1448 

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