Just two hours north of Toronto and an hour south west of Algonquin Park, Muskoka Lakes is a popular year-round getaway for a great Ontario vacation! Muskoka was given the #1 spot in the National Geographic “10 Best Trips of Summer 2011” and was included in their “Best Trips of the World 2012” – visit us to find out why!
Muskoka Lakes offers an unlimited array of activities during spring, summer, fall and winter that include boating, snowmobiling, camping, fishing, hiking and so much more. Explore our trails, rent a cottage or experience our amazing water activities. There are always fun activities to do! We are also home to some of Ontario’s best restaurants, shopping and artist studios. World famous for pristine waters, granite landscape and brilliant fall colours, Muskoka Lakes is a natural playground waiting for you to explore.
Things to Do in and around Muskoka Lakes
Activities for Children
As well as our playgrounds and parks, you’ll be warmly welcomed at the Muskoka Lakes Museum, Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh and there’s a KidZone at the Muskoka Discovery Centre. There are popular boat cruises out of Port Carling and Gravenhurst, including a Pirates Cruise on Sundays. Why not take the kids fishing? Our local libraries have a free fishing tackle lending program. You can also buy a one day pass to enjoy the beach and water park features at Clevelands House. And don’t forget to take the family to one of the great summer ski shows happening throughout the week at different locations across our region.