Build your family’s bucket list in Muskoka

Muskoka is located in Central Ontario. It has around 1600 lakes which makes it a popular cottage destination, it is a two hour drive away from Toronto. Recently Muskoka has been a celebrity favorite spot. Celebrities like Tom Hanks, Cindy Crawford, Steven Spielberg and Kurt Russell have built their retreats there.

Here is a list of top 8 things to add your bucket list when visiting Muskoka:

Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower

The Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower is located on the Lake of Bays and is 465 feet tall. It has a breathtaking 360 degree scenic view.  The tower was used as a fire lookout until 1961. Annually more than 60,000 visitors pass through its gates. 

Arrowhead Provincial Park 

Arrowhead Provincial Park
Arrowhead Provincial Park

Arrowhead Provincial Park is a famous spot that not only has natural beauty, but also a range activities to do such as camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing and ice skating. It has three sand beaches on Arrowhead Lake, where people love swimming during the summer time. 

Santa’s Village

Santa’s Village is a Christmas themed amusement park. It has three exciting parks, you can go to Sports land, Aerial Park or go zip lining.

Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm Ltd

Sugarbush Hill is maple sugaring operation that is open 7 days a week to the public. It offers 100% pure maple syrup and other maple products. It hosts different tours and tastings from May to October.

Bracebridge Falls
Bracebridge Falls

Bracebridge Falls

Bracebridge Falls joins up with the south branch. The falls are located in Bracebridge downtown. It is historic and scenic, one can walk around and enjoy the shopping and eateries around the area.

Big Chute Marine Railway

This is a great picnic spot and an engineering marvel. Here you see transportation of boats of all sizes overland between Gloucester Pool and the Upper Severn River.

Muskoka Heritage Place

The Muskoka Heritage Place is home to the Muskoka Museum, Muskoka Pioneer Village and the Portage Flyer Train. It is surrounded by lush green forests, granite rocks and lakes. It is a historical place with 18 authentic pioneer buildings, train ride and a 90 acre site.

Muskoka Steamships
Muskoka Steamships

Muskoka Steamships 

Muskoka Steamships have a lot of history attached to them, they were the first coal fired steamships in North America. The sightseeing cruise will take you around Muskoka Lake. The steamships can also be booked for any event, dinner or other special occasions. 

If you’re to learn more about recreational cottage ownership, we have three great property to choose from in Muskoka:

Bonnie Lake Resort
Bonnie Lake Resort

Bonnie Lake Resort

Bonnie Lake is the largest private spring-fed lake of its kind on 1100 acres of pine forest, located in Bracebridge, Ontario. The resort is now home to nearly 100 new recreational cottage owners and growing! 

Shamrock Bay Resort
Shamrock Bay Resort

Shamrock Bay Resort 

Shamrock Bay Resort is the perfect family getaway location in Muskoka situated along the world famous Trent Severn Waterway. The resort is a quick 15 minute drive into the beautiful town of Gravenhurst and Orillia.

Lantern Bay Resort
Lantern Bay Resort

Lantern Bay Resort

Lantern Bay Resort is the perfect family getaway location in the heart of the Muskoka Region situated along the world famous Trent Severn Waterway. The resort is a quick 20 minute drive into the beautiful town of Gravenhurst.