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Climbers Grab On To Winter

November 15, 2019

Article by Matt Driscoll / Photography by Tomasz Szumski Unknown to most but not far off the beaten trail, towers of frozen ice beckon adventurous souls. For decades, climbers have sought the beauty, solitude and the challenge of Muskoka’s ice walls. “It’s an incredible way to get outside and appreciate winter,” says...

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Experience Muskoka in September - Spectacular weather and lots of activities Post Image

Experience Muskoka in September - Spectacular weather and lots of activities

October 02, 2019

Article by Matt Driscoll Muskoka offers beauty and exhilaration 12 months of the year but many would argue September is when the area shines brightest. The mid-summer heat has dissipated, the bugs have vanished and many of the big crowds have dwindled. Nonetheless, the water and the daytime temperatures will still...

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Celebrate the start of Summer with Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes

June 07, 2019

Say goodbye to spring and hello summer at the annual celebration of the season: Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes on Thursday, June 20 at The Kee to Bala. The event by the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce is open to one and all (tickets are just $25) and features a marché of...

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The General Store – A focal point of community life

May 28, 2019

Article by Meghan Smith / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns The local general store has been a focal point of community life in the villages and hamlets of Muskoka ever since the very earliest days of settlement. From humble beginnings as outposts, general stores now serve small or rural communities by offering...

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The Great Canadian Maple Meal

May 15, 2019

Article by Karen Wehrstein / Photography by Tomasz Szumski The sap has run, the syrup making is done and true Canadians, strong and free, want to celebrate our glorious golden bounty of sweetness in every way. How about a meal with every component graced by its presence? To help you recover from...

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Paddlers – There's a new event coming to the Oxtongue River this spring Post Image

Paddlers – There's a new event coming to the Oxtongue River this spring

May 14, 2019

A new two-day paddling event – Algonquin Outfitters The OX, named for its scenic setting on the Oxtongue River near Algonquin Park 

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