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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Beautiful lake and area! Lots to do boating, fishing, touring, relaxing, take an old steamship tour of the lake. There are quaint villages, excellent restaurants with lodges and cottages to rent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat T
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Great lots to do lots to see very big water lovely clean and clear lots of water sports a true place to spend a few hours and sample the Canadian way of life a true jem

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank philmandystanley
Reviewed September 8, 2018

There is a very good park on the edge of the lake with seating and sandy beach for kids and adults to play in the water.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Renard K
Reviewed August 30, 2018

For us it's magical. We have a family cottage on another lake in the Kawarthas but opt to spend a couple weeks here every year or at worst get in a long weekend. We will do Lake Muskoka or mostly Lake Rosseau as we love...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rainguard
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Decided to experience this cruise which heads down the Muskoka River into Lake Muskoka. The commentary aboard was very interesting and quite a bit of history of the area was pointed out to us. Lunch can be booked, however, we were not interested in availing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane F
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Our Personal Vacation in Muskoka Day 1 10/10 - The Check in at The Taboo Our arrival was greeted by Bailey at your front desk, I was VERY impressed with Her level of Customer Service - Pleasant and professional. Upon arriving in our room, we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Azim H
Reviewed August 18, 2018

It's no wonder why so many people including the rich and famous vacation in this area. It's so beautiful, tranquil and relaxing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank S L
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Not much to say, the title review says it all, but it is so worth going there we are going back many times.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dianne P
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon walking the wharf today and just know how fortunate we are to be living in such a beautiful place! We often don’t really see the beauty in our backyard, but today we’re thankful.❤️

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I live in Bracebridge and I frequent on Lake Muskoka in my boat most every weekend, to enjoy every possible aspect of beauty, nature and see the many cottages of both the old Muskoka and the rich and famous. I never tire of boating and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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370nealj
August 15, 2017|
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Response from whereIwannaB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply but yes there are markers everywhere. We did use a nautical APP and it helped us navigate all the lakes and islands. From the bottom of Lake Muskoka to mid Lake Joe and back took us 7 hours, stopping... More
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Purchase a back roads map book from Backroad Mapbooks - it will prove invaluable. The books are available online in pdf form or in local stores. You'll need the Cottage Country one. Just about all the roads in the area are... More
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thegoat54
Hamilton, On
Any Bars or fun places to go around Lake Muskoka? (0 Replies)
Hi there, I'm going up to Lake Muskoka for the weekend in a couple weeks. Just wodering if anyone knows of any local hang outs, or bars to spend some time at? Thank you
September 22, 2008|
ChristianK
Madrid
Toronto - Resort - Tour - Montreal (4 Replies)
I guess I have quite a general request but basically we want to spend 4 days in Toronto including Niagara and then go on for a week to a resort somewhere on lake Muskoka or nearby. Afterwards we would like to travel 3-5 days to visit different areas on our way to Montreal from where we fly back. 2 adults and 2 kids (13 & 16) Toronto 4 days - no questions Resort Hotel: What options are out there, what are the alternatives, it should be a nice resort up to $500/day or cheaper if...More
June 09, 2011|
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Hi Niels; How are you planning to travel from one place to another ? (rental car, bus, train) Also, when are you planning this trip for ? Best Regards
Doddawidd69
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Montreal area in June - Where to go/ what to do? (4 Replies)
Hi everyone. We have been to Canada once before and loved it; we visited Toronto, Collingwood, Huntsville, Barrie and back to Toronto. This time, we'll be travelling to the Montreal area, as we want to go to the Canadian Grand Prix, first weekend in June. After that, we're looking for some inspiration, as to where to go to see the real Canada. We will only spend about 3 days in Montreal and then want to go out and about and see other interesting places in the area. We will probably hire a...More
January 05, 2014|
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How much time will you have in Canada after your three days in Montreal?