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Our Top Spots to Photograph the Amazing Fall Colours

It starts with the shock of seeing your first red leaf followed by the odd orange-tinged tree suddenly appearing in late August, which is always earlier than you think that should happen, then picks up speed until our world becomes completely immersed in blazing colour by the end of September into early October. According to […]

6 Things We Bet You Don’t Know About Fall in Muskoka

Everyone knows that the Fall foliage in north Muskoka and Algonquin are some of the most spectacular in the province. Brilliant reds and almost neon orange take over the landscape, set off by the double blue of Muskoka’s sunny skies and shimmering lakes.  From mid-September to mid-October, even locals who see them year after year […]

Why June is the Best Summer Vacation Time for Grown-ups

Summer doesn’t wait to start until school gets out, so why should you? Even adults without school age children tend to think of July and August as the automatic time for summer vacation. Sure, that’s when families can get away and let the kids take full advantage of their newly found freedom, but when you’re […]

Maple Roasted Heirloom Carrot Soup 

There’s nothing like the sweet taste of maple syrup. If you know, you know; if you don’t know, you NEED to know! Deerhurst’s Maple Sugar Shack has been operating every Spring since 1993, however, these same maple woods have been used for syrup production since the Emerson Farnsworth family settled here in the late 1870’s!  Deerhurst’s […]

Every Kid’s Essential Cottage Country Experience

How a Trip to Deerhurst Resort is Like Wrapping Up Everything You Love About Muskoka With a Bow for Your Kids How many generations have cherished childhood memories filled with the squeaky screen doors, musty board games missing a few pieces and lumpy mattresses of cottage vacations? In those days kids (and parents) sacrificed creature […]

Beerhurst-at-Deerhurst Craft Beer Festival
Returns with ‘The 90s Edition’

Deerhurst Resort Welcomes 20+ Local Producers for its Popular Craft Beer Festival in Muskoka this March 4th HUNTSVILLE, Ontario – February 9, 2023.  Deerhurst Resort is set to welcome back 20+ producers for the 3rd annual Beerhurst-at-Deerhurst Craft Beer Festival the weekend of March 4th, 2023. This year’s event, which takes place at this iconic Muskoka […]

Muskoka: Winter’s Outdoor “Play” Station

Prying kids away from screen time seems like a never ending parental priority, especially during the cold dark days of winter. How to compete with an endless stream of digital games and virtual realities that are so easily accessed from the comfort of the couch? Why not transport your family right into the middle of the […]

A Look Back At GGWs Past: Favourite Moments & Memories

Girlfriend’s Getaway Weekend is an experience like no other.  It’s a time and a place for gal pals of all ages to reconnect and enjoy a weekend of light hearted fun. Now in its 13th year for Deerhurst Resort, GGW is a legend of its own, marked by the excited energy of guests, staff, vendors and […]

Paddling Your Way to the Perfect Muskoka Vacation

Summer is the perfect time to try something new, especially when you’re in vacation mode. And even more so if that vacation mode finds you by a lake in Muskoka. Sure, it’s fun to jump off the dock, splash around, or get lazy on a lounger by the beach. But, if you’re going to be […]