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Five Insiders Share Their Favourite Spots in Muskoka

Insider Tips for the Best Places to Explore in Muskoka When you think of Muskoka what comes to mind? Sitting on the dock, enjoying the lake and tuning into ‘Muskoka time.’ Sounds wonderful right? But there is truly so much more to see and do beyond the dock or resort beach – whether it’s exploring […]

How to Drive 400 Yards (OK 405 Yards)

Tips for Driving 400 Yards Paul Mackay knows how to drive a golf ball. Far. Very far. In fact, the Toronto-based golfer knows how to drive one further than just about everyone. At the 2000 and 2001 Re/Max World Long Drive Championships, he placed 14th and 22nd respectively. At a competition in Pennsylvania in 2001, […]

Muskoka Wedding: Pam + Mark

Dreaming of a Muskoka Wedding? This is Your Inspiration! Pam and Mark Lediard’s Muskoka wedding will give you all the feels – such a beautiful couple with giant hearts and an amazing family. Paul Voden Films not only captured their wedding day but portrayed all the small details and shared their story of how the perfect […]

What the Heck is a Fiddlehead?

It’s Fiddlehead Season in Muskoka – But What the Heck are They? It’s a short season for fiddleheads in Muskoka, as these wild ferns spring up – and disappear – quickly. But they are totally worth making the effort to catch them while you can. Usually available from late April into early May, fiddleheads are […]

Smokey Maple Bacon Old Fashioned

A Twist on the Old Fashioned that Don Draper Himself Would Love This new twist on the classic Old Fashioned is one that Don Draper himself would love…just replace the city skyline with the breathtaking views of the lake…and add a Muskoka chair, of course. “The maple adds just a touch of sweetness, but doesn’t overwhelm […]

Why An Agenda-Free Spring Weekend Made The Best Getaway

Why An Agenda-Free Spring Weekend Made The Best Getaway Why would couples ever head north in the spring?  That was my exact thought … but man am I ever glad I did. A few years ago my fiancé and I were given a weekend away in Muskoka at the end of March. As nice a gift […]

A Winter Wedding in Muskoka Worth Swooning Over

Winter weddings are becoming popular – and after seeing Tessa and Brendan’s winter wedding in Muskoka we can see why! There’s just something so romantic about the snow covered trees and the calm feeling that winter brings.  So snuggle up and enjoy a little glimpse into Tessa and Brendan’s cozy day filled with family, friends […]

How Shopify Rediscovered Winter in Muskoka

Why a Canadian Narwhal Chose Deerhurst for Its Annual Sales Kick-Off Meeting Shopify is one of the world’s most successful e-commerce startups, and it’s based right here in Ontario. In fact, it has been so successful that it recently became a “narwhal​,​” a name given to the handful of Canadian tech companies that ​have ​achieved​ the […]

Smoked Bacon Lollipops

Smoked Bacon Lollipops – with Maple Syrup! It’s the season of comfort foods and what is truly more comforting than well…bacon? This appetizer is one that won’t make it far from the kitchen and is a definite crowd-pleaser…that’s if you even decide to share it! Check-out the recipe for Smoked Bacon Lollipops. What you need: 4 […]

Eight Things Every Kid Must Do Before Winter’s Over

Ready for the Best Winter Yet? Remember when you were a kid and how much you loved winters? Playing in the snow, building snowman, tobogganing (when it was legal…), skating…There was endless fun waiting when all that fluffy white stuff fell. We’ve put together the ultimate winter checklist – 8 Things Every Kid Must Do Before […]