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Make Your Own Long Weekend

Summer…days of the dock, jumping into a cool lake, time with friends and family, and dreaming of spending your long weekends in Muskoka. But have you looked at the calendar lately? There’s a pretty big stretch from the August long weekend which mostly falls in July to the Labour Day long weekend which is in […]

Why Your Next Tournament Should Be a Shamble

Try a Shamble for Your Next Tournament Forget the usual corporate tournaments that strike fear into the hearts of twice-a year-players. These days, golf events are about making the game enjoyable for everyone. It’s all about fun and most importantly, creating connections –which is golf’s biggest benefit by far. When planning your tournament, the trick […]

The Power of Nature in Teambuilding

Do you know why geese fly in a ‘V’ formation? Sounds simple doesn’t it? Mark O’Dell, Director of Team Development for Adventures in Excellence often poses this question to his groups, and asks them to really think about it. “When you look hard at the natural world around us there are so many lessons we […]

It’s Simple – Nature Calms the Brain

For many of us it’s not that simple. We work long hours, commute in traffic, get home, have dinner and fall asleep just to do it all over again. Now more than ever it has become so important to incorporate nature both in your working life and your personal life. Whether that be planning an […]

Best Recipes to Use Muskoka Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup Recipes You’re Going to Want to Try! It’s that time of the year again when Muskoka’s forests are filled with all that liquid gold and maple syrup producers are busy collecting, boiling and bottling up what has become a Canadian household staple. “It’s a labour of love” says Brian O’Donoghue, operator of Sweet […]

Oreo Solutions with Adventures in Excellence

When is the best time to do teambuilding? Everyday! Mark O’Dell, Director of Team Development for Adventures in Excellence shares his perspective on why teambuilding is key to a successful work environment.   Looking to plan your next meeting? Discover the new Deerhurst. From fresh accommodations, year-round activities, teambuilding programs by Adventures in Excellence and […]

How to Upscale Your Mac’n Cheese with Lobster

It’s time to upscale winter’s ultimate comfort food. Is there anything better than some good old mac’n cheese? We didn’t think so either, but then Deerhurst’s Executive Chef David Bakker added lobster and the whole world got turned upside down! BEST IDEA EVER. What you’ll need: 2 Tbsp vegetable oil – 2 tbsp. 1 clove […]

Arrowhead’s Ice Skating Trail Goes International!

In case you haven’t heard …Arrowhead Provincial Park’s 1.5km Ice Skating Trail is international news! This past Friday, Ontario’s not-so-hidden gem was shared with the world on LIVE! with Kelly & Michael. So will you be adding this Muskoka experience to your bucket list? Plan your trip! Just 10 minutes from Deerhurst, the park is […]

Top Reasons Why Muskoka is Winter’s Best ‘Staycation’

With the new year here you’ve likely started to map out your 2016 vacation and while you may be dreaming of sunny beaches down south, a ‘staycation’ may be your better choice. With the Canadian dollar at a low (and speculation of a further decrease), why not explore your own backyard? Muskoka was just named […]

How to Weatherproof Your Holidays in Muskoka

Muskoka is known for its white Christmases, and is often covered in white stuff when there’s not flake to be found near the city. Even with this December’s mild temps, we’re not counting out snow just yet. With the holidays fast approaching you need a plan because the kids will be on holidays for two […]