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Muskoka Fall Colour Hot Spots
Set Out and Experience Stunning Muskoka Colours this Fall Spending time in Muskoka during fall is an experience that goes unmatched. Nature begins its greatest show, as the forests surrounding pristine blue lakes come to life with vibrant reds, oranges and yellows. There is NEVER a grey fall day when the autumn leaves begin to […]
Disc Golf: Our newest addition!
What on Earth is Disc Golf? Deerhurst Resort has an abundance of activities to enjoy outdoors from hiking to water sports, but we couldn’t help but add one more. You may have heard that we have teamed up with INNOVA Disc Golf to build an 18-hole disc golf course and you also may have asked […]
This Normal Isn’t New Here
Social distancing is the new normal for now, but it’s nothing new for Muskoka. Here, we’re used to it. We take our cues from nature. Our “screen time” is a view of the lake out the window; our four walls are the forest. The ceiling is a canopy of stars. And while face masks and shunning handshakes […]
Get a Healthy Dose of Vitamin N!
Why “Vitamin N” is More Important Now Than Ever Being outside is good for us. Especially when you’ve been cooped up for, say, a couple or three months. You know the feeling. It’s been a long day, maybe a stressful one keeping everyone including yourself ‘not bored,’ and you just need to step outside those four […]
Six Things You Didn’t Know About Deerhurst Resort’s Early Years
Six Things You Didn’t Know About Deerhurst Resort’s Early Years Updated April 2020. These highlights from the past remind us that our current closure is but one chapter in our long history. And when we can turn the page, Deerhurst will be ready to set the stage for so many more memories to be made […]
Checking In From Muskoka – Wish You Were Here
Hello from Muskoka to all our Guests and Friends A message from GM, Jesse Hamilton during Deerhurst’s Covid-19 Precautionary Closure First of all, we miss you! While quiet retreats is something Muskoka is famous for, this is a quiet unlike any I’ve known here before. You’d have to go back to Deerhurst’s earlier history when […]
Beerhurst-at-Deerhurst: Muskoka’s Newest Craft Beer Festival is Coming this March
GET READY FOR BEERHURST-at-DEERHURST Toronto Band Dwayne Gretzky to Headline Muskoka’s Newest Craft Beer Festival Who says you have to wait until May 2-4 to crack open Muskoka-time? On March 7, 2020 some of Ontario’s finest craft breweries are getting a jump on the cottage country bandwagon and heading north for the first ever […]
Fond of Fondue? Why This Classic is Making a Comeback
When you think fondue, you might think ‘70s après-ski. But the origin of this classic dish goes much further back—by several centuries. It’s truly timeless, and it’s time for a resurgence. As far as cold-weather comfort food goes, fondue’s got it all. It’s made for sharing—and lingering over—by two or a tableful (you could horde […]
Is Hygge Still a Thing? You Bet.
Coziness and contentment never go out of style. The Danes have had that long figured out with their concept of hygge (pronounced hue-gah): enjoying simple pleasures that contribute to well-being. A few years ago, hygge took the rest of the world by storm, and why not? Who doesn’t want comfort, happiness and relaxation, especially as […]
Why Leaves Change Colour
We all talk about how spectacular the fall colours are, where to go for best viewing, take a thousand photos and it’s onto the next thing – but did you ever think about why the leaves actually change colour? Nature’s pretty cool when you think about it. All the life cycles it goes through throughout […]