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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 […]

No Experience Required: Visiting Algonquin Park 101

No Experience Required: Visiting Algonquin Park 101 Think you have to be a wilderness expert to get out and explore one of Canada’s most iconic parks? Yah not so much. With the Fall season almost here, Algonquin Park offers some of the most remarkable Fall colour experiences in the country, and just because you haven’t […]

Discovering Tom Thomson’s Algonquin Connection

Paint & Paddle During “The Spirit of Tom Thomson” Weekend at Deerhurst Resort If you’ve ever dreamed of painting like Tom Thomson, or following in this Canadian icon’s footsteps – or paddle strokes – in his beloved Algonquin Park, then Deerhurst Resort is offering a Fall weekend experience you won’t want to miss – The […]

What Happens When Your Weekends Aren’t Saturdays and Sundays?

How Midweek Days Off Can Work in Your Favour Weekends are for getaways. But who says that the weekend has to be a Saturday and Sunday? Not everyone works the traditional Monday to Friday model. From first responders and medical staff, to tech support and hospitality, to name a just a few, there are so […]

Lakeside Lodge Opens at Deerhurst Resort

The Rebirth of an Iconic Muskoka Waterfront On June 27, Deerhurst Resort General Manager Jesse Hamilton was joined by dignitaries and the descendants of the resort’s founder, Charles Waterhouse, for the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the all-new Lakeside Lodge. With spectacular views and cottage-inspired interior design, Lakeside Lodge earned rave reviews by attending media […]

Cottaging 2.0: How a Resort Home Makes for a Great Cottage Country Experience

Heading to the cottage—whether you rent one or own one—has been a Muskoka summer tradition for more than a century. Things have changed a lot over those decades: a lengthy journey by train then steamship is no longer the only way to get to your final destination, for example. And sky-rocketing waterfront real estate values […]

What’s New for Meetings & Events at Deerhurst Resort – Spring 2019

A Fresh Look for Meetings PAVILION CONFERENCE CENTREWEST WING GETS $500K REDESIGN First Phase of 4-Year $1.5M Reno Plan Complete The first thing you notice entering Deerhurst’s newly remodelled conference space is a sense of calm. Below your feet, the ebb and flow of sand and water is emulated in the soothing design of the […]

How Deerhurst’s Maple Sugar Shack Sweetens Springtime in Muskoka

While most of the country spends April obsessing about the spring to come, those in the know appreciate that April is in fact its own unique season: maple syrup season! The warming days of April bring with them to Muskoka this annual tradition, and there’s nowhere better to experience a ‘taste’ of spring than Deerhurst […]