Check our Deerhurst Resort blog frequently for the latest stories, recipes and happenings at our Muskoka destination.

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make Chicken & Waffles the Muskoka Way

Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Herb Waffles A Northern take on a Southern dish! Chef Rory Golden and his team took this sweet and salty dish and turned it into a savoury delight. Topped with Fennel and Apple Slaw and a maple whipped chevre, this dinner option is sure to wow the crowd at your next […]

Roasted Tomato Soup with Maple Syrup

With nearly 2,000 taps funneling sap through the maple forests in the highlands above the resort, Deerhurst has become known for its maple syrup. While Deerhurst’s sugar shack has been operating every Spring since 1993, these same maple woods have been used for syrup production since the Emerson Farnsworth family settled here in the late 1870’s!   To […]

Better Together: 3 Reasons Why Every Couple Needs a Snowy Getaway Now

Winter is magical. There’s nothing that compares to a sparkling, snowy landscape, and no better time for you to sneak away for a break with your partner. Whether you already love winter adventure or wouldn’t even know where to begin, here are the top reasons to make time for a winter getaway in Muskoka. 1. Ramp Up the Romance What […]