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The Blueberry Maple Cocktail | More Food & Drink

The Blueberry Maple Cocktail – A Feature in LCBO’s Summer 2017 More Food & Drink This summer sipper is the perfect accompaniment to lake views, a Muskoka chair and some good company – what else do you really need? In the latest issue of LCBO’s  More Food & Drink Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef, David Bakker shares […]

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. While the global impact of Covid-19 is a story still unfolding, this seems like a fitting time to take a step back and reflect on how Deerhurst Resort began, endured and shaped so many memories for generations through its colourful history.  These […]

Owl Prowl … Say What?!

Owl Prowl Summer Program at Deerhurst In Search of Owls with Naturalist, Robin Tapley. Forget heading to the campfire to end off another glorious day in Muskoka, instead lace up and head out on a ‘prowl’ in search of everyone’s favourite night creatures. Robin Tapley is the onsite naturalist and wildlife photographer at the Algonquin […]

The Newest Craft Beer to Hit Muskoka

Deerhurst Creates Its Own Craft Beer It’s all about craft beer these days and we at Deerhurst Resort are totally on board with this! With a popularity expanding from big production beer to craft breweries, locally brewed beer has been brought back into the spotlight – and it’s about time! In Partnership with Muskoka Brewery  “The […]

Harvesting and Cooking Fiddleheads with CTV Barrie

CTV Barrie Forages for Fiddleheads with Executive Chef David Bakker It’s fiddlehead season in Muskoka and CTV Barrie joined Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef David Bakker to learn how to harvest and cook these little vegetables. Celebrate the return of spring with an oh-so-delicious getaway to Muskoka. Book the Taste of Spring package and enjoy a 3-course […]

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 […]