With the kids back to school in a few weeks, we wanted to share some of our Muskoka must-haves for the whole family. Take advantage of the last days of summer vacation!
Muskoka Historic Place
Muskoka Heritage Place is one of Muskoka’s most historic attractions and is sure to thrill any member of the family. Immerse yourself in Muskoka’s rich history with the Museum and Pioneer Village, featuring authentic pioneer buildings and live costumed storytellers that take you back to the 1800s. The Portage Flyer Train – once the smallest track in World Trade Iron – is one of Muskoka’s true hidden gems, taking you on a scenic outdoor journey along the Muskoka River.
Find your savage
Find your “wild side” in the beautiful forests of Muskoka! Try your hand at ax throwing and archery. While you’re at it, be sure to check out the “Big Easy” – A Fun Family Floats the Big East River.
Away We Go Voyages
Time to explore! Organized awesome road trip experiences to bring you a day of Muskoka adventure. Each Away We Go Trip route includes 10 stops to explore – a mix of must-see and off-the-beaten-path stops. Access to remote natural sites, including beaches, waterfalls, forests and lookouts for wonderful photo ops. Mini walking tours of the main towns along the route and solid information on local heritage, culture and history.
Santa Claus Village + Ziplines and Muskoka Aerial Park.
Two exciting parks! Santa Claus Village + Ziplines and Muskoka Aerial Park. Your kids will spend the day like an elf on over 50 acres of family fun. The Rudolph Roller Coaster, the Christmas Ball Ferris Wheel, the Santa Claus Summer Sleigh Boat Cruise, the Santa Claus Express Train and many more rides and attractions await young and old alike. . Nestled around Santa Claus Village, Muskoka Ziplines and Aerial Park provide all the excitement of a modern aerial adventure park.
SWS Water Ski Show
Tuesday evenings at Windsor Park in Bala. Summer Water Sports has presented water ski shows since the 1970s and continues the tradition of family cabins every summer. These family-friendly shows are packed with entertainment for all ages. Come watch the members of the Canadian National Ski Show team and the SWS team as they rock the audience with death-defying stunts, grace, beauty, technical sophistication and, of course, comedy for children. All shows are open to the general public.
Stay and play
Changes related to COVID-19
The Muskoka region, including the local restaurants and businesses mentioned above, has taken several precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing procedures must be followed. Masks are mandatory to enter all buildings and when social distancing is not possible. Frequent hand washing is encouraged and everyone should self-isolate if they are showing symptoms of COVID-19. For more information on COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Updates page.
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