In Ontario, Muskoka is one of the world’s most popular and peaceful getaway spots. One of Canada’s prize vacation towns, Muskoka has lakes and nature to explore with your family. All kinds of outdoor activities will have you revelling in summer fun. This cottage country makes for the perfect low key holiday!
Muskoka has all kinds of incredible activities, both outdoor and indoor. Lake Muskoka is the pride and joy of the area, perfect for boat rides and fishing. The lake is beautiful and has incredible views, as well as cottages dotted around. Other lakes to spend a day at are Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph. Go canoeing, kayaking, or just lay back and relax. Get a true taste of Canada at the Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm. Take a really special tour to see how some of the best maple syrup in the world is made, and pick some up as a souvenir. Just a short drive away from Muskoka will get you to the Arrowhead Provincial Park. With trails for biking or walking, lakes for boating, and a river with water falls, it’s practically paradise.
The incredible city of Toronto, gaining more and more in popularity, is just two hours away from Muskoka. The buzzing culture of the city can be seen at the St Lawrence Market. With antique dealers, food from all cultures, and and a colorful atmosphere, the market is not to be missed. Go out to Toronto Island Park as an amazing way to see the city, and don’t forget to glance up at the iconic CN tower! You’ll have to go to the border of Canada if you drive the three hours to Niagara Falls. However, if you’re that close, it’s not to be missed for a day trip. The Horseshoe Falls lies on the Canadian side, while the American and Bridal Veil Falls enter New York. Take a boat ride to watch the pounding water at one of the most incredible natural sights in the world.
Muskoka is known as “cottage country,” with its wooden cabins or even lakeside hotels. The area even draws celebrities out to their summer homes, where they get away from the limelight. Tripping has hundreds of rentals for you to choose from, whether you’re looking for a cozy cottage or a high-end hotel.
Muskoka has two bus services that run through the area. The Corridor 11 bus runs between Huntsville and Barrie, but doesn’t run on weekends. The MET bus has multiple routes through the more rural areas. Muskoka has its own airport if you’re coming from afar, or you could fly into Toronto. A car could always come in handy, and walking the trails will get you to some great views.
Looking for a vacation rental in Muskoka? Tripping.com has 120 rental homes available in Muskoka. Potential renters will find studios, 23 1-bedroom, 17 2-bedroom and 80 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $46 a night to $3171 a night. Many of these properties are instantly bookable.
The average price of a nightly rental in Muskoka is $355 while the average price of a weekly rental is $1370. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Muskoka home is $5152.
Wondering if you can bring your favorite dog or cat with you? We have 20 pet friendly vacation rentals available for you. In addition to accommodating pets, Muskoka rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 81 rentals have internet and wifi, 68 have TV and/or cable and 7 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 5 rental sites in Muskoka where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and CanadaStays. There are 62 HomeAway rentals, 26 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 17 CanadaStays vacation rentals.