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The Weather Muskoka Lakes
You can see our climate diagram above. July is the warmest month of the year Muskoka Lakes with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 25°. On the contrary, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is January.
Savour the grand scenery of Muskoka Lakes from your vacation rental
If you want a taste of superb rural life while staying in vacation rentals within walking distance from the beach, Muskoka Lakes is the perfect destination. Home to Muskoka’s iconic traditional lifestyle, this township that’s located at the southern tip of the Canadian Shield, about two hours from Toronto is the ideal place to reconnect with nature. From the private vacation homes to the dockside retreats, Muskoka Lakes is a fantastic setting that attracts visitors and locals alike.
Equipped with three major lakes and a vast vegetated shoreline, beaches, rivers and rolling green countryside, there’s no better place from which you can ogle the wonders of nature than Muskoka Lakes. One of the benefits of staying in Muskoka Lakes cottage rentals is their being equipped with modern amenities like Wi-Fi, Smart TV, and Netflix, not to mention proximity to a multitude of fun activity venues. Whether it’s kayaking, fishing, biking, hiking, canoeing or merely sunbathing from your lakeside vacation home, Muskoka Lakes offers something for every visitor.
Experience local goodness on a culinary adventure through Muskoka’s Cranberry Route
Bala is popularly recognized for its cranberries and waterfalls. Visit Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh for an amazing taste of award-winning fruit wine meticulously crafted by the Johnston family, who has over three generations of experience. Tour the cranberry marsh and sip the remarkable cranberry cider and beer. Indulge in cranberry baked treats and goodies not to mention the inspiring cranberry cuisine.
Proceed to the cranberry farm for that candid photo ideal for hanging on your wall or fireplace. Shop the Cranberry Store and take home some native goodies like fresh cranberries, cranberry honey, fruit wines, and cranberry tea. Delight your taste buds with cranberry-inspired baked goods including cranberry tarts, white chocolate chip cookies, cranberry oatmeal, and frozen yogurt. Don’t forget to put some Cranberry Splash Wine Spritzers in your shopping cart.
Enjoy a family day out on the water with a guided boat cruise or rent a vessel
Going on a guided tour with companies like Sunset Cruises can be an exhilarating experience for you and your kids. Let the captain steer you through incredible landscape while delighting your family with the local history. You will be able to experience the rugged backdrops of the three Muskoka Lakes only accessible by the smaller ships. Sit back and appreciate the splendid view of the magnificent Muskoka Lakes cottage rentals, part of the reason why the hamlet is so famous.
Alternatively, take your children for a tube, wake surf, wakeboard or waterski on your own boat rented from marinas like Bala Cove, Beaumaris or Windermere. You may rent watersports equipment in these marinas. Launch your boat and head to the Port Carling’s Historic Locks and watch your kids marvel at how the water levels are adjusted to accommodate diverse boat sizes. Create unique memories by fishing with your kids from the boat; for a guaranteed catch, fish at the Milford Bay Trout Farm.
Go hiking on Muskoka Lakes' natural trails
Muskoka Lakes boasts some of the world’s most spectacular trails. Nature lovers can take a hike to the Huckleberry Rock Lookout Trail to experience one of the finest vistas in the country - this scenic lookout boasts some prehistoric glacial rock formations. Head to the Hardy Lake Provincial Park for excellent trails for both walking and running. Here, you will spot beautiful pink granite and glorious pine trees in the stunning views of lake and forest.
Explore the Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Preserve for incredible scenery both day and night, where you can relish the stunning night skies in their natural and unpolluted beauty. This is an ideal location for astronomy enthusiasts to bring their own telescopes to spot their favourite constellations and planets. Get a glimpse of the Cooper’s hawk and the eastern bluebird from the pine barrens and look out for Ontario’s only lizard, the five-lined skink.
Attend the community events of Muskoka Lakes
From unique shows to epic concerts, there’s always a special event occurring in Muskoka Lakes throughout the year. In October, attend the Annual Thanksgiving Open House event and enjoy sumptuous complimentary hot mulled cider and pumpkin muffins while enjoying the live pioneer demonstrations. Get a kick out of watching indigenous performances including spinning, apple-pressing and butter making. Every weekend after Thanksgiving, you can take your family to the annual Bala Cranberry Festival and indulge in three days of excellent shopping and entertainment. Watch Ontario’s premier arts and crafts performances and live music all weekend long.
In November, show up for the Annual Muskoka Lakes Christmas Market with 35 vendors, including a face painter for the kids and creative adults gracing the ceremony. Attend the annual Bala Santa Claus Parade in November and relish delicious hot dogs and a hot chocolate while your kids meet Santa.
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