Muskoka in the Summertime

Muskoka Summertime Living

We aren’t going to lie, we think Lake of Bays, Muskoka is a beautiful place year-round. And while we love the sledding, skiing and the wonder of winter, there is something about summer in Muskoka that can’t compare to anywhere else. Summer gives us so many opportunities to bond with family and friends surrounded by the beauty and magic of nature.


Muskoka is a wonderful place when you need some relaxing and rejuvenation. Take advantage of the warm summer sun and the many opportunities to do yoga and meditation by the lake for the most natural, calming feeling. Walk your stress away on the miles and miles of walking trails throughout Lake of Bays Muskoka. Relax under a shade treed in a hammock with your summer read or sit on the dock with your feet dangling in the lake and just chill doing nothing.  Summertime in Muskoka allows you to get away from the hustle and stress of your everyday life and take in the peace and calm emanating from the natural surroundings of Muskoka.



There is so much summer fun, activity and adventure waiting for you here in Muskoka. On land, there are miles of trails for you to hike, walk, climb or ride. On the water, there are a plethora of activities available at your fingertips, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing, boating on the beautiful crystal clear lakes that Muskoka is famous for.  You will have plenty of opportunities to gloriously exhaust yourself here in Muskoka. And your kids? By the end of the day, they won’t be able to keep their eyes open but will have a smile on their face from ear to ear.

Family Bonding

Summer is a time where kids are out of school, and parents are on vacation, creating the absolute best time to bond with your fellow family members. There are so many outdoor summer activities you can do with your family here in Muskoka. The clear view over the lake at night offers a great opportunity to go stargazing with the kids and point out all of the constellations. An all-time favourite summertime activity is making s’mores by the fire and singing campfire songs, or telling ghost stories. Of course, you can also spend your time completely immersed in the clear, clean lakes swimming, boating, skiing or tubing. Lake of Bays Muskoka has everything you need to create amazing family memories that will last a lifetime.

Summer Food

Are you a foodie? We don’t blame you, we are too! You can spend your summer in Muskoka visiting the numerous amazing restaurants and farmer’s markets around the area. No matter what your taste is, we have it here. Whether you want a simple but delectable lunch by the water or an elegant brunch, it is available to you. Muskoka also boasts amazing gourmet fine dining with seasonally inspired, locally sourced foods.  With all of this delicious food on hand, you may need a perfectly paired beverage to go with it. You are in luck, Muskoka is well known for its craft breweries and coffee roasteries.

Summertime living is easy in Lake of Bays, Muskoka. So much to see and do … or take the time to relax and create summertime memories with friends and family.  


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