Located just two hours north of Toronto, Muskoka is a popular cottage country destination for vacationers from across Ontario. With more than 2,000 sparkling lakes covering 14,000 kilometres of shoreline, Muskoka is an ideal destination for boaters, fishers, swimmers, bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. The District Municipality of Muskoka includes the towns of Gravenhurst, Bracebridge and Huntsville, as well as the townships of Georgian Bay, Lake of Bays and Muskoka Lakes.
The local economy is predominantly based on tourism, and during the busy summer season, the population of Muskoka swells from approximately 60,000 full-time residents to approximately 141,000. Despite the influx of seasonal residents, Muskoka is able to provide a comprehensive range of services and facilities, without losing its relaxed, community feel.
In the summer, Muskoka is popular for watersports, including power boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Muskoka also has 25 golf courses, ample biking and hiking trails, and horseback riding for locals and visitors to enjoy. The region’s vast range of activities and entertainment are not limited to summertime, however; in the winter, Muskoka is a popular destination for snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling and dog sledding.
Muskoka truly has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a waterfront home on the lake, a cottage, or acreage, our Muskoka real estate experts can help you discover a unique place to call home.