Day Camps in the Lake of Bays Area

July 22nd, 2015
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Day camps are a great way for your children to have their own adventures while you are renting a cottage. With camps ranging from sport specific to a general outdoor adventure camp, there is sure to be a day camp for every camper! We have compiled a list of 7 Muskoka day camps in the Lake of Bays area that appeal to a range of ages and campers.

1. Lake of Bays Sailing Club

LBSC runs for 8 w ...

Boat Rentals

July 22nd, 2015
There are a number of boat rental companies in Muskoka who offer rentals of jet skis, SUPs, power boats, and more! Here are 3 companies that we know and love.

1. SUP North

Looking to just rent a SUP? SUP North is your destination. They also offer SUP lessons, mermaid camp for the little ones, and will even host a SUP party at your dock!

2. Algonquin Outfitters

With a few locations around ...

Bank of Canada slashes Interest rates

July 16th, 2015

Bank of Canada cuts rate 

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 13:30

The Bank of Canada announced on July 15th, 2015 that it was lowering its trend-setting target overnight lending rate from 0.75 per cent to 0.50 per cent. The move follows another cut of the same size in January.

The Bank indicated that it expects the Canadian economy shrank modestly in the first half of the year ...

Muskoka waterfront lot on Lake of Bays

July 13th, 2015
Waterfrontage on Lake of Bays - 265 feet.
There arent that many pieces of vacant land on Lake of Bays in Muskoka anymore.  You may have a tear down but raw land is very rare nowadays.
Take a better look at www.lakeofbaysgem.com

Farmers' Markets around Lake of Bays

July 9th, 2015
Farmers' Markets are becoming very popular in Muskoka. You are almost guaranteed to have one within driving distance almost any day of the week! Below are a few popular markets around and near Lake of Bays. Be sure to stop by these markets to stock up on fresh local produce, baked goods, preserves and a number of other local products. Enjoy them during your stay, or take them home to share a ...

Summer Arts Events in Muskoka

July 7th, 2015
Muskoka is a hub for the arts, especially through the summer. With everything from art shows to concerts and everything in between, there is sure to be an arts event to suit every group. We have chosen four of our favourite events offered this summer.


1. Huntsville Festival of the Arts 
Founded in 1993, the HFA has become one of Canada's most significant arts festivals. The festival hosts a r ...

Rainy Day Activities in Muskoka

July 4th, 2015
Even though we picture summer as having sun every day, there is the occasional day where Muskoka receives a little liquid sunshine! Some may be content to curl up with a book in a Muskoka Room, but here are 3 recommendations for family-friendly indoor activities in Muskoka.

1. The Play Pit Muskoka 
Opening soon - this will be Muskoka's first and only indoor playground! Located in Bracebridge, ...

Plant your shoreline on Lake of Bays

July 1st, 2015
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LOVE YOUR LAKE Shoreline Enhancement Project Grants 

Available to Lake of Bays Waterfront Property Owners

 

Apply before July 24th to receive a $1,750 grant for a shoreline planting project on your property this fall!

 

The Love Your Lake Fish Habitat Enhancement Program is a shor ...

Want to rent a cottage in Muskoka this year?

July 1st, 2015
Would you like to rent a cottage in Muskoka this summer, well it isn't too late.

Renting a cottage may be a very wise thing to do before buying a cottage in Muskoka.   You can discover new areas that you did not know and you can spend time on different lakes to find out what you and your family want in a cottage.

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Why not take your time and discover Muskoka to find out exactly how you want to co ...

Happy Canada Day!

July 1st, 2015