Three larger lakes, Mary Lake, Lake Vernon, and Fairy Lake, as well as countless smaller lakes can all be found within the township of Huntsville. In addition to being known for its lakes, it’s a favourite area for artists, most notably Tom Thompson and the Group of Seven. It also hosted the G8 Summit, at Deerhurst Resort, in 2010.
Retreat to a resort in Huntsville around one of the many lakes
With so many lakes in Huntsville, it’s no surprise that you can easily find great vacation rentals right on the water’s edge. Due to the quiet and solitude, you’ll feel like you have your own little piece of paradise with spectacular views and fun for the whole family. You can also indulge in all water activities you can think of in and around Huntsville.
Huntsville resorts are great any time of year
Huntsville is a great destination choice at any time of the year. There are always activities going on, no matter the season, so you’ll always have something to do, indoors or out. You may think that resorts are just for summer, but with dog sledding, ice skating trails, and bike riding, you’ll have just as much fun in the winter, as you would in the summer.
Huntsville resorts with spectacular scenery
Staying in a resort in Huntsville you’ll be able to experience the spectacular scenery Muskoka has to offer. The lush greenery in the summer reflected off the lakes, the gorgeous colours of fall when the leaves are changing, looking at the snow blanketing the evergreens, and the rejuvenation of nature in the spring are all equally breathtaking. The scenery is picture-perfect all year round.
So much to do
There is so much to do in Huntsville that you'll never get bored. Even though you can have unending fun at your vacation rental, it would benefit you to get out and see what Huntsville has to offer. With so much to choose from, you're going to need more than one trip to experience it all. It doesn’t matter your age, ability, or interests, there is something for you.
Spectacular golf courses
For the golfer in the family, there are several golf courses in the area, with the most notable one being Deerhurst. All of the courses boast beautiful scenery and landscape. If you fancy yourself a good golfer and are looking for a challenge, check out North Granite Ridge Golf Course, designed by Jason Miller.
Fantastic art galleries
For the art lovers, there are several activities to get you out and about. Take a walking tour around Huntsville to look at the outdoor murals that are re-creations of paintings done by Tom Thompson and the Group of Seven. Or take a workshop, available all year long, at More Than Just Art Inc. Paintings are not the only art that you can appreciate, The Potter’s Studio and Gallery is home to pottery, woodworking, cards, and many other art forms.
Unique shopping experience
Huntsville is a quaint little town that has several different types of shopping experiences. There are plenty of small, independent, local stores as well as farmer's markets and a 100km outdoor street market. While you can get everyday items, you’ll really enjoy shopping for the one-of-a-kind items that you won’t be able to find at home.