48: September 24, 2004
the 48th issue of the Bed and Breakfast Traveller, we take you to Muskoka,
located in central Ontario just ninety minutes north of Toronto.
Celebrate Fall in Muskoka
she puts on her fall colours, Muskoka begins her second busiest season
of the year. For many, this is the best season of them all. With the
granite and water as a backdrop, the foliage adds yet another dimension
for scenery seekers. Walking and cycling trails offer opportunities
to breathe the fall air. www.muskokatrails.com
of boat cruise options will give you an amazing view of the grand scenery.
Steamboat cruises from Gravenhurst to Oct 11th - www.muskokafleet.com
Lake Muskoka cruises from Bracebridge to Oct 17th - www.ladymuskoka.com
Lake of Bay cruises from Baysville to Oct 20th - www.discovermuskoka.ca/lakeofbaysboattours
September 25 and 26, the 26th Annual Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour takes
place throughout the district - 28 artists and craftspeople welcome
you to their studios and workshops, many offering live demonstrations
fairs, antique and crafts shows, and other interesting events complement
your driving tours through the region - see www.discovermuskoka.ca
and consult their attractions and events lists.
miss the 20th Annual Bala Cranberry Festival on October 15, 16, and
17. This is a festival designed with the whole family in mind! www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca
Come and celebrate the harvest at Johnston's Cranberry Marsh. Shuttle
buses will take you out to the marshes where you can take a tractor
or horse drawn wagon ride. Sample Cranberry, White Cranberry, and Blueberry
Cranberry wines at Muskoka Lakes Winery at the Johnston Marsh. www.cranberry.ca,
Bala has strong ties to Lucy Maud Montgomery - enjoy the Cran-Anne Look-Alike
Contest. What would Anne (of Green Gables fame) look like if she came
to the Cranberry Festival today?
unique and delightful Muskoka properties are ready to welcome you and
offer wonderful B&B accommodation during your stay. Home-cooked
meals and in-house "tour guides"/hosts to help you plan your
days. See the Muskoka Bed and Breakfast Association website, www.bbmuskoka.com
Muskoka Bed and Breakfast Association