Today's a big day in Port. The Biennial Antique Boat Show is centered around the locks. The weather could not be nicer. If you're any where near the Hub of the Lakes today, it's worth dropping by and seeing the floating armada of fine craftsmanship. My first trip to Port Carling was 60 years ago [...]
a little r&r this weekend Even though it's a shortened week with Canada Day, now's a good time to kick back, let the gentle breezes blow and listen to gentle lapping on the shore of Townsend Bay, Lake Joseph. Summer's here!
On deck! Bridge at Bala Bay We were invited to a Summer Soltice party on Bala Bay. The cottage was a true summer cottage built in 1912 with a magnificent covered porch. Our host had recently completed a 1000 hour restoration of a 1970 Greavette. He took us for a [...]
All the Muskoka players have their parts and are in place. Summer can really begin. Flags flying, Wenonah II made her first foray across Lake Rosseau to the JW Marriott for a dinner cruise. Summer in Muskoka. Is there any place you'd rather be?
The Hub of the Lakes, is bustling. Cottagers arrived early for the first weekend of summer and Port Carling edged towards Port Crawling as the pace of traffic slowed to a walk. Summer is back in town. Muskoka has a new vibe. In celebration, the first sunset of summer took on its own vibe. Electric!
For months the shops of Steamboat Bay in Port Carling have stood empty. A little forlorn when compared to the hustle and bustle of cottagers and tourists in the summer season. Today the retailers of Port Carling are getting ready. They're unpacking summer. Shops are filling up. Forlorn has turned to happy. We learned that [...]