When is Peak Fall Colour?

The peak fall colour season will run from mid September to mid October depending on weather, geography and frost. This is the perfect time for a cottage rental to see autumn leaf colour changes. The late fall period runs until the Winter Solstice around December 22.

Fall Hiking & Walking

The beauty of fall is often viewed looking up as the leaves are drifting downwards onto the hiking path. Blue skies seen through the reds, oranges and yellows of the fall foliage can be inspirational. https://www.400eleven.com/seasons/fall

Canoeing and Kayaking Fall Getaways

Views of Ontario woodlands and forests can be appreciated from the water on a canoe adventure or a river kayaking experience, Blue waters in the foreground and majestic palettes of colour in the background makes for some excellent photo opportunities. https://www.400eleven.com/seasons/fall

Fall Fishing Tournaments

Many fishing experts prefer the fall as the best fishing season.  A number of tournaments take place throughout Ontario.  Prizes for the biggest fish and lots of catch and release fishing derbies can be found. https://www.400eleven.com/getaways/fishing-getaways/ontario-fishing-tournaments

Bala Cranberry Festival

The Bala Cranberry Festival will be held October 18 – October 20. Walk the streets and peruse the offerings of hundreds of unique vendors, sample some delicious eats at any number of delicious food and beverage vendors, and take a trip to the cranberry marsh to see how this local fruit is grown and harvested. For complete event details please follow the link provided. https://www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca/

Muskoka Steamship

A Muskoka Steamships Halloween Cruise will be held on October 19th from 2:30 – 4:30 pm. Bring the entire family to share the adventures. Costumes are encouraged.  https://realmuskoka.com/

Santa’s Village Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular at Santa’s Village will take place October 19-20 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day. There will be a Haunted House, Trick or Treating, a Pumpkin Patch and so much more! Don’t forget to wear your costume! https://www.santasvillage.ca/event/halloween-spooktacular-2/

Great Golf

Some of the best golf in Ontario is found in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. Hit the links at the Windermere Golf & Country Club, at Diamond in the Ruff in Raymond, and at The Rock – a Nick Faldo-designed course in the hamlet of Minett. https://explorersedge.ca/muskoka-lakes-fall-getaways-iconic-cottage-country-2/