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Muskoka | Ontario
A point of interest on the Barrie to Muskoka Driving Tour, available on the Tripvia Tours App for Android & iPhone.
Listen to the tour audio!
You're now getting ready to enter a very special place! It's Muskoka!...How special you ask? Well this gorgeous district extends from Georgian Bay to Lake Couchiching and to border of Algonquin Provincial Park. And get this...Muskoka has 16 hundred lakes!
That makes it popular with....uh,...well--EVERYBODY! This region is known as cottage country. Glaciers carved out the cottages from of the Canadian wilderness thousands of years ago,... Ok,..in reality, small cottages once dotted the Muskoka landscape but as the word spread about the beauty and climate,...well !....soon expensive properties, summer estates starting popping up.
Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Mike Weir, Martin Short, Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have homes here.
Muskoka also has a very envious distinction globally too, as stated in a very prestigious periodical...know what it is?
Barrie to Muskoka
This POI is featured on the Barrie to Muskoka Driving Tour, part of the Tripvia Tours mobile app available for Android & Apple.
Multiple topics like history, geography, animals, popular people & things to do!
Tours can be downloaded on WIFI and don't use any mobile date during tour.
Entertaining & Educational
Knowledgeable tour guides point out interesting things as you drive past.
Each POI has a fun multiple choice trivia question that adds to the fun.
Tour experience is the same in either direction.
Make your drive come alive with the Barrie to Muskoka Driving Tour!