Things To Do in Muskoka Over March Break

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Exciting March Break Adventures Await in Muskoka

Get ready for an unforgettable March Break adventure right here in Muskoka! With great weather on the horizon and plenty of snow still blanketing the ground, there’s no shortage of fun activities to enjoy. Just a heads-up, some activities are weather-dependent, so it’s a good idea to double-check before heading out. And mark your calendars for Friday, March 17th—it’s St. Patrick’s Day, so keep an eye out for festive celebrations!

Explore the Muskoka Maple Trail

From March 8th to April 26th, dive into the world of Canada’s favorite natural product—the maple! The Muskoka Maple Trail offers everything from sugarbush tours to mouthwatering pancake breakfasts and maple-inspired dining experiences. Venture into local sugarbushes during the harvest season, take guided hikes, meet producers, and indulge in 100% pure maple syrup. And don’t miss the beloved tradition of taffy on snow—a hit with the whole family!

FREE Fun in Muskoka

Seeking free family fun for March Break? Here are three suggestions to kickstart your adventures:

  1. Explore Muskoka’s vast network of trails—all at no cost! Dive into our comprehensive hiking guide for an array of trail options to suit every explorer.

  2. Experience the magic of stargazing in Muskoka! With its renowned clear skies, head outside and take in the stars. Torrance Barrens is a dark sky reserve and a great spot to take in the stars. 

  3. Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery – Self Guided Tour. Take a trip around Downtown Huntsville and take in over 35 stops. 

Magical Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides

Experience the enchantment of a horse-drawn sleigh or wagon ride through the breathtaking Muskoka forest. Back of Beyond Equine Centre promises an unforgettable ride through the trails. Afterward, gather around a crackling campfire for marshmallow roasting and hot drinks. It’s the perfect way to bond with nature this March Break!

Twin Maples Farm also offers wagon rides and carriage rides—book early as spots are filling up fast.

Live Music Events

Get your groove on with live music performances throughout the week:

Walking with Goats

Muskoka Goat Away:  Walking a goat is a fun family friendly activity that’s suitable for all ages? Consider trying out Muskoka Goat Away! Their charming goats are easy to walk on a lead, and they will take you through lovely forest trails and country lanes, tailoring the experience to your abilities. They’ll go at your pace and let the goats help you unwind and de-stress. Simply put, with goats and walking, happiness is guaranteed! 
Goats + Walking = Happiness–

Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary Tours

Embark on a guided tour of Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary for a unique wildlife experience. Learn about the sanctuary’s permanent residents, their stories, and how to coexist with wildlife. Spot animals like moose, coyotes, bears, and wolf packs. Book a tour via email and discover the wonders of nature this March Break.

Family Adventures at Climb Muskoka and Zig Zag Escape Rooms

Climb Muskoka, located in Bracebridge, offers a family-friendly climbing experience in a welcoming environment. Channel your inner adventurer and develop a love for climbing together.

For a thrilling challenge, venture into Zig Zag Escape Rooms‘ escape cabins at Deerhurst Resort. Solve puzzles, codes, and clues to uncover hidden secrets—a perfect activity for ages 10 and up.

Unforgettable Dog Sledding Excursions

Create lasting memories with a dog sledding adventure at North Ridge Ranch in Huntsville. Explore scenic trails with the whole family—spots are available throughout March Break, so don’t miss out on this exhilarating experience!

Snowshoeing Excursions

Gather the family for a snowshoeing adventure at Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery or Arrowhead Provincial Park. Rent equipment and explore picturesque trails for an unforgettable outdoor experience. Muskoka Lakes also now offers a Light the Night Tour with headlamp! 

Interactive Fun at Muskoka Discovery Centre

Visit the Muskoka Discovery Centre for hands-on, interactive fun for all ages. Experience a Zoo To You show on March 15th, 2024, featuring reptiles, mammals, and exotics. Get up close and personal with the animals, snap photos, and learn fascinating facts. Don’t miss out—purchase admission online!

Plus, Science North’s Great Northern Ontario Roadshow returns to Gravenhurst on March 13th. Explore the science of space with interactive activities for the whole family.

Hit the Slopes at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area

Experience the thrill of skiing at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area. With runs suitable for all skill levels, it’s the perfect spot for family fun. The slopes are open every day during March Break—don’t miss out on the excitement!

Stay and Play

Make the most of your March Break getaway with a special package. With over 100 places to stay in Muskoka, you’ll find something great for your family and budget. 

Some packages include:

Get ready for an action-packed March Break in Muskoka—adventure awaits around every corner!