Muskoka Ontario via Highway 400 or Highway 11 is always a pleasurable road trip during the Fall Colours season. Getting off the main traffic roads can reveal special places with exceptional fall color settings. Many fall touring routes are available between charming towns and villages from Gravenhurst in central Muskoka, or Port Severn-Honey Harbour in the South to Huntsville and Lake of Bays to the north and East, and Bala and Port Carling to the West. A variety of accommodation awaits including historic lodges, charming country inns, golf resorts, and waterfront cottages. Fall is the best time of year for a canoe or hike or a quick trip over to the Algonquin Park Area along the Highway 60 corridor.
Muskoka Tourism Fall Colour Road Trip Resources:
Mostly Muskoka Fall colours (colors) Route
Driving Directions: Travel highway 11, north to the towns of Gravenhurst, Bracebridge and Port Sydney, travel west from 11, across 141 to Parry Sound and a flight over Georgian Bay with Georgian Bay Airways. Work your way south on Highway 400 to 69 South to 118 East. Either continue south to Bala on 69 , or go east on 118 to Port Carling for a quick side trip. Return to 69 and proceed south to Bala. Travel west from Bala on Muskoka Road 38 to Highway 400. Take Muskoka Road 5 to Honey Harbour to see the south Georgian Bay side of Muskoka. Return to Highway 400 south to Barrie.
Lake of Bays North Muskoka Via Bracebridge, Baysville, Dorset, Dwight, North Portage, Baysville, Bracebridge Fall colours (colors) Route
Driving Directions: This is a beautiful trip through the North Muskoka woodlands with excellent lake views. Take Highway 117 from Bracebridge to Baysville, stay on Hwy 117 to Dorset, turn left on to Highway 35 (look for Dorset Fire Tower). Go north on Hwy. 35 to Dwight, turn left on Highway 60 going west to Muskoka County Road 9. Make a left turn on Muskoka Rd. 9 to North Portage. Proceed along Muskoka road 9 back to Baysville, and west on 117 to Bracebridge.
For latest fall colour changes please see Fall Colour Report