Where Kids are Elves for a Day. Your kids will spend the day as an elf on over 50 acres of family fun. Rudolph’s Roller Coaster, the Christmas Ball Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Summer Sleigh River Boat Cruise, Santa’s Express Train and many more rides and attractions await the young and the young at heart. Visit Santa’s deer, see the animals in Santa’s farm, splashzone just for kids, and visit Santa in his summer home. SPORTSLAND, a free admission, pay as you play park – go-carts, mini-golf, batting cages, lazer tag and arcade. Muskoka is soaring to bigger heights in 2015! Nestled around Santa’s Village, the Muskoka Zip Lines and Aerial Park offers all the excitement of a modern Aerial Adventure Park with the added bonus of the amenities available within the bustling amusement park. The facilities offer an adventure experience for all ages.

Distance from Cottage Binx: ~20 min drive Directions from Cottage Binx

Rates: start from $15 for day passes. More info can be found here.

Hours of operations: can be found here


Nestled in the heart of Muskoka, Muskoka Brewery handcrafts premium beers as unique and refreshing as the region they’re from.

Visit their on-site retail store where you will find brewery fresh beer and unique Muskoka Brewery swag and merchandise.

Distance from Cottage Binx: ~15 min drive Directions from Cottage Binx

Hours of operation: Open Monday to Thursday, 12pm to 6pm Friday to Sunday, 11am to 6pm


Gravenhurst, known as the Gateway to Muskoka, has a vibrant arts and entertainment community with more than 50 lakes and countless trails and parks. Walk the spectacular boardwalk (over 2,000 feet) from one end to the other, visit some of the exciting shops, enjoy waterfront dining, visit local and historic attractions, and take in the beautiful sights and sounds of this waterfront marvel. Be sure to visit the Farmer’s Market from May to October.

Distance from Cottage Binx: ~20 min drive Directions from Cottage Binx


Situated in picturesque Bracebridge, “the Heart of Muskoka”, the 300 passenger Lady Muskoka offers an incredible sightseeing opportunity you’re sure to remember. We offer full food and bar service ranging from snacks to 3 course meals on both public cruises or for special functions. The Vessel has comfortable table & chair seating on our two fully enclosed decks ideal for luncheon & dinner cruises. Or touch up your summer tan while you enjoy the quiet panoramic view from our open third deck unequalled anywhere in Muskoka.

Distance from Cottage Binx: ~20 min drive 

Directions from Cottage Binx

Rates: can be founds here

Phone Number: 705-646-2628 

Muskoka Discovery Centre

One-of-a-kind Muskoka Discovery Centre where we preserve the traditions of the steamship, boat building and resort era while continually educating the public about these fascinating times. Step into the past to explore what it truly means to spend a summer in Muskoka. Walk through a living postcard onto to the freight deck and meet the crew of our Steamship. Experience the elegance of famous resorts from yesteryear as you sit in our hotel and listen to the sounds from the Big Band Era. Visit the boat builders workshop and view some of the finest wooden boats ever produced. Become the captain and blow the steam whistles or start up a working engine.

Direction from Cottage Binx: 20 min drive Directions from Cottage Binx

Hours of operation: open every day from 9 am - 4 pm, closed on Mondays

For more information click here

The Bracebridge Farmers Market

Runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Come and visit the market in beautiful downtown Bracebridge. The Farmers Market is located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre.

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