A fun-filled trail inspired by our beloved cranberry. Over 30 Cranberry Route stops for you to discover. Stop at them all, or plan your own self-guided adventure and discover why cranberries are ‘Muskoka’s Berry.’ Tour the cranberry marsh (and get that iconic photo in the berries), sip cranberry craft beer and cider, indulge in cranberry baked goodies and treats, be amazed by cranberry inspired cuisine, and bring home the tastes (and smells) of the harvest! Plan your #CRANROUTE adventure today. This is one crantastic experience you don’t want to miss!
The seasoned Executive Chef at Touchstone Grill creates cuisines ranging from decadent to simply outstanding. The colourful menu uses fresh and local ingredients to satisfy every palate.
Indulge yourself in perfectly paired dishes and beverages as you overlook dreamy Lake Muskoka. Touchstone Grill is serving up a variety of cranberry inspired items on their menu, including the Grand Muskokan Martini as well as the famous Touchstone Salad. Create memories at the one-of-a-kind Touchstone Grill and awaken your senses through sight, smell and taste!
Embracing Peninsula Lake, Deerhurst Resort is your year-round retreat to Ontario’s famous “cottage country” lifestyle in Muskoka. Find your ideal mix of modern accommodations, value packages, year-round activities and special events. Featuring on-site restaurants, spas, meeting facilities, golf courses and recreation facilities, Deerhurst Resort is your perfect year-round destination.
Affogato Café + Gelato provides Muskoka with more authentic gelato flavours and products, specialty coffees, signature sandwiches, Italian pastries and desserts. The menu items also include gluten free, vegan and dairy free options for everyone to enjoy!
Not only does this café happily produce artisan quality Italian gelato and handcrafted bonbons and chocolates, it also offers fresh desserts, top quality fair trade coffee, loose leaf non GMO tea, and even local maple syrup and honey.
This year on the Cranberry Route, they are making a cranberry gelato accompanied by other crantastic menu items. This is a must-try cranberry treat!
Field of Greens is serving up an assortment of cranberry treats! From assorted baked goods featuring cranberries – cookies, loaves, squares, pies, tarts – to peameal on a bun with local cranberry mayo and more. They will also be offering a variety of packaged cranberry products from Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh. There will also be delicious fall themed lattes and coffee beverages to stay cozy!
The perfect vacation spot everyone can agree on, kids and grown ups alike. Stay for two nights from Sept.19 – Oct.16 and receive a free cranberry themed snack pack valued at $30. Ready and waiting to be enjoyed upon your arrival. Club Muskoka is a place for family to gather, friends to meet and memories to be made all year long!
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Muskoka BeerSpa currently offers Muskoka glamping in 2 and 3 bedroom cabins, with Clear Lake Brewing Co and The Cottage by Cottage Springs on site, draught taps in room, complimentary junk food, in room coffee & tea service and fresh pastries delivered each morning. Beach and dock access to the amazing Clear Lake, perfect for a fall paddle in a kayak or canoe and enjoy nightly campfires on resort and at the BeerGarden. In cabin massage services are available by appointment. Come hang out with us while on your Cranberry Route adventure.
Guests will enjoy a lakeside view, Residence Inn at Gravenhurst Muskoka Wharf is the perfect place for you and your family to take in the sights.
Our Cranberry Route experience includes cranberry-themed breakfast items available as part of our complimentary hot breakfast. Enjoy these delicious additions and celebrate the season of the cranberry harvest.
Torrance General is serving up an assortment of cranberry treats! From assorted baked goods featuring cranberries – cookies, loaves, squares, pies, tarts – to peameal on a bun with local cranberry mayo and more. They will be offering a variety of packaged cranberry products from Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh. There will also be delicious fall themed lattes and coffee beverages to stay cozy!
Inn at the Falls is a Boutique Inn in Downtown Bracebridge on the banks of the Muskoka River. Comprising an impressive 1870’s estate home and neighbouring 2-story building on a secluded cul-de-sac, presenting view of Bracebridge Fall, exuding welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. Basilico, an Italian restaurant and outdoor patio, overlooks the Muskoka River and is located right at Inn at the Falls.
During the Cranberry Route they are offering:
10% off your stay when you spend 2 or more nights
8% off your stay when you spend 1 night
Taboo Muskoka is located on beautiful Lake Muskoka, only 90 minutes North of Toronto. Taboo is known for its spacious accommodations, championship golf and breathtaking location. This Muskoka gem is the perfect place to kick back and unwind with friends and family.
During the Cranberry Route Taboo Muskoka will be offering:
Bala Cranberry Tour Bed & Breakfast Package:
Starting at $214 per person
At breakfast, enjoy some special beverages and breakfast items cranberry style!
Take in the scenic waterfront property which sits on 16 acres of beautiful, landscaped grounds and shores of the Muskoka Lakes. Christie’s Mill Inn and Spa prides itself on the relaxing and luxurious atmosphere maintained throughout the year; from winter to summer, this resort offers plenty of seasonal outdoor and indoor activities for you to explore.
Located right outside Muskoka’s premier water sports school, Wander & Waves is Muskoka Lakes specialty coffee trailer serving up fresh, locally roasted coffees, snacks + more. From iced, made-with-love lattes to grab and go drink selections, Wander & Wake have a little something for everyone. For Cranberry season they are offering a special, locally source Cranberry Tea.
Choose from a wide range of suite styles and find the one perfect for you! Stay at the trendy Jypsy Inn in Bracebridge and enjoy some cranberry wine and cranberry loaf during the harvest season.
Enjoy the cranberry goodies as you relax from one of these unique rooms:
Cranberry growing has been a Johnston family tradition since 1950, and Ontario’s oldest cranberry farm offers one-of-a-kind experiences to their visitors. They are so passionate about their berries, the farm & winery are open 363 days year! Take their award-winning tour, try delicious cranberry inspired beverages, hike (or skate) the trails, enjoy the view from the wine & cheese patio, shop, enjoy, relax.
Modern styling and great service await you in this a small comfortable Inn. Get the cozy cabin feel with exposed logs on the exterior and interior of each newly renovated room. Gather with other guests around the firepit in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Find cranberry treats waiting for you when you stay at The Dudley Inn the Cranberry Route!
Bala Freshmart is a local family owned and operated grocery store serving it’s community since 1995. Bala’s original Cranberry Sausage recipe originated in 1996 at Bala Freshmart. When the Luksa Family moved to the Cranberry Capital of Ontario they decided that they needed to create something “Cranberry” for the Cranberry Festival and thus the sausage was birthed. What was made only once a year for the festival soon turned into a year round job as it’s popularity grew.
Find their famous Cranberry Sausages, pure pork sausages infused with local cranberries, available fresh or frozen at the Bala Freshmart year round, and sometimes up at the Port Sydney Freshmart if they aren’t sold out. Choose from either a mild or medium flavour to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Made in store, with love.
Renowned for their quality, hand poured, Canadian made candles, along with an amazing selection of locally made and imported giftware, Rich Hill Candles is a must-visit stop en route. This family owned business in the heart of Muskoka captures all the charm of Bracebridge. Take home the aromatic scents of harvest season with cranberry inspired candles. Choose from a variety of formats that will match any décor style. Every time you light this cranberry candle, it will bring up the fond memories of Muskoka’s Cranberry Route.
Clear Lake Brewing Co. is the heartbeat of Downtown Torrance. With Brew house, Bottle shop, Tap Room and Beer Garden there is a lot happening in the tiny footprint on Southwood Road.
Their year round salute to the mighty Muskoka Cranberry is our Cranberry Radler, an easy drinking, light and refreshing brew that is always on tap. The Cranberry Radler is made with Muskoka Cranberry Juice and complimented by cranberry inspired menu items. By pint, howler and growler, you can enjoy it here or at home!
In celebration of the Cranberry Route we’ve created a craft beer cocktail. Properly dubbed the Radler Rocket it’s a delicious wander down memory.
Drop in, have a pint, take a load off.
Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph, Muskoka’s preeminent traditional lakeside inn offering breathtaking surroundings, tasteful accommodations, fine dining and unparalleled service in the heart of Muskoka since 1939. Located just 8 minutes away from the cranberry harvest at Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery, soak in the action during the day and return to Sherwood Inn for a meal from our acclaimed restaurant; we will be featuring a Cranberry Baked Brie! Our restaurant is open to both resort guests and the public – we look forward to seeing you soon!
Unique Muskoka has an eclectic line of merchandise with emphasis on products originating in Muskoka or of interest to Muskoka residents and cottagers. They feature a wide range of Tilley hats and clothing, as well as gift items, local artisans and crafts. This location is also the home base for Unique Muskoka magazine. Situated in Downtown Bracebridge, visit Unique Muskoka for special cranberry offerings like Yummies in a Jar cranberry jam.
Come visit Blue Willow Tea Shop’s charming little vintage boutique, full of antique and vintage tea-ware, British imported goodies and of course tea! Serving Afternoon and High Tea inspired by traditions from the Victorian and Edwardian times. Afternoon Tea is the lighter option with a choice of sandwich, scones, dessert and tea. High Tea is a heartier assortment of sandwiches and savouries, scones, dessert and tea.
While on the Cranberry Route, enjoy the Fall Harvest High Tea and try out these cranberry inspired items:
Let this resort in Muskoka immerse you in luxury! Plan your visit to JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa for a truly unforgettable experience. Arrive at the hotel in Muskoka to discover limitless luxury, scenic views of Lake Rosseau and convenient access to a variety of Muskoka’s celebrated outdoor activities. Enjoy luxury hotel rooms and suites, award-winning on-site restaurants, a signature spa, fitness center and a year-round indoor/outdoor swimming pool.
Stop by the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka to taste their delicious cranberry menu items including:
Lake of Bays Brewing has a broad beer lineup, everything from a light lager to double IPA to stout! There’s always an experiment brewing at the brew house with more styles and new flavours to bring to Lake of Bays Brewing fans.
On the Cranberry Route try the Cranberry Trail, a specialty drink made with Sparkhouse Ale and cranberry juice!
Stop by Muskoka Brewery’s Taproom to try a wide selection of local craft beer. Celebrate Cranberry season with Winter Beard brew. A double chocolate cranberry stout that boasts notes of rich, dark chocolate and tart cranberry. Take some cans home to celebrate the season all winter long!
The Huntsville Brewhouse by Lake of Bays Brewing Co. is right in the downtown core of Huntsville. Offering a locally sourced menu with fresh ingredients and 16 rotating taps, that offer a variety of beer brewed in-house, brewery classics and seasonal brews, and non-alcoholic craft beer.
On the #CRANROUTE Huntsville Brewhouse is serving up a specialty cranberry dish and drink. On the menu is the Cranberry Turkey Burger made from fresh seasoned Ontario turkey with Bala cranberry mayo, brie cheese, and crispy onions on a pretzel bun. Their special beverage is the Cranberry Trail made with Sparkhouse Ale and cranberry juice!
Sawdust City Brewing Company is a state-of-the-art brewhouse, taproom and retail store in downtown Gravenhurst. Sawdust is Gravenhurst’s go-to craft, local brewery with a delicious menu. During the route, stop in and try the Cranberry Sun Lager. Enjoy this cup of sunshine on a crisp autumn day with their Brewer’s Board featuring the housemade cranberry, pecan, rosemary cheese.
Steps from the iconic Lake Muskoka, The Shipyards Muskoka Marketplace offers over 4000 square feet of shops and products geared to Muskoka life & style. The Shipyards is anchored by six signature main floor merchants offering a selection of Jewelry, Apparel, Home Décor and Gifts.
On the Cranberry Route, The Wheelhouse inside The Shipyards will be offering Starbucks Coffee and special package of delicious homemade Cranberry Tarts. The 30+ artists and vendors will showcase their cranberry products including: Cranberry jams, chutneys, sauces, candles, house wares and more!
Cast Iron Restaurant is a neighbourhood favourite in Baysville. A local spot that puts a contemporary spin on pub fare food…all made in-house, fresh and with passion! Cast Iron perfectly captures that Muskoka feel with its elegantly rustic eatery inspired by the natural beauty of the region.
During the #CRANROUTE they are offering up the Cast Iron Red Cranberry Sangria for guests to enjoy with their meal!
A Canadian-based natural skincare company that cares about people, the environment and giving back to local communities. Offering a beautifully crafted, natural product has always been their promise to customers; a promise that continues today with each luxurious, thoughtfully designed product.
Stop in to Soapstones Natural Skincare in Huntsville while on the #CRANROUTE and try out their full line of Muskoka Cranberry skincare products!
For over 50 years, Henrietta’s has been a family owned and operated business. With roots based in traditional European baking, Henrietta’s believes in blending the old with new – producing classic pastries with a twist. You will experience only the highest standards in service and products at Henrietta’s!
Visit them as you make your way through the Cranberry Route and indulge in their delicious cranberry-inspired baked goods!
Jack & Stella is a place to shop, eat, browse and lounge Muskoka style! Once there, you can explore Stella’s Closet, Stella’s Pantry, Georgie’s Li’l Doughnuts, Stella’s Lounge and The Balacade.
Situated in Bala, Jack & Stella is the perfect place to stop-in and enjoy all it has to offer, especially during the cranberry route. Their cafe will be serving up a special Cranberry Loaf, Stella’s Lounge will have cranberry inspired cocktails, and Georgie’s Li’l Doughnuts will delight you with cranberry flavoured doughnuts.
Along with the cranberry inspired items, Jack & Stella are hosting a mini market Saturday, October 15 during the Cranberry Festival. At the mini market you will find handmade goods created by local artisans and small business, as well as live music dockside in the afternoon. This Bala landmark is a must-visit stop on the Cranberry Route!
BeaverTails is truly one of a kind. Irresistibly delicious, artisanal Canadian pastry, always there to share special moments that make lifelong memories. Iconic indulgence since 1978, today they continue their heritage by uniquely combining the original recipe with premium quality ingredients. Served piping-hot, hand-stretched whole-wheat pastries are both crispy and chewy at the same time. With endless flavour combinations, we promise you an experience you will never forget.
Find BeaverTails en route in Downtown Huntsville while you make your way through the Cranberry Route and enjoy their mEHple Cranberry Tail and Cranberry Poutine! The mEhple Cranberry Trail is made with a Maple Flavoured Spread, Maple Sugar Crunch and icing sugar, topped with Cranberry Sauce. The Cranberry Poutine is a spin on the classic Canadian dish, made with French fries, real Quebec cheese curds and gravy, topped with Cranberry Sauce!
The Bracebridge Barrelhouse by Lake of Bays Brewing Co. is located right in town. Their locally sourced menu has a wide variety of options to satisfy anyone. The microbrewery at this location will also be offering in-house barrel-aged beer, fermented in their on-site Foeder tanks. Try out this Bracebridge gem!
On the #CRANROUTE stop by for a bit and a bevvie, and be sure to try their cranberry menu items. The in house smoked turkey breast sandwich with cranberry mayonnaise, brie, prosciutto, lettuce, tomato on a toasted ciabatta bun is a must-try! Wash that down with the Cranberry Trail specialty drink made with Sparkhouse Ale and cranberry juice!
Tall Trees has a NEW look, NEW menu and ready to welcome you back!
Tall Trees Muskoka combines simplicity and elegance to create delicious dishes that delight the senses. Enjoy a meal bursting with flavours and textures that appeal to both the eye and the palate. Prepare to embark on an experience of different aromas that will excite, comfort, or even spark a memory or two. Whatever you decide to enjoy, Tall Trees are sure you will not be disappointed. Sit back, relax and let your senses go into overdrive!
On the Cranberry Route indulge in their breaded 10oz pork chop with cranberry, lemon and thyme chutney, served over roasted fingerling potatoes, and seasonal vegetables.
Sun up, crisp air and views for days, the Muskoka Bay Resort is open all four seasons. With a spectacular Clifftop Clubhouse, nature trails, bird watching, hiking, world-class golf, winter sports, fitness centre, infinity pool, splash pad, dining, tennis, and spa services, Muskoka Bay Resort has it all.
Stay in luxury, choosing from 3-4 bedroom villas, and 1-2 bedroom lofts. With spectacular design, luxurious overnight accommodations, championship golf and amenities on site, Muskoka Bay Resort exudes splendor through every element.
Exquisite dining matched by glorious views bestow a true taste of freedom at the Cliffside Restaurant & Terrace. During the Cranberry Route Muskoka Bay Resort is serving up special cocktails in celebration of this little berry, including a Cranberry Margarita and Cranberry Breeze. Pair these beverages with their Cranberry Butternut Squash Risotto for the full cranberry experience!
Experience several cranberry products on the menu, which are available year round as well as a few that are seasonal. Bala Bay Takeaway has the Cranberry Chicken Wrap, Cranberry BBQ Chicken Sandwich, and offer Cranberry Tartar Sauce with our famous Beer Battered Halibut and Chips. They also offer cranberry beverages, Muskoka Lakes Winery Splash and Cliff Jump Cider, Cranberry Tea, and juice.