Planning Your Muskoka Getaway

A young family gleefully prepares for their Muskoka getaway from Toronto.Vacations play an essential role in building family relationships. Not only do they give us a chance to unwind, but they also allow us to create valuable memories and forge unbreakable bonds with our loved ones. Still, taking the time to plan an incredible vacation can sometimes feel overwhelming. And while it may feel a bit early, starting to plan your Muskoka getaway today will make it much easier come summertime. Whether you’ll need a quick weekend retreat or a seven-night stay, Severn Lodge is the perfect place for families—and we’re only a 90-minute drive from Toronto! Here are three tips for planning your retreat.

Decide How Long to Stay

Understandably, many families want to get away to Muskoka for a week or more. But that doesn’t mean you won’t benefit from a short retreat. Depending on your vacation budget or how many kids you’ll have with you, it might make more sense to only stay for a weekend. On the other hand, if you want to maximize your Muskoka experience at Severn Lodge or plan on visiting different places around the area, you may want to consider a more extended getaway.

Make a List of Activities and Places to Visit

A solitary building rests upon a rocky island is one of the many Muskoka attractions near Severn Lodge.Making a list of things to do will help streamline your planning process. The first step is to do a little online research using “things to do in Muskoka” keywords and visit our activities overview page. We also have a page dedicated to offsite activities near Severn Lodge. Remember, you’re itinerary doesn’t have to be strict, but it won’t hurt to have some direction. There’s nothing wrong with a bit of spontaneity, but last-minute planning can sometimes lead to a stressful experience. Either way, we’ll make it easy for you!

Let the Countdown Begin!

Anticipation is half the fun when it comes to a Muskoka getaway. When you plan your vacation far in advance, you and your family will have fun looking forward to the day you head out. From a practical standpoint, you’ll also have a better chance of getting the accommodations you want. 

All Inclusive Vacations from Toronto near Port Severn

There are many ways to maximize your Muskoka getaway, depending on how you want to spend your time. And with so many onsite and nearby activities, making reservations at Severn Lodge is a winning proposition. To find out more or book your stay, please feel free to reach out online or call 800-461-5817.