Muskoka : Canada


What It Is Like to Retire in Muskoka

Muskoka is a district that spans 2,500 square miles in central Ontario. Its year round population is about 50,000, but another 50-100,000 visit here to enjoy the summers. Being east of Georgian Bay. Muskoka is very scenic area with a number of picturesque villages, farms, and vacation hotels and resorts alongside the many lakes in the area.

Where to Retire in Muskoka and Home Prices

See the Muskoka Active Communities link, top right, for information on where to live.
Average home prices are just under $100,000.

What Is Special about Muskoka

Muskoka is frequently called cottage country because so many people come here to vacation. The fishing and the scenery are exceptional

What Is Not Special about Muskoka

Unless you really like winter, wait 'til summer to visit

Who Will Like Retirement in Muskoka

People who love the unspoiled outdoors and a quiet way of living

Local Economy Is Driven by

Tourism.  Taxes in Ontario can be high, particularly on people with incomes over $76,000. For more information go to

Climate and Physical Environment

Mukoka is located in central Ontario about 2 hours north of Toronto.  It is east of the Georgian Bay

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime in Muskoka is low.

Medical Facilities

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Valuable Links

Muskoka on Wikipedia

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