Get Crazy for Cranberries!

09/04/2019 | by Webmaster | Vacation Rentals

If you haven’t visited the Cranberry Capital of Ontario during the annual cranberry harvest before you are in for a sweet treat. Discover why cranberries are “Muskoka’s Berry”.

Take the #cranroute on your fall colours drive with 25 Cranberry Route stops to discover along the way. Tour the cranberry marsh, sip cranberry craft beer and cider, indulge in cranberry baked goods, cranberry inspired cuisine, and best of all bring them back to the cottage to enjoy! 

A culinary cranberry adventure is the perfect excuse for a fall getaway.

Where to stay

Hawksfield F368

Hawksfield Cottage F368

This four-bedroom, three-bathroom cottage is located on Black Lake in Torrance, just ouside of Bala. A getaway to Hawksfield Cottage will have families wanting to come back for more.

Maple Bay F383

Maple Bay Cottage F383

This upscale luxury seven-bedroom, three-bathroom cottage on the Indian River is perfect for a large family group with older children. A quick drive from Port Carling and only 14 minutes away from Bala.

Footprints to Joe F490

In the heart of Muskoka with views of iconic Lake Joseph, sits this newly renovated two-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage. Perfect for couples and small families looking for a week away. Just outside of MacTier and only 17 minutes away from Bala.

Splendour on Spence F493

Just outside of Bracebridge and 35 minutes from Bala, Spence Lake offers comfort, ease and functionality – for that classic vacation Muskoka style. This four-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage will create a wonderful cranberry experience for the entire family.

Add a Trip package!


Taste Muskoka Wine & Tour Package

Tour and taste on a guided walking journey. Enjoy a Canadian Signature Experience from cranberry bog to Muskoka in a bottle.

Package includes:

For more information or to book this package speak to one of our Vacations Specialists call 877-788-1809 or e-mail

When to come

The best time to come is during the Bala Cranberry Festival but the harvest runs from two weeks before our Canadian Thanksgiving until the end of October.

Bala Cranberry Festival October 18th – 20th 2019

The love for cranberries doesn’t stop in Bala, see all cottages in Muskoka