Muskoka is truly a four-season destination. Lake Rosseau and the surrounding area is a nature-lover’s paradise offering an abundance of outdoor activities to delight the senses. 


Savour the exquisite lakeside view from our luxury Boathouse on the water’s edge. Relax on the expansive sundeck or gather with friends around the fireplace.

In the summer season, the Pool Pavilion offers a salt-water pool, sun loungers with umbrellas and restrooms. Lake Rosseau is a playground for the soul. Enjoy a morning paddle, as the mist rises from the lake, or an exhilarating sail in the afternoon sun. Lake Rosseau and the Muskoka Lakes have water activities to please everyone.

Watercraft and sports equipment are available to rent from local suppliers; boat slips, by reservation are available on-site. 


Nearby, explore numerous hiking and biking trails to rejuvenate your spirit. In the winter months, opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice-skating and dogsledding offer endless hours of fun.

Muskoka offers golfers an array of world-glass golf courses. Only steps from Legacy Cottages is The Rock, a legendary Nick Faldo course, sculpted into the dramatic Muskoka landscape.  Also popular are Muskoka Lakes Golf & Country Club and Windermere Golf & Country Club which are boat accessible from Legacy Cottages on Lake Rosseau.


The Muskoka Lakes area is a paradise for those who love to shop. Here you’ll find antiques, one-of-a-kind cottage shops, clothing boutiques and so much more. The town of Port Carling’s shopping destination, Steamboat Bay, offers picturesque shopping and dining, right on the lake. Beyond Port Carling, and accessible by boat or car, the picturesque towns of Bala, Bracebridge and Gravenhurst offer perfect short trips to more shopping finds.

Those who are adventurous will find boating from the cottages to the locks at Port Carling and access to Lake Muskoka, the towns of Bala, Bracebridge or Gravenhurst a fun afternoon outing. On Steamboat Bay, you’ll find cute boutiques, grocery shops and all you’ll need for your shopping fix. Closer to home, a short boat ride to the LCBO and the Rosseau General Store provides a moment to step back in time, while picking up essentials.

Art & Culture

The scenic landscape of Muskoka seems to attract and inspire artists of all shapes and sizes. Year-round artisan studio tours and local festivals enchant visitors. Summer brings local theatre productions to life at a multitude of small-town theatres. Local area museums open their doors to inspire and educate, children of all ages.

Popular local festivals and tours include Muskoka Arts & Crafts Show (July), Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour (SEP/OCT), Bala Cranberry Festival (OCT), Fire & Ice Festival in Bracebridge (JAN/FEB), plus numerous Spring and Fall Fairs throughout the area. Not sure if it’s Art & Culture, but there is a summertime old-school Drive-in offering safe, clean, family evening fun too!

Body & Wellness

Simply being in Muskoka rejuvenates the soul. But for those seeking to be truly pampered, nearby spas are sure to delight. Minutes away, Spa Rosseau at JW Marriott, The Rosseau offers full-service luxury spa treatments and services. Mediglo Spa at Mortimer’s Marina and The Spa at Touchstone are also noteworthy.

While on vacation, there’s no need to forgo your fitness regime. Boutique yoga studios have sprouted across the region, many offering stunning lake views while you breathe deeply. Wallace Marina, next door offers yoga classes in a screened-in boathouse with inspiring lake views (open seasonally). In Muskoka, fitness can easily come to you, please check with our concierge for additional fitness options.


The Muskoka food scene is bustling and is sure to tantalize all taste buds. Enjoy dockside dining, upscale dining, and everything in between. Local favourites include: Teca and Muskoka Chophouse at JW Marriott, the Rosseau, Richwell’s Muskoka Fine Foods, Crossroads Restaurant, York & Mason and Chef Henrie Bistro & Café.


  1. Port Carling Post Office
  2. Esso
  3. Muskoka Gas and Restaurant
  4. Minett Post Office
  5. Muskoka Lakes Township Fire Station 5


  1. Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare
  2. Rosseau Nursing Station
  3. Port Carling Veterinary Services


  1. Silver Stream Farms
  2. Lululemon
  3. Rosseau Market
  4. Morley Stephen Ltd.
  5. Foodland
  6. Port Carling LCBO
  7. Muskoka Springs
  8. Rosseau LCBO
  9. Port Carling Farmers’ Market
  10. Minett Corner store
  12. Rosseau General Store
  13. Muskoka Chair Company
  14. Indian River Trading Co.
  15. Muskoka Boat Gallery


  1. Rosseau Bakery Variety
  2. Turtle Jack’s Muskoka Grill
  3. Tim Hortons
  4. Grand Electric Muskoka
  5. Subway
  6. Frankies Surf Club Muskoka
  7. Muskoka Brewery
  8. Mooskoka’s Ice Cream
  9. Abbey’s Bakehouse
  10. Loondocks
  11. Water’s Edge
  12. Pie – Wood Fired Pizza Joint
  13. Lakehouse

Golf / Recreation

  1. Lake Joseph Golf Club
  2. Kee to Bala
  3. Port Sandfield Marina
  4. Muskoka Lakes Museum
  5. Hardy Lake Provincial Park
  6. Port Carling Arena
  7. Huckleberry Rock Lookout
  8. SWS Marine
  9. The Rock
  10. Port Carling Golf & Country Club
  11. Windermere Golf & Country Club
  12. Pine Ridges Golf Course