The town of Gravenhurst is known as the Gateway to Muskoka. A town rich in tradition and natural beauty, Gravenhurst is the cultural heart of Muskoka and Ontario’s cottage and resort country. See Gravenhurst Map below
Located north of Barrie and Orillia just off of Highway 11. Home to one of Canada’s National Historic Sites, The Bethune Memorial House one of the must see destinations for Chinese visitors to Canada to see this Chinese hero.
Official Tourism Organization:
Fall Colour Routes
Gravenhurst can be a final destination or a starting point for a beautiful autumn trip to see the fall colours (colors) See our suggested fall colour routes that include Gravenhurst Ontario.
Accommodations in the Gravenhurst Area
Attractions in the Gravenhurst Area
Culture and History
- Carnegie Library and Arts Centre
- Gravenhurst Opera House
- Gravenhurst Railway Station
- Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre
Gravenhurst Area Tourism Information
Official Town Web Site: Town of Gravenhurst;
Muskoka Towns Near Gravenhurst
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The Highway 11 Way
Highway 11 dissects the Gravenhurst area, along with Highway 169. Highway 11 continues north and west in Ontario. It is considered by many to be the longest street (Highway in the world). Visitors leaving Gravenhurst will inevitably find themselves on Highway 11. There are a number of wonderful attractions and accommodation locations along the route from Barrie Ontario to Rainy River the driving distance runs close to 1600 km. See the quick links to the various towns, villages and cities and places with an Ontario road trip on the Highway 11 Way.