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The 2013 Muskoka Motorcycle Rally

The 2013 Muskoka Motorcycle Rally



Ontario riders have known the score for years, Muskoka is the go-to place for great summertime vacations. With an abundance of lakes, beautiful scenery and many a winding road, the area has been luring riders from further and further afield. National Geographic recently ranked Muskoka as the number one summer trip so the cat is out of the bag. The growing interest in the area has culminated into an event that celebrates the best of motorcycling and Muskoka.

The Muskoka Motorcycle Rally

July 19th & 20th 2013, Gravenhurst, Ontario, Free Event!

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A weekend full of fun on the shores of Lake Muskoka with lots to do for motorcycle enthusiasts and families. A big turn out is expected so the Town of Gravenhurst has designated all parking lots surrounding the event to be free for motorcycles starting at 8am on Friday. Just in time for a Pancake Breakfast at the Sawdust Saloon located in the event park. Spend the rest of the day perusing the vendors, checking out demo rides, motorcycle skills shows and live bands. There will be a Beer Garden open from 11am to 8pm both days and lots of food vendors to choose from. 

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For a uniquely Muskokan experience get on board the Wenoanah II Steamship for a Sunset Cruise Friday night at 8:00pm. The 2-hour tour offers an amazing view of of the cottages and boathouses the Muskokas are famous for while sharing drinks with fellow motorcycle fans and rocking out to the Dock House Band. And don't forget to catch that sunset!

With an hourly bus shuttle in to town beginning at noon each day, the Mayors Ride on Saturday afternoon and a Big Toys display area there's no shortage of options for what to do with your weekend. 

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Wondering where to stay while visiting? Lodging is at a premium this time of year so the organizers have made arrangements. Located just south of Gravenhurst, the Severn Bridge Fairgrounds will be converted into a great camping area available for tenting, RV's or trailers. Stay for the whole weekend or just a single night. Click here for more info and pricing. If camping's not your thing there are a lot of other options for where to stay in and around Gravenhurst.

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Visit http://www.muskokarally.com/ for more information.

Word to the wise: On a busy weekend the 400 and 11 Highways can be a trap worth avoiding at all costs. Fortunately, there are a lot of great side roads in and around this area known as Explorers' Edge. The Georgian Bay Coastal Route offers some convenient alternatives but just as satisfying can be discovering your own way. Let us know if you find an exceptional one you want to share with other riders.

Have a great weekend!

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