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Recognition and Awards

Huntsville is a thriving, beautiful community built with endless resources which makes us a first class community to live in, to visit and to boast about!  We are proud to share some of our successes with you as they arise.

Recognition or Award Received  Description of Recognition or Award
Canada's Best Adventure Town:  Huntsville, Ontario
Huntsville makes top 10 on Culture Days list.

14 Ontario Towns Bursting with Fall Colour. Huntsville is #4.

Huntsville:  All the best of Muskoka in one place

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2013 National Geographic Traveler

Once again Muskoka has been recognized as a top destination spot.

More Top Vacation Honours from National Geographic Traveler

Congratulations to Muskoka and our tourism industry partners. National Geographic Traveler magazine has recognized Muskoka as one of their top 20 must see world destinations for 2012.

This is in addition to their recognition of Muskoka as the best summer trip for 2011. This iconic publication has provided more recognition for Muskoka's reputation as a world class place to visit.

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Muskoka takes Top Vacation Honours 

If you have thought about visiting us before, 2011 is the time to put your thoughts into action! Muskoka has been ranked #1 on the list of the 10 best summer trips.

On Monday, June 27, 2011 the Toronto Star published an article ranking Muskoka the number 1 vacation destination for the year.

Read more about this exciting recognition.

Huntsville Makes Top 5 on Lowest Net Taxes ListAccording to National Post News, Huntsville has one of the lowest net taxes per household in Canada. It is reasons like this that our residents are proud to live in such a thriving, beautiful community!

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Muskoka Ranks #1 in Top Summer Trips 2011
Huntsville Lodge Noted as Best Place to Stay

National Geographic has released a list of Top Summer Trips for 2011 ranking Muskoka #1. Huntsville's Pow Wow Point Lodge was noted as one of the best places to stay.  Muskoka's proximity to Toronto, and nearby Provincial parks, historic towns and villages as well as 8699 miles of shoreline were touted as reasons to visit the region. 

Read more about this on National Geographic.

2010 Angus Mowat Award for Excellence (Large Public Libraries)

Huntsville Public Library won this Excellence Award for the Rotary Teen Space.

Read more about this Public Library Service Award on the Ministry of Tourism and Culture website.


Communities in Bloom Award Winner

Our most recent National Competition took place in 2009 - which we scored a total of 5 Blooms with Special Mention in the area of Standards for Municipal Sustainable Development.

For more information about Communities in Bloom and our prestigious awards, please visit our Communities in Bloom page.  


Ontario Mainstreet Accessibility Award

In 2006, the Town of Huntsville was awarded the Ontario Mainstreet Accessibility Award for outstanding achievement in and promotion of universal access and diversity by successfully hosting the Provincial Winter Paralympic Championships.  The awards program was developed through partnership between the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA), the Ontario Business Improvement Areas Association (OBIAA), and the Ontario Government.  The award was created to recognize the efforts of small businesses and communities in Ontario that have significantly improved accessibility and reduced barriers for people with disabilities.

For more on Accessibility, please visit our Accessibility Page.