Huntsville is the largest city in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. It is located in the hilly terrain of the Canadian Shield and is dotted with many lakes. Due to its natural beauty and abundant natural resources it is known as a major tourist destination, drawing people from around the world. It was recognized by National Geographic Magazine as the # 1 travel destination in 2011 and made the top 20 in 2012. The Toronto Star ranked the city the #1 place to take a summer trip in 2011.
Keith Bellows, Editor In Chief of National Geographic Traveler and Vice‐President of the National Geographic Society has included Huntsville and the Muskoka region in his recently released book “100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life.”Huntsville also acts as a western gateway to Algonquin Provincial Park and was host to the 36th G8 summit in June 2010.