Number of Sleeps

  When I was a kid, I counted things in terms of sleeps – Christmas was coming in three sleeps, school ended in 12 sleeps. It was an uncomplicated way of marking the time rather than staring at the slow … Read More

Meet our new Executive Chef

Clevelands House is proud to introduce our new Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage, Jason MacArthur!  Jason is no stranger to Muskoka.  He has worked at ClubLink for more than 15 years, creating delicacies at The Lake Joe … Read More

We Resolve……

With the dawn of a New Year upon us, it is customary to stop and think about what changes we want to make for ourselves. What we resolve to do, or not do, is usually at the forefront of our … Read More

Our Muskoka Resort gears up for 2012

Happy New Year!! We are welcoming 2012 with mild weather and continually longer days, which always makes us think about summer. We had a great response in December to our tentatively booked family vacations for the upcoming season and we … Read More

Surprise Concert

We had such a fantastic time at Cleves last night, August 10.  Word was slowly getting out that we had a special guest performer coming, and when he finally stepped onto the stage, the room erupted in applause.  Mr. Steven … Read More

A Clive Update

Our smart little feline undoubtedly is more aware of what exactly is going on than we once anticipated.  Clive, who can ALWAYS be found in one of three locations around this Muskoka resort that we call home: 1) the couch, … Read More

Don't have a boat? You can still enjoy the lake!

Not everyone has full-time access to a boat, but this should not be a reason to hold you back from enjoying Muskoka Resorts!  We here at Clevelands House, with around 3,000 ft of waterfront, frequently enjoy playing on the water … Read More

A Hard Place to Leave

The children that attend our Kids Program here at Clevelands House create memories that last a lifetime, and friendships that stretch past the typical week-long stay. How do I know this, you may ask? Because I used to come up … Read More

Free Weekend Getaway Contest to Our Muskoka Resort

We here at Clevelands House recently held a free weekend getaway contest to our Muskoka resort for Toronto Star Wonderlist subscribers.  We asked them to write into us, explaining why they deserve this free weekend away for their family of … Read More

My Favourite Place

I first started working at Clevelands House after my first year at University.  I went back to school the next year and was forever changed.  For a course paper, I was asked to write about my favourite place, and it … Read More

Muskoka Resort Memories

I don’t remember how old I was when we first went to Clevelands House, but I remember that week like it was yesterday. My parents decided to take us on our first family vacation to a Muskoka resort and we … Read More

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Clevelands House

Since Cleve’s has been around for over a century now, there is a lot of neat history that goes forgotten and/or unnoticed.  Let’s take a short trip down memory lane, and perhaps you’ll learn a thing or two! The main … Read More

Clive – A Muskoka Resort Cat

Clive, our on resort cat, did not always call Clevelands House his home.  He originally lived at a cottage close by, and on one of his many outdoor excursions, he stumbled upon Cleve’s and made himself at home.  His owners, … Read More

Muskoka Resorts

With the Farmers’ Almanac predicting another hot summer in 2011, there are certain things that come to mind.  The beach, a good book, summer sports like tennis and golf, kid’s camps and taking the time to enjoy some the best … Read More

"Opening The Shutters" to our first blog of 2011

Welcome to the first official blog on our newly redesigned Clevelands House website. When you work at a Muskoka Resort like Clevelands House, there is a palpable energy that begins in mid April.  The promise of so many eagerly anticipated … Read More