Stay Safe and Make the Most of the Ice Fishing Season

By guest writer Wil Wegman Whether I am fishing a summertime bass tournament out of Orillia on calm or rough waters, swimming four kilometres across Lake Couchiching during the annual Sun City Swim event or kick-sledding all over its hard waters in search of jumbo perch thru the ice, I have nothing but respect and […]

Nordic Spa, Skiing, Fat Biking + More: Doing Winter Well in Oro-Medonte

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Oro-Medonte offers a multifaceted winter getaway that feels far from the stressors of everyday life. With an abundance of fresh clean snow and an impressive range of top-notch operators offering skiing, snow tubing, horseback riding, Nordic spa experiences and more, Oro-Medonte is the perfect playground […]

Top Winter Activities in Orillia & Lake Country

Your next winter adventure awaits in Orillia & Lake Country! We’ve rounded up some awesome experiences that will get your heart pumping while immersed in the region’s winter wonderland. From hitting the slopes, trekking through trails or out on the lake, there are so many ways to make the most of the season! Ski, Snowshoe, […]

‘Tis the Season: Oro-Medonte Holiday Markets

The holiday season is now underway, and it’s time to make some lasting memories with your family and close friends at Oro-Medonte’s incredible lineup of Christmas markets. This year, celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with a visit to special events at Quayle’s Brewery, Valley Croft, Ayers Tree Farm and more. You can enjoy […]

Downtown Orillia for the Holidays

The holidays are approaching and Downtown Orillia is ready to ensure you can find all the gifts on your shopping list while experiencing the charms of a historic downtown alit with twinkling lights, dining experiences and celebrating the magic of the season. Save the dates on these upcoming holiday events and experiences! Black Friday – […]

Glen Oro: An Unforgettable Magical Getaway

by guest author Samantha Vessios with photography by Aneta Sofronova Close your eyes. You’re travelling down an old country road. Cool, fresh air breezes across you, and you can smell the change in the season. Take a deep breath. Open your eyes. You’re rolling through colourful valleys, surrounded by ancient trees. In awe of the […]

Fall for the Flavours of Lake Country

The leaves have fallen but that doesn’t mean it’s time to hibernate yet! Let the culinary delights of Fall Flavours of Lake Country entice you to extend your autumn experience at one of our participating restaurants. Each year the Flavours of Lake Country inspires chefs around the region to prepare a prix fixe menu featuring […]