The Hub & Heart of Orillia

Nestled in the midst of three sparkling lakes with a swath of trees and nature all around, Orillia attracts outdoor enthusiasts in every season. The city also boasts college and university campuses and a number of large employers, from OPP Headquarters to Casino Rama Resort. In every way, it is fully immersed in the 21st […]

Small Town Charm

Friendly Towns Those who travel through Orillia & Lake Country know that the journey really can be just as enjoyable as the destination with a plethora of quaint villages throughout. These tiny communities are big on unique offerings that keep people coming back. From west to east, these areas shouldn’t be missed. Craighurst Just a […]

Get Ready for National Paddling Week

Article by: Brennan Moxey It’s National Paddling Week in Canada! There is no better way to explore Orillia & Lake Country than getting out on our many waterways to celebrate National Paddling Week. Orillia & Lake Country is home to many paddling routes which I suggest you check out this weekend or summer! Outfitters If you […]

A Walk In The Woods

“I always notice that when I walk into the woods it’s immediately cooler and the air smells very fresh and earthy.” From Tanya Clark’s office window, the woods are very close. In fact, Clark, who is the development coordinator at The Couchiching Conservancy, feels fortunate to work surrounded by the silence of the Grant’s Woods […]

Time To Fall In Love With Orillia & Lake Country

Time to fall in love with Orillia & Lake Country Written by Kim Goggins With its rolling hills and roads canopied with brilliant oranges, vivid yellows and blazing reds, there are few sights as spectacular as Orillia & Lake Country in autumn. Known for its striking backdrops, and within an hour-and-a-half drive of the Greater Toronto […]

Pedal & Paddle Orillia

Orillia & Lake Country is your four season destination and summer is not short of any activities that visitors can enjoy, by themselves, with the family, or with someone special. In Orillia & Lake Country we are blessed to have so many activities offered in our area. With a variety of experiences such as paddling […]

10 Amazing Paddle Routes in Orillia and Lake Country

Paddle and Explore Lake Country In the Orillia and Lake Country we are blessed with some of the most beautiful and scenic waterways in Ontario. The region is nestled with picturesque waterfronts along Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe and the Trent-Severn Waterway. The best way to experience these water bodies is to get up close and […]