These businesses are now open!

As we navigate these uncertain times the province gave the green light for certain sectors to open shop. This is great news for the region and many of its businesses. Golf: Golf is one of the quintessential summer activities and Orillia & Lake Country is not short of golf courses. With dozens of golf courses […]

Trails you can enjoy now!

As we navigate the current health crisis Orillia and Lake Country’s protected natural spaces provide a perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and get a dose of fresh air for local residents. Each of the following locations have unique characteristics that make them attractive to nature enthusiasts. Copeland Forest – This 4,400 acre provincially-protected […]

Make Mother’s Day Special

Make your Mother’s Day Special Although Mother’s Day will feel different this year, there are many ways to spoil all those mothers by supporting businesses in Orillia and Lake Country. These businesses have made it easy and safe to buy a variety of enticing products. Many of us won’t be able to get as close […]

Accommodation For Essential Workers

  Due to COVID-19  local accommodations are restricted  primarily to essential workers.  For rates and information please contact the  businesses listed below: In Orillia: Best Western Plus Orillia Best Western Mariposa Inn Champlain Waterfront Stone Gate Inn Kings Inn Kinghts Inn Quality Inn Econolodge Holiday Motel In Oro-Medonte Ye Olde Country Store Inn Valley Croft […]

Local shops that offer social distancing shopping

  Due to COVID-19 many of the local shops around the region are  offering social distancing shopping to serve the region some of their many products. Please consider shopping locally to support many of the region’s small businesses! The following shops are offering some sort of social distance shopping experience: UPDATE: Support other local restaurants […]

Restaurants That Offer Take-out or Delivery

Many of the restaurants around Orillia and Lake Country are  offering takeaway or delivery to serve the region some of their delicious dishes and treats. Please consider ordering takeaway or delivery to support many of the region’s restaurants! The following restaurants are offering some sort of take-out option: UPDATE: Support other local restaurants and shops […]

Tap into Maple hits the sweet spot

There’s no doubt many adventures await you in Ontario’s Lake Country during winter. Groomed trails make the perfect conditions for snowmobiling, skiing, ice fishing and skating. But as the days and nights get warmer, and sap starts flowing through maple trees, the sweetest trail you’ll find in Central Ontario is the one that will lead […]

Valentine Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day & Weekend Date Ideas in Ontario’s Lake Country With Valentine’s Day around the corner you can feel the love in Ontario’s Lake Country. Find a cozy place to grab a bite, enjoy one of the many outdoor activities, or indulge in some of the region’s cultural attractions. Valentine’s Day and weekend is all […]

Winter In Orillia

There is no doubt Ontario’s Lake Country shines in the winter.  The region is blessed with lots of snow and the temperatures to keep it throughout the winter. Ski hills, endless trails and frozen lakes allow those looking to break a sweat under wide open blue skies in cooler temperatures, or just enjoy the sunshine […]

Snow Much Fun!

Snow Much Fun! In Ontario’s Lake Country, winter is welcomed like an old friend. “There’s no escaping winter, so why not get out and have fun?” says Sarah Huter, director of marketing and promotions at Mount St. Louis Moonstone, a popular ski hill and snowboarding paradise. “There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad […]