Fall for the Flavours of Lake Country

The leaves are falling 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 […]

Valentine Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day & Weekend Date Ideas in Orillia & Lake Country Valentine’s Day is all about spending time together and what better way to do that then to get active and outdoors. Orillia & Lake Country boasts some of Ontario’s best known recreational hotspots. Find a cozy place to grab a bite, enjoy one of […]

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 […]

Spooktacular Things to Do this Halloween

As the leaves fall to the ground and pumpkins can be found around every corner, a chill has entered the air that’s more than just the changing of the weather. Witches walk through the village, spirits come out to play and there are tasty treats for all to enjoy. If you are still deciding how […]

How to Spend a Day in Coldwater Village

Coldwater Village is a place set outside of time with it’s small town charm and historic roots in the Township of Severn. Sitting alongside the Coldwater River to Matchedash Bay, the village is more than just a great place to stop en route by paddle, bike or drive, it is a destination filled with personality […]

Mariposa Sings Again with Satellite Concerts

The community, comradery and joy emanated by the Mariposa Folk Festival’s live music is returning to Orillia in an innovative way this fall. The Grand Dame of folk festivals has been sorely missed in its usual summer timeslot, but on October 23rd the festival makes a comeback with a day of Satellite Concerts, across the […]

Fall Colours Road Trip, Self-Guided Motorcycle Tours, Mountain Biking & More

Sweater weather is almost here, and autumn is the perfect time to explore beautiful Oro-Medonte. Magnificent red, orange and yellow tones invigorate the scenery with incredible colour, and our welcoming community offers some special fall-themed events and activities. Explore Oro-Medonte by bicycle, motorcycle, or car and plan a fall road trip with fun stops along […]