Severn Township, quaint country life at its best

Severn Township, quaint country life at its best Nestled among a serene rural landscape, home to two museums, and boasting a simpler life is a Village-on-the-River: Coldwater. Located along the Simcoe County Bike Loop Trail and surrounded by quiet country roads, the village has become a popular destination for cyclists looking to take a break […]

Fall tours

There’s a certain sweetness in the air when autumn comes into play after a hot summer in Orillia and Lake Country. As the days get shorter and nights get cooler, we are rewarded with a kaleidoscope of colours to mark the change of season. With thousands of acres of forests, the region is dotted with […]

Bayview Wildwood Resort – Home Away From Home for Many

For many, the summer of 2020 will be remembered for two things: incredibly hot weather and restrictions caused by the world-wide pandemic. But for those who returned to Bayview Wildwood Resort in Severn Bridge, it will be remembered as it always has been – another summer holiday making memories on the south shore of Sparrow […]

Tourism Spotlight: Quayle’s Brewery

Welcome to Quayle’s Brewery This brand new hop farm and estate brewery nestled in the northern portion of Oro-Medonte is earning rave reviews from its early guests. Offering a special farm-to-glass experience, the brewery features a seasonal artisanal food menu and a series of exceptional craft brews made with their own homegrown ingredients. Anchored by […]

Friday night’s all right for dining

Friday night’s all right for dining   The air was infused with excitement in Orillia on Friday evening July 10th. For the first time this summer, locals and visitors were able to shrug off the COVID blues and step out of isolation to meet up with friends over good food and cold beverages, ‘al fresco’, […]

Resorts To Visit This Summer

Top 5 Resorts To Bring Your Family This Summer  Good news! The Orillia & Lake Country region is now able to safely welcome overnight guests to its family-friendly resorts. Updated safety protocols have been implemented to protect resort guests and staff, allowing visitors of all ages to get away from home and enjoy some much-needed […]

It’s Patio Season

 It’s Patio Season! With the warmer weather here many of us are looking forward to enjoying a fine meal and cold drink on one of the region’s many patios. Here is a list of some of the must-visit patios in the region. Rustica Pizza Vino Located in the heart of Orillia’s historic downtown, the European-style […]

Black River Wilderness Park is Opening

Great News! Back River Wilderness Park Opening June 12 View this post on Instagram Earth Day☀️🌲🍁 – – – #earthday #canada #camping #blackriverwildernesspark A post shared by @ harrymacey on Apr 22, 2020 at 5:39pm PDT With campgrounds opening across the Province now is the time to book your spot at the Black River Wilderness […]

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 […]