NEED SOME HELP PLANNING A GIRLS WEEKEND GETAWAY?
Keep reading, we’ve planned it all out for you!
Located between Barrie and Orillia, Oro-Medonte is home to rolling hills, picturesque views, and some beautiful accommodation options. Looking for a Bed & Breakfast to enjoy a home-away-from- home feeling? Click here to find one that can accommodate your group. If you prefer a resort stay, book a room or suite at Horseshoe Resort or Carriage Ridge Resort and enjoy some resort amenities, as well as the below mentioned off-site excursions. Remember to click the links provided in this blog to pre-book your experiences, so that you don’t miss out! Looking for a glamping experience? Check out Glen Oro Farm and sleep in a yurt under the stars.
Reserve your arrival night dinner table in advance. Click here for a list of our fabulous restaurants, and enjoy a great meal and some drinks after checking into your chosen accommodations. Booking ahead is highly recommended for groups of four or more.
Start your day rejuvenated and strong with a group yoga class at Vicki Tree Yoga & Wellness. The morning flow and beautiful location will set the stage for a perfect day of reconnecting with your friends. For non-morning people, there are many other time options for this experience. There are also other class types, such as spin class, group hikes, snowshoeing in winter and Sculpt & Core Workout Classes. Vicki Tree is closed on Sundays.
Weather permitting, Copeland Forest and the Rail Trail are social media photo hotspots and the ultimate in nature’s beauty. Enjoy a stroll in the fresh, country air with the company of your best friends.
Pre-book an afternoon pottery lesson at Brierley Pottery and learn a new skill while having some fun. After your time at the wheel, make plans to return for a second seating to fire and glaze your creations. What a perfect excuse to do ANOTHER girls weekend!
At the end of the day, enjoy a wine tour and dinner at Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery (only open on Saturday/Sunday) or dinner and brews at Quayle’s Brewery (open Thursdays to Sundays). In Summer/Fall seasons, Quayle’s also offers Hops Tours, explaining the growing process and the role of hops in beer, ending with a flight sampling. If you are visiting throughout the week, or would like other suggestions, click the restaurant link in the second paragraph for other choices.
Alpacas? Yes, please! Snuggle and stroll your way through an incredible Alpaca Tour at Davidson Estate Alpacas (Open on weekends, only). The excursion is approximately one hour long and filled with information and cuddles.
NOTE: There is no washroom on site.
Time for good-byes, but not before one last outing. Make sure you’ve packed up and are ready to head home afterward, as this beautiful spot is right on the highway. Click here to pre-book High Tea at The Lovely Teahouse (Open Thursdays to Sunday). Enjoy some final laughs and conversation as you nibble on finger sandwiches and scones, with your very own pot of tea. If time and finance permit, there is also a small shop upstairs.
Download the Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Itinerary and keep it with you for planning and on your tripDOWNLOAD ITINERARY
Be sure to plan your next Oro-Medonte getaway before you hit the road home! We can’t wait to see you again! Don’t forget to tag #OroMedonteTourism in your photos! Our social media crew LOVES seeing all of the fun!
Guest writer, Jennifer Skerratt Pike for Oro-Medonte Township