Orillia. The Sunshine City

Nestled amongst two sparkling lakes in the heart of lake country, Orillia is a four season destination just 90 minutes north of the GTA.

Orillia, known as the Sunshine City, is home to an abundance of experiences for every kind of visitor. With expansive waterfront trails and parks, a robust arts and culture scene, and a historically charming downtown full of top-tier shopping and dining options, there’s something for everyone to discover in the Sunshine City. Dock your boat at the Port of Orillia, visit a museum or gallery, take a foodie tour through the city’s booming culinary scene, or catch a show at the historic Orillia Opera House. Whatever your interests, your escape starts here in Orillia.

Sunshine Getaway Package

The perfect dinner and a show package is back! Enjoy waterfront dining during your lunch at a National Historic Site, a show at an iconic theatre, dinner at your choice of two great restaurants and an overnight stay at your choice of two gorgeous hotels – with breakfast in the morning. Our Sunshine Getaway is the perfect summer holiday, custom-made for you.


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Please Note: Closure of Centennial Drive road and parking access as part of the Centennial Drive Area Improvements Phase 2 through to June 2023. This may impact access to Couchiching Beach Park, Port of Orillia and boat launches. See detailed map and information.

From cozy boutique hotels to national hotel chains, visitors to Orillia can rest easy knowing well-appointed rooms await them.

Whatever the season, dining in Orillia is always an epicurean pleasure, but especially in the winter when restauranteurs ramp up the cozy factor. From Asian cuisine to pub food, Italian and Mediterranean fare, not to mention the famous Mariposa Market and other cafes offering an abundance of homemade comfort food, all appetites are fulfilled.

Situated on the shores of Lake Couchiching with its beautiful downtown waterfront park and exceptional biking trails, Orillia is the perfect place to begin your cycling adventure. Choose between several picturesque loop trails that will take you through completely different – yet equally beautiful – communities.

Art, history, and culture are all found in Orillia. The city boasts a rich assortment of shops, galleries and displays to honour the many artists  & culture assets in the area. Check out the Orillia Museum of Arts & History the heart of the arts district, the Orillia Opera House or Leacock Museum to name a few.

The Sunshine City is located along the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe, connecting the Trent-Severn Waterway. Orillia is the perfect place to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, paddling,  fishing, boating, kayaking, and more.

Historic Downtown Orillia is a great place to shop, dine and experience the culture of the region. The downtown, connected to the waterfront, provides a great atmosphere with its independently owned shops and restaurants and shows you the best Orillia has to offer. Experience the arts district and the many  public art displays throughout the downtown core.