Take the stress out of planning your next getaway to Orillia & Lake Country. Choose how you want to travel the area and what you want to find along the way. From self-guided tours created by locals who know the best routes and stops to guided tours that provide firsthand experiences from knowledgeable guides.

Self-Guided Tours

Duration: 1 Day to Multi Day trips available. You choose your time

Build your own itinerary with a selection of Orillia & Lake Country cycling routes. On-Road and Rail Trail routes available from easy to advanced difficulty for different riding styles.

Cycling, Adventure, Sight-Seeing

Duration: 5-Day Simcoe Loop + Georgian Bay or 3-Day Simcoe Loop Trail Tours

Register through Humdinger Bicycle Tours. Experience quaint villages, lakeside accommodations, historical sites, and much more.

Cycling, Adventure, Sight-Seeing, Charming Towns

Plan where to stay on your bike tour at these bicycle-friendly accommodations with easy access to trail routes, places to eat and shop.

Duration: You choose your time

Paddle the waters of Orillia & Lake Country at your own speed. From traversing the Trent-Severn Waterway, Lake Couchiching, Bass Lake and more, find the route that works for you. Easy to advanced difficulty for different paddling experiences.

Paddling, On the Water, Adventure

Duration: 1 to 2 Days

Get on your bike and discover the hidden gems of Orillia & Lake Country. The Chute Loop takes you along the Trent-Severn Waterway, Lake Simcoe, Orillia and historic and cultural gems along the way. The Saints & Sinners Loop stops at craft breweries and wineries.

Road Trip, Rural Adventure, Sight-Seeing

Duration: You choose your time

Discover the rural routes of Orillia & Lake Country with the Simcoe Country Barn Quilts Trail. Scattered throughout Oro-Medonte and Severn, enjoy rolling country sides and agricultural landscapes as the backdrops to quilted artworks mounted on road-facing barns.

Road Trip, Rural Adventure, Sight-Seeing, Arts & Culture

Duration: 1 to 2 Hours

Explore Orillia with a free audio walking tour! Let your phone be your guide as you discover prominent points of interest like the Orillia Opera House, Sir Sam Steele Building, the old fire hall, Orillia Central School and more.

Walking Tour, Heritage Sites, Charming Town, Arts & Culture

Duration: 1 Hour

Discover the famous Leacock Home with a free walking tour audio guide! Your phone becomes your tour guide as you explore rooms like the library, dining room and bedroom, then head outside to the gorgeous property where the boathouse, apple trees and gardens await.

Walking Tour, Heritage Sites, Charming Town, Arts & Culture

Duration: 1 to 2 Hours

Experience Orillia’s beautiful lakefront trail with an audio walking or biking tour! Turn your phone into a tour guide as you discover prominent points like the Orillia bandstand, Mnjikaning Fish Weirs, Port of Orillia, Gordon Lightfoot statue and more.

Walking Tour, Cycling, Sight-Seeing, Heritage Sites, Charming Town, Arts & Culture

Guided Tours

Duration: 2 Days

A perfect weekend getaway for recreational cyclists. Day one explores Orillia and Day two explores Oro-Medonte, this trip showcases the area’s natural beauty, rich history, and two exceptional new craft breweries.

Cycling, Adventure, Sight-Seeing, Heritage Sites, Arts & Culture, Dining

Duration: Times Flexible

Join in on the Explore North Simcoe or Explore Muskoka BrewBus tours to find your new favorite beer! Brew Bus is based out of Newmarket, Ontario and will take you, your friends or a group of people on a brewery tour all over the Greater Toronto Area. With regularly provided pickups in York & Simcoe regions, while also catering to those in the surrounding areas.

Road Trip, Charming Towns, Dining

Duration: Times Flexible

Discover the hops-to-table process at Quayle’s Brewery. Led by one of the knowledgeable brew crew, the tour includes a visit through the hops yard, brewery, and finish with a beer tasting in the taproom or patio.

On-Site Tour, Rural Adventure, Dining, Sight-Seeing

Duration: Times flexible

Explore the beautiful Heritage Estate grounds with one of their wine specialists to learn about the production of their premier wines and ciders. After roaming the property, you’ll be able to try a selection of products and learn tasting techniques to enhance your palette.

On-Site Tour, Rural Adventure, Dining, Sight-Seeing

Duration: Times flexible

Starting at the Orillia Museum of Art & History, join your guide for a fascinating excursion through the Orillia of the past, sharing stories of famous local people and places. You can also book a tour through the museum itself to uncover the secrets of this historic Sir Samuel Steele Memorial Building.

Walking Tour, Heritage Sites, Charming Town, Arts & Culture

Duration: Times flexible

Glen Oro Farm trail rides focus on creating a connection between you and your horse, emphasizing the incredible relationship between horse and rider as you move through the entire process of riding a horse – including the foundations of grooming, saddling, rider’s safety orientation, and grazing after your ride.

On-Site Tour, Horseback Riding, Rural Adventure, Sight-Seeing

Duration: 4 Hour and 8 Hour fishing tours available

Join your captain, Frank Adamo, who has been fishing the waters of Orillia & Lake Country for over 20 years and would love to be your guide on your next fishing adventure. Frank prides himself on going above and beyond to create a memorable fishing trip.

Fishing, On the Water, Sight-Seeing

Duration: Half-Day and Full-Day trips available

Set out on the waters of Orillia & Lake Country with pro guides catching Bass, Pike, Perch, Walleye, Whitefish and Lake Trout! Guided fishing trips offered in the summer, fall, winter and spring! Pro guides travel great distances, and guarantee that clients are on fish and catching them.

Fishing, On the Water, Sight-Seeing

Duration: 30 Minute, 1 Hour, and customizable tours available.

Explore the Lake Country region from the air and get a unique perspective on this charming community and the beauty that surrounds it. 30-45 minute bird’s-eye view of Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe, and Orillia the “Sunshine City”. Flights depart from and return to Orillia Rama Regional Airport.

Flight Tour, Sight-Seeing, Adventure

Duration: 5 Day Cruise

Come aboard the Kawartha Voyageur and travel along the Trent-Severn Waterway between Big Chute and Peterborough. With scenic rocky landscapes, historic locks, and stops in Orillia, Kirkfield, Bobcaygeon and Peterborough. This multi-day tour is a perfect getaway for sightseeing, on-boat activities, dining, and discovering local culture.

Sight-Seeing, On the Water, Heritage Sites, Charming Town