The Orillia and Lake Country region is one of Ontario’s most picturesque area’s with radiant lakes and rivers and an array of activities for all to enjoy year round. Located just 90 minutes north of Toronto in Simcoe County, on the shores of Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and the Trent-Severn Waterway, some of the best boating, paddling, swimming, and water sports in Canada can be found here. In addition, the region offers fantastic outdoor recreational activities such as trail cycling, mountain biking, skiing, hiking and so much more! Along with welcoming towns, resorts and great events, the region is truly a four-season playground.
Orillia is a must-see tourism destination. Visit historic Downtown Orillia with its unique restaurants, museums, shops and more! Just steps away from downtown is the picturesque waterfront located on Lake Couchiching with its many recreational activities. Come experience Orillia! Click HERE for a map of Orillia.
Oro-Medonte is the home to hundreds of kilometers of paved roads and amazing trails for hiking, cycling, driving and much more! Located within the area is Bass Lake and Lake Simcoe with their ample opportunities for fishing, swimming and boating. Also known as a great destination for golfing, skiing, culture, and special events! Experience nature and all that Oro-Medonte has to offer! Click HERE to see a map of Oro-Medonte.
Located just outside of Orillia, is Rama First Nation, the home to The Great Indoors, Casino Rama Resort and Chippewas of Rama First Nation! Enjoy the casino, luxury hotel, live performances and many authentic first nation shops! Visit Rama and learn more about their rich, vibrant culture and experience the region’s shops, events and camping! Click HERE to see a map of Rama.
Severn Township is your four-season recreation destination! With its extensive forests and waterways, there are many opportunities for activities such as biking, hiking or snowmobiling on the excellent trails! Visit the quaint towns of Coldwater and Washago for dining and shopping and take a break at one of the region’s resorts. Click HERE to see a map of Severn Township.
Visit the Township of Ramara and experience its beautiful rural landscapes along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching! Enjoy the Ramara walking and cycling trails and more! Visit communities such as Lagoon City with its canals for an unique experience in Lake Country! Click HERE for a map of Ramara Township.
FROM SOUTH & WEST TORONTO
From Toronto International Airport and west of Toronto, take 401 East to 400 North. Follow 400 North through Barrie then keep left onto highway 11 north towards Orillia. Once North of Barrie you are in Oro-Medonte Township.
FROM PARRY SOUND
Take Highway 400 South, to Port Severn, continue to Highway 12 East, you will be entering Lake Country through Severn Township in the West.
FROM EAST TORONTO
Take highway 401 West to 400 North. Follow 400 North through Barrie then keep left onto highway 11 north towards Orillia. Once North of Barrie you are in Oro-Medonte Township
FROM NORTH BAY
Take Highway 11 South towards Huntsville, follow through Muskoka you will come to Washago, Severn Township which is the North end of Lake Country.
ONTARIO TRAVEL CENTRE
Closest Travel Information Centre is in Barrie, ON
21 Mapleview Drive East L4N 9H5
Toll Free: 1-800-567-1140
TOURISM SIMCOE COUNTY
1151 Highway 26 West, Minesing
DOWNTOWN ORILLIA MANAGEMENT BOARD
33 Mississaga St. W., Orillia
WASHAGO COMMUNITY CENTRE
ORILLIA DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Orillia Tourism Information Centre
In Person – Year Round
150 Front St S., Orillia
T: 705-326-4424 or 888-326-4424
Port of Orillia – Orillia Tourism Information
50 Centennial Dr. Orillia
ORO-MEDONTE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
148 Line 7 S., Oro
RAMARA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
2297 Highway 12, Brechin
GEORGIAN COLLEGE ORILLIA
LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY, ORILLIA
SIMCOE COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
CITY OF ORILLIA
50 Andrew St. S., Orillia
TOWNSHIP OF ORO-MEDONTE
148 Line 7 S., Oro
RAMA FIRST NATION
5884 Rama Rd., Rama
TOWNSHIP OF RAMARA
2297 Highway 12, Brechin
TOWNSHIP OF SEVERN
1024 Hurlwood Lane., Severn
ORILLIA SOLDIERS’ MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
POISON INFORMATION CENTRE
SIMCOE MUSKOKA DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT
HOW LONG IS THE DRIVE?
From Toronto | 135km | 84 miles
From Sudbury | 272km | 169 miles
From Ottawa | 398km | 247 miles
From Windsor | 475km | 295 miles
From Niagara | 240km | 149 miles
From Buffalo | 274km | 170 miles
From Detroit | 483km | 300 miles