Our Provincial Parks

Article by: Brennan Moxey Ontario’s Lake Country is home to numerous parks, including three scenic provincial parks. Our parks are always a must visit on our summer checklist and we wouldn’t be surprised if they make it onto your checklist after highlighting the features and activities offered by these scenic parks. BASS LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK This […]

Beautiful Cycling Locations in Ontario’s Lake Country

Beautiful Cycling Locations in Ontario’s Lake Country Article by: Brennan Moxey for Ontario’s Lake Country Ontario’s Lake Country offers four seasons of fun with lots of activities and events you do not want to miss. If there is one thing Ontario’s Lake Country isn’t lacking it is outdoor fun. Explore our picturesque lakes, rolling hills, and […]

Must-Visit Resorts

6 Must-Visit Resorts This Summer Article by: Brennan Moxey for Ontario’s Lake Country Ontario’s Lake Country is one of Ontario’s most beautiful regions with amazing bodies of water such as Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Not to mention all the resorts to choose from for everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s a family getaway, a couple […]

What To Do This March Break?

Spend Your March Break in Ontario’s Lake Country Article By Emily Baillie Looking for some family fun this March Break? Ontario’s Lake Country has got you covered! Here are some outdoor and indoor activities that will keep the kids entertained all week long. Ski Camp at Hardwood What could be better than a camp that […]

Rolling Stones are Coming, Where to Stay?

Getting Your Rolling Stones Tickets? With the exciting announcement that the Rolling Stones will be coming to perform at Burl’s Creek on June 29, many visitors will be looking for accommodations in and around Oro-Medonte. Numerous campgrounds are located very close to the venue, including Heidi’s Campground and Trailer Park and Oro Family Campground. Both […]

Girls’ Weekend Getaway: Ontario’s Lake Country

Girls’ Weekend Getaway: Ontario’s Lake Country October 9, 2018 by Arienne www.seeyousoon.ca Sometimes you just need a weekend getaway with some of your best girlfriends, which is exactly what I did recently. My friend Kristin and I left the boys behind and headed to Orillia and Ontario’s Lake Country, a quick hour and a half drive north of Toronto. […]

“Show us the Colours” Instagram Fall Contest

Snap to WIN! Visit our Instagram Page @ontlakecountry and share your favourite photos of Ontario’s Lake Country(Orillia, Severn Township. Oro-Medonte Township, Ramara Township and Chippewas of Rama First Nation) this fall. To post your photos of our region’s brilliant foliage, tasty farm-to-table dishes, amazing local events or other adventures using the hashtag #fallforolc and don’t […]

Time To Fall In Love With Ontario’s Lake Country

Time to fall in love with Ontario’s Lake Country Written by Kim Goggins With its rolling hills and roads canopied with brilliant oranges, vivid yellows and blazing reds, there are few sights as spectacular as Ontario’s Lake Country in autumn. Known for its striking backdrops, and within an hour-and-a-half drive of the Greater Toronto Area, thousands […]

The Passionate Paddler Visits OLC

The Passionate Paddler Visits OLC Written By David Lee You know the saying, “Can’t see the forest for the trees?” As an avid canoeist, I have paddled canoe routes all across Ontario, including other provinces and territories throughout the country. But for years, unknowingly, I missed out on a paddling gem in my own backyard. In […]