Boots and Hearts Survival Guide

Boots and Hearts Survival Guide Article by: Brennan Moxey Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a newcomer, this guide will help ensure that you have a most enjoyable  time at Boots and Hearts. We’ve created a survival guide for what you should and should not bring to the festival. Along with some helpful tips […]

Ontario’s Lake Country July Photos of the Month

Article by: Brennan Moxey Taken by locals and visitors alike, we get to see a lot of photos of Ontario’s Lake Country every day and we are constantly impressed. Here are our choices for the Top 7 July Photos. 7. Canada D’eh! @AjWalter_Photo Did you have fun on Canada Day? We did and we got […]

Cycle through Ontario’s beautiful scenery

Cycle through Ontario’s beautiful scenery Brendan Matheson chuckles when he talks about all of the enjoyable eating spots along the trails in Ontario’s Lake Country. From Orillia’s celebrated downtown, to Coldwater’s equally beautiful historic community and many quaint stops through Oro-Medonte, cafes and restaurants are abound, so cycling and sampling isn’t a problem. “Cyclists love […]

Adventure Day in Oro-Medonte

ADVENTURE DAY AT HARDWOOD SKI AND BIKE Article by: Brennan Moxey This summer Ontario’s Lake Country, Tourism Barrie, and Heart of Georgian Bay have partnered up to explore and experience some awesome activities and places in our region. Stay tuned for our new blogs and Adventure Days part 2, but for now let’s get into […]

June Photos of the Month

June Photos of the Month Article by: Brennan Moxey We get to see a lot of photos each and everyday of our region. During the month of June a lot of amazing photos were captured! Here are our top 10 photos of the month for June. 10. A Starry Night @mikeybagodonuts What a fantastic capture! […]

July Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

Article by: Brennan Moxey You don’t want to miss out on these events this July. Ontario’s Lake Country has a large array of events and festival coming up this July. Here is a list of a few events and festival to look forward to! 9th Annual Ramara Classic Car Show July 13th This Saturday the […]

Orillia’s Own Floating Waterpark

Orillia’s own Splash ON Waterpark has been open for two weeks now and is a great way to get out on the water and cool off this summer. This giant inflatable waterpark is located at Moose Beach in Tudhope Park, Orillia and offers hours of fun on the water for the young ones and those […]


Robust Arts Community With the Orillia Museum of Art and History as its cornerstone on Peter Street, Orillia’s vibrant Arts District boasts about a dozen galleries and studios of talented artists who showcase their pieces in a variety of mediums. “Orillia has an incredible talent base,” says stone carver and painter, Marg Gurr, president of […]

Most Instagrammable Locations This Summer!

Instagrammable Locations in Ontario’s Lake Country this Summer! Article by: Brennan Moxey Ontario’s Lake Country offers fantastic locations to get some of the most amazing photographs for your Instagram feed. The region is  home to many waterways , rolling landscapes and  waterfront parks that offer stunning sunsets. Get your camera, phones, and hashtags ready for […]

Family Friendly Resorts

No matter what season it is, there’s no better place for family bonding than Ontario’s Lake Country. For more than 100 years, Lake Couchiching and Sparrow Lake have been beacons for families at two renowned resorts. Whether it’s paddle boarding in the summer or skating in the winter, family-fun is paramount at Fern Resort and […]