Eco-Biking at Hardwood Ski and Bike

Have you tried Eco Motion Solutions’ E-Bikes? We have! Ontario’s Lake country visited Hardwood Ski and Bike to try out the new E-Bikeboard! These are a great new and unique way to explore and experience nature in a fun way that is easy for anyone to try! E-Bikeboards are a three-wheeled, light and eco-friendly new […]

MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL 2017

Mariposa Folk FestivalFor over 50 years, the Mariposa Folk Festival has been featuring amazing artists. The weekend features an amazing line-up of known artists and rising artists! But the Mariposa Folk Festival is more than just music, with all the artists, craftsmen and more, the festival is full of activities to enjoy for everyone! ARTS […]

Celebrating Canada and Orillia’s 150th!

Orillia and Canada, each born in 1867, will celebrate their 150th anniversary, together, this year. “We are having a year-long community celebration to mark the sesquicentennial of both Orillia and Canada,” said Jacqueline Soczka, the city’s manager of culture. “It’s important to take pause once in a while to look back through the ages to […]

MAPLE MASTERPIECES

MAPLE MASTERPIECES Orillia’s downtown will be awash in giant maple leaf-shaped sculptures this summer to celebrate the twin 150th birthdays of both the Sunshine City and Canada. The popular Streets Alive program, which annually animates the city’s main street with unique sculptures, will be bigger than ever in 2017 as 50 giant metal maple leaf-shaped […]

The Trent-Severn Waterway Opens All The Locks

The Trent-Severn Waterway is now completely open for the new 2017 navigation season! All locks are open from Trenton to Georgian Bay. Many businesses are located through and along the Trent-Severn Waterway area, such as Washago’s R Cottage restaurant. This is a great place located right in Washago and is a great place to stop for […]

10 Amazing Paddle Routes in Ontario’s Lake Country

Paddle and Explore Lake Country In Ontario’s Lake Country we are blessed with some of the most beautiful and scenic waterways in Simcoe County, just one hour north of Toronto. The region is nestled within some of Ontario’s most picturesque waterfronts along Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe and the Trent-Severn Waterway. The best way to experience […]

Orillia Perch Festival – Catch Some Fun

There was something about that spot bathed in sunlight on the bank of the canal leading into Lake Simcoe. It wasn’t the quietest – in fact lots of giggling and squeals of excitement could be heard. Those fishing weren’t the most intense with the best and latest fishing gadgets – no, they were a pretty […]

150 YEAR-OLD TWINS!

Orillia and Canada, each born in 1867, will celebrate their 150th anniversary, together, this year. “We are having a year-long community celebration to mark the sesquicentennial of both Orillia and Canada,” said Jacqueline Soczka, the city’s manager of culture. “It’s important to take pause once in a while to look back through the ages to […]