Pedal & Paddle Orillia

Ontario’s Lake Country is your four season destination and summer is not short of any activities that visitors can enjoy, by themselves, with the family, with someone special. In Ontario’s Lake Country we are blessed to have so many activities offered in our area. With a variety of experiences such as paddling the waterways along […]

30X30 NATURE CHALLENGE IN ONTARIO’S LAKE COUNTRY

30×30 nature challenge This August, Ontario Parks is challenging you to spend 30 minutes in nature for 30 days, will you take the challenge? This was created by the David Suzuki Foundation, to get you outside and enjoying what nature has to offer! The 30 minutes you spend outside could be anything you want! From […]

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO THIS AUGUST IN ONTARIO’S LAKE COUNTRY

There are many exciting events, festivals and great things to do in Ontario’s Lake Country this summer! From enjoying the outdoors and nature to experiencing the great indoors, there is something for everyone! Here are the top things to do this august to experience a summer of more in Ontario’s Lake Country! Cycling Enjoy the […]

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 […]