On the shores of Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe
Barrie, Ontario, Canada is a year round adventure destination and transportation hub located in Simcoe Country on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. Simcoe Country is part of the Bruce Peninsula-Georgian Bay Region of Southern Ontario, Canada.
Being that Barrie, Ontario is connected to Highway #27, #27, #90 and #400 it is considered a major transportation stop for many travelers visiting the region. Because of its location there are many services available to the traveler.
Barrie, Ontario Activities, Adventures and Things To Do
During the summer months the most popular activities, attractions and adventures provided by tours, guides and outfitters in Barrie include offroading, atving, golfing, canoeing, boating, fishing, sightseeing cruises, agri-tourism (farm tours), horseback riding, mountain biking, zip lining, caving, scuba diving, spa & wellness centres, sailing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking, sightseeing, birding and hunting.
During the winter months tours, outfitters and guides provide activities and adventures like alpine skiing, snowboarding (Snow Valley), cross country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.
The entertainment and night life in the city is considered high quality. There are venues which host events, music festivals, theatre, art, car racing, horse racing and more.
Attractions, Parks, Trails and Places of Interest in Barrie, Ontario
There are attractions sharing the history of the region including Historic Fort Willow (once a supply stop during the War of 1812), Base Borden Military Museum and the Simcoe County Museum.
Some of the more popular parks, trails and green space areas in the community for activity include Springwater Provincial Park, Centennial Park, Heritage Park, Johnson Beach, Minet's Point, Sunnidale Park and the Waterfront Trail