Orillia Ontario

On the shores of Lake Couchiching on the Trent-Severn Waterway


Orillia, Ontario, Canada is a year round adventure tourism destination located on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe on the historic Trent-Severn Waterway in the Bruce Peninsula-Georgian Bay Region of Southern Ontario, Canada.

Neighbouring the community of Orillia - across the Narrows Bridge - are the the travel and tourism communities of Ramara (Atherley, Longford Mills, Washaga, Udney, Brechin, Lagoon City). Together, with Orillia, they form part of Lake Country.

Orillia, Ontario Adventures, Activities and Things To Do

Orillia, Ontario is home to a beautiful waterfront with 10 kilometres of trail connecting to sandy beaches, history, parks, marina, lookouts, services and attractions. The community waterways therefore act as a base for activities like boating, sailing, water skiing, swimming, flightseeing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing for bass, perch, pike and pickeral.

Other activities enjoyed in the region during the summer months include golfing, birding, hiking, biking and in-line skating.

During the winter xc skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing are popular. There are ski and snowboard hills within driving distance as well.

Orillia, Ontario Attractions, Events and Festivals

There are tourism sightseeing tours, guides, outfitters in the region for booking adventures. There are tourism attractions for entertainment as well including a casino, go carts, golf courses, farm market, art galleries, theatre, museums, opera house, music festivals and events. 

History is enjoyed in the local museums in each community. And then there are historical buildings like 1835 Regan House (Orillia), 1840 McPherson's House (Longford Mills), 1870 Trenouth Home (Washago), 1871 Grist Mill (Washago), 1865 Mundice General Store (Udney) and the 1823 Corrigan Homestead (Brechin).

Orillia, Ontario Services and Amenities

Some of the services which are important to travelers operating in Orillia include accommodations (resorts, hotels, motels, B&Bs, cottages), campground, restaurants, attractions, tours, guides, banks, grocery stores, gas stations, post office, library, laundromat, gift stores and transportation travel services (Port of Orillia Marina, Ojibway Bay Marina, airport, floatplanes, taxi, car rentals).

Orillia, Ontario Parks, Trails and Places of Interest

Some of the more popular parks, trails and green space areas for activity in Orillia and Ramara include the Grant's Woods Trails, Couchiching Beach, Moose Beach, Veteran's Park, George Langman Sanctuary, Scout Valley Trails, Centennial Park and the Mara Provincial Park (Brechin).

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