Places to Visit & Things to Do - Barrie

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25 Maple Farms and Sugar Shacks to Visit in Ontario

Observing real maple syrup production is a truly Canadian experience. As the winter weather begins to warm, treat yourself and the whole family to the sweet freshness of maple syrup. Here are 25 maple farms, sugar shacks and pancake houses to visit in Ontario.

Venture out into the beautiful countryside and learn about how syrup is made by visiting one of the 25 maple sugar shacks in Ontario. Enjoy connecting with wildlife while tasting one of nature’s sweetest treats!

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15 Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Stratford and Perth County

Just west of Kitchener, you’ll find the savoury delights of Perth County and the towns of Stratford, Perth, St. Mary’s and Listowel. In addition to tubing and trails, you’ll find a delicious Chocolate Trail. Yes, it’s time to explore this fantastic combination!

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25+ Coolest Outdoor Ice Skating Trails in Ontario

Sharpen your skates, and checkout some of Ontario’s best ice skating trails this winter.

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20 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities in Grey County

Tucked along the south shore of Georgian Bay, the mostly rura Grey county offers endless reasons to visit and explore. The county government itself has 8,500 acres… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Activities in and Around Bruce Peninsula

Surrounded by the waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, this small, nature-rich county offers so much to explore in the outdoors. Bruce County’s parks, trails and… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Haliburton

This gem of a town is best known for its artisan population that fosters an incredible arts program at the Fleming College campus there. That creative spirit spills over into the hosts of various outdoor experiences in the hills and forests around the area. Get ready to try something new as you explore Haliburton this winter.

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25 Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Simcoe County

Sitting in the middle of southern Ontario, this area – best known for its communities of Barrie and Orillia – is easy to travel to from any… Read more »

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Things to Do During Winter in Ontario

Things to do during winter in Ontario.

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15 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Barrie

Whether you are looking to get away for the day and have some family fun, or planning a romantic weekend away with your special someone, Barrie has something for you!

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15 Things to Do During Winter in Algonquin Park

Algonquin Provincial Park is one of Ontario’s premiere and most popular destinations, no matter the weather. And yes, that includes winter! Algonquin has so much to offer… Read more »

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25 Winter Adventures in Blue Mountains

The crystal-clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounded by the tree-lined hilly landscape known as the Blue Mountains are well-known for their abundance of winter activities.
Here are 25 adventures to experience during winter in the Blue Mountains.

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25 Ontario Provincial Parks to Visit During Winter in Ontario

If you enjoy bundling up, getting some fresh air and challenging yourself, then read on for a list of Ontario provincial parks that remain open over the winter and offer invigorating winterized activities, no matter your particular level of experience. Come along and experience the great outdoors even in the winter months!

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25 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Muskoka

Step outside of your door and discover the staggering beauty of Ontario’s ‘cottage country’, the renowned Muskokas.
Muskoka is a broad term for a region of Ontario located north of Orillia, South of North Bay, and west of Pembroke. The region is known for its wild beauty and vast woodlands. Muskoka is located just 2.5 hours north of Toronto, 4 hours from Ottawa, and 2.5 hours from Sudbury.

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Drive-Through and Drive-In Events and Activities in Ontario

Are you searching for COVID-19 safe activities that you can enjoy without leaving the car?
Here is a list of drive-in movies, Christmas lights tour and other activities that you can enjoy without worrying about contracting COVID-19 or wearing masks.

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Discover Unique Sculptures of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest

Appreciate stunning masterpieces surrounded by nature at Haliburton Sculpture Forest. The sculpture collection includes works by Canadian and international artists, and currently, there are thirty-four sculptures and… Read more »

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25+ Bucket List Ideas for Fall Activities and Getaways in Ontario

When Ontario comes alive with vibrant colours in autumn, cities and towns across the province offer a unique environment, and distinct character for visitors and locals to… Read more »

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25 of the Best Things to Do in Haliburton Highlands During Summer

Located 2.5 hours north of Toronto, the Haliburton Highlands is sure to steal your heart and leave you longing for a more laid-back lifestyle. While the lakes… Read more »

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20 Sculpture Gardens to Visit in Ontario

Sculpture gardens are the perfect blend between nature and art, featuring art installations from local and international artists and concerning multiple different themes. As you stroll or… Read more »

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Sunflower Fields and Mazes in Ontario For a Day Trip

A visit to a sunflower farm is surely a cause for a smile, photo ops, and plenty of sunshine. Walk on a path through a sea of yellow flowers and purchase a specialty product from a store on-site to commemorate your summer experience. In Ontario, these flowers bloom for about two weeks only from early to late August/early September. If you are looking for a sunflower field to visit in Ontario this summer, check out one of these farms.

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50 Bucket List Ideas for Summer in Ontario

Summer is in full swing in Ontario, with places across the province offering a unique environment, history, and distinct character for visitors and locals to truly discover the province. Try new activities or go for the tried and true. No matter what you choose to do in Ontario, there are hundreds of fun things you’ll want to add to your bucket list.

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Top Beaches to Visit this Summer in Ontario – Cleanest Beaches of Ontario

When beaches in Ontario have that distinct blue flag flying above, it gives the beach’s community a unique sense of pride because they know that the water… Read more »

7 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

7 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

The summer heat beckons adults and kids alike to enjoy the water and revisit fun activities like floating and tubing. Ontario has many slow-flowing rivers that are… Read more »

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Wikwemikong: Explore Rugged Landscapes of Canada’s Only Officially Recognized Unceded Territory With Indigenous Knowledge Keepers

Located on Odawa Mnis (Manitoulin Island)—the ancestral home of the Anishnaabek people of the Three Fires Confederacy (Ojibwe, Odawa, Pottawatomi), Wikwemikong offers an experience unlike any other in Canada.

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »