Places to Visit & Things to Do - Barrie

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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 World 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 »

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14 Suspension and Scenic Bridges to Explore in Ontario

Ontario’s many bridges are a true vision of craftsmanship in the midst of unbelievable places of nature. A few of the bridges listed below are suitable for… Read more »

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25 Fabulous Scenic Lookouts to Visit in Ontario

If you’re looking for that unique vantage point, a different perspective, or that bird’s eye view, don’t miss these twenty-five incredible lookouts in Ontario. From man-made towers to wonders of nature, these high points will be sure to take your breath away.

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25 Places to Go Backcountry Camping in Ontario

Ontario is filled with wonderful opportunities for wilderness adventure. Whether your passion is hitting the water in your canoe or kayak, hiking rugged terrain and wilderness paths,… Read more »

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14 Ruins to Explore in Ontario

The ruins spread around Ontario give the province character, an array of remnants from castles, mills, and other important structures from significant times in history. These ruins… Read more »

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15 Caves & Caverns to Explore in Ontario

Caves and crevices boast the mysteries and exploration that Ontario has to offer. With exceptional cave systems like the Bonnechere Caves and Bruce Caves, visitors can get a glimpse of the epitome of historical geology and perhaps find some hidden treasures on their way. Here are 15 caves for you to explore in Ontario.

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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen while enjoying this experience from… Read more »

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Canada From Home: Explore Our Stunning National Parks for Free Online

There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas… Read more »

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25 Hikes to Enjoy Fall Colours in Ontario

What better way to spend the crisp fall days than to get outside and take a hike? Whether you want a quick trail for some fresh air, or are planning multi-day hiking and camping trip, the following trails will give you some great ideas for places to hike in Ontario.

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50 Things to do this Summer in Barrie

Located on the west shore of Lake Simcoe, Barrie is a must visit in summer! With its extensive trails and adventure activities, you will find something to… Read more »

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Must Do Scenic Train Tours in Ontario

Explore Ontario on rails–through rolling hills, ravines, forested valleys and the country side! Whether as a family trip or on a day trip with your loved one, these scenic tours will never disappoint! Enjoy fall colours or have a haunted experience during Halloween, visit the pumpkin patch, or a trip to see Santa during Christmas.