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SIMCOE COUNTY

CYCLING

Pick up your Cycle Simcoe map for routes and trails along picturesque back roads, rail trails and waterfronts. Outdoor bike repair stations are dotted throughout the county for easy fixes while on the road. Both Horseshoe Resort and Hardwood Ski & Bike have dedicated mountain biking trails, with bike and helmet rentals available. 

HIKING

If exploring by foot is more your thing, try the minimum impact Ganaraska Trail, which meets up with the Bruce Trail’s Mad River Side Trail at Glen Huron.

RESORTS

Try a traditional family resort vacation — Fern Resort and Bayview Wildwood Resort are just two of great resort options in Simcoe County.

ATTRACTIONS

Take a step back in time at the Simcoe County Museum. Visit the galleries and explore the ten heritage buildings on the Museum grounds. Rounds Ranch is the place to go if you are looking for a country and western experience for the entire family. Wasaga Beach Adventure Park offers paintball, laser combat, archery tag, nerf battles, escape rooms and axe throwing. Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre is located on 1,200 hectares of wetlands and woodlands. Experience guided canoe and kayak tours, 25 km of trails, interactive display hall, and birds of prey demonstrations. Head to Barrie's waterfront and enjoy hours of fun with the new Splash On Water Park located on Centennial Beach. Explore the terrain and obstacles for non-stop fun for the whole family.

FOOD AND DRINK

What better way to sample local brews than the Beer Around the Bay tour?  Hint:  Book your tour with the Beer Bus and leave the driving to them.

FISHING

Drop a line in legendary Lake Simcoe, one of several rivers or in an inland lake.  Whichever you choose, the fishin’ will be fine.

FESTIVALS

Head to Barrie for the Troubadour Festival, September 20-21, featuring roots, folk, indie rock, rap and Americana with performances by Matt Andersen, Cowboy Junkies, Bedouin Soundclash, Old Man Luedecke, The East Pointers and more.

Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Huronia Historical Parks

VISIT HURONIA HISTORICAL PARKS

Huronia Historical Parks operates two historic attractions: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was a 17th century French Jesuit Mission to the Huron people and is Ontario's oldest European community, and Discovery Harbour recreates a 19th century British naval and military base.

S.S. KEEWATIN

TOUR THE S.S. KEEWATIN

Tour this recently restored passenger liner that once sailed between Fort William (Thunder Bay) on Lake Superior and Port McNicoll on Georgian Bay (Lake Huron).

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