Welcome to Orillia and the Stone Gate Inn. There’s lots to do in the city of sunshine all year around. To give you some insights we have listed some of the main attractions in and around Orillia below. Visit our hotel travel packages page to see Stone Gate Inn’s convenient getaway packages.
Stone Gate Inn Traveler’s Guide
Tourist Attractions in Orillia Ontario
Experience the thrill of 192,000 square feet of fun and excitement. With over 120 gaming tables and 2,300 slot machines, Casino Rama offers year-round thrills.
Mariposa Market Place
Nestled in cottage country in beautiful downtown Orillia, you will enjoy an old fashioned shopping experience in the buildings that once housed the General Store and bakery 100 years ago.
- Cosmos Ristorante
90 Mississaga St. E.,Orillia, Ontario, Tel: 705-327-8330
- Pizzaville Pizza & Panzeratto
55 Front St. S. Orillia, Ontario Tel: 705-326-2626
- Theo’s Eatery
214 Memorial Ave. Orillia, Ontario Tel: 705-329-4444
- Era 67 Restaurant & Lounge
214 Mississaga St. West, Unit #4, Orillia, Ontario. Tel: 705-259-1867
- Tops in Pizza
376 Memorial Ave. Orillia, ON. Tel: 705-327-8677
Spa Services in Orillia
- Avaia Salon, Spa & Tanning Studio
Experience Orillia’s only Full-Service Day Spa offering Vichey Treatments
9 Front St. S. Orillia, Ontario. Tel: 705-325-0511
Recommended Golf Courses in Orillia
- Hawk Ridge Golf & Country Club
A full service public golf facility with all the amenities of a private club. Our two 18 hole Championship Golf Courses and full practice facility offer something for all golfers. Hawk Ridge boasts a “Four Star Rating” by Toronto Life Golf Guide. With the recent addition of Hawks Island, our new Executive 9 hole course, guests can practice their short game, then go on to conquer Meadows Nest and Timber Ridge!
Visit www.hawkridgegolf.com for details.
- Bonaire Golf Club
Nestled in the heart of Cottage Country, you will find 27 holes of well manicured golfscape ~ True playable greens, challenging tree lines and testing creeks and bunkers all surrounded by fabulous gardens. At Bonaire the golfers receive friendly service within the clubhouse as well as on the course ~ A great place to really enjoy ‘The Game of Golf”!
Lake St. George Golf and Country Club
Located only ten 10 minutes north of Orillia. Come play the lake!
- Heritage Hills Golf Club
Barrie’s newest championship 18-hole, par 72 golf course and driving range.
- Settlers’ Ghost Golf Club
A beautifully created and maintained 18-hole public golf course. There are four tee decks on each hole offering a total yardage ranging from 4835 yards to 6311 yards. Settlers’ Ghost Club has a fully stocked pro shop and clubhouse offering full restaurant and bar service. Specializing in corporate events and tournaments.
- Golf Simcoe County
Choose from more than 80 golf courses in the Huronia Region, with travel times of as little as five minutes from downtown Orillia and Stone Gate Inn. It is the perfect golfers’ paradise. Contact 1-800-487-6642 for more information.
Ski Hills near Orillia Ontario
- Ski Snow Valley Barrie
Features snowboarding and skiing for the entire family plus Ontario’s best Snow Tubing. Snow Valley was named “best Ontario hill for kids” by Ski Canada Magazine in 2001 with a focus on families. Offering a full range of services and facilities.
- Hardwood Hills Nordic Center
Experience Nordic Skiing at its best on 30 km of meticulously groomed trails on 430 acres of the Oro Moraine. Hardwood Hills also marks 15 km of dedicated snowshoe trails. The trail network winds through snowy, picturesque forests of pine and hardwood. We groom all of our trails daily, for both Classic (diagonal stride), and Skating techniques.
- Horseshoe Resort
Your pace, your time, your place. Ontario’s most complete resort, featuring night skiing- just one hour north of Toronto.
- Mount St. Louis Moonstone
The best skiing/snowboarding, offering 39 slopes, 13 lifts (of those two being six person lifts), two base chalets with cafeterias, rental shops, and boutiques in both along with the Best Snowboard Park, the Out Back. Mount St. Louis Moonstone has the most advanced snowmaking system in Canada. Trails are available for the beginner through to the well advance skier/rider. Moonstone offers daily lessons, eight-week programs, memberships and daycare for ages 3-5. The rental shop carries top of the line skis, snowboards and snowblades.
Tourist Attractions around Orillia Ontario
- The Mariposa Market
Offers five historic shops including a quaint café, bakeshop, candy shop, Victorian soap and candle store, and a collectibles shop celebrating Christmas all year round. Groups are welcome.
- Orillia Opera House
Built in 1895, this is a must on your sight-seeing tour. Enjoy a play or any choice entertainment in house.
- Dave Becket Studio Gallery
Offering original paintings and limited edition prints. Open 10:00am to 5:00pm Wed-Sun. Contact 1-705-325-6809.
- Stephen Leacock Museum
One of the premier National Historical Sites, this was the summer home of famed Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock, now offering family programs and Children’s Discovery Place. Visit the book and gift shop or enjoy lunch in the shoreline cafe. Groups are welcome.
- Orillia Museum of Art and History
Located in a designated heritage building with its own fascinating history, enjoy works of art by the Group of Seven and historic artifacts from Orillia’s past.
- O.P.P. Museum
Fascinating and fun, the O.P.P. Museum attraction is located minutes from downtown Orillia right inside the General Headquarters of the Ontario Provincial Police. Take a tour of the O.P.P.’s heritage through engaging displays or try on a uniform in the dress-up area.
- Puck’s Farm
Fun! Fun! Fun! Pucks farm is open for guided tours, pony rides, BBQs and much more. A blast for children ages 2-62.
- The Roller Skating Place
In-line or standard fun is available for the whole family. Contact 1-705-326-1444
- Orillia’s Farmers Market
This popular attraction is located downtown Orillia beside the historical Opera House every Saturday 7:30am to 12:30pm. For more information call 1-705-325-8272.
- Island Princess Boat Cruises
We offer cruises seven days a week including packages from scenic tour to dinner and lunch cruises. For more information call 1-705-325-2628.
- Wonderful Trails and Waterfront Parks in Orillia Ontario
Your choice of Couchiching Beach Park, Centennial Park, Veteran’s Park, J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park & Kitchener Park. We offer everything from music festivals and free Sunday evening bank concerts to bicycle rentals. The skate board park and beautiful gardens are yours to enjoy. Enjoy a walk down Orillia’s 9.5 km paved link in the Trans Canada Trail or just swim and sun.
- Muskoka Wildlife Centre
The Muskoka Wildlife Centre is not a zoo, but rather an interactive learning park. It’s a place where individuals, families, schools and special groups can spend some time exploring the wonders of our natural world.
- Big Curves Acres Farm
Come tour our farm in a horse-drawn wagon. See rare minor breeds of animals in their natural environment. We welcome group tours and have a petting zoo the children love. Contact Henry & Reta Regelink for bookings and pricing at 1-705-487-2000.
- Base Borden Military Museum
Learn about Canada’s Military history on a fully operating Canadian Forces Training Base. Contact 1-705-423-3531. Visit http://www.borden.forces.gc.ca/cfb_borden/english/museum/museum_e.asp for details.
- Saint-Marie among the Hurons
An internationally significant site and a must-see national treasure, Saint-Marie was the 17th century fortress and headquarters for the French Jesuit mission to the Huron nation and was Ontario’s first European community.
- Martyr Shrine
Just east of Midland, on Highway 12, twin spires rising above the tree line welcome visitors to historic Martyrs’ Shrine. The Shrine honours the eight Jesuit saints who lived, worked and died here over 350 years ago. Come and learn about the Jesuit missionaries Jean de Brébeuf, Gabriel Lalemant, and their companions who were responsible for bringing Christianity to Canada over 350 years ago! Contact 705-526-3788.
- Huronia Museum & Huron/Ouendat Village
Centuries before the arrival of European settlers, this Georgian Bay location had a thriving Huron settlement. The recreated Huron/Ouendat village is the only one of its type in Canada, and follows the life and progressions of this fascinating group of people in the 1500s. Tour the museum to view artifacts and memorabilia from the Midland area. Contact 705-526-2844.
- The Barrie 400 Flea Market
We are open year round offering fresh vegetables and many other market items. Contact 1-705-436-1010.
- Rama Moccasin & Craft Shop
Native crafts, such as jewelry and clothing as well as a native art gallery. Contact 1-705-325-5041.
- Lady Muskoka Cruises
- Situated in picturesque Bracebridge, Lady Muskoka offers incredible sight-seeing opportunities you are sure to remember. For details call 1-800-263-5239 toll free.
- The Simcoe County Museum
The Museum consists of a five gallery, climate controlled facility, surrounded by 16 heritage and display buildings located on 327 acres of forested parkland. Inside experience Canadian Native cultures in our Wendat longhouse. Wander along our created Victorian village street and view the displays of well-preserved artifacts that depict the natural and human history of the area. Contact 705-728-3721.
- Muskoka Steamships
Featuring the historic Royal Mail Ship Segwun, built in 1887 and restored in 1974. We were voted by Attractions Canada as the BEST LARGE ATTRACTION IN THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO, and operate June through October, with a capacity of 99. The Segwun is the oldest operating steamship in North America and offers passengers a chance “to step back in time” to the romance and nostalgia of Muskoka’s past.
- Hardwood Hills Mountain Bike Trails
We offer six different trails, varying in difficulty and length, to suit everyone from beginner to adventurer. Bike rentals are available. Contact 705-325-0111 or toll free 1-800-298-2979 for more information.
- Santa’s Village
It is Christmas all season long here. Experience your favorite rides, games, shows and attractions. Come visit Santa’s reindeer and our petting zoo. Contact 1-705-687-6667 for more information.
- The Concord Candle Factory
Make your own candles to light up your home. Groups are welcome. Contact 1-705-431-7296.
- Tiffins Quality prints, laminates, blueprints and much more in the Copy Shoppe