Ontario’s Lake Country


Our Family Day Long Weekend Getaway to Bayview Wildwood Resort
12 Mar 2018

Our Family Day Long Weekend Getaway to Bayview Wildwood Resort

Part of doing winter well is enjoying it… going away to places where you can have fun in the Winter. We did exactly that on Family Day long weekend. Wendy, the girls, and I were off on the Monday, so we decided to escape to Ontario’s Lake Country for a long weekend getaway to Bayview Wildwood Resort in Severn Bridge, just north of Orillia. Ontario’s...

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Popular Culinary Gem: You’ve Got to Dine at R Cottage in Washago
09 Mar 2018

Popular Culinary Gem: You’ve Got to Dine at R Cottage in Washago

With a name like R Cottage, you would expect to find rustic decor, warm friendly staff, and grilled hamburgers and hotdogs – the type of food you would find being prepared at a cottage. Well, we got most of that right. We were wrong about the food – and pleasantly surprised when the food arrived. This popular eatery in Washago Ontario is truly a must...

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Family Winter Fun: Lunch and Ice Skating at Fern Resort!
12 Feb 2018

Family Winter Fun: Lunch and Ice Skating at Fern Resort!

Spending quality family time is important to us, whether it is camping in the summer, or doing some fun activities in the winter. On our recent trip to Ontario’s Lake Country, we stopped in at Fern Resort for the day, to have lunch and try out the new 1.5km ice skating trail. Lunch The dining room at Fern Resort is warm and welcoming. It makes...

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A Casual Italian Lunch at Amiche Restaurant and Social House in Barrie
09 Feb 2018

A Casual Italian Lunch at Amiche Restaurant and Social House in Barrie

Just down the road from Horseshoe Resort is Amiche Restaurant and Social House, a casual Italian eatery. Amiche specializes in simple, fresh, and delicious Italian foods, in a warm friendly setting. Lunch I asked our waitress what she recommended, what was popular with customers, and some of her favourites. We listened to everything she suggested, and chose several dishes from those selections. in true Italian...

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Snow Tubing and Mini Snowmobiling at Horseshoe Resort!
05 Feb 2018

Snow Tubing and Mini Snowmobiling at Horseshoe Resort!

Our recent trip to Ontario’s Lake Country was all about having fun in the Winter. Whether it was indoors or out, we wanted to make the most of our winer getaway. Our second stop was Horseshoe Resort in Barrie. As well as being one of the most popular downhill skiing and snowboarding destinations in Ontario, Horseshoe Resort offers several other winter activities. Winter activities at...

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