Things to See and Do
During your time in Orillia, check out what the city has to offer. Remember this is going to be your new home for the next few years of your life. Both cities offer exceptional recreational opportunities with lots to see and do.
Located on the shores of Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching, the City of Orillia features a vibrant community offering the best from the worlds of culture and recreation. In the heart of downtown Orillia, the Lakehead University – Orillia Campus will have easy access to all the opportunities that the City and Simcoe County have to offer.
Outdoor enthusiasts will revel at the chance to be active while enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings of the region. A 9.5 km paved link of the Trans Canada Trail winds though the City connecting its parks, the Port of Orillia, and heritage sites. No matter the season, no matter your interest, the City of Orillia offers you a wonderful environment to live and learn.
The City of Orillia also features a vibrant arts community centred on a number of notable local attractions. Numerous museums, including the Stephen Leacock Museum, Orillia Museum of Art & History, and the OPP Museum, provide a glimpse of Canadian and regional history. The majestic Orillia Opera House plays venue to a number of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.
If you are here for a day we recommend visiting the following links for information on the above and all of the wonderful things that Orillia has to offer. Learn more at the City of Orillia website or Explore Orillia.