6 Things to do in Simcoe County: Spring Edition

TruRelic Co. - March 22/2023

Spring has finally arrived in Simcoe County, and with it comes warmer weather, longer days, and a whole host of exciting activities to enjoy. Whether you're looking to explore the great outdoors, indulge in some delicious food and drink, or simply relax and take in the beauty of the season, Simcoe County has plenty to offer. Here are some of the top spring activities to enjoy in Simcoe County:

Discover the beauty that surrounds us

Go for a hike: Simcoe County is home to many beautiful hiking trails, and spring is the perfect time to explore them. Head to the Ganaraska Trail, which stretches over 500 kilometers from Port Hope to the Bruce Trail, or explore the stunning landscapes of the Minesing Wetlands. Ardagh Bluffs in Barrie is another popular trail to take in or my personal favorite Nordic trails in Wasaga Beach.


Uncork a world of flavor

Enjoy a wine tour: Simcoe County is renowned for its wineries, and there's no better time to visit than in the spring. Take a tour of the local wineries, such as the Georgian Hills Vineyards, Coffin Ridge Winery or Adamo Estate Winery, and sample some of the county's best wines.

Courtesy of Coffin Ridge

Experience Simcoe on two wheels

Go for a bike ride: Simcoe County is home to some fantastic cycling routes, including the Simcoe County Loop Trail, which covers over 160 kilometers of scenic countryside. Rent a bike or bring your own and explore the area's many trails and bike paths.

Relax and recharge by the water

Simcoe County is home to many picturesque waterfronts, and spring is the perfect time to explore them. Head to Kempenfelt Bay in Barrie, or visit Wasaga Beach and enjoy the peaceful sounds of the waves.

Taste a Canadian Tradition

Visit a maple syrup farm: Ontario is one of the world's largest producers of maple syrup, and spring is the perfect time to visit a maple syrup farm. Check out the annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation or the Shaw's Maple Syrup Farm in Oro-Medonte.

Step into a world of color and wonder

Take in the blooms: Springtime in Simcoe County brings with it a burst of colorful flowers, including cherry blossoms, daffodils, and tulips. Visit the Barrie Arboretum at Sunnidale Park, the OLG Park, or the Tiffin Centre for Conservation to enjoy the beauty of the season.

These are just a few of the many spring activities you can enjoy in Simcoe County. Whether you're a nature lover, a foodie, or a culture vulture, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this beautiful area. So why not get out there and start exploring today?