What is there to do? You're in the middle of it all!
At the cottage:
Swimming, boating & fishing in warm, spring fed Orr Lake. Sunning on the dock.
Hiking or biking in the Simcoe County Forest trails - entrance directly across the street.
Elmvale shopping: drive 5 mins straight west on South Orr Lake Road. Gas Stations, IGA, Liquor Store, Beer Store, Restaurants, Laundromat, Home Hardware
Elmvale entertainment: Drive In 705-322-2890; Library; Springwater Bowling Lanes in Elmvale (705) 322-0676; Elmvale Skate Park for free BMX, rollerblading, skateboarding at 11 William St behind the Arena; Flea Market just past Elmvale open Thurs and Sun, Zoo http://www.elmvalejunglezoo.com/
5 minutes away
Biking & Hiking in Simcoe County Forests, www.foundlocally.com/Barrie/Sports/Rec-RecreationalTrails.htm
Orr Lake Golf Club http://www.orrlakegolfclub.ca/ Time Well Spent!
Best BBQ plus home baked goods and willow furniture http://www.madmichaels.com/
Midland Drive In 705-526-2411, Golf http://www.brookleagolf.com/
Midland 30,000 Island Cruises http://www.midlandtours.com/
Martyr’s Shrine http://www.martyrs-shrine.com/, Wyevale Marsh, St. Marie among the Hurons http://www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/
BalmBeach: a mini Wasaga, great family beach, http://www.balmbeachresort.com/attractions.htm
Penetanguishene Discovery Harbour http://www.discoveryharbour.on.ca/& Kings Wharf Theatre
Parry Sound: Big Chute Marine Railway
http://www.valleyfarmmarket.ca/ berry picking, fresh eggs, cowboy steaks, baked goods, petting pens
http://www.roundsranch.com/ haystack mazes, horseback riding, kids fun
WasagaBeach: http://www.wasagabeach.com/ beach, mini putt golg , batting cages and go karts http://www.wasaga500.com/, golf, shopping, nightlife, paintball http://www.wasagapaintball.on.ca/, water slides http://www.wasagawaterworld.com/
Collingwood: biking, hiking, ScenicCaves http://www.sceniccaves.com/
15 minutes away
HorseshoeValley: Tree Top Trekking (zip lines) http://www.horseshoeresort.com/adventures/TreeTop_Trekking.asp, Golf, ATV & Mini Bike rides, Mountain Biking
Barrie Speedway stock car racing http://www.barriespeedway.com/
CasinoRama - Orillia http://www.casinorama.com/
Orillia Cruises http://www.obcruise.com/
Midhurst: SpringwaterPark & Wildlife Preserve
Barrie, on Lake Simcoe: Festivals, Pow Wows etc. http://www.tourismbarrie.com/
Georgian Downs Racetrack & Slots http://www.georgiandowns.com/, Highway 400 Flea Market at Innisfil Road
Canada’s Wonderland http://www.canadaswonderland.com/