Adventure Series - Serenity & Relaxation

Not all adventures need to be high energy, adrenaline pumping to be enjoyable.  As an end to our Adventure Series, we explore where to experience serenity and relaxation in Barrie and Simcoe County.

Everyone needs a little R & R to recharge.  Here are our favourites:

Scandinave Spa - Blue Mountains

An amazing experience.  The Scandinave Spa features an outdoor spa experience such as a Finnish Sauna, Eucalyptus Steam Room, Thermal & Nordic Waterfalls, Hot Baths, Cold Plunges & relaxation areas.

A great way to rejuvenate for a day or weekend.  The Scandinave provides yoga and massage therapy as well as a bistro for dining.

The peaceful outdoor setting is very tranquil and brings you closer to nature.  There is also a rule of silence while using the spa which enables individuals to truly relax and unwind.


Canvas & Cabernet

A great way to unwind while you release your inner Picasso.  Imagine spending time with friends, a glass of wine, and learning to create a painting.  This class offers guided instructions while you create your masterpiece.

A full service bar with great atmosphere.   A unique way to have fun! 


Take a Cruise

Enjoy the sights and quiet sounds of Georgian Bay while you cruise.

Miss Midland -  will cruise around the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay.  Fully licensed and snacks available on board.

Serendipity Princess - will take you on a historical journey to Chaplain's landing.  Fully licensed, and snack bar available.

Port Severn Fall Colours Tour-  Enjoy a 2 ½ hour fall colour tours on the Trent-Severn Waterway and to the Big Chute Marine Railway.


Canoe & Kayaking

Enjoy a relaxing, picturesque day paddling on the rivers at Bruce Grey Simcoe.  If you are looking for something quiet to do, the only sounds you'll  hear is the water and the birds.  Contact for more info.


Horseback Riding

From lessons to guided tours, romantic rides, and casual riding.   There are many horseback riding adventures in Simcoe County.  This is a relaxing way to get closer to nature.  Visit the tour provider's website for more information.  All equipment is provided.



Nature Walks

Simcoe County is home to several natural conservation areas with nature trails.  Hiking, birding, scenic, and quiet. 

Saugeen Valley Conservation Area:  215 acres, nature trails and natural springs.   Open year round. 

Wye Marsh:  wetland and nature conservation.  Trails, canoeing, open year round.  Bring a camera or binoculars if you love birds.  Featuring trumpet swans, birds of prey, ducks.   Feed the chickadees and more!

For more information check out Simcoe County Trails


I hope you've enjoyed our Adventure Series.  Tell us which adventure you experienced this summer?


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