Barrie on Lake Simcoe is a perfect year round resort destination full of  year round fun. Barrie has a variety of waterfront festivals in every season. Located 45 minutes north of Toronto on Highway 400. Stay on a family resort area getaway, or a romantic getaway package without the kids.   Get updates on events, entertainment, water sports, fishing and  accommodation information from the attractions and events listed below.

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Outdoor Experiences & Sports


The Highway 11 Way

Highway 11 begins just north of Barrie, and continues north and west in Ontario. It is considered by many to be the longest street (Highway in the world). Visitors leaving Barrie will inevitably find themselves on Highway 11 or the old Highway 11(Young Street) links south of Barrie. There are a number of wonderful attractions and accommodation locations along the route from Barrie Ontario to Rainy River the driving distance runs close to 1600 km. See the quick links to the various towns, villages and cities and places with an Ontario road trip on the Highway 11 Way.


Driving Time from Toronto: 1 hr 20 min
Distance from Toronto: 95 km



Barrie Quick Links

Barrie Beach Image Gallery | Barrie Waterfront History | Barrie Gridlock | Barrie History | Gables Park Barrie Gallery | Barrie Shopping | Barrie Beaver Festival Gallery | Barrie Snowbelt | Barrie Winterfest Carnival | 
Barrie Santa Claus Parade Image Gallery | Barrie Festival of Lights Image Gallery