2015 Pan American / Parapan American Games Comes to Simcoe County!
Come experience all there is to see and do in Simcoe County while cheering on the athletes in the Pan Am Games! Our website can help you find accommodations, family fun and other great places to visit in the area as you stay for the Pan Am events!
Hardwood Ski and Bike in Oro-Medonte is the host of the mountain bike events for the TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES. The facility will be closed at this time to the general public from Monday June 29 – Tuesday July 14, 2015. For information on Hardwood Ski and Bike visit: http://www.hardwoodskiandbike.ca
The Pan Am Mountain Bike Events are being held this Sunday, July 12, 2015. For tickets and information, please visit: http://www.toronto2015.org/mountain-bike
Competitors in the shooting disciplines of pistol, rifle and shotgun will be visiting Simcoe County at the Toronto International Trap & Skeet Club in Innisfil. For information on the TITSC visit: http://www.titsc.ca/
For more information on the venue please visit: http://www.toronto2015.org/venue/pan-am-shooting-centre
For tickets and information on the shooting events, please visit: http://www.toronto2015.org/shooting
The Pan Am Games take place from July 10 to 26 and the Parapan Am Games from August 7 to 15.
We hope to see you there at the Pan Am Games in Simcoe County!
Experience Simcoe County
Simcoe County is a four-season destination lying between Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe and is less than one hour north of Toronto. It boasts the longest fresh water beach in the world and has some of the best fishing, boating and skiing in all of Ontario. The Trent Severn Waterway traverses the County going through Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and the Severn River where it spills into Georgian Bay, providing a boater’s haven.
Our spectacular natural environment and county-wide trails network take you past many heritage sites, attractions and stunning views over Georgian Bay. The seven Provincial Parks in the area vary from day use only to full service campgrounds found on the lakes and rivers of the area. We even have a National Park that offers all-season camping.
Simcoe County is the site of the earliest non-First Nations exploration and settlement in Ontario and for this reason it is rich with historic attractions depicting the long history of this region. You will discover how our heritage has affected our present day culture.
So whether you come for a day or a week, whether it is for a ride on a steam train, tree trekking high above a forest floor or experiencing the adrenalin rush of zip lining, you will have lots to choose from when you get away to it all in Simcoe County!
Be sure to stop in to our office located at 1151 Highway 26 West Midhurst in the Simcoe County Museum.
Clearview Tourism Information Centre NOW OPEN!
Simcoe County would like to announce the opening of the "Clearview Information Centre"!
Open: Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm.
Location: South side of Highway 26, 220 Huron Street, Stayner, Ontario in Station Park.
Check out the web-site www.clearview.ca for upcoming events.
Sir Frederick Banting Homestead
The Banting Homestead Heritage Park is the birthplace of Sir Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of insulin and Canada's first Nobel Laureate. The 107-acre site is the home base of the Sir Frederick Banting Legacy Foundation and includes their Diabetes Management and Education Centre complex and exhibit venues, www.bantinglegacy.ca.
The original homestead of Sir Frederick Banting remains a private residence and has a large historical cairn on Sir Frederick Banting Road at the end of the driveway. Tours are available on request.