- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Barrie, Ontario, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Family Fun Center, Bowling, Breweries and Sculpture Parks.
- From Barrie Centennial Park to Spirit Catcher, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Barrie and in nearby cities within 25 miles like East Gwillimbury, Alliston, Horseshoe Valley and Innisfil.
Providing swimming and camping opportunities to its guests, Albion Hills is a family-oriented vacation spot that also features group picnic sites. Guests interested in mountain biking, including adventure races, could entertain themselves at this location.
This location sells a variety of goods, including asparagus, pumpkins, pies, baked bread, homemade fudge, and free range turkeys. Kids can also play mini put golf and race on the trike track while visiting Downey's Farm Market.
The Gibson River wilderness trail, located in the Provincial Park, is a sizable trail for beginning hikers, about three and a half kilometers. The path goes along the Gibson River and ventures into the forest of the park. Some animal activity may be spotted.
Home to bands and musicians for decades, Kee to Bala is a sizable theater, holding approximately several hundred people. Attendees can stand on the main floor in front of the stage, or choose one of the wooden booths on the upper floor. A bar is available on the upper floor.
The philosophy of Iroquois Artisans is to showcase art that reflects the views of ancient peoples from long ago. The pieces show bits of the cultural histories that had developed back then, and are portrayed in sculptures and paintings.
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1024 Maple Avenue | P0C 1A0, Bala, Ontario MoreLess Info
Bala's Museum with Memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of the Anne of Green Gables series. Montgomery, who stayed in Bala at one point in her life, inspired the small house museum, which is filled with replicas and artifacts that she used during her lifetime.
At Active Turtle, the founder's objective is to help attendees rediscover themselves, mentally and physically. Be it through Zumba, beginner or advanced yoga classes, the instructors teach classes indoors and out for inspiration. Classes also available for expecting mothers.
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1009 Strachan Point Road, Bala, Ontario MoreLess Info
In her studio-gallery, the Christine Marshall Wildlife Gallery has become home to dozens of paintings inspired by animals and nature. Marshall, who has lived in Muskoka for years and still paints, has inspired a community for artisans.
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2238 Highway 48 | Kirkfield, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Balsam Lake Provincial Park offers guests the opportunity to go canoing, kayaking, paddle boating, and swimming. Guests are also able to camp at this location, which features a gift shop and boat rentals.
Windsor Park allows families and friends to enjoy an entertaining show on the water. The group of athletic artists perform solo and group acts on wake boards and water skis, including acts that will entertain children. The performance is free, but donations are welcome.