- TripBuzz found 14 things to do with kids in or near Bala, Ontario, including 9 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bracebridge and Honey Harbour.
- From Bala's Museum with Memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery to Windsor Park, the Bala area offers 34 different types of family activities, including: Parks, History Museums, Farms & Ranches and Other Water Activities.
- Bala is nestled in a small area of land where Lake Muskoka empties into the Moon River. This location makes it very popular for vacation cottages even though the base population of year-round residents is quite small. Along with water-based activities on the lake and river, the area features cranberry farms and wineries.
93% 15 votes
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.
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.
100% 3 votes
2860 Iroquois Cranberry Growers Drive | Unit 3, Bala, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Iroquoise Cranberry Growers, run by the Wahta Mohawks, tends to and harvests cranberries in the fall. The staff invites the public to watch the harvest and the surrounding fall scenery. Fresh cranberries will be for sale during the harvest in October.
What Wake Park brings to the community is a way to be as environmentally friendly as possible while enjoying an active lifestyle on the water. Attending a chosen class based on difficulty, the attendant is pulled along on a cable by an electric motor instead of a boat.
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.
The Eaglecrest Aerial Park offers visitors the opportunity to advance through a series of obstacle courses over a three hour span. Guests who enjoy ziplining and rope climbing could appreciate what the location has to offer.
77% 35 votes
2024 Joe King Road, Honey Harbour, Ontario MoreLess Info
Suitable for large groups or small family outings, Six Mile Lake Provincial Park provides great views and the opportunity to enjoy a number of outdoor activities. With sandy beaches, hiking trails and a large lake for swimming and fishing, it is also a popular place for overnight camping.
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10 Golf Course Rd, Bracebridge, Ontario MoreLess Info
The South Muskoka Golf and Curling Club features a golf course with elevated tees and tree-lined fairways. Located two hours north of Toronto in downtown Bracebridge, the location also offers a Junior Golf program that has helped seventeen young athletes receive scholarships in the United States.