- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near Barrie, Ontario, including 23 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Horseshoe Valley, Innisfil, East Gwillimbury and Alliston.
- From Barrie Centennial Park to Chappell Farms, the Barrie area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: Family Fun Center, Bowling, Theaters and Farms & Ranches.
- Barrie was first settled after the War of 1812. The city has a population of under 140,000 and is located 100 kilometers to the north of Toronto. Barrie is also situated along the western shore of Lake Simcoe and is known for its military history, raising two overseas battalions for the First World War.
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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.
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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 Great War Flying Museum features a variety of aircraft, old office furniture, machine guns, and flags from the World War I era. The location also includes a replica airfield flight hut meant to mimic that which would have been utilized in France and England during the time period.
The AGT Golf Driving Range features 40 driving range stations with adjustable tee heights. The location notably features its proprietary AGT Systems(TM) that help golfers to develop the power and accuracy of their swing.
Wild Water Kingdom is a 100-acre water park that includes water slides, lazy rivers, wave pools, and kid pools. There are picnic areas located around the park and the location features several bars and food vendors.
96% 74 votes
9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton, Ontario MoreLess Info
With tennis courts and a curling facility, the Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park offers guests the opportunity to play sports and exercise. Children can also play on the mini-putt golf course and visit the petting zoo.