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Great drive up to a frozen Lake Simcoe surrounded by knee high snow!

We made a spur of a moment decision to drive up to the lake (from Ajax straight up Lake Ridge... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2016
Bowmanville, Canada
First time to Simcoe Lake

Visited friends in Lagoon City.Stopped at the beach for a swim, so shallow=kid perfect.Highly... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Sep 15, 2018
“Quiet peaceful, beautiful”
Aug 31, 2018
“Wonderful place to stay!”
Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Lake Simcoe to the north of Toronto is a large lake set in a quiet peaceful setting. I am told the fishing is good but for me sitting quietly in this beautiful, natural environment is sufficient reason to visit. Probably best earlier in summer but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Brian B
Reviewed August 31, 2018

The region around Lake Simcoe is easy reachable from Toronto. Recommend it to end one's roundtrip in Canada to have some final relaxind days at one of the resorts. If you like Gambling, the Casino Rama is not far from Orilia!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AngelaB3708
Reviewed August 25, 2018

it's just one hour away from TO and it's great to walk around or be on one of the small beaches ... loved it ... if you got the time being in TO - go there it's really worth it

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank vacation_for_fun_Tom
Reviewed March 14, 2018

I went here to a summer camp when I was about 12, had a fantastic time. It was not June 2017, but it would not let me put June 1973

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank bvrbert
Reviewed July 1, 2016

I've been waiting for such a long time to fish in Simcoe Lake and finally was able to...lots of casts and lots of fish. Gorgeous lake and cannot wait to come back again

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank Twiddle93
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We made a spur of a moment decision to drive up to the lake (from Ajax straight up Lake Ridge - aprox 1hr) & were not disappointed with the lovely snowy scenery & views that met us as we wound past ski resorts & skiers...More

Date of experience: March 2016
7  Thank Sammie4
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited friends in Lagoon City.Stopped at the beach for a swim, so shallow=kid perfect.Highly recommended for families

Date of experience: August 2015
8  Thank acquafe40
Reviewed August 29, 2015

Boating out of starport marina we often pull into McRae. Point and anchor in shallow water with sandy bottom for fun with friends and our family.

Date of experience: August 2015
7  Thank Wakebored
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

After just visiting yesterday.... I had to include a review of this lovely place... So relaxing a drive along the summer homes of the fortunate Canadians of this area. There is a place to park .. Where you can claim a spot on the pebble...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank biggurl333
Reviewed November 25, 2014

What a beautiful lake and we really enjoyed the trip there, so quiet and peaceful. It would be nice to just sit out there and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: September 2014
5  Thank Antoinette23
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