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Where to go hiking in and around Orillia

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Orillia Section – Ganaraska Hiking Trail

The Orillia section of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail starts in Sadowa and ends approximately 70 kilometres away at the Sugarbush Estate. The picturesque trail, which is mostly flat, runs past the shore of Lake Couchiching and along the Lightfoot Trail system through Orillia and Scout Valley. This hiking destination is ideal for inexperienced and experienced hikers alike. Become a member of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association and get more involved with hiking and trails.

 

Scout Valley

Scout Valley features a 93-hectare nature park and former Scout camp with three interconnected trails that are each two kilometres long. You can walk, run or hike here while you soak in the stunning view of the Ice Age Lake Algonquin shoreline. Located at Line 15 North and 2 kilometres west of Orillia, the Valley is a four-minute drive and 37-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a 13-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Orillia Trail

With access to Lake Couchiching shoreline, Centennial Park, Moose Beach, Leacock National Historic site, Champlain Monument and downtown Orillia, Orillia Trail is a hotspot for walking, biking and inline skating. The trail is 12-foot wide, 9.5-kilometres long and stretches from one end of the city to the other. Wheelchair accessible and aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle for residents, this recreational trail will allow residents and visitors to explore the beauty of Orillia’s natural sites.

 

Grant’s Woods

Consisting of a network of four-kilometre looped walking trails connected by footbridges and interpretive stations, Grant’s Woods is an ideal destination for hiking in the warmer months. Feel free to bring your furry friend, but make sure they remain on leash at all times. The site also offers a wheelchair accessible gazebo, office and Periwinkle trail. The Grant’s Woods trail map is a valuable resource for those who are thinking of exploring this natural space for themselves. Located on Division Road in Severn Township three kilometres west of Orillia, Grant’s Woods is a nine-minute drive from the Noble Towers Apartments and a 16-minute drive from the Executive Suites.
Get hiking in and around Orillia this summer by visiting this selection of scenic trails and destinations. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 114 Creighton Road, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites offers current and prospective residents ideal rental options in Orillia.

 

Tap into Maple Flavours of Ontario’s Lake Country

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Created to support and showcase local maple syrup, maple products and producers, Tap into Maple will give you a taste of history and a memorable helping of maple. If you’re looking to stay in Orillia for a while, take advantage of Tap into Maple packages that are perfect for families, couples or individuals. This event doesn’t just showcase maple syrup, it also gives locals and visitors a chance to explore and learn about the rich history and maple-creation process.

 

In addition to the 29 maple route stops, Tap into Maple incorporates a variety of different events and mini festivals into this month-long event, including Orillia Farmers’ Market Maple Syrup Festival, Mother’s Day Tea at Coldwater Canadiana and Ramara’s Historical Society’s Maple Celebration.

 

Make sure to pick up a passport to plan a maple route or visit Ontario’s Lake Country interactive maple map. Each passport has information about the 29 participating businesses and upcoming events. This map will provide directions from your location to the participating businesses and will ensure you see everything you want to. Participating businesses include Apple Annie’s – Shop, Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum, Chelsea Chocolates, Concord Candle, Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival, Era 67 Restaurant and Lounge, Hewitts Farm Market and Bakery, Mariposa Market, Orillia Farmers’ Market and many more.

 

Be sure to bring the passport with you to get discounts, complimentary treats and a stamp at each participating store. Collect at least three stamps and submit your passport for a chance to win an overnight stay at Forks in the Trail Bed and Breakfast and a basket filled with local maple products (approximate value $500).

 

Experience Ontario’s Lake Country and Tap into Maple this year by visiting the 2015 event. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 114 Creighton Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites at 114 Creighton Street offer residents ideal rental options located in Orillia.

 

 

Coming up at Casino Rama

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Visitors to the casino can enjoy over 2,500 of the latest slot machines and more than 110 gaming tables, including a 12-table Poker room. By joining the free Players Passport™ Club, individuals can earn access to hot concert tickets, all-suite hotel stays and mouthwatering meals at the Casino’s eight restaurants.

 

If gambling isn’t your thing, watch famous musical talents perform live in the casino’s 5,000-seat Entertainment Centre, equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Weekly concerts are scheduled year round and have included big names like KISS, Sheryl Crow, Weezer, Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Jerry Seinfeld and many more.

 

Upcoming acts at the casino’s Entertainment Centre include:

  • Michael Bolton (March 13th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Terry Fator (March 14th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd (March 27th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Celtic Thunder  (March 28th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Kenny Rogers (April 10th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Whoopi Goldberg (May 1st at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Russell Peters (May 8th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons (May 9th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Jason Bonham/Led Zeppelin (May 21 at 8:00 p.m)
  • Gordon Lightfoot (May 30th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Julianne & Derek Hough (July 16th/17th at 9:00 p.m.)
  • Weird Al Yankovic (July 18th at 9:00 p.m.)

 

The casino also offers live entertainment in the Simcoe Yard House Pub. Scheduled set times are 10 p.m. – 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m., 1 a.m. – 1:45 a.m. Upcoming performances at the pub include Tony Paglia on March 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th, multi-award winning guitarist and contemporary pop/jazz/world/fusion instrumental music by Rob Tardik on April 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th and The Dan Clancy Band, featuring the lead singer of the four-time Juno award-winning band Lighthouse on April 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th.

Located at 5899 Rama Road, Casino Rama Resort is a 14-minute drive from the Noble Tower Apartments and a 10-minute drive from the Executive Suites at 114 Creighton Street, making it a convenient destination for Orillia apartment residents. Be sure to check out all the upcoming shows and acts that will be gracing the Casino Rama stage in the upcoming months.

 

 

 

 

Coming soon to the Orillia Opera House…

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Renowned for its fine acoustics and housed in a historic building in downtown Orillia, the Opera House has hosted the talents of the Marx Brothers, k.d. lang, Mickey Rooney, Blue Rodeo, Lighthouse, Serena Ryder and Gordon Lightfoot. Located at 20 Mississauga Street, the Opera House is a four-minute drive, 27-minute transit commute and 28-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a 10-minute drive and 46-minute transit commute from the Executive Suites at 114 Creighton Street.

 

Opera House Shows

When you attend one of the OOH’s shows and events you’re not just enjoying an evening of theatre, you’re also contributing to the success of a culturally and economically sound community. Residents and visitors can contribute by becoming members, donating assets, purchasing seat plaques, volunteering or purchasing tickets to a number of performances. The OOH offers a variety of programs and performances that are divided into sections including: Summer Theatre, School Programming, 2015 Dance Festival, Additional Shows and the Take Your Seat Campaign.

 

Summer Theatre

Four performances are coming to the OOH for the 2015 Summer Theatre Season. Each performance will run for a little more than two weeks with the first performance starting on June 25and the last ending on August 29. Comedies, romance and vaudeville performances are what you can expect from OOH’s performances titled Outlaw, On Golden Pond, God of Carnage and The Vaudevillians.

 

School Programming

The OOH is also responsible for providing programming specifically for schools and students. Upcoming school programming performances in 2015 include two-time Juno nominee Gregg Le Rock on May 12, 2015 and TorQ on March 11, 2015. TorQ explores the musical potential that exists in unconventional object such as kitchen utensils, wooden planks, keys and old car parts.

 

2015 Dance Festival

From April 23 to 26, the OOH will host the 2015 Orillia Dance Festival and provide a venue where students of dance can collaborate and perform.

 

Additional Shows

Produced by the Orillia Wind Ensemble, OWE Goes to the Movies! and OWE Goes Boom are two live musical performances for audiences to enjoy. OWE Goes to the Movies features show and movie-themed music performed by a full-piece band on February 21. Experience a lively concert full of percussion instruments and a great soloist at the OOH’s performance of OWE Goes Boom on May 30.

 

Box Office

The Opera House Box Office is open daily Monday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or until Curtain time on performance days. The Box Office can be reached by phone at 705-326-8011 or 705-326-8012 and tickets can be purchased online. Be sure to check out Orillia Opera House’s Facebook page for recent announcements, performance updates and additional information.
Explore Orillia’s Opera House and the incredible talent it hosts time and time again. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 114 Creighton Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites are two great properties that offer exceptional amenities and unparalleled customer service.

 

 

Delicious dinner spots in Orillia

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Sixteen Front, Casual Fine Dining & Lounge

When you pair fine dining with exceptional live entertainment, you’ve got Orillia’s Sixteen Front Restaurant and Lounge. Taking pride in their high-quality menu created from fresh local ingredients and structured with the culinary expertise of Executive Chef Marcel, you are in for a flavourful meal no matter what you order. Take a look at the dinner menu and you’ll see escargot, spanakopita, roasted garlic crusted tenderloin, veggie gnocchi, jerk crusted salmon, chicken supreme and Australian rack of lamb. If you happen to find yourself in a hurry and haven’t had the chance to make reservations, Sixteen Front’s lounge allows you to show up and dine at any time. Items from the menu are available quickly and include burgers, Brie sticks, calamari, sushi pizza, mussels, meatball sandwiches and more. On Thursdays, items are half price. Located at 16 Front Street, the restaurant is a five-minute drive; 32-minute transit commute and 34-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a nine-minute drive and 52-minute transit commute from the Executive Suites.

 

Era 67 Restaurant

Nestled in Orillia’s historical district, Era 67 is the perfect place to indulge in a delicious meal within walking distance of the Port of Orillia and the historic Orillia Opera House. Located at 64 Mississauga Street West, the restaurant is a four-minute drive, 26-minute walk and 28-minute public transit commute from the Noble Towers Apartments and an 11-minute drive and 48-minute transit commute from the Executive Suites. Their award-winning Executive Chef, Ian Thompson, has created a signature menu filled with the freshest ingredients and proteins with items that showcase Canadian flavours. Era 67’s dinner selection features wild boar, east coast scallops, PEI steamed mussels, poutine, smoked duck breast and beet salad, organic chicken noodle soup, and parmesan and truffle soup. Pair your meal with wine, specialty beer or craft beer and don’t forget to leave room for their exquisite dessert offerings including sweet cranberry and toasted pistachio cheesecake, sweet poutine, crème bruelee and butter tarts.

 

Aji Sushi

Authentic Japanese dishes and fresh sushi created daily are waiting for you at Aji Sushi. Experience the best sushi in Orillia and try their bento boxes, combos, maki and tempura alongside traditional Japanese wines from their extensive menu. Located in downtown Orillia at 2 Front Street, the restaurant and their delicious sushi selection are an eight-minute drive and 53-minute transit commute from the Executive Suites and a mere five-minute drive, 33-minute transit commute and 32-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments.

 

Theo’s Eatery

Located at 214 Memorial Avenue, Theo’s Eatery provides patrons with home-style Greek and Italian dishes that will have you coming back for more. Readers of Orillia Today have voted year after year and crowned the eatery as Orillia’s best place to eat. Drop in for a relaxed dining experience and a menu that is guaranteed to work up your appetite. Their extensive menu boasts crab cakes, burgers, back ribs, chicken cordon bleu, peppercorn steak, ravioli, penne con pollo, salad, baked haddock, pizza, garlic shrimp and too many more to list. Located at 214 Memorial Avenue, Theo’s is a two-minute drive; 14-minute transit ride and 14-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a nine-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Give your taste buds a run for their money with a visit to some of these fantastic restaurant options. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites are an ideal rental option in Orillia.

 

Where to find outdoor dining in Orillia

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Sixteen Front

Sixteen Front offers dishes made with only the finest meats, seafood and produce to enjoy in a casual yet elegant atmosphere. The restaurant’s lounge features live music around the baby grand piano on Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and they always have an event schedule available. However, if you would prefer to sit outside, the restaurant boasts a charming and comfortable patio dining area. The patio features large shade umbrellas, miniature waterfalls and beautiful flower arrangements. Located in Orillia’s Heritage Downtown District and a two-minute walk from the Port of Orillia, this restaurant is a hotspot of locals and a favorite for visitors. Reservations can be made by phone at (705) 326-3135 or by registering online. Located at 6 Front Street North, the restaurant is a six-minute drive or 32-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a nine-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Brewery Bay Food Co.
Experience a casual dining experience in downtown Orillia by visiting the Brewery Bay Food Co. Spend an afternoon on the restaurant’s patio that overlooks the main street or enjoy some live entertainment indoors. Orillia’s scenic waterfront parks and the Port of Orillia are two blocks away from this restaurant at 117 Mississauga Street East. The Noble Towers Apartments are a five-minute drive and 34-minute walk from the restaurant and the Executive Suites are an eight-minute drive away.

 

Studabakers

If you’re craving grilled goodies and a breath-taking view of the waterfront, Studabakers Beach Side Bar and Grill is worth a visit. With an exciting menu that includes options like garlic bread, nachos, pasta, pulled park and veggie options there is bound to be something for everyone to enjoy. There are also weekly specials at the restaurant, which will allow you to indulge without spending a fortune. Located at 211 Mississauga Street East, the restaurant is a nine-minute drive from the Executive Suites and a six-minute drive and 35-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments.

 

Take advantage of the summer sunshine by spending a relaxing afternoon or meal on one of Orillia’s breath-taking patios. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers and Executive Suites offer current and prospective residents an ideal rental option in the city.

 

 

 

Keep up with the Arts in Orillia this winter

apartments for rent in Orillia, culture, activities, local hotspotsWhether you enjoy live performances, museums or galleries, it is nice to stay up to date with the arts. Rich in culture and heritage, Orillia is one of Canada’s many art hubs. To ensure that your appetite for art is satisfied, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some places and performances that you won’t want to miss near your Orillia apartment.

 

Orillia Opera House

While the Orillia Opera House is the current home of professional and amateur performances, it is also one of Orillia’s most iconic historical buildings. Before its days as a basin for the arts, it was a police station, a post office and a jail. With a variety of upcoming performances like the 10th Annual Country Christmas Concert, the Christmas Prelude 2013 and a spectacular performance of The Nutcracker by the Nureyev State Ballet Theatre, there is always exquisite talent being showcased at the Opera House. You can purchase tickets for any of the performances online here or by calling the box office at 705-326-8011. Located on 20 Mississauga Street West, the Opera House is a five-minute drive from the Noble Towers apartments and an 11-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Orillia Museum of Art and History

With local and national exhibitions, the Orillia Museum of Art and History (OMAH) showcases the best of Orillia and Lake Country’s culture and history. Located on 30 Peter Street South, OMAH is situated in the heart of the city’s downtown shopping and restaurant district. The Orillia apartments are also both less than 10 minutes away by car. In addition to the local artwork and historical facts showcased, there are a variety of interactive programs and workshops you can try. For those who have little ones, the OMAH’s Discovery Gallery features touchable art and activities fit for all ages. Visit the museum from Monday to Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and learn about Orillia’s great history while viewing some Canadian art.

 

Leacock Museum

Formerly the award-winning Canadian humourist’s summer home, the Stephen Leacock Museum is now a National Historic Site full of prized literary works. Walk through the property located on Brewery Bay and see the preserved manuscripts, photos and artefacts owned and created by Stephen Leacock. There are always exhibits running and daily tours of the house whose 1900s atmosphere has been expertly preserved. Located on 50 Museum Drive, the museum is less than a 10-minute drive from the Noble Towers apartments and an eight-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Visit these museums, performance halls and galleries to help you stay up to date with Orillia’s art community. For those who are looking to rent, Williams and McDaniel’s Orillia apartments located on 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street are ideal options.