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Winter Attractions & Activities

Some require reservations. Area Code (705)

First Light (November 28, 29, 30 2013
Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 28, 29, 30 as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top 100” Events, “First Light” creates a wonderful holiday ambience, featuring lots of hands-on activities for children, seasonal and folk music, Aboriginal performances, and much more. http://www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/sm/en/Home/

Hummer Tours
Take a ride on the wild side with Horseshoe Hummer Tours. Discover the beautiful and rugged terrain around Horseshoe Resort as your driver delivers an expert demonstration of the Hummer's capabilities. Our tours happen ALL year long!
-Adults - $35, Children 8 and under - $15
-Tours depart from the entrance to the Adventure Park in the Summer and Highlands Golf Club parking lot in the Winter season.
-Each tour lasts one hour and can accommodate 10 people comfortably with seat belts
-Children must be out of a car seat but booster seats can be used
-Tours daily at 12:30pm and 2:00pm for the summer
-For groups of 8 or more, tour times are flexible to group needs; please call to inquire

Call 1-800-461-5627      http://www.horseshoeresort.com/Adventure/Summer2/Hummer-Tours   NOTE: Hummer Tours are provided by a third party partner

Dog Sledding

Moonstone – Windrift Kennel (Must book appt.) cell: 795-0223 835-5781 www.windriftkennel.ca Email: wpierce@sympatico.ca One person you drive your own four dog team, 30 minute ride: $55.00 - Two people, one drives, one rides, six dog team: $85.00 

Saint Marie Among the Hurons

Midland, 526-7838 Come stay for a relaxing getaway combined with the magical experience of Sainte Marie among the Huron’s First Light Celebration. You are sure to enjoy this step back in time featuring hands on activities, retail exhibitors and craft makers and over 2000 candles lighting up the village only between November 25th & 27th. http://www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/sm/en/Home/
Festival hours Thursday - Saturday 5:30pm to 9:00pm

The Enchanted Kingdom, Castle Village

Discover life-size fantasy cottages decorated according to traditional fairy tales. Relax as you watch your children play out their dreams in this Dwarf Village. Decend the spiral staircase into Dracula’s Dungeons, the museum of horror, Midland 526-9683

Ice Fishing

(when ice conditions permit) 

Guided Ice Fishing by Sunnylea on Lake Joe for Lake Trout Feb 15-March 1

Ice Skating

(bring your own skates) Sunnylea Resort on the lake when frozen January-March 
Baxter Ward Community Center – outdoor covered rink (2 minutes)

Maple Syrup Festivals

(March/April) horse drawn rides, pancake house, etc. 
Wye Marsh - 526-7809; - McCutcheon Farm - 835-5780; - Shaw’s 325-4347

Skiing (Downhill and Cross Country)

Wye Marsh – cross country only, (15 Min.) Midland,www.wyemarsh.com 526-7809
Mount St. Louis Moonstone, Coldwater, (Hwy 400-15 min. from us) **www.mslm.on.ca 835-2112
***We have discounted vouchers available for Mount St. Louis at our front desk
- Horseshoe Resort, (25 minutes south Sunnylea) **www.horseshoeresort.com 835-2790


New Trails at Port Severn minutes down the road. Wye Marsh Wildlife Center - (15 Min.) Midland www.wyemarsh.com 526-7809


We are right on Trail C- sled from your door step 
Cottage Country Tours, Medonte (30 min) ($185-2.5 hrs and up) www.atvsnowmobile.ca 325-0111
Leatherdale Rentals, Orillia ($1500 deposit - $250 per day per sled) 325-2249

Snow tubing

Horseshoe Resort 25 minutes south of Sunnylea www.horseshoeresort.com 835-2790


Radiant ReflectionsRawley Resort (2 min.) www.RawleyResort.com 538-2272
Avalon Spa at The Inn at Christie’s Mill (2 min.) (Must book appt.) 538-2354
Nails by Anna will come directly to your cottage www.nailsbyannamobilespa.com 427-3536

Winter Horseback Riding

Highview Farms, Waubaushene (5 min.) www.highviewfarms.ca 538-0052 $40 per hour

Galaxy Movie Theatre

www.cinemaclock.com/Midland Midland - 7 movie screens, wall-to- wall curved screens, digital surround sound and Playdium @ Zero Gravity game room 527-5927

North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre

Midland (20 min from us) 526-9395 (Ages 9-16, $1/day, pool, ping pong, foosball, games, TV-movies, computer, internet, crafts, gym activities, etc.)


• Winter Bon Fires – Sunnylea Resort – huge pit for lots of warmth 538-2527
• WinterFest – around Feb 10, Honey Harbour, Winter activities, dog sled rides, fish fry (10 min.)
• Swimming Pool, Christie’s 2 min away, 538- or the YMCA ( Midland) 526-7828 
• Casino Rama – Orillia www.casinorama.com 1-800-832- 7529


• St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Port Severn, within walking distance 
• Knox Presbyterian Church, 539 Hugel Avenue, Midland (Tel. 705-526-7421) 
• Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 845 Yonge St., Midland (Tel.705-526-4007)

Hospital Huronia District Hospital

on Hwy.93, South of Hwy. 12 in Midland 705-526-3751

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

The Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre is located on 3,000 acres of wetlands and forest in Midland. The Centre includes an amphibian and reptile display hall, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and skiing trails, canoeing and kayaking routes, an observation tower and boardwalks, birds of prey display, event facilities, gift shop and Naturalists on staff. http://www.wyemarsh.com/ 705-526-7809