Destination guide

The friendly area of Barrie awaits your stay

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Barrie. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its hockey games and restaurants. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Barrie

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Barrie has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount St. Louis Moonstone (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Innisbrook Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Heritage Hills Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Snow Valley Ski Resort (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Tangle Creek Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Hardwood Ski and Bike (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Barrie

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Barrie. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barrie Arboretum at Sunnidale Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Hardwood Ski and Bike (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Bass Lake Provincial Park (17.6 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Lake Simcoe (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Sibbald Point Provincial Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Barrie

The nearest airport is in Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), located 49.1 mi (78.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Barrie?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 111 holiday lettings near Barrie. From 37 Cottages to 37 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Barrie for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Barrie?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Barrie. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Allandale Recreation Centre: 179 holiday lettings
  • Barrie Molson Centre: 176 holiday lettings
  • Innisbrook Golf Course: 176 holiday lettings
  • Eastview Arena: 193 holiday lettings
  • Royal Victoria Hospital: 233 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barrie listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Barrie?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Cottages in Barrie. Our other popular types of Barrie holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barrie?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Barrie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.