Destination guide

The friendly area of Barrie awaits your stay

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Barrie. This welcoming city allures visitors with its hockey games and restaurants. A vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 vacation in Barrie. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Barrie

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

Where to stay near Barrie?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 122 house rentals near Barrie. From 37 Cottages to 37 Cabins, find unique vacation rental 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 popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Barrie?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Barrie. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Barrie Molson Centre: 186 home rentals
  • Georgian College: 264 home rentals
  • Bayfield Mall: 283 home rentals
  • Georgian Mall: 283 home rentals
  • Allandale Recreation Centre: 184 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Barrie?

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

  • Cabins: 37 lodging choices
  • Houses: 54 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 37 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Barrie?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation homes with pool available in Barrie.