Cookstown Vacation Packages
Cookstown is a great place to stay while you are in Barrie - Orillia as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating OLG Slots at Georgian Downs and the incredible Earl Rowe Provincial Park. Also worth checking out are the MacLaren Art Centre and the Barrie Farmers Market.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Spend a quiet afternoon discovering the exhibits at the Elman W. Campbell Museum in Newmarket. Book seats for a live performance at the Newmarket Theatre in Newmarket and the Georgian College Gryphon Theatre in Barrie.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots such as the Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket, Georgian Mall in Barrie and Bayfield Mall.
Should you find yourself in Cookstown during the winter, rent some gear and head to the fresh powder at ski centers such as the Mansfield Ski Club in Barrie.
If you're crazy about sports, be sure to catch local favorites, the Barrie Colts, doing battle in nearby Barrie Molson Centre, Barrie. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear navy, yellow, red and white, the colors of the Barrie Colts.
After exploring the streets of Cookstown, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Monte Carlo Inn Barrie Suites, the Travelodge Barrie On Bayfield and the Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel & Conference Centre are among the many great places to stay around here.