Situated amongst rolling hills in a beautiful country setting we are located in the BruceGreySimcoe region which is a “must visit” four-season outdoor recreation destination. Carriage Ridge Resort and Carriage Hills Resorts are physically located in the township of Oro-Medonte in Simcoe County, Ontario which is part of the beautiful Horseshoe Valley area. 15 minutes away you will find Barrie which is one of Canada's fastest growing and dynamic cities and half hour away is the smaller cities of Orillia and Midland. Guests can experience access to expansive beach waterfronts, restaurants, great nightlife, historic attractions, museums, live theatre, events and festivals. 30 minutes away is Wasaga Beach which has the longest fresh water beach in the world! Also visit the nearby Huronia district and visit the popular attractions of Discovery Harbour, Sainte Marie among the Huron's, SS. Keewatin 1907 ship museum (built five years before the Titanic) and Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre.
Our resorts are easy access to Highways 11, 12, and 400 and within driving distance of the Greater Toronto area and world famous Niagara Falls and Algonquin Park for a day trip.
Important Note: Located in a rural area, a car is recommended to access the various amenites of the resorts and surrounding areas.
With our natural beauty our resort location offers great outdoor fun activities for everyone. From golfing, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cycling, hiking, fishing, swimming and more.
We are the ideal location for all types of cyclists from the avid road cyclist, recreational cyclist or adventurous mountain biker our resorts are centrally located to an extensive mapped trail system throughout forested areas. Along with nationally recognized bike venues in area like Hardwood Ski and Bike nearby we have a trail for everyone!
Carriage Ridge Resort is a Ski-in/Ski-out accommodation on the ridge of Horseshoe resort and with Mount St. Louis Moonstone ski resort an easy 15 minute drive - guests can experience first class skiing minutes away.
Premier golf is everywhere and with Settler's Ghost Golf Club a 5 minute drive by car and the Horseshoe Highlands Golf Course right across the street from Carriage Hills Resort you are on your way to improving your game!
Adventure is minutes away with Treetop trekking – zip across the trees and make your way through the aerial courses! Or experience a guided off-road adventure through Horseshoe Valley's rugged trails on an ATV, miniBike, Rhino or off-road motorcycle. Snowmobile tours are available in the winter time.
For Adults visit exciting Casino Rama and experience great fun and world class entertainment or the King's Wharf Theatre, Orillia Opera House for great theatre and music performances throughout the summer months.
There is something for everyone to experience in Horseshoe Valley!
Both our resorts have the same layouts of suites and are located within a 2 minute drive from each other. All Guests check-in with Guest Services at the Carriage Hills Resort location, which has a year round heated indoor/outdoor pool and easy access to the Horseshoe Highlands Golf Course. Carriage Ridge Resort has an indoor heated pool and outdoor patio and has Ski-in/Ski-out access skiing to Horseshoe's hills.