Barrie Hot Tub Covers
The city of Barrie is located on the southern shore of Lake Simcoe on Kempenfelt Bay in the central section of the Canadian Province of Ontario. It has a population of around 135,000 inhabitants.
Barrie is about 90km north of Toronto and Pearson International Airport serves the city. Several highways connect Barrie to Toronto and beyond in all directions; and there are rail links too, so it has very good transportation connections.
The city has what is known as a Humid Continental Climate, which means that the summers are relatively warm and humid, while the winters are cold and snowy. The average daytime temperature in the summer months is 36⁰C, while midwinter temperatures fall as low as minus 13⁰C.
As a tourist destination Barrie has much to offer its visitors, as its pretty historic downtown area and its waterfront, which lie in a curved valley, are filled with distinctive old buildings of note which have been carefully restored and renovated to keep them in pristine condition. Barrie’s more modern residential neighborhoods are built up the slopes of the surrounding hills.
The city’s downtown area, especially Dunlop Street East, is crammed full of delightful boutiques and specialty shops to keep the tourists who want to shop until they drop happy for hours on end. There are also many pubs, bars and restaurants in this area. This part of Barrie hosts a large number of festivals throughout the year, so tourists should check what exciting happenings are scheduled during their visit.
Summer tourists will be happy to laze on some of Barrie’s beautiful beaches, which are Johnson’s Beach, Minet’s Point Beach, Tyndale Beach, Centennial Beach and The Gables. There are lots of water sports, such as sailing and boating, on Lake Simco and around Kempenfelt Bay. The waterfront is a particularly pretty part of the city to spend time wandering along the shoreline, which has unusual sculptures, parks and wide open green spaces.
Winter visitors will delight in all the snow sport available in the area, such as skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and snowmobile trails, as well as such unusual sports as ice fishing. Noted ski resorts in the area include Snow Valley, Horseshow Resort, Bluestone and Mount St Louis Moonstone.
Culturally the city has much to offer. There is a symphony orchestra and theatre and dance companies which perform in the very new Mady Centre for Performing Arts in the downtown area. The MacLaren Art Centre is the city’s main art gallery which is housed in a lovely building, also in the downtown area. A cast bronze statue of Rodin’s The Thinker welcomes visitors at the entrance. There is also a host of independent artists’ studios and galleries which showcase the talents of local fashion designers, painters, potters, jewelers and textile artists. These are mostly to be found in the Lakeshore Mews district of the city.
Barrie has hotel accommodation to suit every taste and pocket. Many have such luxuries as hot tubs with hot tub covers in their spas and suites. Having a hot tub cover shows the extent to which these hotels go to provide the very best for their clients.